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.
January 31st, 2011 - 3:45 PM
ABF Freight℠ + U-Pack® = 1 successful move
Moving day is quickly approaching, and it's time to get down to business. You've already researched moving companies and gotten a quote from U-Pack. The rate is reasonable and you've just reserved two ReloCubes® when the question hits you: 'How does U-Pack actually get my stuff from Point A to Point B?' The answer is almost always ABF Freight.
January 26th, 2011 - 4:10 PM
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The Best Tweets in Life are Free
If we haven't said it lately, it's definitely worth mentioning again: U-Pack customers are the best! Through participating in popular social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, U-Pack is able to gather valuable feedback from past, present, and future customers. To show our thanks, we're featuring some of the best tweets about U-Pack from Twitter. Check them out:
January 24th, 2011 - 2:12 PM
Advice for a Move to New York
Whether it's your little town blues melting away, or just that you want to make a new start of it in old New York
a move to New York can be exciting and stressful. Your new life will likely be more hectic and demanding, but you're up for the challenge or you would never consider a move to New York. In the midst of planning your new life, you might want to think about what type of equipment will work best in your new neighborhood.
January 17th, 2011 - 1:24 PM
Choosing a Relocation Company
For one reason or another, most of us will eventually need the services of a moving or relocation company. How do you make sure that you choose the right one?
January 14th, 2011 - 9:11 AM
How to Compare Move Rates
As we've said here many times before, moving requires some planning. Part of that planning includes forming a budget to keep your moving expenses at a minimum. Unfortunately, most moving companies are not created equal; that's why it's important to compare move rates when trying to decide which is best for your situation.
January 10th, 2011 - 3:47 PM
Movable Storage Containers
January 3rd, 2011 - 2:13 PM
I heard a terrible story a few days ago
one that made me want to remind everyone to be very careful about the moving company you choose. I won't name any names – since I believe everyone is innocent until proven guilty and I only got one side of the story – and it was the Reader's Digest version. But, still, I've heard these stories before – and if you look at message boards online, you'll probably read similar stories. Really, it's just heart-breaking.
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.