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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.

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Helpful Moving Tips for Home and Business Owners

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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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Household Items You Must Clean Before Moving

Household Items You Must Clean Before Moving

So, you’ve signed the lease, put a down payment on the mortgage, paid off the real estate agent, and, you’re ready to clean out of your old house, but not so fast, there are some household items you need to clean out before you do. When you’re moving homes your household items come with you
Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mountains

Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mountains

If you’re relocating to the Mountain areas in the United States, it helps if you like the outdoor life. The mountain areas are famed for their geography spikes – flat plains one minute, giant snow-capped mountains the next, and a variety of hills and dunes in between. and don’t be fooled into thinking that hiking,
New Year, New Home, New Resolutions

New Year, New Home, New Resolutions

A few years ago, you made a New Year’s resolution to save up money to buy a house. This year, you made that resolution come true. Now, you have a few new homeowner’s resolutions to make. It’s a New Year in a new home, which means you are starting the year off with a bang.
Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Southeast

Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Southeast

The Southeast Region: GeorgiaLouisianaFloridaSouth CarolinaAlabamaArkansasMississippi Moving to the Southeast States Known for iced tea, grits, and frying just about anything, the South East states boast generally warm and muggy climates, ready access to either the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico, and the habit of combining words like “y’all” and “yes’m.” Southern hospitality is
Saying Farewell to Your Old Neighborhood

Saying Farewell to Your Old Neighborhood

They say you don’t miss it until its gone, but you’re not even gone from your old neighborhood and you’re missing it already. No matter how long you’ve lived there, saying farewell to your old neighborhood is never easy. But the truth is, they can take you out of your old neighborhood, but they can’t
Helpful Tips for Moving into a High-rise

Helpful Tips for Moving into a High-rise

“Movin’ on up.” Those were the words that began “The Jefferson’s” theme song of the 1970’s sitcom “The Jefferson’s”: the celebratory anthem of a family moving out of their Queens neighborhood into a luxury high rise apartment. In the riotous episodes that followed, the family would come to know the ups and downs of living
Fun Ways to Upcycle Moving Boxes

Fun Ways to Upcycle Moving Boxes

It used to be that we did things in the box. Especially when it came to transporting items. Boxes were receptacles made for temporary use. One and done. They were valued for what they could do, not for what they could be, and cardboard box recycling was never given a second thought. DIY Cardboard Box
Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mid West

Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mid West

In all of the areas featured in these blogs, no place seems to prompt greater culture shock than the Midwest states. If you’re planning a long-distance move to the midwest: Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio or Michigan, we’ve got you covered for your move and the intel to fit in with the locals. Here’s the rundown
Help Santa and His Reindeer Find Your New Home

Help Santa and His Reindeer Find Your New Home

If you have a long-distance move this holiday season, there’s a lot of important things on your list of to-dos. This hectic holiday season is the best time of year to call in the professional movers at Colonial Van Lines. Think about it, give yourself a break, will ya! You are already juggling a relocation,
Your Survival Guide to Moving During the Holidays

Your Survival Guide to Moving During the Holidays

Moving during the holidays can be really overwhelming. With so many activities going on during the holiday season, it may be quite difficult to stay organized. Nevertheless, long distance moving during the holidays offers you the opportunity to start the year at your new place. How to Survive a Long-Distance Move During the Holidays Furthermore,
Corporate Relocations: Helping Your Employees Settle In

Corporate Relocations: Helping Your Employees Settle In

Informing an employee about the need to relocate to another office or branch comes with mixed excitement. Thoughts, like taking up a new challenge, settling in, and other logistical considerations, will keep running through the employee’s mind. The fact that the employee has to start working with new staff members can cause anxiety. However, as
The Easy Way to Calculate Moving Costs

The Easy Way to Calculate Moving Costs

Moving can be so exciting—at least for most people. However, the planning, packing and costs which come with moving can be a challenge. If you are looking for a free moving quote, click here. Generally, moving is costly and you need to get the money to finance the move, in time, if you want everything
Moving in Winter: How to Prepare

Moving in Winter: How to Prepare

Moving in winter may not seem ideal but there are some benefits, and if your move falls during the winter season, we’re here to show you how to make the most of it. During the chilly winter months, it is cheaper and easier to hire professional movers or rent a moving truck. However, the hazardous
6 Gratitude Tips to Practice this Thanksgiving

6 Gratitude Tips to Practice this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. Giving thanks. The root of this American holiday is in gratitude. The spirit of Thanksgiving was meant to remind us to take some time to look around and appreciate all there is to be grateful for, and to cherish in our lives. However, like all holidays, the meaning of Thanksgiving can become overrun by
Moving to the Big City

Moving to the Big City

Are you taking on an opportunity to move across states to a big city? If you’ve spent the last few years of your life in a small town, you know what you love about it. Being able to bike downtown, seeing your neighbors at the hardware store, quiet nights, the stars over the hills in
9 Essential Tips to Protect Yourself Against Holiday Hackers

9 Essential Tips to Protect Yourself Against Holiday Hackers

Holiday hackers often seize the holiday shopping period to perpetrate evil acts like hacking and credit card fraud scams. If you are shopping with your credit card, you can become a victim of these opportunistic thieves. These Holiday Hackers will be in full effect to take advantage of you either through a credit card fraud,
Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mid-Atlantic

Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mid-Atlantic

The next region in our series is the Mid-Atlantic. If you are planning a long-distance move to this popular region, we’ve got the scoop on how to survive life in the Atlantic states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware.   Mid-Atlantic Region The Mid-Atlantic region is famous for packed highways and toll
DIY Moving: How Much can you Really Save?

DIY Moving: How Much can you Really Save?

Viewed as a great way to get the move done while saving some cash, DIY moving is the route that many individuals and families take when it’s time to relocate. But does it really pay off to do it yourself? and how much are you truly going to save if you choose to forgo the
10 Clever Ways to Hide Your Valuables

10 Clever Ways to Hide Your Valuables

When you are a new homeowner, you’ll do anything to protect your home and valuables. Do you have some items at home that you hold close to you heart? You know—those items you would not want anyone to mess with. We know that feeling of concern about such items. Don’t take chances with them. There
Tips for Easy Office Packing

Tips for Easy Office Packing

As one of the top corporate moving companies in the nation, let us say “Congratulations!” Your business is moving up and you’re moving – to another office!  You may know all there is to know about moving your business forward, but chances are, you know very little about moving it to a new location. You
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