"Moving Tips" Posts

Moving your parent

If the moment comes when you need to transition your parent(s) into your home, it’s not hard to do if you’re prepared. This process includes taking into account three specific things: Their belongings Their necessary care Their living habits. Once…

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What Is a Good Timeline for Planning My Move?

Moving takes a lot of coordination, preparation, and consideration. In order to ensure you have everything done by moving day, it is important that you plan accordingly. National Van Lines has more than 85 years of experience, so be confident we…

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Moving at the Beginning of the Year

The New Year marks a fresh start. Moving into a new home at the beginning of the year may come with some regrets about moving so soon after the holidays. However, there are so many advantages to moving at the beginning…

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Mid-School Year Movers

It’s not a secret that most kids hate moving. It requires that they leave friends that they love (and believe they’ll never see again), and it forces them to transition to a brand new school or social environment, sometimes in…

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Moving Supplies

Whether moving cross country or across the street, your biggest concern is probably the cost of relocating all of your belongings. You want to be prepared, so plan ahead and you’ll know how much money you’ll be spending. At National…

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Reputable Moving Company

Finding a Moving Company You Can Trust Finding a moving company can be pretty easy, but finding a reputable one takes a certain amount of research and forethought. We at National Van Lines understand that this can be a frustrating process,…

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Weekend Movers Broadview IL

Weekend Moves: Friday tends to be the most popular moving day. The beginning of the weekend provides you with two days to unpack and get organized over the weekend. As a result, moving companies have limited availability on the weekends….

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Moving Time Management

It’s so important to manage your time effectively when you are moving to a new home. The more organized and focused you are, the smoother and easier your move will be. Use these three tips to stay motivated and manage…

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Auto Movers

Moving day requires planning and preparation. National Van Lines recommends the following three tips for packing your car. Evaluate the Space in your Vehicle Clean out your vehicle of any unwanted items and measure the available space. Draw a diagram…

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Myths De-Bunked Broadview IL

All Boxes are the Same – Just Use Whatever You Find Never assume that all boxes are the same. There are so many types of  boxes available for different purposes. To find out more about the types of packing boxes,…

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