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How much does moving and storage cost?

March 30th, 2013 - 2:51 PM

The Cost of Moving and Storage

There are many moving services out there, and the storage possibilities are endless. Determining how much moving and storage costs can be difficult. However, for the easiest, most affordable combination of moving and storage, you want a company that does them both, like U-Pack! You can easily figure out how much moving and storage costs with U-Pack by getting a free moving quote. What does that moving quote include? I’m glad you asked! Let me show you everything you get with moving and storage at U-Pack.

Moving and Storage Cost: Moving with U-Pack

Easter Crafts for Kids: Eggs, Recipes, and More!

March 28th, 2013 - 2:52 PM

Easy Easter Craft Projects

Easter is a wonderful holiday. There is so much to celebrate! From the fun of the Easter bunny and the eggs, to the celebration of the Risen Lord. And there are fun Easter crafts to go along with all of that! Check out these awesome ideas for Easter craft projects – including eggs, snacks and more!

Easter Bunny Crafts for Kids

Everyone loves the Easter bunny! From his big floppy ears to his cotton tail, you can celebrate the Easter bunny with these fun crafts.

How to Connect Utilities at your New Home

March 28th, 2013 - 8:35 AM

Connecting Utilities In Your New Home

As you transition from one home to a new home, you will have to deal with utility companies. You will have to disconnect utilities at your old home and connect them at your new home. I know that sounds like a lot of work, but we have outlined all the details for you.

Here is a list of the utilities you will want to take care of:

Moving Out Of State Checklist

March 27th, 2013 - 11:41 AM

A state to state checklist for moving

I love the e-card on Pinterest that says “Sometimes I write down tasks after I’ve done them, just to get the satisfaction of crossing them off my list.” I agree – there’s just something great about checking tasks off a list. I feel accomplished, efficient, and just happy to be getting things done. For a move out of state, you’ll need a good checklist to keep you on task to ensure a successful move.

What is the average cost of a moving truck?

March 27th, 2013 - 10:40 AM

Moving Truck Average Costs

Every move is different. There really is no “average” cost of a moving truck. Moving truck rentals can cost anywhere from $20 to $3,000+. The rates depend on what type of moving truck you need and how far you are moving, among other things. Think about it: You can’t compare someone who is moving across the street and using the moving truck for one day to someone moving across the country and driving the truck for a week. Besides your location and truck size, what else goes into your average truck rental costs? Let’s take a look.

Extra Costs of a Moving Truck

How do I get long distance moving quotes?

March 26th, 2013 - 10:26 AM

How to get a quote for moving long distance

The easiest way to get long distance moving quotes is to get them online. Thanks to the Internet, just about every cross-country moving company has a way for you to get their moving quote online. You can also get quotes by calling moving companies. Whichever way you prefer, I have some must-know tips for getting quotes for your long-distance move. Let’s take a look!

Ideas for Hosting a Moving Out Party

March 26th, 2013 - 9:25 AM

Moving Out Party Ideas

When you or a friend or loved one is preparing to move out, you have a choice. You can sulk in sadness, or you can throw a party! It is really easy to throw a memorable, fun moving out party to show the guest of honor how much you care. Here are some ideas for hosting a moving out party.

How to Throw a Moving Out Party

Best Wedding Songs

March 21st, 2013 - 3:49 PM

Here at U-Pack we love weddings. From coworkers finding love to helping newlyweds move into their first home, weddings are special to us. We even provided transportation services for a wedding reality TV show a couple years ago! With all this wedding talk going on, we compiled an awesome list of the best wedding songs. These are songs you could use anywhere in your wedding. From music for a wedding slideshow, to cake cutting songs, to party music for your wedding, to anything else that might need a soundtrack, we have you covered!

Best First Dance Wedding Songs

March 20th, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Popular Wedding Songs for a Memorable First Dance
Often our customers are in the midst of big life changes while they are planning their long distance move. One such happy event is a wedding! Here at U-Pack, we love love! With wedding season approaching, we are all feeling a little sappy. Here is our list of the best first dance wedding songs. Because we have such a diverse group of moving experts, we covered all the bases – from country to quirky. Check it out!

Moving Out to College

March 19th, 2013 - 2:36 PM

How to Move to College

Are you moving out to college? I remember when I went to college feeling excited, scared and overwhelmed all at the same time. You are probably asking the same questions I did: What do I pack? How do I get my stuff there? How do I prepare for moving out to college?

March Madness 2013

March 18th, 2013 - 12:38 PM

It’s time for March Madness!
Here at U-Pack, we write about moving long distance every single day – and we love it! You know what else we love? March Madness. In fact, we have a bracket tournament challenge each year in our office. If you love March Madness just as much as we do, then I have the answers to the questions you are asking about March Madness 2013. Take a look below.

Did you know? This year’s March Madness tournament is the 75th Division I tournament to take place in the history of these tournaments.

How to make moving fun for kids

March 17th, 2013 - 1:55 PM

Kids and moving – how to make it a fun experience

Moving can be stressful, and moving with kids can make moving even more stressful! Want to know how to make moving fun for kids (and less stressful for you)? Just read these awesome tips for moving with kids.

 

Remember, the best way to make moving fun for kids is to use a “you pack, they drive” moving service like U-Pack. You do the loading/unloading, but U-Pack does the driving. So your family to your new home in your personal vehicle rather than a rental truck! Get a free moving quote here.