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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Staying on Track with Exercise During Moving Week

You have a yoga class on Thursday, a Zumba class on Tuesday, a spin class set for Saturday and Mondays, and moving day is on Sunday. When the schedule gets hectic, working out is usually the first thing to go. But while the gym is not an option, exercise is mandatory- especially during moving week.
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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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The Ultimate Moving Day Playlist

Remember when it was “Whistle While You Work?” Sometimes getting through a particularly stressful job takes a little positive energy. Music is an excellent source of positive energy and moving can be a particularly stressful job. Thus, when your moving, a moving day playlist can be essential to keeping your spirits up and your sanity
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Moving Advice: Why Wellness Should Be Your Top Priority

You’re moving and there are tons of tasks to do. So why is it you’re sitting on the couch too stressed out to function properly? The good news is that your reaction is normal. Moving is right up there with the death of a loved one, divorce, job loss and illness on the list of
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Why You Want to Move Before the Holidays

Santa Claus knows the importance of planning ahead so he can get his boxes delivered on time. If your planning on moving during the holiday season, your best course of action is to beat him to the punch. Holiday moving can be hectic, especially if you don’t have elves to help you. Think of Colonial
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Dads Spill Best Hacks for Moving with Toddlers

Moving with toddlers and babies adds an extra layer of challenges to moving. From packing all your toddler’s essentials to baby-proofing your new home, there are several steps you must take as the parent. This will help ensure a smooth and safe move for your little ones. Here are some essential toddler moving tips shared
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Moving out on your own, now is the time

No matter how good you think you have it living at home, you can’t really be the king of your castle until you’re the only king of the castle. Listen, you can only count on sleeping late, not having to worry about paying the rent, and finding some leftover Chinese food in the fridge for
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Advice from Mommies who Move with Babies

It’s true what they say, babies don’t come with handbooks. And they certainly come with handbooks about what you’re supposed to do with them when you’re planning and packing for a long-distance move. Never fear, if you can survive motherhood, you can survive long distance moving with a baby as well- with a little help
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Staying Cool during a Summer Move

Essential Tips to Help You Stay Cool When Moving in Summer The summer season remains the most popular moving period across the nation. During summer, the kids are out of school, employees can utilize vacation days, and the real estate industry is at its peak. However, there is a downside to moving in summer –
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How to Move Your Electronics and Smart Home Devices

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans planning to move this year, whether down the street or across the country, you’ll likely have a great deal of planning and packing to do. Well you’re making that plan there may be a few important items that you’re forgetting about: your electronics and smart home devices.
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How to Move a Pool Table Long Distance

You’ve got your form down, your follow up is straight and relaxed, and you’ve got more moves than fast Eddie Felson the color of money. Playing pool: slick, moving a pool table: not so slick. Even if your eight ball makes it to the corner pocket with ease, it’s going to take a lot more
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Strategies for Moving and Packing Art Work

Moving fragile items require extra care and caution. Artwork, paintings, and family photos are examples of such fragile or delicate items. When packing art work for a move, you are faced with several problems and challenges. Nonetheless, the last thing you want is your precious or expensive piece of art to become damaged during your
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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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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 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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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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Moving to a Major Climate Change

Why is it that the part of the news we pay the most attention to is the weather? The reporters may be reporting the apocalypse, but all we’re really concerned with is whether or not it’s going to rain tomorrow. It’s understandable. Weather has a huge effect on our quality of life. When we move
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How to Choose the Best Real Estate Agent

It’s easy to find a real estate agent, right? There are tons them advertising themselves on buses and at benches on bus stops, so why not just pick one of those? Those agents may be very talented at what they do but when it comes to deciding how to choose a real estate agent, you
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A Helpful Timeline for Transferring Your Utilities When You Move

As one of the nation’s top long-distance movers, we could write the book on executing a perfect move. Whether you are considering hiring professionals or still have the drive and energy for DIY moving,  here’s how to check off that utility transfer to-do list seamlessly. There are different elements that make up a home. Though
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10 Questions to Ask Before Entering a Short-Term Lease

There are many different moving scenarios that may cause you to consider the option of a short term lease. As moving experts in the industry, we’ve seen people move as frequently as every six weeks. Of course, it helps to have the assistance of a trustworthy packing and moving company. A short-term lease refers to
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Househunting like a Pro for Your Move

The hunt is on; the house hunt that is. You have a long-distance move in your future and that means you’ve got to find a place to live in your new area. You have your guns loaded, but the competition is fierce. Will you end up getting away with the best deal, or will you
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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7 Ways to Get Your Employees Excited About a Corporate Relocation

When it comes to corporate relocation or an employee being relocated, most employees are not typically excited about the thought of moving. They have their set office space, they have to pack, they have to move to a new area of town, and they have to take a different route to work in the mornings.
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Best Long Distance Moving Services

Moving Long Distance Made Simpler At Colonial Van Lines we understand that choosing a long-distance mover to handle your upcoming move isn’t always easy. That’s why we offer the best long distance moving services made specifically to fit your moving needs. After all, we are taking your most treasured belongings out of state for your next
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Choose the Right Moving Company for Your Long Distance Move

Choosing the right moving company to handle your long distance move is all part of the moving process. Colonial Van Lines makes the moving process simpler with our long distance moving tools. At Colonial Van Lines we’re ready to make sure your move goes smoothly. We have experienced moving professionals who are ready to help
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Shopping for Moving Supplies Without Breaking the Budget

The very act of moving is an expensive endeavor when you factor in every aspect of it. Our team at Colonial Van Lines wants to make your move a smooth one. That’s why we have storage and packing services, friendly relocation experts, and over 200 moving professionals ready to handle your most valuable possessions. Packing yourself?
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Planning Your Long Distance Move to California

California is known as The Golden State, and for good reason. It’s a land of immense geographical beauty, friendly people, stunning coastlines, ancient forests, and exciting cities. If you’re planning a long distance move to California, chances are you’re eager to explore all of it. By hiring a long-distance moving company, you can get on
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Finding the Right Mover for Your Upcoming Long Distance Move

If you’ve ever felt like finding a mover for your upcoming long distance move is a big responsibility, you’re not alone. In many ways, finding a mover is one of the most important things you’ll do at any point in the moving process, and it’s essential to get it right the first time. Here are
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Colonial Van Lines: The Nation’s Top Moving Company

When it comes to hiring moving services, you know it’s important to find the best moving company for your needs. While there are dozens of moving companies in existence, not all of them are well-suited to cater to you or your individual relocation needs. Luckily, Colonial Van Lines is one of the best moving companies
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Top 5 Important Things to Consider when Moving to an Apartment

Are you moving to an apartment from a home? If so, you’re facing a period of adjustment! While apartments offer lots of benefits in terms of efficiency and cost-savings, learning to live in one can take some time. Whether your move took you across the country or across the state, these five moving tips can
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Top 4 Things to Consider When Moving Long Distance this Summer

If you’re moving to another state this summer, now is a smart time to start preparing for the transition. While moving can be a big, stressful process, it’s much easier for people who have taken the time to consider the ins and outs of it, and are considering the full scope of the experience. Here are
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Moving Services: Searching for the Right Moving Company

If you’re coming up on a big move, finding the right moving company to help you is essential. That can be easier said than done, though. Luckily, people who know what moving services to look for from their moving companies will have an easier and more streamlined time finding the perfect fit. The best moving companies
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Preparing for Your Long Distance Move

If you’re facing a long-distance move, you know the process can be a little stressful. Luckily, proper planning can prevent frantic scrambles as your moving day draws near. Whether you’re moving a few states over or across the entire country, a few moving tips can help streamline your long-distance journey. When you head into your
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Moving is a Great Time to Clean

What better time is there to clean than when you’re moving? It’s a great chance to take the items you come across and clean them as you go. As an added benefit, the more you attend to before you move, the less you have to think about when you move in. That’s why moving time
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Function Meets Fun: Creative Box Labeling Ideas for a Move

Who says packing has to be boring? The more creative you become, the more fun you can have when labeling your boxes. Here are some creative box labeling ideas to have fun while making labels to keep you organized during your move. Creative Box Labeling Ideas for a Move Numerical Label System Try using a
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Should I Hire Movers or Do It Myself?

It’s time to move, and you’ve got two choices: hire a mover or do it yourself.  If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got at least one self-move under your belt. So it may seem like forgoing the help of movers is a savvy way to save money this time. Yet, the headache of moving
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Guidelines to Help You Better Organize Your Move

You can never be too prepared for your move. In fact, moving can get very complicated. That’s why at Colonial Van Lines we recommend choosing a trusted moving company. When it comes to moving long-distance, we can handle your move and help you throughout the entire process. Staying well organized during your move can be pivotal
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The Essential Guide to Apartment Living

Colonial Van Lines has been moving individuals and families into apartments for over fifty years. If you’re moving into an apartment, let us be the first to welcome you to apartment living. Currently, about 8% of the U.S. population lives in apartments.  Living in an apartment provides many benefits for the right person or family,
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Corporate Relocation Tips & What to Negotiate During The Process

Each year, thousands of Americans move to take a new job. Corporate relocation has been climbing in recent years, and many people have chosen to forego their current cities for new ones filled with opportunity. What many of those people don’t know, however, is that they should view their move as a time to negotiate things
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5 Smart Reasons to Hire Professional Packers

If you’re facing a big move, one of the best things you can do to preserve your sanity and streamline the process is to hire packing services. Perfect for both short- and long-distance moves, packing services can go a long way to speed up your moving process, keep your items intact, and even save you
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Apartment Moving for First-Timers

So you’re moving to an apartment. You’ve never lived in one before and now you’re faced with the task of downsizing your move. How do you do that, though? Fortunately, it’s not as complex as it might seem. You’ve just got to know the tricks of the trade when moving into a smaller space. Downsizing
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How to Easily Downsize Your Home

If you’re thinking of how to downsize your home, you’re not alone. In the last several years, the average price of the American home has gone way up, as has its square footage. This has left many U.S. families feeling overwhelmed, cash-strapped, and ready to downsize. Fortunately, it’s not nearly as difficult as it might seem.
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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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Your 2-8 Week Moving Checklist

When you’re faced with having to move, you must think ahead. Either way, you don’t want to deal with the anxiety of not being fully prepared on moving day. Stay organized and plan with this convenient moving checklist. It doesn’t matter if you’re relocating across the country or down the road; checking these items off
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Furnishing Your First Apartment

Finding nice-yet-affordable furniture for your first apartment might seem like a daunting task. And you’re right to see it as a challenge. According to Home Advisor, the average one-bedroom apartment costs $3,670 to furnish—and that’s the low estimate. The high estimate can set you back a whopping $61,610. However, the good news is that if
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Moving Advice That Makes Your Move Dead Simple

Everyone moves at some point in their life, chances are you have moved or will be moving sometime in the future. Whether you are planning a local move or a long distance move across the country we have some of the best moving advice for you. We have plenty of experience with moves of all kinds whether
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Moving Cross Country Like A Pro: Best Hacks For 2018

Moving cross country can be a stressful and even aggravating time in your life. Making this decision can stem from various reasons such as a change in career, going to a university or because you just want to journey out into the world. Either way, you will have a long road ahead of you but our
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Moving in with Your Significant Other

You’ve decided to take the leap of moving in with your significant other – now what? It’s a little more complex than just moving your stuff into a new place. This is a big step in your relationship that you don’t want to take lightly. It’s time to uncover some classic do’s and don’ts as
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Moving With a Dog: Help Your Dog Adjust to a New Home

Moving with a dog can be tough, but there is no way your fur baby or babies are getting left behind when you move. If you’re facing a big relocation with Fido in tow, now is the time to consider what steps you can take to make him or her more comfortable, while stressing yourself
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Moving on Short Notice

Last minute moving is far from ideal, but sometimes it’s inevitable. Perhaps you are relocating for work or another great opportunity. You could be facing personal troubles or have finally found your dream home. Regardless of the circumstances, last minute moving is often unavoidable. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be massively stressful. If you’re facing a last
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Hiring A Mover vs. Do-It-Yourself

It’s time to move, and you’ve got two choices: hiring a mover or doing it yourself. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got at least one self-move under your belt. So it may seem like forgoing the help of movers is a savvy way to save money this time. Yet, the headache of moving
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Guide to Having Friends Help You Move

Moving is nobody’s idea of fun. Moving heavy items all day long can be boring and strenuous. So if you’re somehow able to convince your friends to help you move, you’ve hit the jackpot. That’s a true sign of loyalty, especially if your friends are busy with work or families. They could be doing fun
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10 Reasons for Moving to Florida

Thinking about moving to Florida? Florida has a lot to if you want to raise a family or retire. From mild winters to a thriving job market, the Sunshine State attracts young professionals and retirees. Check out some reasons why you might want to make Florida your home. Why Is Everyone Moving to Florida? With
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to move this time of year, you might still be searching for some fall moving tips. You’re in luck! In this post, we’re going to
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Hide Your Valuables In Your Home | 10 Tips

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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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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