How many seats are in a moving truck?

As you prepare for your upcoming move, a few questions that may come to mind, “How many seats are in a moving truck?” “Does the moving truck have bucket seats or bench seats?” Having a family of two or six, these are a few important questions to ask in making sure everyone can move in […]

Does Insurance Cover Accidents During Unloading?

Insurance when renting a moving truck can get tricky. Some credit card companies or personal insurance companies claim to have renter’s insurance for vehicles, but you have to read the fine print carefully. Many of these apply only to cars or vehicles that are four-wheeled. So be sure to check with your credit card company […]

How to Transport a Wheelchair

Not everyone has a huge trunk or an SUV to transport a wheelchair. This became apparent when traveling with a good friend of mine. Luckily I have a roomy trunk in my car that is big enough to fit a wheelchair.  In fact, one of the questions I asked the car dealer about prior to […]

Best Bike Rack for Your Hitch

When I was a kid, my dad took my brother and I on a camping/ mountain bike trip.  We had our Ford Explorer packed with camping gear and our bikes were strapped to the roof rack.  Shortly after leaving home my brother got sick in the back seat and my dad, in a panic, decided […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Tip for Backing Up a Trailer

At Moving Insider, we talk a lot about driving your vehicle with a moving trailer attached. As we get into the thick of summer, many people are practicing backing up a different sort of trailer – a boat trailer. Let’s say that you just bought a boat and you can’t wait to take it to […]

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 […]

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 […]