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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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August 2018

How to Break a Lease with Minimum Penalty

Breaking a lease is never optimal for any of the parties involved. Additionally, it can have significant financial and personal implications, if you decide to go through with it. Unfortunately, breaking a lease is sometimes unavoidable. Because of this, it’s essential to learn how to break a lease the right way. If you are in this position, are you [...]

6 Inexpensive Ways to Thank Movers

Searching for ways to thank movers can be tricky, but you want to do something nice for all the hard work that’s about to take place in your home. We get it. Of course, tipping is a great fall back, if you’ve got the funds. Here is the breakdown on that, courtesy of Lauri Ward of For [...]

July 2018

Finding a Legitimate Long Distance Moving Company

If you’re looking for a long distance moving company, you’ve likely got many things on your mind. With planning, collecting quotes and shopping for a deal that fits your budget, it can be a lot to juggle. Furthermore, if you’ve never used a long distance moving company, you might also be concerned about how to tell if the moving [...]

Moving to Florida: Top 10 Reasons to Relocate to the Sunshine State

[Updated July 2018] Why would moving to Florida be completely worth it? The sun. The beaches. The nightlife. Our headquarters are perfectly located in the heart of South Florida. What more can we say - moving to Florida is great! You’ve vacationed there and loved it. So why not move there? Is the Sunshine State really right for you? If you’ve [...]

How to Pack a Moving Truck Like a Pro

It’s almost time for your big move, and you’re feeling pretty confident about everything but the concept of having to pack a moving truck. This is understandable! If you’ve never done it before, packing a moving truck can feel like a daunting task. Luckily, we’re here with the packing tips you need to make the process easier and more [...]

Packing Tips for a Safer Move

You’ve hired a moving company, and you’re preparing for the big cross-country move. There’s no better time to go through your things. While there are many things you’ll need to remember to pack; there are also a few things you won’t want to pack. Here are our top five packing tips for this big transition. Tip [...]

June 2018

Friendly Etiquette When Friends Help You Move

When friends help you move, it’s the ultimate gesture of loyalty and generosity. Think about it, not only are they waking up early and committing to a long day, but they are sacrificing their time with family. On top of it all, instead of relaxing for the weekend, they are working up a sweat with some tiring manual labor. [...]

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. [...]

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