Don't Roll Your Eyes at Me, Mister!

By Tim Helenthal Chairman & CEO Remember rolling your eyes at your parents because you thought they didn't know what they were talking about? And then you got in trouble for being disrespectful? I know it hurts to hear this so much later in life: They were right and you…


How to Pack A Crush-resistant Box

The phrase, “thinking outside the box,” describes unconventional thinking. Effectively packing your belongings for the big move, however, relies on tried-and-true methods for accomplishing the job. Material and method Two factors play into whether packed boxes will hold up during a move: material and method. On the material side, seek…


What Is Valuation?

At National Van Lines, we've dedicated the last 85 years to providing professional moving with great customer service. Valuation Coverage versus Insurance Believe it or not, insurance developed as early as 2,000 BCE to reduce the risk for merchants who needed their items shipped across the water. Ship captains or…


How to Move Your Home Appliances and Electronics

It can be challenging to learn how to move your home appliances and electronics, but a few tips and tricks can make your move simple and easy. As with any large, unconventionally shaped, or particularly valuable items, it’s always worth hiring a professional mover to help. Professional moving services have…


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