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 […]
Selecting a moving company can be a difficult decision, and Global Van Lines understands that. We have come up with a list of information to gather from the companies you research to help you pick the right choice. You can also contact your Global Van Lines Moving Concierge to assist at no charge to you.
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 […]
- Moving International
- Posted on 08/28/2017
Moving to the other side of the world is quite a step. You may be moving for a job, retirement, or other considerations. In every circumstance, you will want to conduct due diligence prior to the moving day. Your personal Global Van Lines Moving Concierge has a vast network of professional service and information providers to assist you planning a move to Asia. In addition, we offer you some tips to consider when relocating overseas.
- Summer moving
- Posted on 08/21/2017
It’s now mid-August, and the hottest summer days are upon us. If you are moving to a new home this month and have pets, you will want to take a few simple steps to ensure that Fido and Fluffy remain safe in the heat. A move can be stressful enough for our furry family, but the added heat can make them more prone to physical problems.
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.