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How to Move a Mattress

November 18th, 2015 - 8:23 AM
How to Move a Mattress

Protect your mattress when moving

Mattresses are one of the more challenging items to move. They’re big and can be difficult to maneuver. They’re also one of the most important items you move because you’ll probably want to crawl into your comfy bed at the end of a long day of unpacking. We’ve got the steps for moving your mattress to make sure it arrives ready for that first night in your new home.

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TV Shipping Boxes

November 4th, 2015 - 8:35 AM
TV Shipping Boxes

Boxes for Shipping a TV

Let’s face it – TVs are one of the most expensive items in most homes. It’s important to take care of your television during a move. Using a professional TV shipping box is key to keeping your television safe. The U-Pack Box Store offers high-quality boxes for shipping flat-panel LED, LCD, and plasma TVs at significantly lower prices than competitors. And here’s an added perk: You get free shipping, right to your door! Let’s take a look at your options for flat screen TV boxes and how to use them.

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Transferring utilities when you move

October 30th, 2015 - 3:04 PM
Transferring utilities when you move

How to Transfer Utilities

Getting your utilities turned off at your old home and turned on at your new home isn’t too difficult – but it is important. You’ll want to pick the best dates for activation, and coordinate with your moving dates to avoid any lapse in service. Follow these easy steps, and you’ll be set up to transfer your utilities in no time!

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Parking a ReloCube

October 16th, 2015 - 10:09 AM
Parking a ReloCube

Everything you need to know about ReloCube parking & delivery

Because they’re fairly compact, ReloCubes are super easy to deliver to most locations. In fact, they’re the most popular option for people moving out of small apartments and those with no place to park a big moving truck overnight.

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Moving Service Costs Explained

October 12th, 2015 - 10:39 AM
Moving Service Costs Explained

What goes into the price of a moving service?

Several factors contribute to your final price when moving. Depending on which type of moving service you choose, those factors will either help you save on your move or end up adding to your cost. Let's dive into the list of things that can play a part in the total investment you make.  By looking at these elements, you’ll better understand which service best fits your needs and budget.

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Moving Labels

October 5th, 2015 - 3:54 PM
Moving Labels

Free Printable Moving Labels

When you start packing up your house for the move, it’s a smart idea to think ahead to the unpacking process. Try these strategies for labeling moving boxes  to stay organized as you pack—it’ll make settling in after the move much easier. Bonus: we’ve also included some free color-coded printable moving labels for you to use at the bottom of this post!

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Moving Your Car

September 18th, 2015 - 8:55 AM
Moving Your Car

How to Move Your Car

Moving long distance involves plenty of planning, including finding a moving company for your household goods, making travel arrangements for yourself and your family, and figuring out how to move your car, too. While U-Pack is an excellent solution for your personal belongings, we don’t provide auto shipping services.  However, we have referrals to trusted partners and information to help make moving your car as easy as possible.

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U-Pack Announces New Moving Box Store

August 6th, 2015 - 2:59 PM
U-Pack Announces New Moving Box Store

New features make it easy to buy moving boxes and supplies online

When it comes to packing for your move, moving boxes play a big role in protecting your belongings! We recently announced our new Moving Box Store and are excited to share the benefits of shopping for affordable, high-quality moving supplies from U-Pack.

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Self-Moving Companies: How Does it Work?

July 27th, 2015 - 2:41 PM
Self-Moving Companies: How Does it Work?

What is a self-move?

Because it’s such a descriptive word, you may have already deduced that a self-move is a move that you do by yourself. Because you do some (or all) of the work, it’s a solution that’s known to cost significantly less than full-service moving. What’s important to note, though, is that there are a couple of different “levels” – if you will – of self-moving.