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 […]
Relocating your home can be a big stressor. With so many moving parts and logistics, you could encounter roadblocks at any time. However, moving in autumn can be a better time of year than others. The weather is cooler, and the days are still a bit longer than the dead of winter. Here are a few tips to moving in fall.
Packing a home up to move can be a bit of an artform. Some of us do it well, and others not so well. After all, it’s not an activity you practice for every day. Moving containers, or pods, have become a popular way to make moving your household easier.
Storage units can be utilized for a wide variety of reasons. If you have your home up for sale, you may want to clean out rooms and closets of the extra clutter so the house shows better. Perhaps you have too much furniture for you new home, but want to keep it for use later, or maybe you are an empty nester who wants to keep childhood memorabilia safe. If you have a small business, you may need the extra space for boxes of documents you must keep.
Perhaps you have a new job in another country, or maybe you are retiring to some exotic land that you have always dreamed of. In either situation, you will be taking your treasured collection of antiques and fine art with you. This can be an aggravating situation – you want your precious items to come […]
How to Ship Your Car Shipping your car across country or overseas can be a costly and risky endeavor. However, using a carrier to ship your car may be the only option if you are moving, or for other reasons such as taking delivery of a car from a private seller who is out-of-state. If […]
- Moving Tips
- Posted on 07/30/2017
The dog days of summer are upon us, and in most of the country, the humidity is stifling. Still, summer is the busy season for relocating a home, and moving during the summer takes a little planning to stay cool during uncomfortable weather. Not only do you want to avoid discomfort while you move your household goods, you want to avoid heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. Global Van Lines suggests following these tips to stay cool on the way to your new home.
You’re excited about your upcoming move, and you’ve got your to-do list posted to the refrigerator door. Global Van Lines recommends that you take a moment to review our list of the most common moving mistakes consumers make and compare it to your list. You may want to revise or add a couple of other action items after reading this list, which is based upon our decades of experience relocating families across town, coast to coast, and overseas.
Are you planning to move soon? Summer is the peak season for relocating to a new home. Global Van Lines has compiled this easy list of tips to remember as you prepare the big day. Some may sound obvious, but in the rush, you will be happy to have this checklist.
All your personal belongings are packed and organized with precision, including the big-screen TV, the crystal chandelier, and the vintage Bruce Springsteen album collection. You’ve even obtained your pet’s records from the veterinarian. But perhaps it seems as if you are forgetting something as moving day approaches, and it’s keeping you awake at night.
Keep calm and pack on! Here are just a few of the top things people forget to take care of when moving. Take a look and make sure you’ve covered all the bases for a smooth transition to your new digs.