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 […]

Home Decor: 5 Ways to Make a House a Home

As the classic saying goes, “home is where the heart is”. But sometimes, it takes a little bit more than that to really make your house feel like a home. We’ve all visited a space that just feels ‘homey’. It’s warm and inviting and makes you want to sit and enjoy. But what are some of those […]

Why Should I Become a Moving Help Provider?

When it comes time to move, many people opt to hire moving helpers instead of loading up their rental truck on their own. This service isn’t free, of course, and is an excellent opportunity for young entrepreneurs to start their first business. However, there can sometimes be challenges, such as how to spread the word […]

How to Move a Refrigerator

We’ve all heard the joke “Is your refrigerator running? Well, you’d better go catch it!” But when you’re planning your next big move, you may wish your fridge could run up the ramp and into the back of the U-Haul truck to save you a lot of work. Unless you are a fine art collector, a […]

How to Use a Flat Panel TV Kit

Moving can be stressful when you think about transporting your fragile items.  Your TV is one of those items, and it’s not cheap!  It’s also the portal to all your favorite movies and shows, so you’ll want the best protection for it.  So, be sure to put a Flat Panel TV Kit on your moving […]

How to Move Without Breaking a Sweat

Moving during the summer months or in a high-humidity locale is not ideal. In fact, moving in extreme heat can be dangerous if you don’t take precaution. Of course, it’s always a great idea to move during early morning or late evening hours. Staying hydrated is important too! The recommendation is eight ounces of water eight […]

Life Hacks Using Moving Supplies

Every moving supply has a specific purpose it was designed for, but many of them have a few lesser-known uses as well. From everyday life hacks to hacks that you can use to your advantage during your move, check out all of the things you can do with basic moving supplies: Mover’s Wrap Life Hacks Mover’s […]

Moving to Simpson College

So you’re about to move to Simpson College!  Founded in 1860 by the Iowa United Methodist Church, Simpson sits in Indianola, 12 miles south of Des Moines.  It is an undergraduate liberal arts school.  Prepare to hit the books on this pleasant 85-acre campus!  Here are some Simpson facts and moving tips for your journey: […]

Moving to Luther College

Receiving a great education while living near woodlands and prairies sounds like a dream, right?  Well, that’s Luther College in Decorah, Iowa!  Luther is a private liberal arts college that was established in 1861.  Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the school’s motto is “To God alone be the Glory and The Word of […]

Things to Remember Before Going Back to School

Summer is nearing its end. And you know what that means: Back to School. As much as we all love having a little bit of extra freedom in the summer, back to school means getting back to friends and getting one step closer to graduating. In the little bit of time you have until you officially […]

When You Should Top Off Your Propane Tank

Quite often people don’t think about refilling their propane tanks until it is too late. Your tank isn’t quite empty yet but once you start trying to use it to fuel your grill our outdoor heater, it runs out. We’ve all been there at least once. In order to prevent this, here’s how to know when […]

Other Moving Day Rental Items For Moving Day

When you think about renting items for your moving day, the first thing to pop into your mind is likely your vehicle or method of transportation. For some, this might be a truck. For others, this could be a cargo van or a trailer. You might even rent a few of these options together! What […]