Enjoy Your Labor Day Weekend!

This is just a friendly public service reminder, wishing you a fantastic Labor Day Weekend. Who doesn’t love a three-day weekend, courtesy of our nation, thanking us all for the hard work bestowed upon our country, benefitting our economy? Always a great weekend spent with friends and family, at the beach or barbeque, a little extra time off to chill and recoup is always a blessing. Read More

Moving Myths Busted

There is a huge amount of information out there about moving, and coming from an industry expert and professional, I’m telling you straightforwardly: don’t believe it all. Because I’ve done this for over 25 years, I’m going to share a few words of wisdom with you. Here is my take on moving myths, and the reality behind them.

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Social Media in the Business World: It’s Not Just Social

Social media is one of the most dynamic channels of communication in today’s day and age. It covers every sector imaginable, and allows you to market in so many different yet specific areas. Whether it’s on a personal level involving staying in touch and sharing selfies, or it involves complex marketing strategies that enable you to target millions of customers in a variety of areas, social media presents unlimited ways of building business relationships and honing your technical, professional skills.

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Best States to Raise Children in

The US is vast and wide, and each state seemingly has its own distinct culture, even though it is part of a sprawling union. As movers, we are always hearing discussion on where people think the best places to raise a family are, and it is certainly true that many people relocate with this in mind.

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Tampa – Why People From Everywhere are Moving There

Tampa, Florida is currently the number one city in the US seeing a major influx of new residents. This amazing city offers the perfect combination of a chill, laid-back beach vibe coupled with all the makings of a fast-paced, exciting city for those after the next big career move! Here’s a look at why the gorgeous coastal city of Tampa Bay is welcoming in the migrants, and why you may want to consider a move there.

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Why Trusting Experts to do the Packing is the Best

When it comes to packing up your home when it’s time to move, do you get excited? Is it something you relish in doing? Can’t wait for the next time you have to go through every last minute detail in your home and bundle bubble wrap around every single glass, and put your entire lifetime’s worth of possessions into boxes to haul off to another location? Yeah, so does everyone.

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Home Inspection Red Flags

Home inspections are one of the last steps to get completed when purchasing a home, however they can be among the most stressful. Inspections are unavoidable; they have to be done, and generally, they will come back with at least one issue. While many problems are no big deal, and getting them fixed prior to purchase should not be a problem, other difficulties are really not a good idea to deal with, and may warn you of impending catastrophe if you decide to proceed with ownership. If any of the following items appears on the inspection of the home you’re looking at, be prepared to jump ship, if not, proceed extremely cautiously from that point on.

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Cover Your Tracks: What Your Mover Will Not Move

When moving, especially when using American Van Lines as your preferred moving company, you most likely expect things to be done efficiently, and with expert care. We take pride in handling the hardest parts of your move, because as you open this new chapter, you need to be present to handle the important stuff; like making sure your kids are comfortable. You should be able to use your time effectively so that you can transition smoothly, and do what’s necessary to ensure that your life will be able to continue with as minimal interruption as possible.

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Moving Lingo

Lading, binding, flight charges, PBO, consignor, what? If you’re working with a mover, you may be caught off guard a little by their seemingly strange moving-speak. Here’s a look at the most common moving lingo, deciphered, along with descriptions so you have a firm understanding of what we’re talking about, right from the start. However, in the meantime, here are terms you are most likely going to hear, and what they mean.

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