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Organize your Move with Color Coding

Remember way back in kindergarten when the teachers taught you how to categorize? They would give you buttons and ask you to sort them according to size, shape, and color. Now that you’re all grown up and moving to a new house, you may start to see those skills paying off. When your organizing for
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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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How To Create A Moving Newsletter For The Family

A family is a unit. That means they do things as a unit. When the family members move to a new house, they do it as a unit. Clear communication during a move is crucial because it helps the family function as a team. When a move is a team effort, it brings the family
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How to Move a Hot Tub

Having a hot tub is a dream come true, but moving a hot tub can be a nightmare. However, your new house won’t be your dream house without one. Moving a Hot Tub: What’s the Deal? Never fear, moving a hot tub is possible, it’s just almost impossible to do without the help of a
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How to Prepare For Moving Day Rain

At times, the weather can be unpredictable. Even the best-planned move can be thrown into turmoil by Mother Nature. Depending on where you live, the possibility of raining on the moving day may be high. Nonetheless, the bad or rainy weather doesn’t have to prevent your move from taking place. There are certain things you
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Top Ways to Ensure You Get Your Security Deposit Back

As a top-rated long distance moving company, and one of the most trusted corporate moving companies, we’ve seen hundreds of thousands of moves in our line of business.  With so much on your brain during your move, your security deposit is normally not something you think about until you are informed that you are not
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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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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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How to Pack a Moving Truck Like a Pro

It’s almost time for your big move, and you’re feeling pretty confident about everything but the concept of having to pack a moving truck. This is understandable! If you’ve never done it before, packing a moving truck can feel like a daunting task. Luckily, we’re here with the packing tips you need to make the process easier and more
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7 Green Moving Tips for the Eco-Conscious

Each year, about 40 million Americans move to a new home. While the reasons for these moves vary, the desire for green moving tips stays consistent. Luckily, Colonial Van Lines is here to deliver. Whether you’re looking for green moving tips for your upcoming move, or want to help someone else become more eco-friendly, this
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New Home: Introducing Yourself to the Neighbors

You’ve just moved into your new home, and you can’t wait to experience everything the neighborhood has to offer. Regardless of whether you’re on your own, married to the love of your life, or busy with young kids, we’ve put together a few great ways to introduce yourself to your new neighborhood and settle into
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Freeze: Don’t Move Without a Moving Checklist

Every move, big or small, across town or long-distance needs an in-depth moving checklist. You are about to uproot your entire life and all the possessions in it, so it’s understandable that you won’t anticipate every detail.  There are both professional and personal matters to attend to. Furthermore, no matter how much advanced notice you
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Moving House Effectively 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 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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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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How to Pack Valuables for Your Move

f you have moved in the past whether it was locally or long distance chances are you did your own packing or hired movers to do it for you. Either way, when you are packing items you want to do the job right to ensure that your items make it to your new home in
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