- Moving Tips
- Posted on 02/10/2018
Even if you are looking forward to moving, you may still get a bit stressed, sleep-deprived, overwhelmed, and maybe even a little grumpy. Too much to do, and not enough time! Even if you could clone yourself, you might still have so many tasks that your anxiety creeps up on you. Some things you can’t control, such as traffic or weather. But, you can do some other things for a smoother move. For instance, lighten up! You can actually make this a fun day.
If you are an expert mover, you already know about all the classic mistakes to avoid, such as moving during rush hour, undervaluing your moving insurance, and failing to obtain a written estimate.
Moving to a big city from a small town by yourself can be a big stressor. If you have traveled a lot, you may already have plenty of experience navigating streets and neighborhoods. If not, you may feel excited and a little intimidated by the new adventure. If your relocation takes you far away from long time family and friends, you may have butterflies about being alone and on your own.
Whether you are moving a senior family member across country, or relocating both parents into a senior community, the process presents many challenges. Frequently, this means a senior parent must move from a beloved home with many cherished memories. As an adult child, you want to ensure that all goes smoothly. Global Van Lines offers you these tips to make things easier.
Moving is stressful for many of us, but for a special needs child, the changes in routine and environment can be especially difficult. It takes some extra planning, but we have compiled a list of tips that can help your child adjust to new surroundings.
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.
- Move Planning
- 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.