Have you ever moved with a newborn or infant? Well if you have, then you know it’s not a stroll in the park!! Moving in general is stressful on adults, so imagine how stressful it is for babies and parents of a baby.
Whether you are moving nearby or planning a long distance move, it is important to keep in mind that summer is the season for most people to move. It is estimated that 80% of all moves happen between the end of April and September, so if you are planning on moving this summer, make sure to plan ahead.
Moving is difficult no matter your age. However, for those age 60 and over, there are often even more challenges that exist. If you’re an elder person or you’re gearing up to help and older friend or family member with their move, this blog should help. Over the years, American Van Lines, has helped moved hundreds of seniors across the country. So, as you embark on this journey, rest assured that we are in your corner. Simply follow these 5 proven tips.
When moving with a pet, you may discover that your pets carry a lot of stress which can result in strange behavior. Like children, animals feel very safe in the environment that they are used to. When that environment is taken from them, they get nervous and may need special attention from their caregiver. Here are our tips for moving with a pet!
After moving into a new home, it usually takes a while for you to get settled into a point where it truly feels like your favorite place. Thankfully, we are here to make your next transition your easiest yet. Regardless of whether you’re moving into a new apartment a few miles away or you are relocating to the other side of the country, this advice will be helpful.
Preparing for a move is hard enough on your own. When you add kids to the equation, it gets remarkably more difficult. If your stress level is heightened as you begin to plot out your long distance move with your little ones in the picture, we fully understand your worries. Here’s our list of the top 5 tips for moving with kids.
Moving items that have cumulated over a lifespan of 10+ years can be extremely overwhelming and exhausting. We recommend purging your items before taking that next step.
The kitchen is easily the most difficult room to pack. Follow these proven tips to help packing your kitchen so that your moving day goes as smoothly as possible.
Preparing for a move involves lots of planning and organizing. From hiring professional movers to making sure you notify all of your utility companies, there’s no shortage or things for you to do. However, as you get caught up in the inevitable frenzy of the moving process, there are some things you can do to make things easier on yourself. Decluttering your space and getting rid of things you don’t need is a smart way to save money and time. Follow these simple tips to successfully declutter your home.
Are moving expenses tax deductible? This is one of the most popular moving related questions that few people seem to have the answer to. Luckily, American Van Lines is here to help. In short, the answer is no. In 2017 (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), a major tax overhaul got rid of the federal tax deduction for moving. However, there are still some exceptions and things you need to know regarding your upcoming move as it relates to taxes.