Moving Fun With Pets

Our pets keep us company, they keep us laughing and they keep us on our toes; but moving from your old home to a new home can be a hard time for your pet. They may even be confused with their new surroundings, so it’s your job to instead help them see it as new […]

Moving to North Carolina State University

Ready to join the Wolfpack and attend North Carolina State University? Raleigh makes a great home for NC State students who thrive in the environment partaking in sporting events, cultural outings and enjoy a wide variety of eateries in this urban setting. If you’re ready to wear red and white and cheer on Mr. and […]

Distracted Driving Awareness Infographic: Don’t Do This While Driving

Texting, eating, grooming, prepping, reading, emailing, and picture taking. The list can go on and on when it comes to things we shouldn’t do when driving. We’ve developed the idea that we can multi-task during just about anything. This a myth, namely while driving! The startling facts in this infographic are intended to educate and […]

How to Read Your Rental Contract

It’s moving day! Yay, you’re full of excitement and many mixed emotions as the BIG day has arrived! A walk-around  to check your rental truck has been done, papers have been signed but as you leave the center, you look at the contract you just signed and think, ‘How do I read my rental contract?’ […]

Asking Friends to Help you Move: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Moving day is approaching, what is the first thing that runs through your mind? “How am I going to haul all my belongings?” Most commonly, the individual who is planning to move tends to seek out which friend or family member that owns a truck in order to help move their belongings.  I’ll be honest, I […]

How to Unload a Cargo Van

Efficiency is the name of the game in DIY moves — every step must be well planned and organized for a successful move. With this in mind, most people forget about the last step of the moving process, unloading. Unload in the wrong manner and you can add hours onto your moving time. Unload the […]

Moving In the City: Pickup Truck or Cargo Van?

As a city dweller, let me tell you something — city streets and alleys were most certainly not designed for 26′ moving trucks! And I think it would be quite the challenge to try and parallel park one of those bad boys as well. That’s why it’s recommended that you use either a pickup truck […]

How to Connect Your MP3 player to a Moving Truck

Tolstoy said that “music is the shorthand of emotion.” With that in mind, one could argue that unsavory music (or lack thereof) could be the shorthand of correlating emotions. Whether it’s across town or across the country, listening to music on your drive can help to relieve the stress built up from moving day. It […]

Moving to Hawaii – The Big Island

Even seasoned travelers to the Hawaiian Islands may have difficulty when considering which island is best for their lifestyle when moving to Hawaii. In this last of my blog post series looking at the unique qualities of each of the Hawaiian Islands, we will be exploring the island of Hawaii, also appropriately called “The Big Island”. […]

Visualizing Your New Home With a Room Planner

“Hmm…maybe it could go here. Or here, or wait better yet here!” Sound familiar? I know for myself that when I’m moving, one of my biggest challenges is deciding how I’m going to arrange everything in my new home. Whether we think about it when we’re in the moving truck or when moving help is […]

Five Tips to Organize a Parent’s Move

Moving at any age is stressful, but for older adults it can be especially challenging and emotional. Often older adults that are moving, whether to live closer to family, to downsize or to a retirement home, are leaving places they spent years. After parents make the decision to move, adult children can help reduce the […]

Unique U-Haul Truck Conversions

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the trucks and vans that retire from production at U-Haul?  If you’re like me, you may hope they all get to retire and hang out together in a small sleepy town and once or twice a year get cleaned up and put to work in the town […]