Wine Lovers Guide to Wine Storage

Wine storage may sound like something only the rich and famous need, but the truth is that many people and businesses could benefit from storing their wine in a storage unit made to store wine. Storing your wine in the right conditions is very important to ensure the bottle ages well. Everything from the temperature […]

Types of Disaster Coverage for Self Storage

There are many reasons to use a storage facility. You may not have enough room in your home. Perhaps you’re in a state of transition and need temporary storage? If your belongings are important enough to store, then they are important enough to protect. While most storage facilities strive to provide safe and secure locations, Mother […]

How to Transport Your DIY Wedding Decorations and Essentials

If you’re planning a wedding, there’s a lot to do. If you choose the DIY approach, you have to organize every detail. The good news is, there are several ways to get everything to your venue on the big day. Here’s how to transport your DIY wedding decorations and essentials: Flowers and Things Whether you […]

Small Scale Moving: Making a Small Move a Success

You won’t necessarily need a 26′ U-Haul truck every time you move. In fact, a decent percentage of moves are small and occur just between apartments. Whether you are about to begin dorm life, switch your office space, or help Mom and Dad move into a retirement community, we are here to help! Consider these small scale moving tips below: […]

5 Reasons Collegeboxes is Worth Your Money

Think how many times you might move during your college career. You move to college, back home, or for a study abroad move. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with everything you need to do.  We understand moving can be tough, especially if you’re doing everything on your own. Apply the tips you learn in this post and consider shipping, transportation, and storage taken done.   With Collegeboxes, […]

6 Ways U-Haul Can Help You This Holiday Season

The holidays can be a crazy time of year. Shopping malls are packed, and you might feel like your list of errands will never end! Well, it’s time to put the joy back in your holidays with a little help from your friends at U-Haul. Here are some things U-Haul can help you with this […]

Moving to Simpson College

So you’re about to move to Simpson College!  Founded in 1860 by the Iowa United Methodist Church, Simpson sits in Indianola, 12 miles south of Des Moines.  It is an undergraduate liberal arts school.  Prepare to hit the books on this pleasant 85-acre campus!  Here are some Simpson facts and moving tips for your journey: […]

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 […]

How to Cut Self Storage Costs

We all get more than enough bills each month, so it’s important to save money where you can. For some people a storage unit isn’t just a luxury; it’s an absolute necessity, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to cut self-storage costs. Here are five easy ways you can start saving money. Organization […]

Moving Tips for a Local Move

Not every move is a cross-country, multi-state journey. Sometimes, you just need to move across the city or even to the other side of the neighborhood. Here are some moving tips for a local move. Determine What Size Truck You’ll Need One of the most important decisions you’ll probably have to make is just how […]

Using U-Box® Containers for an Emergency Move

Life happens sometimes. Some things happen quickly and you aren’t always in control. Maybe a relative has called and explained that someone in your family is elderly, sick or injured and you need to get things moved ASAP. Maybe you or someone you know has had the unfortunate luck of living in an area that has been […]