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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
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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
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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,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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.
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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
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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
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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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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,
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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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Cross Country Reputable Moving Companies You Can Trust

Moving across the country or over a long distance can be a huge task. For a successful move, choosing the ideal cross country mover is vital. In fact, you need to ensure that you work with cross country reputable moving companies that possess the required experience to handle your moving needs. Furthermore, there is a
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Long Distance Moving To Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina. Where downtown gets referred to as Uptown. Fun fact: in the city’s earliest days, most of the trading in goods and services at Trade and Tryon, where disputes got settled at the courthouse and the market did brisk business. People heading to the market would say they were going “up to town.”
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The Search is Over for Reputable Long Distance Moving Companies

desire to appear.” Sound like Greek to you? While Socrates may not have been too familiar with modern English, his message is still quite relevant. 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
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Culture Shock Moving To Dallas

Dallas has a reputation. Even if you’ve never set foot in the state of Texas before, odds are good you’ve heard of Dallas and its reputation for being grand, a large and diverse metropolis that somehow blends the rustic Texas cowboy culture to the streamlined 21st century business and artistic culture. Every major American city
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Personal Relocation Services with Professional Expertise

The days of “If you want something done right, do it yourself” are over. Nowadays, not only will you find someone who can do the job as you would have done it yourself, but oftentimes better. While to many,  a personalized service seems like a luxury,  a personalized relocation service is closer to a necessity.
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Long Distance Moving to Phoenix

If you happen to think of the state of Arizona as nothing but desert, moving to Phoenix will quickly relieve you of such ideas. The urban area does a splendid job of showcasing the very best the state of Arizona has to offer; it’s a gleaming city, but there’s no doubt it’s set in the
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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 To Wisconsin

Wisconsin, a state that should have the motto:  “What? We Really Like Cheese.” Actually, the motto is “Forward,” which works as both the direction towards the future, which is inspirational, and something to yell at the car in front of you that doesn’t move when the light turns green, which is practical. It’s also serves
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Tips for Organizing Your Garage

The garage. By definition, it’s a place for storing motor vehicles. More commonly, it’s a place for storing everything in your house that you’re either not sure what to do with or see no need for in the near future.  Theoretically, there’s nothing wrong with that; most garages make excellent places for storing the miscellaneous
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Long Distance Moving to Mississippi

Mississippi, a state that should have the motto: “You get brownie points for writing ‘Mississippi’ without spellcheck.” The actual motto is “Virtute et armis,” which means “By valor and arms” and sounds more impressive; when it comes to mottos, desserts can’t compete with weapons. Known for its agriculture background and rich history, the geography of
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Long Distance Moving to Oregon

If you’re a child of the 1980s, you might think of Oregon solely as the setting for “The Goonies.” The town of Astoria, which served as the setting for the movie, actually exists, as does Cannon Beach. Therefore, it might be safe to assume most Oregon residents have at least a passing familiarity with The
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The Best Way to Evaluate Moving Companies

Moving is never a simple experience, and moving companies can make or break the entire process. Whether you are excited about the move or reluctant about the impending change of environment, it is always a tasking undertaking. From finding a new home to transferring your utilities, there are just so many things you will have
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8 Must-Have Apps When Moving To A New Town

Moving to a new home is never an easy undertaking. It becomes a lot more difficult when you are moving to a new town. Even if you are excited about leaving your current location, starting life afresh in a new town can be a lot to handle. No matter how easy-going and charismatic you are,
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Long Distance Moving to Indiana

Indiana enjoys a reputation of having a small-town vibe in a state with amazing well-known metropolis, mostly because almost everybody has heard the word Indianapolis at least a few times in their lives. Most travel blogs will stress the sense of ease offered by the state, which seems nice until you realize that “sense of
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Age-Appropriate Moving Tasks For Kids

Moving is a chore. Chances are, your kids don’t like the idea of moving and they don’t like the idea of doing chores. Common wisdom would tell us that putting the two together would be cruel and usual punishment, but actually, the opposite is true. When kids are dealing with the stress of a move,
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Long Distance Moving to Washington State

Quick question: what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Washington?” The White House? The Lincoln Monument? Congress? Good, because that’s not the Washington we’re talking about. No, today we’re going to talk about Washington state, which probably calls to mind images of never-ending rain, old Fraiser reruns, and sparkly
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Long Distance Moving to Delaware

Delaware, the state where the motto could be “We Liked America Before It Was Cool.” As the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, Delaware immortalized its pole position spot of American states by calling itself “The First State,” although it’s also referred to as “The Diamond State” because Thomas Jefferson called it that, not
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Stretching Your Moving Budget for the Holidays

Moving during the holidays can be pricey. With several activities and events taking place during the holiday season, staying within a budget can be quite difficult. Nonetheless, saving on some services will help stretch your moving budget and ensure that you still have a good portion to spend during the holidays. Getting the Most out
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Long Distance Moving to Colorado

Colorado. The Centennial State. Home of mountains, skiing, the Denver Broncos, and more political campaigns than anyone could ask for. Yes, Colorado happens to be a swing state, so relocating there means coming to grips with the reality of constant phone calls, ads, and offered handshakes from political candidates during an election year. But since
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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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Long Distance Moving to New Hampshire

Living in New Hampshire At first glance, the only notable thing about New Hampshire might be its motto: Live Free or Die. It is unfair to judge a state solely by its motto. If we did, we’d have to believe that Idaho really does only have potato farms going for it. And to be fair,
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Living Your Best Life for Snow Birds

You’re going back to work, your kids are going back to school and they’re going back to the beach. Who are these privileged few who get to say “No” to snow, wind, hail, sleet, and slippery sidewalks? They’re the snowbirds, commonly known as Northerners who move to a southern state in the colder weather. If
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Moving in Summer: Tips for Peak Moving Season

Here are the hottest tips from packing and moving companies when it comes to summer. Moving in summer has a lot of advantages. During summer, the weather is nice and friendly, kids are out of school. Home buying is also at its peak. No wonder the summer season remains the most popular period to move.
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Move Here and Save: The Lowest Cost of Living States

Do you dream in kitchens with marble countertops, islands, and undermount sinks? Do you find yourself drooling over home improvement reality shows? Are you trying to figure out the logistics of getting a jacuzzi into your one-room apartment? If urban or suburban sprawl is on your bucket list, now’s the time to take them off.
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Preparing Dressers and Bureaus for Moving

Your dressers and bureaus have been good to you over the years. They’ve held your skinny jeans, your rock T-shirt collection, your underwear, and probably enough coins to do your laundry for the next six months. Now that you’re preparing your furnishings for moving, you want to be as good to them as they were
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How to Survive a Move While Changing Jobs

Starting a new job is always challenging, especially when it requires a long distance move. New duties, new office, and working with an entirely new team can be very challenging. As if starting anew again isn’t stressful enough, moving while changing jobs adds up to the stress. This can actually be the most challenging part
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Are You a Candidate for Short-Term Storage?

Have you considered the benefits of storage for your upcoming move? Maybe you’re a starving artist looking to find herself in the big city and need a place to store your stuff until you can afford to stop starving. Maybe you’re a not-so-starving artist who has already found herself and is looking for a place
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Ten Signs That You Are Dreading Your Long Distance Move

You’ve just found out you’re about to make a long distance move and you’re a  binge-eating, knuckle-cracking, hair- pulling, hot mess. You thought that long distance moving would be a good thing, full of new opportunities and new beginnings,  a chance to start over, but now you’re thinking of seeking therapy. Could it be long
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Culture Shock Moving to Philadelphia

If you have a long distance move to the Philadelphia, you’re about to experience more than just a major climate change. History Is Here The sheer amount of American history on display in Philadelphia can make any history enthusiast swoon: Independence Hall, where the U.S. Constitution was signed; The Liberty Bell, a symbol of American
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How to Save Precious Time During Your Interstate Move

Welcome to Colonial Van Lines, home of the free moving quote. They say that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. However, when you’re making an interstate move, a straight line can be a problem. If crossing state borders is in the itinerary,  there are a lot of waterways, freeways, and interstates,
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Finding a Corporate Moving Company You Can Trust

If you’ve been in business for a long time, you know how important customer service and experience is. This is especially true for corporate moving companies.  You know that a good business depends on integrity and communication with its customers. So when it comes to your moving your own business, it’s only natural that you
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The Most Efficient Way to Move Cross-Country

Traveling across this great country of ours can be a very rewarding experience, but moving cross countrycan be a different story altogether. When you’re moving you have a purpose, you don’t have time to stop and take selfies with the locals. Your main goal is to get there with you, your family members, and furniture
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15 Questions to Ask Your Movers

When you’re about to move to a new home, and you want professional help to make it happen. You want more than just a truck rental that comes with some strong laborers. You want strategic, experienced movers who can execute the process efficiently. The relationship you form with your movers may not be long-lasting, but
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8 Ways Your Life Suffers During a DIY Move

If you are used to moving households by yourself, it can be hard to picture hiring a professional mover. However, in this stage of your life, a DIY move may not be the way to go. DIY moves can often end up with you on the receiving end of a lot of grief, not to
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Long Distance Moving Guide for Moving Special Items

As respected cross country movers for the past five decades, we’ve seen all types of moves, in every shape and size. While most items in your home will fit nicely into brown cardboard boxes, there are a few that will need special attention. Here is a long-distance moving guide to moving special items. Long Distance
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Culture Shock: Moving to Los Angeles

Congratulations on your long-distance move to Los Angeles. It’s time to pack your stuff and head to the sunny, bustling and ever-exciting metropolis known as LA. Your move to Los Angeles should feel nothing short of exciting, as Los Angeles is not only one of the biggest and most populated cities in the U.S. but
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US City Culture Shock:  Moving to Miami

Welcome to Miami If your long distance move takes you to the sandy shores of Miami, Florida, congratulations! This bustling city is hot, hot, hot in more ways than one. Keep reading to hear all about Miami’s unique culture. At first glance, Miami can seem like a flashy playground populated by rich people who speak
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9 Home Improvements with the Best Resale Value

When last did you upgrade your home? Upgrading your home not only makes the property beautiful and attractive, it also adds to the value. Enhancing the curb appeal of your home helps to increase the amount the home will be sold on the market. The fact that the home looks fascinating will entice potential buyers
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City Culture Shock Series: Moving to Chicago

Welcome to Chicago Is your upcoming long-distance move landing you in the heart of Chicago, Illinois? If you are considering moving to Chicago, we’ve put together all the info you need to absorb the culture shock of this incredibly historic and exciting city. Yes, It Will Be Cold Ah, Chicago. The Second City. The Windy
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First Time Home Buyers: What You Need to Know

Hey, we know the first time you buy a home can be tough, but that doesn’t mean it has to be painful. Here is some info that every first-time home buyer should have to come out of the experience with flying colors. First Time Home Buyer 101 Before you get the keys to your new
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Moving From Your Parents' House

So, you’ve decided to spread your wings, soar from the nest, set out on your own, and move out of your parents’ house. Sure, you love mom and dad you don’t want to overstay your welcome. Besides, it’s getting kind of awkward when you want to bring  certain company over. If you’re moving out of
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6 Ways to Fight Packing Procrastination

Packing Procrastination: What Are The Causes? How Do You Conquer Them? Moving and packing can be really stressful and overwhelming. Due to the stress involved, all we want is to avoid it as much as possible. No wonder we usually find it easy to procrastinate when packing. While we are always here to provide the
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Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Pacific Coast

The Pacific Coast states enjoy a reputation of being mostly progressive, outdoorsy, and generally more relaxed compared to the rest of the country. Also, it’s weird; Portland’s motto is “Keep Portland Weird.” As the birthplace of Starbucks, the region features a strong coffee shop culture (open mic performances and black java), which can be a good
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Homeowners: Should You Get a Home Warranty

Congratulations if you are moving to a new home. There is so much to consider as a new homeowner. It’s exciting to move to a new home, however when it comes to protecting it, the choices can get tricky. In this article, we’ll discuss the home warranty option so you can see if it is
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Household Items You Must Clean Before Moving

So, you’ve signed the lease, put a down payment on the mortgage, paid off the real estate agent, and, you’re ready to clean out of your old house, but not so fast, there are some household items you need to clean out before you do. When you’re moving homes your household items come with you
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Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mountains

If you’re relocating to the Mountain areas in the United States, it helps if you like the outdoor life. The mountain areas are famed for their geography spikes – flat plains one minute, giant snow-capped mountains the next, and a variety of hills and dunes in between. And don’t be fooled into thinking that hiking,
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New Year, New Home, New Resolutions

A few years ago, you made a New Year’s resolution to save up money to buy a house. This year, you made that resolution come true. Now, you have a few new homeowner’s resolutions to make. It’s a New Year in a new home, which means you are starting the year off with a bang.
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Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Southeast

The Southeast Region: GeorgiaLouisianaFloridaSouth CarolinaAlabamaArkansasMississippi Moving to the Southeast States Known for iced tea, grits, and frying just about anything, the South East states boast generally warm and muggy climates, ready access to either the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico, and the habit of combining words like “y’all” and “yes’m.” Southern hospitality is
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Saying Farewell to Your Old Neighborhood

They say you don’t miss it until its gone, but you’re not even gone from your old neighborhood and you’re missing it already. No matter how long you’ve lived there, saying farewell to your old neighborhood is never easy. But the truth is, they can take you out of your old neighborhood, but they can’t
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Helpful Tips for Moving into a High-rise

“Movin’ on up.” Those were the words that began “The Jefferson’s” theme song of the 1970’s sitcom “The Jefferson’s”: the celebratory anthem of a family moving out of their Queens neighborhood into a luxury high rise apartment. In the riotous episodes that followed, the family would come to know the ups and downs of living
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Fun Ways to Upcycle Moving Boxes

It used to be that we did things in the box. Especially when it came to transporting items. Boxes were receptacles made for temporary use. One and done. They were valued for what they could do, not for what they could be, and cardboard box recycling was never given a second thought. DIY Cardboard Box
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Regional Culture Shock: Moving to the Mid West

In all of the areas featured in these blogs, no place seems to prompt greater culture shock than the Midwest states. If you’re planning a long-distance move to the midwest: Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio or Michigan, we’ve got you covered for your move and the intel to fit in with the locals. Here’s the rundown
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Help Santa and His Reindeer Find Your New Home

If you have a long-distance move this holiday season, there’s a lot of important things on your list of to-dos. This hectic holiday season is the best time of year to call in the professional movers at Colonial Van Lines. Think about it, give yourself a break, will ya! You are already juggling a relocation,
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Your Survival Guide to Moving During the Holidays

Moving during the holidays can be really overwhelming. With so many activities going on during the holiday season, it may be quite difficult to stay organized. Nevertheless, long distance moving during the holidays offers you the opportunity to start the year at your new place. How to Survive a Long-Distance Move During the Holidays Furthermore,
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Corporate Relocations: Helping Your Employees Settle In

Informing an employee about the need to relocate to another office or branch comes with mixed excitement. Thoughts, like taking up a new challenge, settling in, and other logistical considerations, will keep running through the employee’s mind. The fact that the employee has to start working with new staff members can cause anxiety. However, as
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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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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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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
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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
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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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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 no one-size-fits-all answer
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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
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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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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
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How to Break a Lease with Minimum Penalty

Breaking a lease is never optimal for any of the parties involved. Additionally, it can have significant financial and personal implications, if you decide to go through with it. Unfortunately, breaking a lease is sometimes unavoidable. Because of this, it’s essential to learn how to break a lease the right way. If you are in
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6 Inexpensive Ways to Thank Movers

Searching for ways to thank movers can be tricky, but you want to do something nice for all the hard work that’s about to take place in your home. We get it. Of course, tipping is a great fall back, if you’ve got the funds. Here is the breakdown on that, courtesy of Lauri Ward of
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Finding a Legitimate Long Distance Moving Company

If you’re looking for a long distance moving company, you’ve likely got many things on your mind. With planning, collecting quotes and shopping for a deal that fits your budget, it can be a lot to juggle. Furthermore, if you’ve never used a long distance moving company, you might also be concerned about how to
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12 Reasons to Move to Florida

Sunny skies, beautiful beaches, great nightlife, and perhaps best of all—no state income tax. All of these might have you asking yourself, “should I move to Florida?” Anyone in this beautiful state would tell you—yes! There’s a growing population, and the option to live in rural or urban areas depending on your preferences. We even
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Friendly Etiquette When Friends Help You Move

When friends help you move, it’s the ultimate gesture of loyalty and generosity. Think about it, not only are they waking up early and committing to a long day, but they are sacrificing their time with family. On top of it all, instead of relaxing for the weekend, they are working up a sweat with
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