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.
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- 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.
This is our final post in a four part series on shipping your vehicle overseas. Whether you have been relocated for a new job, you want to enjoy retirement in a new country, or you simply want the experience of living abroad, you may want to take your car with you. Shipping a car across borders takes a few steps, and Global Van Lines offers you these tips for a smooth process.
This is the third in a series about shipping your car overseas. Our first two posts reviewed researching international auto shippers and how to compare quotes. In this post, we will take a look at determining your cost versus the time trade off. This comes down to shipping preferences. Do you need the cheapest rate, or do you want the car shipped as quickly as possible?
This is a second in a series about shipping your car overseas. First we offered you some tips for researching vehicle shipping companies; this post will review key elements to consider when comparing quotes. Obviously, the first item you look at is the dollar amount. However, you also need to consider what is included in […]