Complete Guide for Holiday Moving

Holiday moving can be quite an adventure.  There are so many things to consider like do I move before, after or during the holiday.  One of the most important things to do is to manage your expectations.  You will probably not have time to do everything you normally would do during the holiday season.  The […]

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 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 […]

How to KonMari Your Move

If you’re reading this, you most likely know about the KonMari Method and are interested in learning how it can help you move. For those of you who have no idea what KonMari means, here’s a brief description of this “life-changing” system. Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizing consultant, wrote a book about decluttering that has […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Moving to Fordham University: Rose Hill Campus

Picture this: you’re walking to class while sipping coffee and gazing at green grass, tree-lined streets and gorgeous Gothic architecture.  Well, that’s going to be you if you’re moving to Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus!  Founded in 1841, Fordham is a private, nonprofit research university in the north Bronx, New York.  Your college experience is […]