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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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October 2018

How to (Pumpkin) Spice up Your New Home

In the summer, we spend a lot of time entertaining outside. Porches become living rooms, lounge chairs become recliners, and grills become microwaves. When autumn returns, we too return, to the inside of our house, and realize how much our autumn home décor needs a makeover. With this in mind, you may be searching for more tips for your new [...]

Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Appalachian Highlands

Because the Appalachian Mountain range runs through several states, the Appalachian Highlands region could include several states listed in other territories. Depending on where your long distance move takes you, the Appalachians will offer startling views, cold mountain rains, and a general sense of serene elevation to disguise the fact your nearest neighbor might be on the other side of [...]

Easy DIY Halloween Decor Projects

Halloween is just around the corner, and now is a great time to stock up on DIY Halloween projects and ideas to make your holiday shine. Whether you’re throwing an all-out bash or keeping things quiet at home, these great, kid-friendly Halloween ideas can keep you busy, festive, and feeling the fun all season long.   Let’s dive in. 8 [...]

DIY Moving Tips from the Pros

You’ve got a big move coming up, and you’re thinking of exploring DIY moving instead of hiring your standard team of professionals. You like the option because it seems like it will be less expensive, and you’ll have full control over your move from start to finish. Alternately, you might just want to try something new, or think that moving [...]

Avoiding Moving Day Injuries

Moving day is an exciting one: the anticipation of a new home, the long list of to-dos, and the creativity that comes with decorating a new space: it’s a very big time! As it turns out, though, without the help of professional packers and movers, moving day can also be a dangerous one! While moving injuries aren’t guaranteed to affect [...]

Moving Your Aging Parent into your Home

Our seniors are a precious and vulnerable generation. They need our loving and devoted support as they age. Unfortunately, the concept of senior living and moving is a delicate and challenging process to navigate. For many adult children, the idea of moving an aging parent into their home feels like the ultimate expression of family. From an above perspective, [...]

September 2018

Regional Culture Shock: Moving to New England

Boston Skyline If you are considering a cross country move to the quaint area of New England, here are some highlights and pointers about the culture in the northern most corner of the nation. Connecticut New Hampshire Maine Vermont Massachusetts Rhode Island Brace Yourself for a Move to New England A Luscious Lobster Roll New England. [...]

Long Distance Moving to a New Region

Regional Culture Shock Series Overview As cross country movers for over fifty years, there's nothing that shocks us too much about how different life can be in various parts of the United States. But for our customers all over the nation, moving to a new region can be quite the culture shock. Moving from a New England town out to [...]

Reasons to Move Out of Your House and Rent it Out

Designed by Freepik When buying a home, we imagine that we will spend there the rest of our lives. However, there are many situations when it is better to pack your stuff, move out of your home, and start renting it out. What are these? Keep reading to figure it out: Temporarily Relocating to Another City Consider the following scenario. [...]

Your Seasonal Guide for Moving in Fall

Moving in the fall has its benefits. Between the cooler weather, the less-packed schedules, and the lower prices, there’s lots to love about moving in the fall. Despite your excitement, though, you might still be searching for some fall moving tips. You’re in luck! In this post, we’re going to share our tips for moving in fall, no matter [...]

Show Stopping Fall Cocktail and Mock-tail Recipes

Are you celebrating fall with a party at your home or business? If so, one of the first things you need is a host of good drink recipes. Whether you’re on the search for fall non-alcoholic mocktails or adult-friendly drinks for fall, we’ve got a whole host of tasty fall recipes to choose from. Here are a few of our [...]

Truck Rental 101 for Your DIY Move

Moving day is almost upon you, and you can’t make the day happen without considering your truck rental options. Here’s what you need to know about renting a truck from the moving experts. Truck Rental Pricing Options One of the first questions about truck rentals is how much it will cost. Unfortunately, there is [...]

How to Deal With Moving Anxiety Effectively

During a relocation, it’s important to figure out ways to deal with the added stress known commonly as moving anxiety. Sometimes the solution is simple, like asking friends and family for help. Other times, moving anxiety can prevent someone from successfully managing a move into a new home. In this case, more intervention might be required. Moving is difficult. [...]

Automobile Transport Guide for Long Distance Moving

If there’s a long distance move in your future you’ve got more to think about than just your household items, you’ve got to figure out the automobile transport situation too. How do you get your car to the new location? What are your options with your cross state move? What makes the most sense, financially? Don’t worry - you’re [...]

August 2018

Helping Your Child Adjust to a New School

You’ve recently moved, and your child is facing the reality of a new school. It’s a big transition, and you want to help them adjust. As it turns out, though, that’s easier said than done. Luckily, there are many things you can do to smooth the transition and help your child feel right at home - no matter their [...]

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