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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.

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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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How to Get Moving Quotes with Better Accuracy

How to Get Moving Quotes with Better Accuracy

Getting moving quotes from different movers makes it possible to plan properly and organize your move. Regardless of the size of your move, the moving company is required to provide you with a written estimate. However, the accuracy and quality of your moving estimate can vary greatly. Nonetheless, you can make a suitable provision for
Long Distance Moving to Detroit, MI

Long Distance Moving to Detroit, MI

Detroit, Michigan. Also known as Motor City, the home of the Lions, and one of the best downtown transformation narratives ever experienced by an American city. Detroit has worked hard to come back from industrial decline, and while work remains, the city has experienced a resurgence of sorts thanks to new construction projects and efforts
Important Info You’ll Need for a Free Moving Quote

Important Info You’ll Need for a Free Moving Quote

So, what’s the first step in planning for a move? Calling up a few moving companies, getting a few free moving quotes, the company that offers the lowest quote gets the job? What could go wrong with that? With fifty years of experience in the business, Colonial Van Lines can tell you what can go
6 Common Moving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

6 Common Moving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By Yuna Miller Moving into a new home is exciting, especially when you’re deciding where to put everything in the new place. But pulling up stakes and moving takes a lot of planning, and it’s easy to get lost in the details. From the house to the yard, packing and moving lawn supplies, furniture, gadgets,
A National Moving Service with a Better Business Approach

A National Moving Service with a Better Business Approach

For successful national moving companies, customer service is incredibly important. Customers want to know that the moving company handling their relocation cares. At Colonial Van Lines, we are dedicated to providing excellent national moving service that gives complete customer satisfaction. From start to finish, our expert team will handle your move with outstanding dedication and
Long Distance Moving to Fort Worth, TX

Long Distance Moving to Fort Worth, TX

If you’ve been wondering what it would be like to move to Fort Worth, TX, you’ve come to the right place. Fort Worth, a town that could have the motto, “Yes, it’s Fort Worth, not Dallas-Fort Worth, so quit it.” Also, the home of Horned Frogs and Goatman. One’s a mascot, the other is an
Efficient and experienced full-service cross country movers

Efficient and experienced full-service cross country movers

For a successful cross country move, hiring efficient and well-experienced, full service cross country movers is vital. At Colonial Van Lines, we provide a great variety or services and resources to make your cross country moves safe and seamless. Through our decades of experience, we have come to understand what each cross country moving job
Long Distance Moving to Jacksonville

Long Distance Moving to Jacksonville

Congrats on your long distance move to Jacksonville, from your friendly national movers. Jacksonville, home of the Jaguars and not much else… That’s the stereotype, anyway. In actuality, Jacksonville holds the distinction of being both a beach town and a river town, thanks to its proximity to the St. Johns River (and the Atlantic Ocean,
How to Interview National Long Distance Moving Companies

How to Interview National Long Distance Moving Companies

Interview processes can be nerve-racking experiences, no matter which side of the desk you’re on. Interviewing national moving companies, no less so. Yet, if you want to find the moving company to hire, the value of an interview is not to be underestimated. Interview Questions for A Long Distance National Moving Company At Colonial Van
Long Distance Moving to Raleigh, NC

Long Distance Moving to Raleigh, NC

Congratulations on your opportunity to move to the Raleigh area. Here’s your guide to getting to know what your new life will be like in Raleigh. Raleigh Geometry First things first. Raleigh is part of an important Triangle. If you draw a line between the towns of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, the lines would
How to Find Van Line Services on a Budget

How to Find Van Line Services on a Budget

Moving is stressful. Fact or opinion? According to a recent survey of 2000 people by the British Energy Company, moving is one of the most stressful life events, right up there with divorce and the death of a loved one. If that doesn’t qualify moving as a stressful experience, let’s just call it stressful by
Long Distance Moving to Denver

Long Distance Moving to Denver

Denver. The Mile High City, and we don’t just mean the marijuana. Yes, ha ha, we’ve heard the joke before, too. Most amusing. In reality, Denver gets called the Mile High City because the city sits at an elevation of 5,280 above sea level. 5,280 feet equals one mile. That’s your math lesson for the
Choosing Reliable Long Distance Moving and Storage Companies

Choosing Reliable Long Distance Moving and Storage Companies

Moving over a long distance or from one state to another is never an easy undertaking. However, you don’t have to become overwhelmed by the whole process. For a successful long-distance move, hiring reliable long distance moving and storage companies is the right thing to do. These moving companies possess the required experience and resources
Long Distance Moving to Columbus

Long Distance Moving to Columbus

Columbus, Ohio. Seventh smartest city in the world according to the Intelligent Communities Forum, home of the some of the most inclusive people on the planet, and the site of The Ohio State University. Nobody outside of Columbus can articulate exactly why Ohio State gets a THE in front of its name. Maybe the college
How to Understand Moving Company Quotes

How to Understand Moving Company Quotes

Hiring a professional mover for your moving needs can cost between a few hundred and several thousand dollars. Knowing the real cost of your relocation is crucial. This will make it possible for you to budget and plan accordingly. To avoid any unexpected charges, individuals are often advised to get quotes from different moving companies.
Cross Country Long Distance Mover Reviews That Tell It All

Cross Country Long Distance Mover Reviews That Tell It All

Let’s face it. Any cross-country long-distance mover can tell you its services are the best. So how do you know that you’re not hiring just any cross-country long-distance moving company? Ok, so we admit it. Colonial Van Line’s website might be full of information about our full-service long-distance moving, experienced, dependable movers, free transparent rate
Long Distance Moving to San Jose, California

Long Distance Moving to San Jose, California

Way back in1968, Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach asked the immortal question, “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” Now, they obviously had no way of foreseeing the rise of Google Map, which would show everyone the most direct route to San Jose. They also did not foresee the size of the ear worm
Why Invest in Cross Country Moving Services?

Why Invest in Cross Country Moving Services?

Moving across country DIY? Now, what could go wrong with that?  Disassembling and reassembling furniture, moving heavy boxes up and downstairs, spending nights in hotel rooms, having to eat at Denny’s? And that’s just getting started! If you’re thinking of cross country moving, cross country moving services are a must-have! Cross Country Moving Services Pay
Long Distance Moving to San Antonio

Long Distance Moving to San Antonio

San Antonio, a city that should have the motto: “What? We’ve got more than the Alamo, you know.” And it’s true. While the site of the famous stand certainly ranks as one of the more well-known San Antonio sites, it’s not the only one. That would be a severe problem for tourists. Dad: “Look, kids,
Long Distance Moving To Seattle

Long Distance Moving To Seattle

Seattle, a city whose motto could be: “What’s Wrong with Overcast? Don’t You Enjoy Mother Nature?” Located in Washington state, Seattle enjoys the reputation of being relatively easy-going, politically moderate/liberal, and hosting a diverse culture of people. And there’s rain. Lots of rain. Rain and big clouds. If Phoenix, Arizona, is the Valley of the
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