February 4th, 2011 - 11:42 AM
In her last post, Adria gave several tips on how to find a reliable contractor. Here are a few questions to ask when checking references on a contractor you're thinking of hiring.
Questions to Ask References
After you've collected the four different kinds of references recommended above, it's time to start picking their brain about the contractors in question.
February 4th, 2011 - 11:15 AM
Adria Saracino from eLocal visits the U-Pack blog with advice on finding a reliable contractor for home repairs and installations.
How to Hire the Right Contractor: What to Look for and Questions to Ask
The decision has been made: you're moving.
December 31st, 2010 - 10:51 AM
Need local information?
It's pretty easy to find the general city data for an area (such as the population, zip codes, etc). However, it's not so easy to find out the useful local information that affects your day to day life.
November 22nd, 2010 - 3:55 PM
Long distance moving with pets: it's not as scary as it sounds
October 28th, 2010 - 9:28 AM
U-Pack welcomes our newest guest blogger, Snow Conant of MyNewPlace.com. Snow has completed many moves on her own and could be considered an expert in apartment hunting. Read on for some of Snow's best tips and tricks.
Things NOT to do when you move into your new place
August 10th, 2010 - 4:21 PM
As a guest blogger for U-Pack, transportation expert Derek Green shares some inside info on some of the best places to retire.
Best Places to Retire To
If after many years of hard work, you have finally decided to hang your hat and retire, it's a good time to make a list of places you would like to travel, relatives you would like to visit, or maybe a few places you would like to retire to.
Let's take a look at a few of the cities that people consider the best places to retire to:
July 7th, 2010 - 3:34 PM
Guest blogger and U-Pack customer Johnny Cole talks about his two experiences moving cross country with ABF U-Pack:
Over the past year, I have moved my daughter three times using U-Pack--from Fort Smith, Arkansas to and from the Chicago, Illinois area and from Fort Smith to the Lafayette, Indiana area. It was a good choice every time.
March 25th, 2010 - 4:47 PM
Helping Children Cope with Moving
March 1st, 2010 - 2:21 PM
This post was written by guest blogger Nathaniel Broughton with vamortgagecenter.com, a mortgage lender specializing in government guaranteed home loans. If you are a veteran considering a home purchase, you may find this information a helpful resource. Keep in mind that as a veteran, you also qualify for a military moving discount with ABF U-Pack Moving. Thank you for serving.
Qualifying for Government Guaranteed Home Loans
January 21st, 2010 - 4:31 PM
It's that time of year again
tax season! If you moved in 2009, you may be eligible for a moving expenses tax deduction. We've written some helpful blog posts in the past that should be helpful again this year – including instructions for retrieving the cost to move from your U-Pack delivery receipt.