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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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Making Your Home Office Work for You

Making Your Home Office Work for You

Whether you’ve just started working from home or you’ve been a remote worker for years, making your home office work for you will increase your productivity. Having a home office that feels like a sanctuary will do more than improve your workflow, it’ll make you happier to be working! Whether you work from your kitchen
How to Install Security Cameras at Home

How to Install Security Cameras at Home

Home security camera systems are an excellent and easy-to-install DIY option to ensure that your home and loved ones are protected. Read on to discover the best home security camera options and tips for installing a DIY security camera. Security cameras often work as a deterrent when installed in a visible location, criminals typically don’t
Increasing Home Value - Why You Should Finish Your Basement

Increasing Home Value - Why You Should Finish Your Basement

What’s in your basement besides exposed pipes, some old exercise equipment, and the main power source for your house? Potential. Yes, believe it or not behind the musty, dank, and dimly lit exterior lurks loads of potential just waiting for your inspired ideas and artistic vision to unleash it. But, finishing a basement has more
Choosing Paint Colors Help You Sell Your Home

Choosing Paint Colors Help You Sell Your Home

In 1983, John Cougar Mellencamp released a song called, “Little Pink Houses (For You and Me.” The truth is that although little pink houses maybe ‘for’ Mr. Mellencamp and his significant other, they may not be for everyone. Nor might purple, indigo haze, or seafoam green houses. The bottom line, when you’re selling your house,
What States Have the Highest Cost of Living?

What States Have the Highest Cost of Living?

As Mark Twain once said, “The cost of living has had no effect on its popularity.”But popular though living maybe, not everyone pays the same price for it. The cost of living varies from state to state, usually depending on what the state has to offer. The states with the highest costs of living generally
DIY Home Bar Essentials and Tips

DIY Home Bar Essentials and Tips

Your home is your haven, so why not take it to the next level with a DIY home bar? You might have a something to celebrate like finishing your spring cleaning or relocating to a new city. Perhaps it’s just been a long, stressful day. A DIY home bar is a great way to liven
Moving Houseplants: The Do's and Don'ts

Moving Houseplants: The Do's and Don'ts

Colonial Van Lines offers moving advice for human parents, dog parents, and now, we’re giving some to the long-neglected plant parents (we see you). You’ve invested a lot of time and energy into your beautiful botanicals, so of course you want to take them with you for the next chapter of your life. But moving
Sell your home and move into an RV

Sell your home and move into an RV

What once may have seemed like a radical choice or an option only for retirees is now seen as an adventurous and cost-effective way to live a nomadic life. Recent grads are opting to live in an RV so that they can travel while they’re young and lead an untethered and uncomplicated life. It’s safe
Five Impactful Ways to Reduce Your Cost of Living

Five Impactful Ways to Reduce Your Cost of Living

Moving is a big life event that requires a lot of planning and ideally, professional help along the way. Reducing your living expenses pre-move ensures that you’ll be financially prepared and have some extra money to fall back on if your relocation costs more than anticipated. It also allows you to save so you can
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
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