Estimating the Mileage Fees for Your Move

If you’re about to embark on your very first DIY move, then you may be wondering how to budget for your move. In this post, we’ll explain how to figure in the cost of renting a moving truck based on mileage fees for the distance traveled during your move. One Way vs. In-Town Moves The […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving Truck Convoy for Superstorm Sandy Relief

Superstorm Sandy brought devastation to many businesses and residents on the East coast.  In this time of need, total strangers pitched in to help those  affected.  In this week’s Insider Scoop we look at an impressive convoy of moving trucks heading to New Jersey to be filled with relief supplies to help these victims.  This mission was […]

Moving in the Winter: Part 1, Safety

Brrr! It’s fall and winter is just around the corner. Can you believe that some areas are already seeing some snow? If you are planning on moving in the winter, we want to make sure your move is smooth and drama-free. Here are several ways you can stay safe during the cold weather months. Loading/Unloading […]

How to Rent a Moving Truck

Updated on 2/10/17 Once you’ve decided that a DIY move is the way to go, you will need to rent a moving truck. Below is the process you can expect when renting a moving truck. Before you rent a truck, remember: There is a minimum age requirement for renting a truck, depending on the company. U-Haul requires […]

Being Realistic: How to Avoid Moving Day Disasters

Just like weddings, even a well-planned move can have some hiccups. It can be difficult trying to coordinate the timing of everything: moving help, truck or trailer rental, wait times. Here are five hair-pulling frustrations and solutions on how to avoid these potential moving day disasters. Disaster: Not enough moving supplies. It’s the day before […]

9 Tips to Prepare for Loading a Moving Truck

One of the most important factors to consider on moving day is loading your moving truck properly.  Proper loading of your items into a Moving truck will allow for the best protection, the easiest transportation, and the most efficient unpacking.  To ensure smooth loading on moving day, make sure all your household goods are prepped […]

8 Tips for Parking and Backing up a Moving Truck

Are you afraid of driving a moving truck? Fear not! By following a few basic safety tips, you will be able to operate your moving truck safely and correctly. In this post, we share some crucial parking and backing up tips that will help you complete your DIY move with ease. Parking When parking your […]

The Cost of Moving: Budgeting for Your Move

Moving can be such an exciting experience; but, without advance planning and budgeting, expenses can add up all too quickly. Whether your budget is large or small, how can you get the most ‘bang’ for your buck when it comes to your move? From travel and lodging to transporting your belongings to your new home, planning […]

Moving Products Made in the USA

This week we feature some of our favorite U.S.A made moving products, in honor of Independence Day, and our undying support for all things American! The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate the birth of our great country, and be thankful for the freedoms we have been afforded as Americans. Supporting our country […]

4 Tips for Towing a Trailer

When it comes to do-it-yourself moves, preparation and safety are both key. If you are renting a trailer to move your furniture and belongings, then take a look at our top four tips for a safe trailering experience. 1. Load the trailer heavy in the front The way you load your trailer will affect how the […]

Planning Your Summer Move

It’s moving season! Did you know that 45 percent of all moves occur between Memorial Day and Labor Day? That means almost half of all moves take place during three short months. If you are planning on moving during the summer, here are some helpful tips you might want to keep in mind. Reserve your […]

A True Truckload of Bull

We’ve all done it: You see something you just can’t live without, make an impulse buy, then have to figure out how you’re going to get it home. Perhaps that was the situation with these people, who for some reason had a gigantic cow to move, so they tied it down in the back of […]