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.
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 […]
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.
Moving to a new home, city, state, or even country is truly exciting. It can be a tad daunting, but you’ve decided to move yourself to save money. You’ve taken on the planning, scheduling, and gathering of materials. With move day approaching, it’s time to tackle packing your personal belongings in the most efficient and […]
Any relocation can have hidden fees. However, a reputable company will include everything in the contract. It is your responsibility to read that document, ask questions, and understand the fees prior to signing the contract. You can easily protect yourself against hidden costs by understanding this concept. In the meantime, here are several areas where you can inadvertently incur additional fees.
Thinking of a DIY move? Many people prefer to save some money by doing it themselves. Knowing how to properly load a moving truck, van or trailer is crucial to transporting your household goods without damage. Here are some valuable tips for optimizing the load for efficiency and safety.