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Moving After a Divorce

Moving after divorce can be difficult, stressful, confusing, and confusing. You can follow some tips and suggestions to make the move easier. Take a look at some suggestions for a timeline of moving following a divorce that should be useful. Before Moving It’s important to consider what steps need to be taken before moving. We’ve
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Top 4 Ways of Recycling Moving Boxes After Your Move

You’ve made the move to your dream home, apartment, or condo and now have all these empty boxes piled up in a corner in your living room. Moving boxes aren’t cheap, but they’re a necessary investment. Now you’re wondering about recycling the moving boxes, but how do you go about it? Instead of throwing them
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Moving with Kids – How to Break the News without Breaking Their Heart

Is your family making a significant move, and do you need to break the news to your children? Telling your kids that they’re moving can be challenging. Many new experiences await the entire family: a new home, new neighborhood, new school, new friends, and ultimately a new life.  As overwhelming as it may seem to
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Items That Need Climate Control While Moving

Have you thought about using a climate control unit while moving? If you have any wood, metal, leather, or wicker items, you should strongly consider getting a climate-controlled unit for your move. These items can crack, split, contract, and expand in various temperature conditions.  If you have a long move across the country, it’s vital
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How to Move Appliances Across Country

Preparing for a cross-country move? Packing and transporting your smaller belongings is easy, but it’s a different story when it comes to appliances–your washer, dryer, oven, fridge, and other essentials. Though vital for everyday use and a comfortable lifestyle, they are large and cumbersome.  Moving Appliances Across Country You need to ask a few questions
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Moving in the Summer: 8 Things to Know

Summer is truly the prime time to move. There are so many benefits that come with picking the warmer time of year for your move, including nice weather, summer break for your kids, and even days off from work for holidays and family vacations.  However, just because there are many advantages to moving in the
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Best Places to Move for Young Working Professionals

If you’re about to wrap up your college experience, the next natural step in the process is to figure out where you want to live and work. And that’s a big task.  There are so many amazing cities around the United States to consider. Of course, your best bet is probably to apply for a
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How to Safely Move Plants Across Country

If you’re a plant owner and moving to a different state, you might want to take your plants with you. After all, you’ve put a lot of love and care into them. But do you know how to move plants across the country legally and safely? We have some suggestions to help you figure it
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How to Downsize for Retirement

Home downsizing is an increasingly popular trend among retirees. Moving into a smaller home, possibly in an entirely new city or state, offers many financial and lifestyle advantages for those saying goodbye to the working world. Here are the top tips for how to downsize for your retirement home. Develop Clear Goals Downsizing is when
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10 Most Popular Cities to Move to in 2022

If you’re looking for a permanent change of scenery, you’re not alone. With the convenience of working remotely, people are starting to realize they can live anywhere. They want to work from a place that reflects their energy, activity level, and interests. Here are popular cities to move to in 2022.  1. Boulder, Colorado A
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How to Pack a Gift and Other Tips for a Christmas Move

Moving can be difficult and stressful even in the best possible circumstances. Trying to plan and execute a move during a time as busy as the Christmas season can add additional layers of difficulty and stress.  We’ve been in the moving business for years now. And we’ve seen a thing or two, as well as
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Moving day Necessities: Equipment Edition

When it comes to planning your move, whether it’s across the country or just a state over, you’re going to need to start with lots of preparation. Having a plan in place is going to make the move all the more smooth and efficient. But where do you start? Transporting your entire household–people, pets, and
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Moving Back Spring Semester

Moving back for spring semester just got easier thanks to Colonial Van Lines. Contact us today to learn more about our packing and moving services!The start of a new term or semester is an exciting event. Colonial Van Lines has been around for decades, helping serve clients and customers with all kinds of moves, including
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Food Storage and Moving

Moving your entire household, people, pets, and possessions, is a big task to undertake. It’s common to think of the big things that need to be moved first: the furniture, all the clothes, kitchen accessories and appliances. Once the big items are sorted out, there’s room to think about the tier two items, such as
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Are Holidays the Best Time to Move?

Figuring out when to move can be a complex decision. There are a lot of factors to consider. The summer months may seem like the best time to move, but when you stop to consider the heat and amount of traffic you’ll likely be dealing with, the thought of moving during the summer might turn
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Best Ways to Pack Fragile Items for Moving

Preparing to move? There are a great many things to do when you’re preparing for a move, but one of the most substantial and most readily remembered tasks is packing. Everyone knows prepping for a move means lots and lots of packing.  It makes sense to go through each room in the house and methodically
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Moving? Keeping vs. Donating Holiday Decorations

Moving day is around the corner, and you’re at a crossroads: Should you keep or donate those holiday decorations bursting out of your attic or garage? Will you miss them if you leave the decorations behind? And if you do decide to keep them, figuring out how to store holiday decorations can be another hurdle
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Green Moving Boxes and Other Ways to Go Green on Moving Day

Lots of things we do aren’t wildly environmentally conscientious, including moving. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways you can make your next cross-country or neighborhood-over move a little more green. Take a look at our list of 10 tips for green moving to get an idea of where to start.  Do a Purge We
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Moving in the Winter

Moving in the winter can be a fun adventure, but just as equally, it can turn into a bit of a disaster. The trick is to plan and know your way around the move. We’ve compiled a list of tips for moving during the winter that will help you plan and prepare for your move.
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How to Safely Drive a Moving Truck with a Trailer

In all the steps of preparing for a cross-country move, a significant one is deciding whether or not to rent and drive the moving truck yourself. This can be a big step to take, particularly because many people today don’t have extensive or even limited experience driving a larger vehicle, let alone a larger vehicle
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27 Crucial Steps to Moving Out of State

It’s one thing to move from your home to another one just a street or two over; it’s another thing entirely to pack up everything you have and transport it across the border into another state. If you’re planning a cross-country move, here are some steps to moving out of your house that will make
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The Search is Over for Reputable Long Distance Moving Companies

A reputation doesn’t start with the bells and whistles. A reputation is about integrity first, the bells and whistles come later. As a reputable long-distance moving company, Colonial Van Lines practices integrity, and we show it in our above-par service to our customers. As the nation’s top-rated moving company, you might say Colonial Van Lines
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The 10 Best Cities for Nature Lovers

The United States is full of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes and the best cities for nature lovers. That’s right—it’s possible to live in one of our cities and still enjoy a healthy dose of the outdoors. In fact, many of the cities in the U.S. are some of the best places to live
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“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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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What do the Top National Moving Companies do differently?

What sets a moving company apart from the rest? Burlier movers, bigger trucks, fancier uniforms? If only it were so easy. While many moving companies look the part, some play it better than others. The top national moving companies are the ones that pay special attention to their customers. Needless to say, it takes more
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Long Distance Moving Myths: Busted

Long-distance moving DIY? Now, what could go wrong with that? A whole lot of things. Long-distance moving is no DIY project, it’s not like fixing up your yard, or building a deck on your house, it’s a ton of projects. Even if you get through the sorting and packing, there’s loading the truck – not
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15 Questions To Ask Your Movers When Getting Moving Estimates

Whether you’re moving a few blocks away or across the country, you want to ensure that a moving company will safely and respectfully transport your belongings at an affordable price. To make sure you find the right team for your move, we’ve created a list of questions to ask moving companies before hiring any of
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Finding the Right Long Distance Movers

Moving, long and short distances has its set of difficulties. This increases dramatically if plans for moving involve moving on your own. There are numerous decisions that need to be made, along with tons of work. To relieve most of this stress and hard work, you should consider the advantages services of hiring long distance movers. Long
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What's the Difference Between Local & Long Distance Movers

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between long distance movers and local movers? What does each team do that sets it apart from the other? How are they separate? Do their duties overlap? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, you’re not alone. In fact, many people have questions about long distance
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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
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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
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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
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