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Learn more about moving to help with your relocation. At Colonial Van Lines, we provide the moving resources you need to make your move a smooth one. From tips on how to pack your most important belongings to easy ideas on how to make your new home feel more like home, we’d love to be your guide to everything related to moving.

Read our blog before you decide to hire a professional mover. We offer information about the ins and outs of the moving process. Thanks to our industry experience, we have the resources to provide the best moving tips and relocation guides. This way, you can make your move faster, smoother, and cheaper.

Helpful Moving Tips for Home and Business Owners

Our MoveHub moving blog is packed with useful tips, be sure to check them out below. We have officially been recognized as one of the Top 100 Moving Blogs on the Planet and will continue to provide the best tips and services possible.

Whether you’re looking for a local or a cross-country mover, our blog will help you find a trustworthy relocation partner. It offers up-to-date information on topics, such as moving heavy equipment safely, furniture packing tips, moving into smaller spaces, enjoying a stress-free moving day, and more.

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June 2018

8 Tips to Road Trip Like a Boss

If you’re considering taking a long road trip this summer, you may have conflicting feelings. On one hand, you might be excited about your destination and what you’ll do for fun. On the other, being confined to the car with family or little ones is understandably anxiety-producing. While a long road trip has the potential to be challenging, there are [...]

Home Vacation Checklist: 8 Things To Do Before You Go

Taking a vacation is an exciting event. You get to escape your normal routine for a new or relaxing experience. Perhaps it’s for a week or more, or maybe you are just getting away for the weekend. Regardless of the time you may be gone, it is still important to mind a couple things at your home before you [...]

7 Green Moving Tips for the Eco-Conscious

Each year, about 40 million Americans move to a new home. While the reasons for these moves vary, the desire for green moving tips stays consistent. Luckily, Colonial Van Lines is here to deliver. Whether you’re looking for green moving tips for your upcoming move, or want to help someone else become more eco-friendly, this post is for you. Make [...]

Hiring A Mover vs. Do-It-Yourself

It’s time to move, and you’ve got two choices: hiring a mover or doing it yourself. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got at least one self-move under your belt. So it may seem like forgoing the help of movers is a savvy way to save money this time. Yet, the headache of moving all your stuff is [...]

Little Home Upgrades That Make a Big Difference

Home upgrades can have a dramatic effect on the look and feel of your home, but that doesn’t mean the project has to be a major overhaul. Not only are smaller upgrades more budget friendly, but in addition, most small home upgrades can be done in a weekend. Whether you’re preparing to put your home on the market, or [...]

May 2018

Home Improvement 101: 15 Tools Homeowners Need

Home improvement: it doesn’t have to be a scary concept, as long as you have the right tools. For this reason, it's a good idea to be properly equipped for the multitude of occasions when these tools are needed. Whether you have plans to do some DIY home upgrades or not, having the right tools on hand will provide [...]

Moving Back in with Parents After College

There are many reasons for moving back in with parents: saving for a home, looking for a job, paying off student loans, and more. Whatever the reason for making this move, it's still seems daunting after a taste of independence. Today, about 37% of millennials move back home after graduation. You may be dreading the thought of living under [...]

New Home: Introducing Yourself to the Neighbors

You’ve just moved into your new home, and you can’t wait to experience everything the neighborhood has to offer. Regardless of whether you’re on your own, married to the love of your life, or busy with young kids, we've put together a few great ways to introduce yourself to your new neighborhood and settle into your new home. [...]

10 Tips for Winning at Life After College

Life after college often feels like a jungle, with very few maps or directional signs. If you’re feeling a little lost with your life after college, it’s okay. You’re not alone. In fact, lots of recent graduates feel groundless and anxious about their futures. The void of direction from your professors can certainly make you feel aimless. They [...]

Memorial Day Weekend: Recipes & Menu Ideas

Memorial Day is almost here, so now is the time to plan the menu for your upcoming celebration. If you’re hosting the get-together this year, don’t miss adding these tasty items to your party. Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. Military. It began [...]

Freeze: Don’t Move Without a Moving Checklist

Every move, big or small, across town or long-distance needs an in-depth moving checklist. You are about to uproot your entire life and all the possessions in it, so it’s understandable that you won’t anticipate every detail.  There are both professional and personal matters to attend to. Furthermore, no matter how much advanced notice you may have for your [...]

Memorial Day Activities for the Whole Family

Memorial day is just around the corner, and it’s time to start plotting your celebration. While Memorial Day carries the serious tone of sacrifice, it provides us the opportunity to revisit the freedoms gained for our country. With this in mind, it’s the perfect time to make memories with friends and family and enjoy some warm weather outside. This family-friendly [...]

BBQ Grilling like A Pro: 10 Fool-Proof Tips

BBQ and summer are one of our favorite seasonal combinations. With the hottest season just around the corner, and several outdoor holidays on the calendar, what better time to start brushing up on your grilling skills? There are dozens of reasons people love to BBQ: It’s a fast, efficient way to feed a large group of people You don’t [...]

College Graduation: Achieving Post-Graduate Success

College graduation is just around the corner. Do you have a plan for after all the caps have been thrown? If your answer is no, you’re not alone! In fact, college graduation can be a bit of an ungrounded time. It’s can be tough to know what to do with yourself as one routine changes and another begins. Luckily, [...]

April 2018

Essential Items for At-Home Gym Owners

If you love working out or want to become more consistent with it, installing a DIY home gym is a fantastic option. Easier than heading out to the gym, and less expensive than you might imagine it to be, a DIY home gym is a great way to stay in shape and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Not [...]

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