What Does “Commitment” Mean?

There’s a kind of commitment that’s really important here at Ernie’s Van and Storage. It’s a commitment to bringing our very best to every customer. And, I am pleased to say, Atlas Van Lines has recognized us for this commitment. They recently announced our agency is a 2015 recipient of the Atlas “World-Class Commitment” award for outstanding quality and service.

Staging Your Home During a Move

Have you ever walked through a nice furniture showroom? The professionals who market furnishings and decor understand buyer psychology. They know that selling their wares depends on getting the buyer to see a room setting as their own. Lighting, arrangement, accessories—they’re all designed to press your hot buttons. It’s called “staging” and the same principles apply when you sell your house. You should do this before you put your house on the market.

“It was a very good year.”

As Ernie’s Van and Storage notches its 80th trip around the calendar, it’s a good time to reflect on how it all started. As with every business, you can trace the beginning to one individual’s hopes for a better future.

Murphy’s Top Ten Moving Mistakes

You remember Murphy, the guy who famously postulated: “If something can go wrong, it will.” I’m not quite as fatalistic, but there’s an undeniable grain of truth in Murphy’s words. So, with a nod to Irish wisdom, here are ten moving predicaments that occur with greater frequency than Uncle Pat downs a pint of stout.

Moving Checklist

Getting organized seems to be easier for some folks than it is for others. (Sometimes I have difficulty just remembering where I laid my car keys.) So, I have created a checklist—something to help those of us who are organizationally challenged stay on track in the days before the move. I call it... (drum roll, please)...