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Cheap Halloween Costumes Made At Home- Use Boxes!

October 25th, 2012 - 5:18 PM

If you have leftover moving boxes or you’re just looking for cheap Halloween costumes, check out these great costume ideas – they’re all things made out of boxes! You’ll be amazed at the creativity we found when we stared compiling these ideas – all from a simple box. Most of these costumes require only paint, scissors and tape. Just get ready to bust out with the coolest costume on the block.

Children and Adult Halloween Costumes Made with Boxes

Used Shipping Containers For Sale

October 24th, 2012 - 8:42 AM

If you’re in the market for used shipping containers, they’re now available for purchase at ABFusedequipment.com.

These are all metal containers measuring approximately 6’ x 7’ x 8’ (LWH) and have been used primarily to ship household goods cross country.

To view a complete list of the shipping containers available for sale, simply click the “Inventory List” tab at the top of the page and scroll to the “Used Containers” heading. You’ll find information about where the container is currently located, the manufacturer, the year model and sale price.

Moving On Lyrics

October 23rd, 2012 - 2:52 PM

When I'm going through a tough time, I turn to music. Lyrics just speak to me. Whether you're moving on from your hometown, a relationship, or something completely different, this list of lyrics was written to help. Can you think of song lyrics that have helped you move on? Share them with us!  

Moving On Lyrics

“I’m Moving On” lyrics – by Rascal Flatts
I'm movin' on
At last I can see life has been patiently waiting for me
And I know there's no guarantees, but I'm not alone

Help Me Move

October 23rd, 2012 - 2:39 PM

If you’re at that point where you’re saying, “Help me move!!” U-Pack has the perfect solution. You can save significantly by doing your own packing, loading and unloading. Or, if you like the idea of saving money, but need help moving the heavy stuff, just request pricing for loading/and or unloading help – whatever suits your needs.

How to choose a doctor in your new town

October 22nd, 2012 - 4:24 PM

Tips for finding a doctor in your new city
If you’ve ever had to find a new doctor for any reason, you know first-hand what a pain it can be.  If you’re planning a move soon (or you’ve already moved) it can be more of a challenge, especially if you’re not familiar with your new city and have yet to meet people who might be able to refer you.  If that’s the boat you’re in, here are some things you can do to help choose the best doctor for you and your family in your new town:

Helpful Moving Out Tips

By Heather
October 22nd, 2012 - 4:20 PM

Time to move out? If you’ve ever moved before (and even if you haven’t) I’m sure you know that there are many, many things on your moving to-do list. In fact, it can border on overwhelming. U-Pack has designed some great checklists to make it much more manageable. Check out the moving checklist and the moving-to-do list, print them, and keep them with you throughout your entire move. I think you’ll find that when you’re prepared, the process is significantly easier. Now, here are some extra tips to make moving out a little easier.

Move Cost: How to Calculate It

October 19th, 2012 - 9:34 AM

How about another Flashback Friday? This week, Christina reviews how to calculate your move costs so you’ll be able to create a more accurate budget for your move. Happy Friday!

When you’re budgeting for a move, it’s important to consider all potential costs. As you may know, your base price depends on the type of service you choose—“you pack, we drive,” full-service, or truck rental—along with location, how much you’re moving, and when you’re moving. But, what some forget to take into account are the additional costs that aren’t listed on your moving quote.

Moving Across Country Advice

October 19th, 2012 - 9:20 AM

Today’s Flashback Friday takes a look at some of our best advice about moving across country. From getting quotes to packing and loading, Brittney covers it all!

Moving Across Country - Advice from the Experts

A wise man once said, “Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.”  Well, if you’re moving across country, advice about the process can definitely impact your moving experience. I have compiled some the best advice for moving across country. Let’s look at the things you need – from investigating moving companies to packing and beyond.

The Process of Moving Across the Country

Moving to Chicago FAQs

October 18th, 2012 - 12:55 PM
Moving to Chicago

Do you have a lot of questions about moving to Chicago? I have the answers. This blog post will answer the most frequently asked questions so that you can move successfully to the Windy City. Take a look!

What’s Chicago’s population?

The city itself has a population of 2.7 million residents. Its metro area, however, has a population of 9.8 million.

How to make new friends in a new city

October 17th, 2012 - 10:29 AM

Moving to a new city can be difficult. I know from firsthand experience, as I just recently moved from the city I've lived my entire life to a place I've only visited a few times. Since I'm going through the process now of learning how to make new friends in a new city, I'd thought I thought I'd share some tips I've learned along the way. Here's to hoping one of these 15 tips will help you make new friends and develop your social life in your new city!

Gary and the Honey Badger

By Guest
October 17th, 2012 - 10:27 AM
Gary Ryan is a guest blogger. The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of U-Pack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

Chapter One
Last March I had had all that I could take from the northwet winters. I have lived in the Seattle area since 1977 and the winter of 2011/2012 was the wettest, coldest, rainiest, darkest and snowiest I had ever experienced. So I vowed that I had enjoyed my last northwet winter.