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How to Dispose of a Computer

June 17th, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Need to Dispose of a Computer?

Maybe you’re moving soon and clearing out the attic. Did you find an old IBM ThinkPad? Or maybe you got the dreaded blue screen of death on your computer and it’s a lost cause. Either way, if you have a computer that you no longer need, you may want to get rid of it instead of paying to move it. Now, sure, you could just toss it in your trash bag, but that isn’t being environmentally responsible or responsible with your secure personal information. It’s important to properly dispose of your computer in order to protect the environment and your personal data. Let’s take a look at some options.

What kind of out of state movers are there?

June 17th, 2013 - 2:49 PM

Are you new to the world of moving out of state?

That’s perfectly OK! You’ve got to start somewhere, right? Well, a great place to start is learning about the kinds of out of state movers available to help you with your move. Let’s take a look.

The three big kinds of out of state movers

Just like the NBA’s Miami Heat have the “Big 3” (Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh), the moving industry also has their own “Big 3” – full-service, truck rental, and “you pack, we drive” moving companies. Here’s a closer look at each one:

Moving Truck Rentals One Way

June 14th, 2013 - 5:00 PM

One-Way Moving Truck Rentals

Before you pack up and move across the country it’s important to figure out how you’ll move. If you’re a DIYer, truck rental may seem like the cheapest, easiest option. And there are several companies that offer one-way moving truck rentals (like U-Haul®, Budget®, and Penske® to name a few). But before you book your move, let’s look at some common issues with one-way moving truck rentals, and some helpful money-saving alternatives.  

Options for Moving Truck Rentals One-Way

Affordable Furniture Moving Companies

June 13th, 2013 - 3:19 PM

How will you move your furniture?

Okay quick – name your favorite piece of furniture that you own. For me, it’s my living room couch. It is so comfy and I spend most of my time at home on it watching TV, reading books, or visiting with friends. If you’re planning to move, have you considered how you would move not only you favorite piece of furniture, but all of your furniture? It’s something to think about! I’ve got some good information to help you compare the leading furniture moving companies in terms of affordability.

A comparison of affordable furniture moving companies

 

All You Need to Know about Across Country Movers

June 13th, 2013 - 8:43 AM

How to Find Movers for Your Across Country Move

Moving across country means embarking on a great adventure – new hometown, new career, new possibilities. It doesn’t have to mean spending tons of money on your move. If you want a hassle-free move, you may have searched around for across country movers, only to find that they’re pretty pricey. If you’re open to some alternatives, there are some solutions available that can help you move across the country easily and affordably.

The Different Types of Across Country Movers

What you need to know about moving vans one way

June 12th, 2013 - 3:05 PM

A Hands-Off Approach When You Need a One-Way Moving Van

When it comes to moving long-distance, many people naturally want to take the hands-off approach. I can’t say I blame them. Moving doesn’t exactly fall into the “fun” category. But often, as you dig deeper into what the hands-off approach involves and how much it costs, it becomes obvious that a moving van alternative is necessary. It’s just way too expensive.

If you’re thinking about hiring a moving van for your one-way move, consider these things as you research and make decisions.

Helpful Information about moving vans one way

 

30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

June 11th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

 The kids are out for the summer!

And that means they’ll be looking to you, the parent, to provide entertainment for the next few months. If you’d rather not hear the words “I’m bored!” 24/7, then try out these 30 super fun summer activities for kids. They’re especially great if you’re moving to a new town that you’re not completely familiar with yet. And, as a bonus, they won’t break the bank! I hope it’s just what you’re looking for!

30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Portable Storage Units for Moving

June 11th, 2013 - 1:24 PM

Use a Portable Storage Unit and Move with Ease

Looking for portable storage units for moving? The problem you may find is that there are so many portable container options available, you have a difficult time choosing the best one for your move. Well give me a few minutes, and I’ll help you figure out what you need from your portable storage unit to make your move easy. Let’s take a look at some questions about your specific move.

What size portable storage unit do I need for my move?

The 10 Best Amusement Parks in the U.S

June 7th, 2013 - 9:12 AM

Do you love the thrill and excitement of amusement parks?

I do, too! I love ripping through the wind on a fast rollercoasters, thrill rides that make me jump and squeal, and the fun atmosphere! If you’re moving cross country or just taking a road trip that takes you in the direction of a great amusement park, why not stop by and enjoy! We've done some research to determine the best amusement parks in the US, so you can decide where you'll visit this summer!  

*Cost is subject to change according to each park.

The Best Amusement Parks in the U.S.

Father's Day Crafts

June 6th, 2013 - 2:41 PM

Craft Ideas for Father’s Day

If your dad is anything like mine, he would hate the typical gifts of a tie or a coffee mug. Why give a boring gift when you can make a special homemade gift for Father’s Day? Whether you’e helping a toddler create the perfect gift, or a teen or adult child looking to make something for your Dad, these are some of the best Father’s Day crafts.

Father’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

If you have a little one, you can help them create the perfect gift for Dad with some paint and handprints. Dad is sure to love any of these gifts!

A Helpful Comparison of Truck Rentals One Way

June 4th, 2013 - 10:14 AM

Can you help me compare truck rentals for my one way move?

Sure we can! As you know, there are several truck rental companies to choose from, so knowing what each one offers for your money is important. Here’s an overview about how Budget®, U-Haul®, and Penske® compare to one another for one-way moving and how they compare to U-Pack®, an affordable alternative to renting a truck.

Moving to Mexico with Pets

June 3rd, 2013 - 3:14 PM

Important Note: Effective April 28, 2015, U-Pack has discontinued service into and out of Mexico.

How do I move to Mexico with my pet?

 

If you’re an animal lover like me, the first thing on your mind when planning a move to Mexico is how to get Fido or Fluffy there, too. Here is some helpful information, including requirements and tips, for traveling to Mexico with your furry or fluffy friend.

What are the requirements for moving my pet to Mexico?