March 31st, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Packing Linens and Towels for Moving
After a long day of moving, you just want to take a hot shower and crawl into bed. We get it; that’s why it’s important to pack your towels and sheets properly so they arrive at your new home fresh, clean and ready to use.
These are the supplies you’ll need to get started:
March 6th, 2015 - 9:34 AM
Packing a Lamp for Moving
Because of their odd shape, lamps can be a challenge to pack. But, since they’re fragile items, it’s very important to make sure they’re packed properly so that they travel cross country to your new home safely and securely.
You’ll need a few supplies to get started:
February 27th, 2015 - 2:16 PM
What to Pack for the First Night in a New Home
While you’re packing for your move, take time to consider the unpacking. When you arrive at your new place, there are a few things to set up such as your bed and coffee pot that will make your new house feel like home. If you make a plan for how you’ll pack those things, it’ll be easier to find the essentials and get settled in. We’ve laid out a game plan to help you have a successful first night in your new house.
February 20th, 2015 - 2:59 PM
What should I pack first?
Mark Twain once said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” What great advice for those planning a move across the country! When you’re dealing with an overwhelming task like packing up your house – where you know you have to do it, but you don’t know where to start – why not tackle the “big frog” first? You’ll be glad you did.
August 13th, 2014 - 3:04 PM
Things to get rid of before you move
Quite possibly one of the most difficult tasks in moving is deciding what to take with you and what to part with. Putting the beloved sweater you haven’t worn in five years in the “give-away” pile can be a little heart-wrenching. But, when it’s all said and done, most people find that parting with some stored “treasures” can make moving a much more enjoyable experience, not to mention that it can be a big money saver!
When you move with U-Pack, you pay only for the space you use—whether that’s linear footage in a moving trailer or a certain number of ReloCubes. So, moving less means paying less.
July 12th, 2013 - 2:00 PM
What’s the best way to pack dishes?
If you’re moving long distance and saving money by doing a U-Pack self-move, it’s important to know how to pack your dishes so they travel safely and securely across the country. Today, let’s take a look at some tips on how the experts pack dishes for moving.
The right supplies for packing dishes
Getting the right supplies means buying moving boxes that can handle the weight of your dishes.
July 11th, 2013 - 4:32 PM
Packing and moving your TV
For many people, the TV is one of their most valuable possessions (I know this is true for my husband!). When we moved two years ago, he was most concerned about keeping his TV safe during the move. So we did our homework and found some great information for how to pack a TV and its accessories. Take a look!
How to pack a TV
July 11th, 2013 - 3:27 PM
How on earth do I pack and move all my electronics?
I hear ya! Packing electronics is a challenging task for anyone moving long-distance. That’s why we’re ready to give our tips and tricks for packing your electronics like a pro. Take a look below!
July 10th, 2013 - 3:56 PM
Tips for Packing Clothing
Hmmm is there really a secret to packing clothing? Yes! And packing it properly can be a big money-saver.
Packing clothing is often one the last things people think about when doing their pre-move planning. We see a lot of people just throw it all in trash bags or boxes and move on. But, as you probably know, this is definitely not the best or most efficient strategy. If you stop and think about the amount of money you have invested in clothing, it’ll definitely make you want to use the best techniques to pack it.
July 10th, 2013 - 2:29 PM
How to Pack the Right Way
When you use a service like U-Pack—where you do the packing—it’s super important to make sure you’re up-to-speed on the tips and techniques that help you pack like a pro.
Over the next several days, we’ll focus on giving you step-by-step instructions on how to pack and move some common items like electronics, appliances, books, bicycles, and furniture. But we’re going to go a step further and take a look at some uncommon things – like pianos, arcade games, collectibles, pool tables and sewing machines.