September 25th, 2012 - 2:52 PM
If you’re moving to a large city, like New York, Chicago, Boston, D.C., etc., you’ve got some challenges that are unique to “city moving,” like parking, narrow streets, loading and unloading times, etc.
September 19th, 2012 - 3:19 PM
Congratulations! You’re moving into a new house! And congratulations, you’re now your own landlord! Of course, being a homeowner is awesome (you're building equity and investing in your future – a win-win), but it’s good to be aware that there’s a lot that goes with it.
I’ve compiled a few things that were designed to help you prepare for homeownership and to give you an idea of what to purchase and what to expect when you’re moving into a new home:
September 19th, 2012 - 2:33 PM
You know what I think people dread most about moving? It’s the process of actually choosing a mover. Don’t you think the horror stories, bad reviews and exposés we’ve all seen and heard about unscrupulous moving companies has us shaking in our boots (and rightly so)? What I’ve noticed is that at the end of virtually every story I’ve read or show I’ve watched is the same advice: research. It sounds so simple, yet there’s so much information online that it’s difficult to know where to start and most importantly, who to trust.
Here’s what we suggest:
September 18th, 2012 - 12:55 PM
Just like with hotels, airlines and popular vacation destinations, there are times of the year that are less expensive to move than others. We’re actually moving into one of those times right now – the fall and winter months are considered part of the “off-peak” moving season. That simply means more availability and lower prices. If you’re planning a move before the holidays, now’s the time to get a moving quote!
September 17th, 2012 - 3:06 PM
Since U-Pack does all of the driving, many of our customers end up taking a little road trip while their goods are traveling across the country via ABF (how awesome that you can travel in your own vehicle instead of driving a rental truck).
September 14th, 2012 - 1:12 PM
It's Friday! That means it's another chance to look back at some posts that customers have found helpful in the past. For today's Flashback Friday, we're taking another look at Christina's post about how to move. Studies show that moving is one of the most stressful events you'll experience in your life. The information Christina provides was designed to make it a little more manageable. Happy Friday!
Nearly 40 million Americans move each year, and soon you’ll be joining that statistic! Make your move stress-free by learning exactly how to move and begin the moving the process.
September 10th, 2012 - 2:44 PM
There’s no doubt that moving day (and the weeks leading up to it) are extremely busy. Thank goodness for resources like U-Pack’s Moving Checklist, Moving Timeline, Moving To-Do List, and tons of other moving tips and moving advice, that were designed to make the whole process a little more manageable.
September 7th, 2012 - 9:21 AM
It's Flashback Friday! Today, we're looking back at some great tips Christina posted earlier in the year about moving to a new state. We hope they're helpful. Happy Friday!
There’s a lot to do when you move to a new state. As a new resident, you’ll want to get the to-do list done quickly so that you can enjoy all that your new state has to offer! Here are 5 helpful tips for moving to a new state:
September 5th, 2012 - 3:45 PM
To move or not to move
That is the question, so the experts at U-Pack have come up with some questions for you to ask yourself to see if moving is something you should do!
September 4th, 2012 - 8:27 AM
If you’re moving into a new home, now is the perfect time to make sure it's safe for everyone living there – specifically children. Unfortunately, accidents happen each day that could have been avoided just by taking a few extra steps. Here are the safety devices every home should have. Does yours?