Things to Remember After a U-Haul Reservation is Made

Free Storage U-Haul offers free storage for 30 days (if it is available) to any customer who rents a one-way truck or a trailer. Did you know you can get the free storage at your originating city as well as your destination city? Many times someone may have to move out quickly before they are able to find a […]

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Neighborhood

Choosing a neighborhood is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when purchasing a new home. It determines your lifestyle; like whether or not you’re going to be driving a lot, the schools your kids go to, nearby amenities and what jobs you can take.  After you finish unpacking your moving truck, a neighborhood should […]

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: […]

What’s the Quickest Way to Get My Rental Receipt?

There are many different reasons a person could need a copy of their rental receipt for, but sometimes it isn’t obvious what the easiest way to go about getting it is. Luckily, here at U-Haul, we make this process very easy, and there are a couple of different ways you can go about it on […]

How to Use Wardrobe Boxes for Moving and Storage

Organizing all of your clothes is probably the last thing you want to worry about during a move.  With all the heavy lifting going on, smaller items like clothing just seem to add stress to the process.  However, you don’t have to raid your closet at the last minute and shove everything into random boxes. […]

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 […]

Protecting Leather on Moving Day

Leather furniture can certainly be a staple piece to any room. It brings natural beauty and elegance into any space. However, if you plan on moving and have a leather furniture piece, you’ll want to take additional steps to protect it. It’s not as simple as picking up grandma’s old fabric couch and putting it in the back […]

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 […]

The 5 Best Music Cities to Move To

If you are reading this article, then chances are you’re looking to spice things up and find a new place to settle into, right? Well, that’s perfect because we’re making your day-dreams a little bit easier to fulfill with our list of the five best music cities to move to! Pack your bags and your […]

Things To Do the First Night in Your New Home

Congratulations! Your move is over. But, now what? You’re probably exhausted from a long day (or several days) of moving. Boxes are piled in every room and you have no idea where the toilet paper is. All you want to do is shower, order a pizza and sleep. Here’s a must-do list for the perfect […]