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.
If you’re looking to relocate during the winter months, you’ll be presented with a whole list of challenges to confront. However, with an experienced moving company like American Van Lines on your side, you can rest assured that your long distance move will be in good hands no matter the time of year. In preparation for your upcoming relocation, we wanted to present you with some helpful tips to make your move that much easier.
Are you a do-it-yourselfer looking for moving assistance? Read through this section and get some great moving tips from the pros at American Van Lines. Moving can get chaotic, but following some small but effective moving tips will reduce the chaos for a smooth transition to your new destination.
Moving requires its own language just as much as medicine or law does. However, if you’re dipping your toes into the world of professional relocation by hiring reputable movers, there are terms you’ll need to know in order to fully understand what’s going on with your move – and your bill. The following is a comprehensive list of terms you can check back to when you hear one pop up in conversation with your movers
Let’s face it: moving is hard. A lot of times it means leaving a place you love. A place where you’ve been happy and had good times. You’re leaving friends and comfortable routines.
It’s a major life change. Like changing jobs, ending a relationship, losing a loved one.
So how do you say goodbye? How do you bring this chapter of your life to a satisfying close– one that ends on a hopeful note?
Let’s start with a riddle: Why is moving during the summer like a beaver convention?
Answer: Because things tend to get a little busy. OK, make that dam busy!!
It’s like flying the Wednesday before Thanksgiving: a lot of people want to do the same thing.
OK, what makes summer a good time to move?
Say you’re walking along the beach one day, and you find a magic lamp. Out pops a genie who offers to grant you three wishes.
First you’d wish for a million dollars, right? Tax-free, of course. Then you’d wish for a lifetime supply of apple fritters— at least that’s what I’d do.
But for your third wish you’d say: “Please explain the difference between valuation coverage and moving insurance.”