February 5th, 2016 - 8:38 AM
Using packing paper for a move
Besides having plenty of moving boxes, the other moving supply you need to have on hand is packing paper. And plenty of it! You can’t have enough packing paper– it provides protection for almost all of your belongings. You can use it in a variety of ways, from wrapping dishes and knick-knacks to padding boxes. Let’s take a closer look at what type of packing paper we offer, why it’s ideal for moving, and how to use it.
January 25th, 2016 - 12:55 PM
10 Common Packing Mistakes
Packing for a move is often the most dreaded part of any relocation. It’s so much more than just making sure everything gets put into a box; there’s organizing, wrapping, and taking inventory of your belongings. That’s where many people get it wrong – they wait until the last minute, throw things in boxes, and hope they make it ok. After helping over 850,000 customers move over a billion miles, we’ve identified some common packing mistakes so you can learn what NOT to do when packing for a move.
If you need to start planning your long distance move, get a free moving quote online.
December 1st, 2015 - 9:04 AM
Packing Shoes for Moving
Whether you have a few pairs of shoes or too many to count, it’s important to pack them properly when you’re moving. Throwing them into a box may be the quick way to do it, but it isn’t the most effective. You could end up with damaged, dirty, or even moldy shoes! Packing shoes the right way ensures they arrive in good condition.
June 15th, 2015 - 2:24 PM
How to pack medications and toiletries
Toiletries and medicines are essential bathroom necessities you’ll need not only after you move long distance, but during your move, too. We’ll show you which items to take with you, and which items can go in the truck. Before you pack, gather your supplies.
June 11th, 2015 - 1:20 PM
How to pack your silverware for moving
Your everyday silverware is an essential part of the kitchen, and one of the first things you may use after you move. That’s why it’s important to make sure it’s properly packed so it arrives ready to use in your new home. You’ll need the following supplies to get started:
A small moving box
Packing paper or a small roll of stretch wrap with a tension control handle
If you’re more of a visual learner, watch this video for easy packing instructions:
May 27th, 2015 - 3:33 PM
Packing picture frames and knickknacks for moving
When moving long distance, it’s important to learn how to properly pack the picture frames and knickknacks that are proudly displayed around your house. While these types of items might not be the first thing on your mind to pack, they definitely shouldn’t be forgotten.
Here’s what you’ll need to get started:
May 6th, 2015 - 3:14 PM
Packing toys for a move
Toys come in all shapes and sizes, which can make them difficult to pack for a long-distance move. If you have kids, we’ll show you how to properly pack their treasured toys so they travel safe, sound, and ready for play at your new home.
Gather these supplies to get started:
April 29th, 2015 - 10:53 AM
Packing your DVDS, CDs, and video games for moving
While digital media continues to grow in popularity, there are still plenty of people who own physical copies of their favorite movies, music, and video games. Here’s how to properly pack your disc collection for moving so it travels safely to your new home.
These are the supplies you’ll need:
April 28th, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Packing china for your upcoming move
Your delicate china is one of the most fragile items you’ll pack for your long-distance move. To keep it safe for the road, follow these helpful packing instructions.
Here are the supplies you’ll need (you can find these supplies at the U-Pack Box Store)
April 2nd, 2015 - 1:37 PM
Packing Small Appliances for a Move
Small kitchen appliances like your toaster, microwave, or coffee maker are just some of the essential items you’ll use after you move into your new home. As you prepare to move, it’s a good idea to know how to properly pack your small appliances so they arrive safe, secure, and ready to use.
Here’s what you’ll need: (Get these supplies from the U-Pack Box Store)