Moving to Duncan, British Columbia

Known as the “City of Totems” for its 80 totem poles peppered around town, Duncan, British Columbia is a small town with a population of under 5,000. If you’re moving to Duncan, you are sure to find plenty of delicious restaurants, spectacular scenery, shopping spots and history. With rich soil suitable for growing nearly any kind of […]

Moving to Kingston, Ontario

Equidistant from Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa, the city of Kingston offers charming scenery, a lively downtown area stocked with restaurants and shops, and plenty of reasons to move there. It’s the oldest city in Ontario–founded by French explorers in 1673–but there are always new things to do around town. The area is flanked by the […]

Moving to Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is 60 miles south of Denver and lies in the shadow of Pikes Peak, on the southeastern edge of The Rocky Mountains. The city is more than a mile above sea level and home to the United States Air Force Academy, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and the United […]

Flipping Houses with Portable Storage

Flipping houses involves a lot of shifting items–and that’s why it makes sense to use portable storage when a lot of furniture and boxes are in limbo. While renovating a low-value home to put it back on the market at higher value is no simple task, U-Haul storage options help alleviate the stress of flipping […]

Moving Collections for Your Bullet Journal

Full confession: I just started a bullet journal in January, so I’m still new to this incredibly flexible way to organize your life. But, as many “BuJo junkies” know, it’s a very addicting process. Once you start, you want to make collections for everything. So, if you’re planning a move in the near future, a […]

Living in Los Angeles

When listing the most widely known cities on Earth, Los Angeles definitely comes close to the top of the list, partly because it has a little something for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you prefer city life or a suburban atmosphere: “The City of Angels” has a spot for you. It also doesn’t hurt that […]

Cardboard Box Moving Hacks

The truth is out! You’ve been living in a state of denial up until this point. Cardboard boxes are not just for packing or DIY crafts! With the help of our moving experts from MovingHelp®, we’ve created a collection of moving hacks that you can do with leftover moving boxes: Cardboard Filler: If you have excess space […]

Tips For Driving A Moving Truck

If you’re anything like me, the transition from driving a Honda Civic to a 26′ moving truck was intimidating. I had never driven anything that big in my life, and the reassurance of damage coverage still had me shaking in my boots. Here are some tips for driving a moving truck that will have you […]

How Many Moving Help Providers Do I Need?

Moving–especially all on your own–can be stressful. Many people call on friends or family members to help them move; usually with the promise of free pizza in return. But what if you’re truly on your own for your move? U-Haul has partnered with Moving Help Marketplace, a service that allows you to locate professional movers locally. […]

Moving Tape 101: Getting to Know Your Adhesive Ally

Welcome to Moving Tape 101, your comprehensive guide to the world of tape. You may scoff and ask, “Why do I need a guide for tape? Seems pretty simple to me!” Well if that’s what you’re thinking; frankly, you’re wrong. Leave your preconceived notions at the door, because you’re about to experience a level of adhesive […]

Moving to Long Beach

Long Beach, California is the Aquatic Capital of America. The second largest city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area lies on the coastline of the Pacific Ocean and serves as one of the world’s busiest shipping ports. Moving to Long Beach can be a breeze. Just follow these tips! Weather Southern California is famous for its […]

Moving to Concord

Originally named Todos Santos, Concord, California is the eighth largest city in the Bay area, lying just 29 miles northeast of San Francisco. Concord is only a short drive from other major cities in Northern California, including Oakland, Sacramento, and San Jose. While the thought of moving to the Bay Area may seem overwhelming, we’re here […]