How Do I Change My Moving Help Marketplace Reservation?

Sometimes you need to change your Moving Help Marketplace reservation to add more hours, change the date, add a piano, or to pick a different Moving Help Provider. Instead of emailing support@movinghelp.com to change it, here is a step by step guide to modifying your reservation on MovingHelp.com. 1.  Go to MovingHelp.com and click on […]

What Type of Fuel is Used in a Moving Truck

Stephan H asked, “What type of fuel is used in a moving truck?” That is a great question, Stephan! The common thought is that all moving trucks are diesel; however, over the years this has changed. More and more moving companies are opting to change their fleets to unleaded gas. U-Haul, for example, has an […]

Who is a Moving Help Provider?

Mo·ving Help Pro·vi·der noun A self-employed, labor-only mover who goes through the Moving Help Provider verification process and completes the required classes to participate in the Online Moving Help Marketplace. Moving Help Providers come from various professions.  Some work full-time in the moving business while others work part-time when they are not working as a […]

Using the Rear Door Latch

How do I use the rear door latch on my moving truck?                                                                                                                        Tom M., Flagstaff, AZ We, like  Tom, want to make sure our goods are safe and secure when we’re headed down the road. We often find ourselves extremely busy when we are moving we overlook the smallest of tasks. When it comes […]

Towing My Vehicle: Tow Dolly or Auto Transport?

Updated: 5/3/2017 I’m towing my vehicle during a move. What’s the difference between a tow dolly and an auto transport? Dan S. Modesto, CA Both the Tow Dolly and Auto Transport provide a way for you to tow your vehicle from point A to point B.  U-Haul provides both and you might be wondering which option is best […]

Moving Truck Tickets & Tolls — Who is Responsible?

We all make mistakes, it’s inevitable — we’re human and it’s part of every day life. But, what happens when the mistake is a parking ticket or unpaid toll for a moving truck? Well, that’s where it can get a little bit tricky. Some movers may think that it’s up to the owner of the […]

Ask the Expert: We’re Here to Help!

We are excited to announce the launch of a  new resource specifically designed to help you.  The “Ask the Expert” feature  is a source of advice for specific moving, storage and organization questions.  Our experts have years of experience in the Moving and Storage industry and it is our goal is to ensure we don’t miss any opportunity to […]

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers?

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers? – Jonah J. from McKinney, TX Accidents can happen. Sometimes you can avoid them, and sometimes you can’t. Would your auto insurance cover a rental truck or trailer? It is always important to ensure that you have coverage. That way you don’t have to worry about […]

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental?

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental? -Verne from Phoenix, AZ We know that you may have a tight budget for your move, so it is always important to save money wherever you can. One way to save money on a local move is to make sure that you have the right […]

How Can I Determine What My Vehicle Can Tow?

How Can I Determine What My Vehicle Can Tow? -Kathy D. San Diego, CA There are several factors that determine what your vehicle can tow. Two of the most important factors are your vehicle’s curb weight, and the towing equipment that you have installed on your vehicle. When you are making your trailer reservation with […]

Can You Put a Car Seat in a Moving Truck?

Can you put a car seat in a moving truck? – Jennifer M. Seattle, WA Jennifer, this is a very tricky question, thank you for bringing it up. According to NHTSA’s Parents Central recommendation, Young children under the age of 12 and those in car seats are safest seated in the back seat.  Although most moving trucks […]