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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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Helpful Moving Tips for Home and Business Owners

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The Easy Way to Calculate Moving Costs

The Easy Way to Calculate Moving Costs

Moving can be so exciting—at least for most people. However, the planning, packing and costs which come with moving can be a challenge. If you are looking for a free moving quote, click here. Generally, moving is costly and you need to get the money to finance the move, in time, if you want everything
Moving in Winter: How to Prepare

Moving in Winter: How to Prepare

Moving in winter may not seem ideal but there are some benefits, and if your move falls during the winter season, we’re here to show you how to make the most of it. During the chilly winter months, it is cheaper and easier to hire professional movers or rent a moving truck. However, the hazardous
6 Gratitude Tips to Practice this Thanksgiving

6 Gratitude Tips to Practice this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. Giving thanks. The root of this American holiday is in gratitude. The spirit of Thanksgiving was meant to remind us to take some time to look around and appreciate all there is to be grateful for, and to cherish in our lives. However, like all holidays, the meaning of Thanksgiving can become overrun by
Moving to the Big City

Moving to the Big City

Are you taking on an opportunity to move across states to a big city? If you’ve spent the last few years of your life in a small town, you know what you love about it. Being able to bike downtown, seeing your neighbors at the hardware store, quiet nights, the stars over the hills in
9 Essential Tips to Protect Yourself Against Holiday Hackers

9 Essential Tips to Protect Yourself Against Holiday Hackers

Holiday hackers often seize the holiday shopping period to perpetrate evil acts like hacking and credit card fraud scams. If you are shopping with your credit card, you can become a victim of these opportunistic thieves. These Holiday Hackers will be in full effect to take advantage of you either through a credit card fraud,
Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mid-Atlantic

Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mid-Atlantic

The next region in our series is the Mid-Atlantic. If you are planning a long-distance move to this popular region, we’ve got the scoop on how to survive life in the Atlantic states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware.   Mid-Atlantic Region The Mid-Atlantic region is famous for packed highways and toll
DIY Moving: How Much can you Really Save?

DIY Moving: How Much can you Really Save?

Viewed as a great way to get the move done while saving some cash, DIY moving is the route that many individuals and families take when it’s time to relocate. But does it really pay off to do it yourself? and how much are you truly going to save if you choose to forgo the
10 Clever Ways to Hide Your Valuables

10 Clever Ways to Hide Your Valuables

When you are a new homeowner, you’ll do anything to protect your home and valuables. Do you have some items at home that you hold close to you heart? You know—those items you would not want anyone to mess with. We know that feeling of concern about such items. Don’t take chances with them. There
Tips for Easy Office Packing

Tips for Easy Office Packing

As one of the top corporate moving companies in the nation, let us say “Congratulations!” Your business is moving up and you’re moving – to another office!  You may know all there is to know about moving your business forward, but chances are, you know very little about moving it to a new location. You
How to (Pumpkin) Spice up Your New Home

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
Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Appalachian Highlands

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
Easy DIY Halloween Decor Projects

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.
DIY Moving Tips from the Pros

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
Avoiding Moving Day Injuries

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
Moving Your Aging Parent into your Home

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.
Regional Culture Shock: Moving to New England

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
Long Distance Moving to a New Region

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
Reasons to Move Out of Your House and Rent it Out

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
Your Seasonal Guide for Moving in Fall

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
Show Stopping Fall Cocktail and Mock-tail Recipes

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
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