When you move house to a new location, you will need to move your car from your old house to the new one. You can either drive your car to the new location or you can hire a shipping company to do the work. Here are some tips for transporting your car.
Write down the condition of you car
You should document any dents, scratches, rust spots, etc. before shipping. You should wash your car and look inside the car for any scratches or dents as well. You should write down all the imperfections. You can take pictures of different areas of your car and save them on your computer.
Take out all personal items from your car
You should take out your GPS, satellite radio, CDs, etc. from your car. Anything you have added to the exterior of your car must be removed as well, like a bike or ski racks.
Check the requirements
Many auto shipping companies need you to do some preparation before shipping. For example, you may be required to fill your gas tank to less than half full. You should call the customer service department of the company to find out about it.
Prepare your car for the road
You should check the battery and tires of your car. You should prepare your car in such a way as if you are driving the car to the destination. You should take into consideration the weather conditions as well.
Shipping your car is a complex job. You should do thorough research and make the right decision. You should keep in touch with the shipping company all the time.