Study Abroad Packing Tips — You’ll Be Thankful You Read

If you have recently been accepted into a study abroad program, congratulations! You’re about to embark on a wonderful adventure that promises to deliver a stockpile of special memories. Of course, before you can leave, you’re going to have to pack a few things. Determining what to bring and how to pack for your international […]

What is Your New Year’s Resolution?

It’s that special time of year again where we can anxiously await the calm after the holidays, and the start of a fresh new year. The new year is a wonderful time to make resolutions and turn over a new leaf in your life. What does 2013 hold for the moving insiders? Below, we each […]

Celebrate the New Year with Bubble Wrap

It’s the last day of the year, so you’re probably getting ready for your big  NYE celebration with friends and family. To finish up our series of creative uses for bubble wrap, why not go out with a bang (or “pop” in this case)! Here are a couple ways to incorporate bubble wrap into your New Year’s […]

Portable Winter Meal Ideas for Moving Day

Moving during the winter can be tough going; especially if you live in an extremely cold climate. You will usually rise before the sun, and brave the cold and frost. The good news is that as soon as you start loading or unloading, you’ll begin to get warmed up (plus, all U-Haul trucks have heaters […]

Five Delicious and Easy Holiday Recipes

The holidays are upon us! For most people, this season is synonymous with joy, laughter, togetherness and loved ones. It can also be a time that reminds us of stress, financial strain, and hustle and bustle. This year, avoid the stress of entertaining by planning your holiday menu in advance. We’ve scoured the internet in […]

Getting a Moving Truck: What are the Rental Requirements?

When renting a moving truck, there are several rental requirements that must be met for all drivers. Regardless of the company, you will need a valid driver’s license in your state. The laws about driving requirements in your state can be found at this (non-government operated) website: dmv.org. The additional requirements for operating a moving […]

DIY: How to Paint a Room

Painting is a simple and inexpensive way to add some personal flair to your home and show off your style! It can have a huge impact on the feeling of your room, and for much less than the cost of all new furniture or wall art. Doing the paint job yourself can save you thousands […]

Repair or Replace: Appliances

When you have an appliance that’s malfunctioning, you must decide whether you should repair it, or replace it entirely. While the answer to that question depends largely on your individual situation, you can get a better idea of what to do by asking yourself a few questions. Is my appliance still under warranty? Most appliances […]

How to Find a House for Rent

When you first begin trying to find a home for rent, you may ask yourself, “where should I start?” You should begin by compiling a list of must-haves for your rental home. For example: number of bedrooms, size of yard, upgrades, etc.  If you have chosen to rent a house over an apartment, then you […]

Do You Need Climate Controlled Storage?

Climate controlled storage is a special type of storage that allows you to maintain the temperature inside your self-storage unit at a constant temperature, usually between 65-85 degrees. Climate controlled storage is a great way to protect your furniture and belongings from harsh temperatures like extreme heat or cold, humidity, and pests. Although you may […]

How Long Does It Take To Move?

How long does it take to move? Time can be tight when you are moving, so it is important to estimate how long it will take so you can plan accordingly. Start with a general rule of thumb – In addition to your travel time, a 1 bedroom or studio will generally take 2-3 hours […]

QUIZ: Is it Time to Move?

They say that home is where the heart is, but that may not be true for everyone. Perhaps you’ve been debating whether or not it’s time to move someplace new. If you are unsure, take this quiz to help you decide before taking the plunge. Upon completion, this page will refresh with your results below: If you […]