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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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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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Moving With a Dog: Help Your Dog Adjust to a New Home

Moving with a dog can be tough, but it’s far from impossible. 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 more comfortable and yourself less stressed. While most dogs move well, some will have trouble adjusting to a new
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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 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 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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Your 3-6 Month Moving Checklist

When it comes to moving, advance planning is a critical step. After all, nobody wants to deal with the stress and disorganization that comes with a last-minute move! Luckily, you can stay organized and keep your big move between the lines with this simple moving checklist. Your moving checklist should be comprised of a number of
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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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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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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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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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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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Apartment Moving Guide

If you’re moving into a high-rise apartment, you’re likely looking forward to apartment living. And rightfully so! Currently, about 8% of the U.S. population lives in apartments.  Apartment living provides all sorts of benefits, including but not limited to amenities like pools and fitness centers, walking-distance attractions in your favorite city, and easy access to
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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
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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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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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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 have 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 when
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, this company would be taking your most treasured belongings out of state
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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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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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