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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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Having a baby? Hire a Mover

Having a baby? Hire a Mover

When you move, bumps in the road are to be expected; baby bumps not so much.  If for whatever reason you find yourself with a baby on the way and a move in the works, safety is a top priority.  So, should you be carrying boxes when you’re carrying babies? We at Colonial Van Lines
Converting your dusty garage into another living space

Converting your dusty garage into another living space

Is your garage giving new meaning to the phrase “Don’t go there?” Is there so much junk in your garage that even the items that are actually valuable become junk by association? We hear you! But don’t despair, there’s gold in them thar garage walls! And garage conversion can be the key to finding it.
“Moving to the Country: How to Enjoy Rural Life”

“Moving to the Country: How to Enjoy Rural Life”

Has your city-slicking way of life numbed you to the real meaning of it? Is your idea of a home-cooked meal grilled cheese on a Cuisinart? Is the only thing you have to fear FOMO itself? Do your clothes take up more room than your spiritual space? If you answered yes to any of these
Great Reasons to Move to Garner, North Carolina

Great Reasons to Move to Garner, North Carolina

Garner, North Carolina is fast becoming another popular place to reside in Wake County. It’s only a 10-minute drive to Raleigh and is considered a southern suburb of the city. Overall, the region has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to live. It’s a tranquil community where you can work, play, and
10 Reasons to Move to Fort Lauderdale

10 Reasons to Move to Fort Lauderdale

Considering a move to Fort Lauderdale? You’re not alone. Fort Lauderdale was Miami’s lesser known sister for a while, but she’s come into herself and has been experiencing massive growth over the past few years. It has big-city vibes while also offering slower-paced suburban neighborhoods. Niche rated the area as one of the best places
Tips for Moving Out of State Without a Job

Tips for Moving Out of State Without a Job

The itch for a change of scenery may be pulling at your sensibilities but taking that leap of faith and moving to a new city without a traditional plan may be one of the best decisions you make. Your parents and friends may advise against moving to a new city without a job, but sometimes
What Things Can Movers NOT move?

What Things Can Movers NOT 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 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 packing tips for this big transition.  5 Packing
Moving to San Diego California?

Moving to San Diego California?

The San Diego area is famous for so many positive things – the livable climate is just one among many impressive factors while it is so loved. The area is field with happy residents so you can expect to be happy if you plan on moving to San Diego. The San Diego area is well-known
Getting Ready to Move with a Teenager

Getting Ready to Move with a Teenager

Moving with teens can be quite a challenge. They’re already established in school with lifelong friendships developed, and the thought of moving away from that might not sit well with most teens. There are certain things you’ll need to be cognizant of and things you can do to help your teen cope with the move.
Moving in Summer: Tips for Peak Moving Season

Moving in Summer: Tips for Peak Moving Season

Here are the hottest tips from packing and moving companies when it comes to summer. Moving in summer has a lot of advantages. During summer, the weather is nice and friendly, kids are out of school. Home buying is also at its peak. No wonder the summer season remains the most popular period to move.
Finding a Mover: The Ultimate Guide

Finding a Mover: The Ultimate Guide

In this article:Compare Top Moving Companies to Match Your Needs7 Critical Traits Your Mover Must HaveCorporate Moving Company Search 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
Here's How to Properly Move a TV

Here's How to Properly Move a TV

Let’s face it.  Home is where the TV is. As soon as you move to a new place, the first thing you want to get unpacked and set up is the TV. It makes your new home feel like “home,” keeps the kids calm and relatively focused, cheers things up, and allows everyone to put
Remote Job Interviews: How to Prepare

Remote Job Interviews: How to Prepare

You’ve always been told to follow your dreams, no matter where they lead you. Now you have a dream job opportunity that leads you no further than your living room. But while remote jobs come with many advantages, they also come with a slight learning curve. Not only in terms of the job itself, but
How to Keep Your Things Safe While You Move

How to Keep Your Things Safe While You Move

Do you enjoy moving to a new home? A lot of people don’t like the process. They put it off, complain throughout the move, or hire professional movers.  What can make moving even worse is if any of your valuables get stolen or broken. Let’s at least avoid that problem, and moving can be a
How to Find a Job in a Different State

How to Find a Job in a Different State

So, you’ve decided to move to a new state. Maybe you know exactly where you want to live or maybe you’re still exploring your options. There’s a multitude of reasons that people job hunt out of state. Whatever your reason for moving may be, you’ll have bills to pay once you get there so securing
Moving to Killeen, TX

Moving to Killeen, TX

It’s where men and women come to proudly serve their country. It’s where Leadership is spelled LDRSHP for loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. It’s where soldiers become leaders and leaders become heroes. And it’s also a darn good place for a vacay! Whether you’re thinking of moving to Killeen, Texas,
Fun Family Things to Do in Wyckoff, New Jersey

Fun Family Things to Do in Wyckoff, New Jersey

If you’re considering moving your family to Wyckoff, New Jersey, you’re probably already aware of its small-town charm. In a New York Times article, the township is described aptly as “a peaceful suburb with a sense of community.”  According to Niche’s 2020 Best Places to Live in New Jersey report, Wyckoff was ranked among the best. Wyckoff received
Tips for Moving with Kids

Tips for Moving with Kids

Moving can be exciting, but it can also be stressful. Even emotionally stable adults may have a tough time moving, so it can be particularly challenging for children to move. However, it’s worth noting that children can actually benefit from a move because it prepares them to adapt to new situations. What is the best
The Top Reasons to Move to Sacramento

The Top Reasons to Move to Sacramento

Considering moving to Sacramento? Congrats. Sacramento is rising in population and popularity. Once considered California’s middle child, Sacramento is now ranked as one of the top moving destinations for people leaving the San Francisco Bay Area. The city has a lower cost of living than other popular cities in the state, and a whole lot
Spring Cleaning the Garage

Spring Cleaning the Garage

Maybe you’ve been putting cleaning your garage off for months, or even years. News Flash: Spring is the best time to tackle this project. A garage is an easy spot to toss things that seem like they have nowhere else to go or things that you’ll definitely “deal with later.” People tend to fling boxes
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