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3 tips for moving sustainably
At Atlas Van Lines, we believe the moving industry has a responsibility to commit to high standards for green material management, transportation, administration, facilities maintenance and community commitment. Find an Atlas Agent who can serve as your sustainable moving partner today.
How to Keep Your Packing Organized and Stress-Free
Many people find that taking advantage of the packing services offered by their moving company makes the whole relocation process a lot less stressful. There are steps you can take to ensure the packing process is as stress-free as possible. Read on for how to stay organized and at ease as you prepare to move.
Preparing for an International Move
Going to a new country is the ultimate long-distance move, a choice that can't be made lightly. Whether you're going overseas for a temporary corporate relocation, pursuing a more permanent position in the Great White North or moving to the Southern Hemisphere for retirement, establishing yourself in a new country is a complicated endeavor
3 items you need to transport yourself during a move
When you work with a great moving company, nearly all of the work of getting your possessions from your old home to your new one is taken off your shoulders. However, there are some items that you should transport yourself.
How to Move Your Car Across the Country
Figuring out how to move your household goods to your new home is challenging enough, let alone needing to move your vehicle too! The answer is simpler than you might think, and moving companies have plenty of experience with tackling this problem. At Atlas Van Lines, we help people relocate across the United States every day. Learn from the experts how to move your car to your new home.
A Guide to Choosing Local Moving Companies
After arriving at the decision to pack up your belongings and move to a new house, you will also be faced with the choice between hiring a moving company or moving your belongings yourself. Several factors play into this decision, but perhaps two of the biggest factors are time and money.
11 Reasons to Hire Professional Movers
You’re moving—that’s the exciting part! But now you must perform the move—that’s the less exciting part. Moving ranks near the top of life’s most stressful events lists, but does it really have to be that way? From planning and providing packing materials to helping move people across the country, Atlas® Van Lines has been involved in all steps of the moving process. Check out our top reasons you should consider hiring a professional mover.
Helpful Tips for Packing Clothing, Bedding, and Other Household Linens For Moving
Out of all the unique belongings both big or small you’ll have to pack when moving, clothing, bedding, and other household linens might seem like the easiest—and for the most part, they are. Atlas® Van Lines has been moving people across the United States and abroad for decades. Here are some tips for how to pack clothes, bedding, and other linens we’ve learned along the way.
6 Unexpected Moving Expenses
Moving tends to be an expensive endeavor. You have to budget for gas if you're shuttling furniture yourself, or you have to allocate money for hiring movers. These are pretty obvious expenses you'll face when relocating to a new home, but have you considered all of the other costs?
3 tips for a great summer move
Summer moves, with their warmer weather and longer days, can be a lot easier than those that take place during the coldest parts of winter. Use this advice to take advantage of what summer has to offer and address some major season-specific concerns.
The easiest way to use storage as you move
Having access to storage options during a move helps you easily deal with unexpected delays and other potential issues. The Atlas Storage in Transit program allows you to load up cartons and keep them stored securely in our warehouse until you're ready to take delivery at your new home.
How You Can Tell it's Time to Move
Sometimes, a desire to move can be a fleeting thought, one based around an annoyance like an especially cold winter that's quickly forgotten when warm spring weather arrives. In other situations, the reasoning that motivates a move is much more substantial.
3 tips for cohabitating after a long-distance relationship
While the long-distance relationships, or LDRs, of years past may have raised some eyebrows and garnered some scoffs, today's physical gaps are mediated by technology. Video chat and other communication channels make it easier to keep in touch with loved ones who live far away.
Tips for Driving a Moving Van
Are you planning on doing a DIY move? If it's your first time driving a moving van, we can't cover everything right now, but here are some quick pointers. First, make sure to set your mirrors appropriately. Research parking and backing up for larger vehicles and trailers, too. Make sure you know the height of your vehicle and ensure you won't encounter any clearance issues. You should learn the relevant state laws about stopping at weigh stations or using passing lanes.
How can you move your car or truck without driving it?
A long-distance move can be more involved than a short one, and the question of how to get your car or truck from your old home to your new one is a great example of why. There are plenty of options for transporting your vehicle to its new garage or parking place, and it's important to understand the benefits of each before you decide which one is best for you.