Hiring someone else to pack, transport and unload your items will take away a lot of the stress associated with your move. Even when you hire movers, however, there are some aspects of moving that you'll need to tackle on your own. Before your professional movers arrive at your door, make sure you've completed these essential tasks.
Pack up your valuables.
Most moving companies won't transport cash or highly valuable items (like your valuable jewelry or gold coin collection).