SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Springfield Van & Storage Co. is Bekins Van Lines’ Agent of the Month for October 2015. The award is given to the interstate agent for Bekins Van Lines that exemplifies founders John and Martin Bekins’ philosophy of putting customers first and the characteristics of quality, professionalism, empathy… Continue reading.
The following drivers have been selected as the November 2015 Drivers of the Month: Direct Lease Driver of the Month, Calvin McCalleum, Memphis, Tenn., has more than 31 years of experience as a household goods driver. He maintains a top driver performance rating. This is Calvin’s fourth Driver of the… Continue reading.
You and your spouse just tied the knot and bought a new home together. You want to create a space where you both feel creative and comfortable. However, you may disagree about how you’ll decorate your home, and those disagreements can throw a wrinkle in your happily ever after. By… Continue reading.
Moving is expensive, but it doesn’t need to empty your wallet. The price of an interstate move is based on the weight of the shipment and the distance of a move. Local moves are calculated by handling time and added services, like packing. The bottom line is simple: the more… Continue reading.
After months of searching for a new home, you’ve finally found one with enough room to accommodate everyone. You wanted the house to look picture-perfect, so you applied a fresh coat of paint to each room and even installed new carpet and hardwood flooring. But now that moving day has… Continue reading.
The transition from an old house to a new house affects children in different ways than adults. Many children lack previous experience with moving, so they don’t know what to expect with such a major life change. As a parent, you want to make a move as comfortable as possible… Continue reading.
Follow these packing guidelines to avoid packing items that are dangerous, hazardous, illegal or items you want to protect. Items that cannot be packed: Hazardous Items Cleaning supplies Solvents Paint Aerosol cans Flammables Ammunition High Value Items These special items may be packed, but since they are invaluable to you,… Continue reading.
Bekins Van Lines understands that it’s important to use the correct packing materials during a move. These high-quality protective materials along with our professional movers should give you added security knowing that you’re in the right hands during your move. Talk with your local Bekins agent for more information on the variety… Continue reading.
Many appliances require servicing, disconnecting and preparation before moving. Upon request, your local Bekins agent will gladly schedule a third party to provide these services, though you may be able to perform some of the requirements yourself. Refrigerators Turn off and dry out: The refrigerator should be turned off 48 hours… Continue reading.
The cartons are packed, the movers have arrived and you are ready to go. But not everything has to go, in fact, not everything is even safe to travel with you on your move. Here is a list of items recommended by Bekins Van Lines that cannot be moved with you during… Continue reading.