The Craig Moving Blog

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Moving? Going on Vacation? How to Protect Your Vacant Home…

May 10th, 2016

Whether you just sold your home in Gainesville, VA or are just going on vacation, protecting your home when you are not there is a top priority. A vacant house has an increased risk of burglary and all kinds of terrible things can happen when you leave your house empty and uninhabited.  Damage to your […]

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Trust Us: These Are Things You’ve Got to Know About Moving in Northern VA

February 26th, 2016

Change is a constant and you can either embrace it or resist it. One of the most potentially stressful examples of change is a big move — the kind of move with floor to ceiling box stacks and multiple rooms filled with a lifetime of stuff.  If you’re an owner of a larger home or […]

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The Holidays Are Stressful. Moving During the Holidays? A Little Less So With a Little Help from Craig Van Lines

December 30th, 2015

If you thought the holiday season was stressful… Can you imagine moving during the holidays? That’s exactly what one northern Virginia family did this month, with a little help from the residential moving experts at Craig Van Lines. When their house sold faster — about three months faster! — than they expected, this Bristow-based clan […]

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Packing Yourself May Save You A Little Money, But Hiring a Professional Northern Virginia Mover Will Save You More than a Little Stress

November 10th, 2015

Many families planning a move in northern Virginia often wonder: Should we pack our belongings ourselves and save money, or should we hire a professional for the task? Packing yourself may save you money… But it may also put your possessions at greater risk of damage during your move, while professional movers have the expertise […]

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Important Tips for Moving Success from Northern VA’s Residential Moving Experts

October 30th, 2015

To make your move has pleasant as possible, northern Virginia’s experts in residential moving are help to help — we’ll help you move, and we’ll help us help you move. Consider the following tips; heed our advice and do these things to prepare for big move. Save your northern Virginia movers time, and save yourself […]

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Take It From Our Happy Customers, Craig Van Lines is Northern Virginia’s Go-To Moving Company

September 3rd, 2015

Hey there, northern Virginia. Craig Van Lines here. While preparing to write this blog post extolling the virtues of our fine company, I had a much better idea. We’ve talked, and we’ve talked, and we’ve talked about Craig Van Lines’ storied history; our experience helping northern Virginians move down the street, and across the state; […]

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Do It: Move to Northern Virginia Now

August 13th, 2015

Did you know? This summer has seen quite the home sales boom for the greater Washington DC metropolitan area; recent data from RealEstate Business Intelligence (a subsidiary of MRIS) revealed a marked year-over-year increase (13 percent!) in home sales. With more than 5600 homes bought and sold in June of this year, it’s clear to […]

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Completed Linton Hall Rd Interchange Offers Traffic Relief for Gainesville Residents

July 29th, 2015

It was a day years in the making, one Prince William County residents (not to mention all those thousands of northern Virginians who traveled from the outer suburbs in the direction of Washington DC and back again) had long anticipated. On Thursday, July 9, a ceremonial ribbon cutting marked this momentous occasion. With but a […]

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Virginia Gateway Has Everything in Gainesville

July 16th, 2015

Welcome to the neighborhood! Over the last eight decades, the professional movers at Craig Van Lines have been helping people move in, out, and around northern Virginia. It’s what the Craig family loves, and it’s what we do. So much that we know about the residential moving business, we also know that our job doesn’t […]

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Useful Tips for Moving File Cabinets from Northern Virginia’s Commercial Moving Experts

June 29th, 2015

Filing cabinets: Chances are your northern Virginia commercial office has at least a few. And sometimes, they have to be moved. Whether to a new office, or just out of the way for a chance to clean and dust, when filing cabinets have to be moved, certain precautions have to be taken. Consider these tips […]

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