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
February 7th, 2013 - 10:10 AM
Saving to Move
Dave Ramsey says “It doesn't matter what you make – you can save money. It just has to become a big enough priority to you.” Saving for your upcoming move is important. You can find plenty of information out there about saving money on your move, but I’m going to show you how you can save money before the move! By taking a few easy steps, you can easily save for moving.
How to Start Saving for Moving
February 7th, 2013 - 10:00 AM
How to Find a Gym in a New City
Staying fit and healthy is important to me. If it is important to you, let’s look at some things to look for in a gym so that you can find a gym in your new city after your move.
Which local gym is right for you?
February 1st, 2013 - 8:39 AM
Buying or renting a new house is a big step in your life. It’s not just a new house; it’s a new home. Having a cozy place to call home is a dream for almost everyone. However, finding problems within your new home can quickly turn that dream into a nightmare. To avoid any surprises, you should complete a home inspection before moving in.
What is a Home Inspection?
A home inspection is a thorough examination of a house done by a professional home inspector. Anything from damage to building code violations to potentially dangerous areas will be noted and added to a report. The report is then given to the person who requested the inspection.
January 26th, 2013 - 7:45 PM
Making a move soon? You’re already on the right track by searching for moving tips. The more time you put into preparing for your move, the easier it will be!
January 20th, 2013 - 4:00 PM
Moving Out of an Apartment
The first “homes” I had after moving out of my parents’ house were apartments. Nothing like sharing walls with strangers! I lived in a very tiny one bedroom in a busy apartment complex as well as a little bit bigger townhouse in a small duplex. Moving out of an apartment creates some unique situations. So today I’ll give you some valuable information on moving out of an apartment.
January 19th, 2013 - 7:42 PM
A Clean House is a Happy Home
It’s always good to give your new home a good clean before you unload and unpack. Use this simple cleaning checklist from U-Pack to make sure you cover every inch of your home before you move in!
- defrost, behind, underneath
- exterior (top, sides, bottom, handles)
- interior (shelves, drawers, ice cube maker)
- run through the self-cleaning cycle if available
- oven racks, burners, oven drawer, knobs, grease filters, range hood