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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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What’s it Like Moving to El Paso, Texas

What’s it Like Moving to El Paso, Texas

El Paso. Translated from Spanish, it’s short for El Paso de Norte, or The Passageway to the North. And it’s also the city the Steven Miller Band tried to rhyme with “big hassle.” So, what’s in it for you when you move to El Paso? Here’s what you need to know about this beautiful southern
Genius Tips for Moving in the Spring

Genius Tips for Moving in the Spring

Ah, spring. The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and you’re moving. What could go wrong with that? The weather is perfect, the roads are safe, the moving prices are reasonable, selling your home will be a (spring) breeze, and you’ll make a killing at the garage sale. But moving in the spring also
Top 8 Reasons People Move

Top 8 Reasons People Move

In elementary school, it was always the same story. Whether we read it or wrote it ourselves, the explanation was the same. The kid had to move because the dad got a new job. In real life, however, it is not always the same old story. There are many reasons people move, and as the
How to Cope with Moving Away From Family and Friends

How to Cope with Moving Away From Family and Friends

As emotional beings, we are attached to our loved ones. We depend so much on our social circle to get by every day. You may never understand how much your loved ones mean to you until you consider moving away from family. If you have ever moved away from friends and family, you will understand
Eco-Friendly Moving:  Recycle Packing Materials to Reduce Waste

Eco-Friendly Moving: Recycle Packing Materials to Reduce Waste

Is packing paper recyclable? The need to save the world from waste cannot be overemphasized. Everyone is encouraged to embrace eco-friendly lifestyle, and we can all benefit from these efforts. Eco-friendly moving essentially means being conscious of waste while moving. A lot of packing needs to be done when you are moving, and to conserve
When is the Best Time to Move?

When is the Best Time to Move?

If you’re thinking of moving, it’s about time. Not in the figurative sense, necessarily, but the time of year, month, day, and week can have a substantial effect on your moving experience. When is the best time to move? While circumstances don’t always line up with the weather, clock, or real estate market, when you
How to Protect Your Things When Storing Or Moving Them

How to Protect Your Things When Storing Or Moving Them

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, we can pretty much agree, we don’t want insects creeping around in our belongings. When they’re in the garden, we’re okay with that. Once they show up in our attics, closets, and storage boxes, things can get ugly on both ends, especially when we’re moving.  So how do we prevent
Long Distance Moving to Nashville, TN

Long Distance Moving to Nashville, TN

Nashville, Tennessee. The city that will make you love country music even if you hate country music. Music City boasts the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, performers on every bar stage and street corner, and a surprising surplus of boot stores. And that’s just on Broadway; go down any road, and you’ll find
Top Reasons People Choose to Move Long Distance

Top Reasons People Choose to Move Long Distance

Every year, about 32 million Americans are estimated to relocate from one city to another. However, everyone has their reason for moving. From starting afresh to excellent job opportunities, good weather, cheap housing, people can choose to move long distance due to lots of reasons. In this post, we will be taking a look at
Long Distance Moving to Indianapolis

Long Distance Moving to Indianapolis

Fun fact about living in Indianapolis, Indiana: residents don’t have a nickname based on the city. For example, it would be appropriate to refer to residents of Tampa as Tampanians. Residents of Cleveland can be called Clevelanders, and Chicago people could be Chicagoans. The same rule does not apply to Indianapolis, however. Residents do not,
Long Distance Moving to Austin

Long Distance Moving to Austin

Austin, Texas, a city that sports the motto “Keep Austin Weird.” Glance at a map of Texas, though, and you might decide the motto should be “Austin: Yup, We’re Here, Too.” A major city in the big state would stand out on its own, but when a major city has to share the stage with
Long Distance Moving Quotes: Instant vs. Phone Call

Long Distance Moving Quotes: Instant vs. Phone Call

When you have to move from one city to another, there is no better way to make the process easier than hiring a full-service moving company. You can get different long distance moving quotes by contacting two or more movers. With the right company, moving your belongings over a long distance will be a breeze.
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,
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