March 4th, 2011 - 10:56 AM
Can I deduct my moving expenses?
The answer is 'maybe'. I know— if only there were a tax calculation handbook that could give simple yes-or-no answers, there would be much less tension in the world! Luckily, we've gathered a few guidelines to help you calculate your moving expenses.
February 28th, 2011 - 3:57 PM
Finding Quality Movers
While there are many quality movers across the country, there are also several 'scammers 'who prey on unsuspecting customers. In order to avoid a moving scam, it's important to do a little research on your movers prior to making a reservation.
When trying to find quality movers, make sure to consider the following:
February 25th, 2011 - 10:43 AM
Truck rental coupons end up costing more than they save
Most people associate rental trucks with cheap moving. But even with truck rental coupons, the cost of driving a rental yourself adds up pretty quickly. Here's how:
February 21st, 2011 - 2:18 PM
When it comes to military moving, U-Pack knows the drill. In this post, guest blogger Dana Deason explains the ins and outs of making a DITY move.
3 Ways to Make a PCS DITY Move Successful
If you're doing a PCS move and have decided that your best option is to choose a do-it-yourself moving company and be reimbursed by the government, I think you'll find these tips very helpful:
February 18th, 2011 - 3:39 PM
Moving Industry Insider Tips
If you or someone you know has an upcoming move, there are several things about the moving industry that you should know.
February 14th, 2011 - 2:23 PM
26 Ft Truck vs. an ABF U-Pack Moving Trailer
When compared to a 28 ft moving trailer from U-Pack, a 26 ft truck doesn't sound much different. But did you know that a U-Pack moving trailer has almost 500 more cubic feet of space than a 26 ft truck? It's important to note that when choosing between a rental truck and a moving trailer, the amount of usable space for loading can make a big difference in your moving budget's bottom line.
February 10th, 2011 - 12:45 PM
What to Know When Moving from Florida
If you are about to make a move, and you happen to be moving from Florida, there are a few things that you should know.
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.