Propane Autogas: An Alternative Moving Day Fuel

In today’s society, it’s becoming increasingly important to consider the environment in our day-to-day decisions; everything from “paper or plastic?” to transportation. The auto industry has focused a lot of their attention and resources into creating vehicles that are powered by cleaner fuels. They are concentrating on fuels that are sustainable, and emit less greenhouse […]

Top 5 Ways to Relax After Your Move

Moving is a stressful time; it’s no secret that packing up all your stuff in the moving truck and taking it to a different location can cause a few headaches. But what a lot of DIY movers don’t realize is the need to de-compress after the completion of a move and before resuming the regular […]

Moving Day: Diesel vs. Gasoline

There are many choices to make on moving day. When you rent a moving truck, for example, you have the choice of renting either an unleaded  gasoline or diesel fueled truck.  In this post, we’ll share the factors you should consider when deciding the winner in the showdown of diesel vs. gasoline. 1. Cost Moving […]

Battle of the Boxes: Hands-on Glass Pack Kit Test

Deciding to do a DIY move is a decision that opens up more questions and decisions then you could ever think of. Should you use a moving truck or a towable rental trailer? Do I pay someone to do the loading and unloading for me? Even the simple things require a decision — what kind […]

4 Tips for Summer Moving

Moving can be tough. Moving in the summer during 100+ degree weather? People think you’re crazy. Still, many families choose to move during the summer time because children are out of school, and that makes it a whole lot easier for family and friends to help out when making the move. In order to make […]

5 Traditions to Learn Before Moving to Hawaii

I will never forget completing my relocation to the Big Island of Hawaii. Even though I felt like I spent a months preparing, and had visited the Hawaiian Islands previously several times, there were still plenty of things I wish I had known before I made the big move. To help make the transition easier […]

College Bound: Moving to UC Davis

Fall is nearing, and as it does, soon-to-be college students everywhere are beginning to plan their journeys to the dorms. If you’ve decided to attend the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), then congratulations. This college is one of the world’s leading research institutions and was ranked no. 7 of the top 50 public colleges […]

Towing Preparation Made Easy

So, you have decided to rent a trailer to move your home. Your vehicle has a hitch, but are you ready to tow? Do you know what your vehicle can tow?  Is it ready to tow?  How much can you tow? These are all important towing questions that you should have answered before moving day, but […]

Keeping Your Pet Cool on Moving Day

It’s moving day and you’ve got to get Fido and Fluffy from their old home to their new one. Whether it’s a cross-country move or just a move across town, moving is very stressful on your furry family members. While you are loading and unloading your belongings, your pets need a cool, safe and comfortable […]

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 […]

3 Options for your Inter-Island Move

Making an inter-island move in Hawaii is no easy task. For starters, island-hopping can be very pricey, and there is a lot to keep in mind to make sure you have the safest, most affordable move. You will need to take into account all of the supplies you will need to pack, plus which transportation […]

Top 5 Packing Protection Items

When we’re moving, we often run into the problem of what exactly the right type of packing protection is for the fragile items we have. When it finally came time for me to move, I remember standing in U-Haul staring at all the moving supplies, completely  awestruck, trying of what would be best. When it […]