Feb 8, 2016
Deciding to relocate to a new home is not a decision that should be taken lightly. You will need to take a number of things into consideration before making a final decision.
Feb 5, 2016
Ask Allied: Can I Use Trash Bags to Pack Odd-Shaped Items? If you’re trying to cut down on moving costs and want to find a realistic solution for those large, unwieldy items in your home, you may turn to trash bags as a solution. After all, heavy-duty garbage bags offer a flexible layer of protection for a minimum cost—perfect for when you want to cut costs and corners, right?
Jan 22, 2016
Ask Allied: How Do I Properly Pack and Seal My Plastic Bins for Transport? When you’re doing your own packing for an upcoming move, you may wish to put your belongings in a more secure container than just a cardboard box. Plastic bins and storage containers, popular among home organization enthusiasts and those of us who simply have too much stuff lying around the house, provide a neat and handy solution. Not only are they more durable and waterproof than cardboard boxes, but they often come with handles and lids for easier transport.
Jan 21, 2016
These are a couple of questions that you will need to ask yourself while contemplating a relocation. McKinney continues to prosper as a city and is a very promising area for future residents. So, what are a few aspects of McKinney that would make you want to call the city home? Before you hire a relocation company and head out, take a look at these three reasons to move to McKinney, Texas.
Jan 19, 2016
Allied Magnet State: Florida. As the second biggest magnet state in the country, Florida is growing in a big way. Many of the people moving in are retirement age, but a large percentage are also young professionals, growing families, and international residents who want to put down roots in one of the most welcoming and vibrant areas the United States has to offer.
Jan 19, 2016
Jan 15, 2016
Ask Allied: How Does Allied Express Work? Oftentimes, what you need out of your moving company isn’t a full truck or a full crew to help you move from one location to another. If you’re moving a small amount of goods, or if there will be time between when you’re moving and when you’re ready to unpack, you need a temporary storage solution that makes it easy to transition to your new home.
Jan 15, 2016
Moving to a new city can be a scary task to tackle, even with the help of a professional moving company. However, when you know more about the area, then this decision can be made easier. Is Baltimore on your list of potential places to move? If so, then this list of top 5 Reasons to Move to Baltimore may sway your decision to relocate to Baltimore in a positive manner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?