We are in this together. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has halted life for many parts of the world. Many in the U.S. have been told to stay home. Social distancing is now routine until life returns to normal. But, some things cannot be put on hold. You may be moving to a new home, and you can’t reschedule that. You may wonder what to do and whether moving services are still available.
Packing your household items for a safe move is a first step towards an incident-free relocation. Your fragile items are carefully padded, boxes filled and taped closed, and you have organized everything for loading into the truck. Now is the time to make sure you follow a few safety tips to protect your back and your belongings.
Winter driving is a major cause of vehicle accidents in the United States. Chilly weather conditions, snowy roads, ice, black ice, and other weather hazards result in higher risks of a major car accident during winter.
You want to trust a home moving company to put your best interests as their highest priority. However, it doesn’t always happen. Moving company scams are an unfortunate element to the moving industry, so it’s important to know what to look for and avoid as you prepare to move.
If you are moving cross country or another long-distance, you will need to move your car with you. You want to ensure that your car makes the trip safely. Whether you plan to tow or drive your car or have professional movers take care of the task, you will need to be prepared. We have […]
Finding a reputable moving company for your upcoming relocation will make all the difference in whether the process goes smoothly or not. While you may choose a DIY move, many people want help from a reputable moving company to rely on their experience, knowledge, and equipment. If you want to be certain that you have […]
Do you plan on moving soon? Millions of Americans move across state lines every year. Even more moved within the same city. Each of those families had to uproot their belongings, load them onto a truck, and struggle with logistics.
Sometimes the deal seems too good to be true, but we want a bargain. Then after our money is in the other guy’s pocket, we discover it’s an elaborate scam. Unfortunately, the moving industry has its share of scammers, although the vast majority of professional movers are legitimate and honest.
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.
If you are a collector of fine art, moving that collection or individual items presents an extra set of concerns. Most likely, you will hire a professional moving and packing service provider for your treasured collection, but Global Van Lines has compiled a few tips to help you understand the process or even help you with a DIY project.