When you partner with a company like Global Van Lines, you know that experienced, professional movers and packers will take care of most of the heavy lifting for you. However, you may have some items that movers will not take on their trucks. These are called non-allowables, and they can create liability issues for the mover. Generally, these personal items are things you would prefer to take with you anyway, such as valuable jewelry.
Use dishpacks to prepare your dishes, stemware, and glassware for moving. A dishpack, which is a box specifically made for packing dishware, is much hardier than they standard box, and you should use one for fragile items such as collectibles and dishes. Stack and wrap plates in bundles of 2 to 4, and bowls in […]
You have just put your signature on the final paperwork for your new home, but soon the thrill of settling in to your new residence will wear off, and the dread of packing boxes will set in. Global Van Lines has a few tips for you to help you prepare for the move.
We all know two things about moving: it can be expensive and a lot of work. But you can do one thing prior to that move that will help with both. Declutter early and you will have less to move. You will also pick up space in cabinets and closets, and prevent any moments during unpacking when you discover you can’t fit it all in.
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.
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 […]
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.