Renters Insurance Made Simple

Many people like the idea of renting an apartment because it doesn’t require the same responsibilities as owning and maintaining a house. If a pipe bursts or the dishwasher suddenly breaks, for instance, all you have to do is call the landlord and he’ll fix it or hire someone to do the job. As a renter, […]

3 Ways to go Green on Moving Day

You may be a person who considers yourself to be “green”. Perhaps you always recycle what you can, stay away from wasteful containers and packaging, and conserve by walking and biking when possible. When it comes time moving day, though, being green may be quickly become the least of your worries. On top of planning, […]

College Bound: Tips for Moving to Ole Miss

Congratulations on deciding to attend the University of Mississippi, more commonly known as Ole Miss. The mascot here is the Rebel Black Bear and the school colors are Crimson and Yale Blue. Ole Miss is known for its beautiful campus and strong Greek life. If you are preparing to move into the dorms (or a […]

How to Move in Manhattan, NY

If you’re moving in Manhattan, or getting ready to move to the city, there are a few key things you need to know.  We met with the experts at the U-Haul moving and storage location in Chelsea to get some insider tips on how to move efficiently in the busy city of Manhattan. Here is […]

College Bound: Tips for Moving to Florida State University

When it comes to your college experience, you are already off on the right foot just based on your locale! Moving to Florida State University means that for the next four years you get to enjoy sunshine, and lots of it! You’ll also enjoy tailgating at FSU’s Indian Village, and the FSU birthday tradition of […]

How to Cope When a Friend is Moving Away

Let’s face it, we all dread seeing a moving truck outside of our best friend’s home, or a brother or sister packing to leave for college. It’s hard to let go when any close loved one at a turning point in their life is moving streets away, states away, or even to a different country! […]

College Bound: Tips for Moving to the University of Georgia

Congratulations on being accepted into the University of Georgia. While the costumed mascot at your school is Hairy Dawg, the more traditional English Bulldog named  “Uga” also makes an appearance at each home and away game. The current mascot is Uga IX. He is the ninth bulldog mascot since the original 1956 Uga. The colors […]

Distracted Driving Tips for a Long Haul

Distracted driving is an epidemic on America’s roadways, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The agency reports that there were 3,331 fatalities involving a distracted driver in 2011 — that’s up from 3,267 the year before. So, what exactly is distracted driving? And how can you minimize it during a long-distance move? Three Types of […]

Portable Storage on Wheels

Things have changed a lot in the self-storage industry over the years. We’ve advanced past storing our belongings in barns, attics, basements, closets or garages. All of those options take up valuable space in the home and create clutter. During the 1950s and 60s, self-storage rental units became popular. People could rent a room and […]

Why Move With Portable Storage Containers?

There are many times where a rental truck may not be the best fit for your move. If this is the case, portable storage containers may be more suitable for your moving needs.  Below are a few advantages of using portable storage containers for moving and storage. Delivery: Not everyone has a driver’s license, or […]

How To Use a Moving Truck Ramp

Using a moving truck ramp sounds like a really simple task—and it is! But, if it’s your first time renting a moving truck, using the ramp may be a complete mystery to you. I’ve heard stories about how people moved their entire home and didn’t realize their moving truck had a ramp. I’d hate for […]

How to Load a Portable Storage Unit

It’s moving time… You have rented a portable storage unit or moving container, and now you want to ensure that your belongings make the move in one piece. This post will help you identify the best practices and the most effective ways to load a portable storage container to make sure your stuff doesn’t become […]