What to Store vs. What to Take Home This College Break

Moving away to college is an exciting and special time. However, just because you’ve moved away doesn’t mean you won’t return home to Mom and Dad’s. The majority of college students return home for winter and summer breaks. Dorms typically require students to completely vacate for summer – so what do you do with all […]

How to Set Up a Work from Home Office

More than three million American employees work from home at least part-time, according to Global Workplace Analytics. These workers compose nearly three percent of today’s workforce; increasing 103% since 2005. With so many employees telecommuting—at least—part-time, creating a dedicated workspace that is, both, functional and inspirational is ideal. U-Haul provides many work from home opportunities throughout […]

Benefits of a Lifting Strap or Moving Harness

If you’re like me, you were not built for heavy lifting. To lift any sort of large appliances or furniture piece, I would need an extra hand… but sometimes that’s even more awkward. Now both of you are gripping to the corners of this washing machine for dear life with uneven weight distribution. Moreover, all […]

How to Transport Your DIY Wedding Decorations and Essentials

If you’re planning a wedding, there’s a lot to do. If you choose the DIY approach, you have to organize every detail. The good news is, there are several ways to get everything to your venue on the big day. Here’s how to transport your DIY wedding decorations and essentials: Flowers and Things Whether you […]

How To Move by Yourself

Sometimes, moving alone is your only option. Perhaps you received help on one end to pack your boxes, but you’ve now moved to an unfamiliar city where you don’t know anyone who could help. Maybe your friends and family just all happen to be unavailable at the particular time you’re going to be moving. Whatever the reason […]

Tips When Loading a U-Haul Truck

When embarking on a move, the excitement can make you want to just pack what you can – and go! Taking the extra time to plan it out will ensure you have a smooth moving experience. When loading a U-Haul truck, you want to be careful where you place things to keep your belongings as safe as possible.  Here are some […]

Tailgating for Super Fans

Tailgating for super fans is not something to take lightly. Super fans know that the tailgate party means dressing the part, bringing the right supplies and repping your team above all else. Here are some surefire ways to tailgate like a super fan: Dress the Part A tailgate isn’t the same if you aren’t sporting […]

How to Transport Skis and Snowboards

Skiers and snowboarders wait all year for winter so they can hit the slopes.  Whether you’re a bunny hill beginner or a black diamond daredevil, skiing and snowboarding are both incredibly fun!  However, getting your equipment to the ski resort can be a bit of a challenge.  Here are some tips for transporting your skis and […]

Reasons to Rent a Pickup Truck

When you think of U-Haul, you probably think of large moving trucks.  However, not every move has to be a big one.  For those smaller projects and moves, you might want to rent a pickup truck which can be a great solution.  Whether you are looking to move a couch, haul away some tree clippings, or tow a […]

Cellophane Stretch Wrap for Your Move

Cellophane stretch wrap, also known as movers wrap, is one of the moving supplies that seems to do just about everything. In my experiences, the four things you should never, in any circumstance go without are cardboard boxes, furniture pads, movers wrap, and a dolly. This plastic wrap is designed primarily for binding or bundling things […]

Complete Guide for Holiday Moving

Holiday moving can be quite an adventure.  There are so many things to consider like do I move before, after or during the holiday.  One of the most important things to do is to manage your expectations.  You will probably not have time to do everything you normally would do during the holiday season.  The […]

Getting the Most Out of U-Haul Moving Boxes

Walking by the apartment complex recycling bin the other day, I was surprised to see a stack of U-Haul moving boxes in it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for recycling. But, these boxes looked like they had been used only once. They still had life left in them. It made me think, “Maybe people […]