October 21st, 2013 - 4:24 PM
Prepare for a Successful Move
Moving-related injuries are not uncommon, but most can be avoided with proper preparation. Avoid the pain and hassle of an injury with these moving safety tips.
October 18th, 2013 - 2:40 PM
U-Pack Solutions: “I Need to Move Now!”
Regardless of the reason, if you need to move quickly, don’t worry. Most of the time, U-Pack can accommodate your last minute moving requests. Many times we can even arrange for same day moving!
October 15th, 2013 - 9:39 AM
How Do I Move a Big, Bulky Dresser?
They’re heavy, cumbersome, difficult to maneuver through doors, and have drawers that have a tendency to slide in and out. It’s true that it can be a little challenging to move a dresser out of the house and into the moving truck. So today, we’ll go over some very helpful tips that will help make it much more manageable.
Steps to Moving a Dresser
September 30th, 2013 - 10:20 AM
Are You Planning a Cross-Country Move By Yourself?
In a perfect world, women would be able to travel around the world without having to be overly aware of our surroundings and vulnerabilities. However, it’s not a perfect world. As women, it’s necessary that we take precautions to protect ourselves when we are most vulnerable, including during a move.
Safety Tips for Women During a Move
If you’re moving alone, start planning early so you aren’t too stressed and preoccupied during the process.
September 24th, 2013 - 2:56 PM
You Can Make Moving Day Stink a Little Less
There’s no denying that moving is stressful. Even if you’re moving under the best circumstances, it still stinks to have to pack up all your stuff and move. But, there are a few truths about moving that can make your moving day a little less hectic.
The bottom line: A little pre-moving day preparation goes a long way.
You don’t have to do it all in one day.
September 23rd, 2013 - 3:55 PM
Plan How You’ll Load Your Belongings Before Move Out Day Gets Here
If moving day is around the corner, and you’re planning to save money by doing a self-move, something to start thinking about is how you’ll secure your load and keep your belongings safe while they're traveling across the country.
Moving Out Tips
September 11th, 2013 - 3:45 PM
Downsize and put money back in your pocket
Benjamin Franklin once said “A penny saved is a penny earned.” But these days, saving pennies isn’t always as easy as it sounds – especially if you’re in a situation where the money coming in is in line with the money going out. Sure, you could manage your budget with a fine-tooth comb and cut out all of your unnecessary expenditures – like the premium cable channels, your morning latte, or the Coach® bag you just need to have.
September 10th, 2013 - 3:28 PM
Resources for Everyone Buying or Selling a Home
What typically goes hand-in-hand with moving?
If you guessed real estate, you guessed correctly (the title and picture may have helped out just a bit).
While U-Pack moves a lot of people to and from apartments, a large percentage of our customers are homeowners. And for them, a move usually means purchasing and/or selling a house.
September 5th, 2013 - 10:17 AM
How to Break Up With Your Landlord
When an unforeseen circumstance (like moving long-distance for a job transfer) comes your way and you need to end your lease early, it’s important to handle it the right way to avoid undesirable repercussions. A lease is a legal, binding contract, and that means you’re required to pay rent until the agreement is up. But, don’t start worrying just yet. In some cases you can get out of your lease with no – or very little – penalty. You’ll just need to follow the right course of action before packing up and moving out.
August 21st, 2013 - 8:54 AM
How to Move Into Your First Apartment
You’ve got the keys and you’re ready to move in! Now what? Moving into your first apartment is a sort of rite of passage into adulthood. And let’s face it; moving out on your own can be scary when you think about all of the unknowns. When moving into your first apartment, you’ll probably have no idea how to connect utilities, how to buy furniture, or how to live on your own.