You may encounter any number of reasons to need a self storage unit. You may need to store personal items during a move or for a lengthy time period. Whatever the reason, you need to make sure that your household good remain secure and undamaged. Most likely, you have a wide array of self storage facilities from which to choose, but not all are quality facilities. We have put together a list of features you should research prior to signing a contract and storing your treasured items.
Moving heavy furniture is a challenge. You exert an enormous amount of energy. You may strain a muscle, and you may need to ask friends for help. A new piece of furniture is a pleasure in your home, until you need to relocate. However, moving a heavy piece of furniture can be a lot easier with the right techniques and tools. Global Van Lines offers you these tips for moving heavy furniture in a two part series.
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- Posted on 12/06/2017
Going tiny? You may be attracted to the smaller carbon footprints, the charm, the price points, or simply the latest trend. Most tiny homes measure smaller than 400 square feet of interior space, and while most make excellent use of limited space, you will need to get creative and plan ahead.
Moving is difficult enough, but moving during the holidays can be a particularly tough time to uproot your home and family. It’s a busy time: family, friends, shopping, cocktail parties, decorating, baking and so much more. You have very little time on your hands to pack and load a moving truck.
This is our final post in a four part series on shipping your vehicle overseas. Whether you have been relocated for a new job, you want to enjoy retirement in a new country, or you simply want the experience of living abroad, you may want to take your car with you. Shipping a car across borders takes a few steps, and Global Van Lines offers you these tips for a smooth process.
This is the third in a series about shipping your car overseas. Our first two posts reviewed researching international auto shippers and how to compare quotes. In this post, we will take a look at determining your cost versus the time trade off. This comes down to shipping preferences. Do you need the cheapest rate, or do you want the car shipped as quickly as possible?
This is a second in a series about shipping your car overseas. First we offered you some tips for researching vehicle shipping companies; this post will review key elements to consider when comparing quotes. Obviously, the first item you look at is the dollar amount. However, you also need to consider what is included in […]
Do you need to ship your car or truck overseas, but don’t know how to accomplish this feat? Global Van Lines can help. This is the first of a series of blog posts designed to educate and help you with shipping your vehicle overseas.
Moving to a new home is exciting and daunting at the same time. You have so much prep work to complete, such as selecting a reliable moving company, researching the best moving tips, finding a new home, buying moving materials, gathering and transferring records, and so much more. When you are done with the move […]