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5 Reasons to Move to Miami

Jan 14, 2016
Miami is indeed an excellent city to reside in. However, relocating is not a decision that should be taken lightly. Before you hire a professional relocation company to ship all of your belongings, you may need a few more reasons why Miami is the perfect place for you. The following list will help you to realize why you should definitely relocate to this beautiful city.

Best Advice For Driving on Icy Roads

Dec 17, 2015
Best Advice For Driving on Icy Roads. Winter driving is one of the largest causes of automobile accidents in the United States. Cold weather conditions, black ice, snowy roads, and other hazards mean that you’re much more likely to get in everything from a minor fender bender to a major accident during the winter.

Ask Allied: May I Request a Re-Weigh of My Shipment?

Dec 11, 2015
Ask Allied: May I Request a Re-Weigh of My Shipment? Moving company prices are figured based on the weight of your belongings at the time of your move. Although you can opt for a guaranteed flat fee to avoid any last-minute charges, most families choose to pay the actual moving weight costs.

Ask Allied: Can I Request A Guaranteed Pickup and Delivery Date?

Dec 4, 2015
Ask Allied: Can I Request A Guaranteed Pickup and Delivery Date? When you move your belongings across the city, state, or even country, you’re putting a lot of trust in your moving company. You’re asking us to take on the job of protecting your belongings and mementos over a journey of up to thousands of miles—and it’s a job we take seriously.

Allied Van Line is America's Most Recommended Moving Company

Nov 19, 2015
Allied Van Lines is excited to be honored with the 2016 Women's Choice Award® for America's Most Recommended™ Moving Company. This award designation is based on a national survey of thousands of women across America who were asked to select from a list of nationally recognized moving brands the moving company they would most highly recommend to family and friends.

Ask Allied: How to Submit a Claim

Nov 6, 2015
Ask Allied: How to Submit a Claim. As your preferred moving company, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit a claim if you discover any of your belongings to have been lost, damaged, or misplaced along the way. Because there is a time limit on being able to make this claim, we encourage you to start the process as soon as possible—ideally the day of the move.

Allied Van Lines Announces 2015 Agent of the Year Award

Oct 29, 2015
Allied Van Lines Announces 2015 Agent of the Year Award. Allied Van Lines, Inc., one of the world's largest moving companies, is pleased to announce Rose Moving & Storage of Belleville, Michigan has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Agent of the Year award.

Winterize the Exterior of Your Home

Oct 27, 2015
Winterize the Exterior of Your Home. If you live in a place where winter temperatures drop below freezing and snow is a real concern, then winterizing your home’s exterior is a must. It only takes the pipes bursting one time or the roof caving in on your family at dinner to realize that of all the types of weather out there, extreme cold is the one that can cause the most damage.

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During a Move

Sep 23, 2015
5 Ways to Stay Healthy During a Move. When you hire a moving company and relocate to a new home, there’s a lot more at stake than your furniture and kitchenware. Anyone who’s undergone a move will tell you that there are few things more stressful than the act of prepping a home for sale, actually selling that home, packing up all your belongings, and then settling in to an entirely new environment.

An Essential Checklist for Moving to Hawaii

Sep 9, 2015
Having a checklist for moving to Hawaii will help you stay organized as well as reduce your stress level. Moving to Hawaii is an exciting time for anyone, but it will require a ton of work.

Lease to Own Contracts

Aug 26, 2015
Lease to Own. Most people assume there are two ways to secure a home: rent it or buy it. While these are definitely the most common options, you can also consider a lease-to-own (or rent-to-own) home. As the name implies, this is a residence you rent in the same way you might an apartment. However, after a certain time passes, you are given an option to buy the home (or not). And if you do decide you love the home and never want to leave, you can purchase it at a lower cost than if you just rolled up and decided to buy it on the spot.

Ask Allied: Under What Circumstances Can a Claim be Denied?

Aug 7, 2015
Under What Circumstances Can a Claim be Denied? Few things are worse than trusting your belongings to a moving company only to have them returned to you in scratched or damaged condition—or, in some rare cases, not returned at all. After all, that’s why you chose a reputable moving company and took out the extra insurance protection, right?

Important State Facts to Know Before Moving to Alaska

Jul 30, 2015
So, before moving to Alaska it would be beneficial to know detailed information about the area prior to your move. This will help you prepare yourself for everything Alaska has to offer.

Ask Allied: How Should I Pack Fragile Items?

Jul 10, 2015
Ask Allied: How Should I Pack Fragile Items? If you’re like most families, your biggest concern as you begin the task of packing up your home is how to keep your most fragile items from breaking. Kitchen plates and stemware, expensive electronics, artwork you want to keep in good repair…we’ve all heard stories of these things crumbling to pieces during a move. However, with the right planning and tools, you can keep your breakables intact and in good repair.

How to Screen a Roommate

Jul 1, 2015
How to Screen a Roommate. Living with a roommate is a great way to save money and split the cost of day-to-day living. Although sharing your great new house or apartment with a stranger might not be your ideal living situation, most people find that once the hassle of finding the right roommate is out of the way, there are more benefits than drawbacks.

Outdoor Enthusiast: Best Places for Hiking, Biking, and Rock Climbing

Jun 23, 2015
Outdoor Enthusiast: Best Places for Hiking, Biking, Rock Climbing. No matter where you move in the United States, you’re sure to find a new kind of topography just begging for you to come out and play. Although places like Colorado tend to get the best reputation for outdoor adventure, you can find places to hike, bike, and rock climb almost anywhere. Here are a few favorite locations spread out over the country for you to check out.

Ask Allied: Should I rent an Indoor or Outdoor Storage Unit?

Jun 19, 2015
Ask Allied: Should I rent an Indoor or Outdoor Storage Unit? When you’re in the process of moving to a new home, your moving company experts might suggest you get a storage unit to provide a temporary way station for your belongings. Whenever there’s a time gap when you need to be out of your house before the next one is move-in ready, you’ll need to store your furniture, clothes, and personal belongings. Storage units provide a low-cost and temporary way to do just that.

Moving Booklet: Your Rights and Responsibilities

Jun 17, 2015
Moving Booklet: Your Rights and Responsibilities. If you’re planning on hiring a moving company to help you relocate, your first step should be to visit the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for information on how to protect your move. Every moving company is required by law to provide you with a booklet that outlines your rights and responsibilities as consumer. This is required as protection against fraudulent movers and to ensure that you have resources available should you wish to lodge a complaint. The FMCSA website takes things one step further by providing a more comprehensive list of resources, websites, and guidelines for preventing fraud.

7 Things to Know about Lawn Care in the Northeast

May 20, 2015
7 Things to Know about Lawn Care in the Northeast. If you make a move to the Northeast United States, you may be surprised to learn just how different lawns can be from other places. Each region of our country varies in the types of grasses, weeds, insects, disease, and soil issues it faces when trying to grow a beautiful lawn. There are many ways northeast lawns can differ, but here are just a few.

Allied Van Lines Announces Partnership with The Salvation Army

May 18, 2015
Allied Van Lines Announces Exclusive Charity Partnership with The Salvation Army. CHICAGO, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Van Lines, one of the world's largest household goods moving companies, has announced an exclusive charitable partnership with The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) program.

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