February 14th, 2013 - 3:26 PM
Garage sales are a great way to earn money and clean out the things that you no longer need or want – both great ideas if you’re planning a long-distance move! But be on guard. Garage sale scammers do exist and you could run into one at your next sale. Read all about garage sale scams below so you’ll be prepared to prevent a scam from happening or to spot a scammer at your sale.
How to avoid yard sale scams
February 14th, 2013 - 3:24 PM
Things to Look for in a New Neighborhood
When you move to a new city, you’ll also be moving to a new neighborhood. If you’re not sure what things to look for in a new neighborhood, don’t worry; I’ve got the list you need to make sure you choose the right neighborhood to live in. Let’s take a look!
February 10th, 2013 - 2:27 PM
Help Your Children Adjust to Their New Home
Moving can be exciting for you. You get a new opportunity, maybe a new job and a new home. But for kids, moving may seem like their world is flipping upside down. You can ease the transition by helping your child adjust to their new home. Let’s explore some ways to do this.
February 10th, 2013 - 2:18 PM
Moving Day with Kids
One thing is certain about moving day: there’s a lot going on. While keeping your kids involved in the moving process is very important to an easy transition, this is probably the day that you don’t want them involved. When things like moving trucks, ramps, heavy boxes, heavy furniture and large appliances are involved, it’s best to keep children away. We recommend having a plan ready for the day. So, here are some tips for keeping your kids safe on moving day.
February 10th, 2013 - 1:16 PM
Though it’s a little difficult to think about moving in the heat right now—with terrible snow storms in the Northeast—summer will soon be upon us. Last summer we saw record-setting temperatures all across the nation. It was hot! Because summer is such a popular time to move, and because now is the time when people start planning summer moves, it’s a good idea to get prepared and know what to do when it’s sweltering outside and you have to pack a moving truck. I’ve got some great “beat the heat” tips to share today.
February 10th, 2013 - 12:52 PM
Things Your Kids Can Do To Help During the Move
Moving can be tough for kids. They’re leaving their home, school, and friends. But if you can get them involved with your move, you can help ease the transition. Let’s take a look at some fun jobs you might get your kids involved in along the way.
Getting the Kids Involved with Your Move
February 8th, 2013 - 3:12 PM
Easy Food for Moving Day that will Give You Energy
Along with my job at U-Pack, I also teach aerobics. Before a workout, I always eat a snack to give my body energy. Preparing your body for moving is no different because moving is quite a workout! So what are the best foods to eat on moving day for extra energy?
Food For Moving Day – What to eat?
February 8th, 2013 - 11:13 AM
Money Saving Moving Coupons
It doesn’t matter if you are an extreme couponer or just want to save a little money; there are some great moving coupons available. I love saving money, especially when it is as easy as mentioning a promo code. Here are a couple ways to save money with moving coupons at U-Pack.
During the process of reserving your U-Pack move, mention or enter the coupon code “Blog11” to save $25 on your move!
February 8th, 2013 - 10:51 AM
Avoiding Unexpected Charges When Moving
When planning your move, it’s important to get quotes and create a budget early on. While you’re doing this, there are some essential questions to ask and some important things to consider, to make certain you don’t get stuck with moving charge that you weren’t planning for. Today I’ll give you some quick tips to help keep your budget right on track.
February 7th, 2013 - 10:45 AM
Looking for a Good Contractor?
If you are moving long distance, you may not know where to turn for home repairs in your new hometown. A couple years ago, I was in your shoes. We were moving and needed to find a plumber, an electrician, and a painter. I didn’t know where to start. I quickly learned how to find a good contractor. Learn from my mistakes and find out what worked.
How to Find Local Contractors