July 27th, 2015 - 2:41 PM
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.
July 8th, 2015 - 3:33 PM
Making the move to California
With new adventures to last a lifetime, career opportunities around every corner, and beautiful sights at every turn, it’s no wonder that California is the most populous state in the U.S. – and, with 163,000 sq. miles of land, there’s plenty of room to call it your own. If you’re thinking about living in the Golden State, this guide will serve as your one-stop shop for preparing for your move and learning about life as Californian.
June 26th, 2015 - 3:09 PM
Planning a move to Florida
Home to more than 19 million people, Florida is the third largest state in the U.S. – yes, even more populated than New York! With beautiful beaches, great weather, and friendly residents, there’s a lot to love about the Sunshine State. If you’re considering a move to Florida, this guide will answer your most-asked questions – let’s dive right in.
June 22nd, 2015 - 3:46 PM
Moving Company How-To Videos
If you’re a visual learner, U-Pack has you covered when it’s time to move! We have tons of videos online that walk you through everything from moving equipment options, to step-by-step packing, and even moving hacks like packing a suitcase (not to mention videos that feature adorable dogs and reality TV stars).
June 16th, 2015 - 2:12 PM
Driving from Dallas to Chicago?
It’s going to be a fun ride! Whether you’re planning a move or simply taking a leisurely road trip, there’s something for everyone on this route. We’ll show you the best way to travel from Dallas to Chicago, and a wide range of things to see and experience along the way.
June 15th, 2015 - 2:24 PM
How to pack medications and toiletries
Toiletries and medicines are essential bathroom necessities you’ll need not only after you move long distance, but during your move, too. We’ll show you which items to take with you, and which items can go in the truck. Before you pack, gather your supplies.
June 11th, 2015 - 1:20 PM
How to pack your silverware for moving
Your everyday silverware is an essential part of the kitchen, and one of the first things you may use after you move. That’s why it’s important to make sure it’s properly packed so it arrives ready to use in your new home. You’ll need the following supplies to get started:
May 29th, 2015 - 8:08 AM
What’s the best way to lift a heavy box?
Moving—whether it’s locally or long distance—almost always requires lifting at least a few heavy boxes. To avoid injury to your back, we recommend watching this video to learn how to properly lift boxes before you start moving. It includes tips and best practices from Mayo Clinic and other reputable health experts.
May 27th, 2015 - 3:33 PM
Packing picture frames and knickknacks for moving
When moving long distance, it’s important to learn how to properly pack the picture frames and knickknacks that are proudly displayed around your house. While these types of items might not be the first thing on your mind to pack, they definitely shouldn’t be forgotten.
Here’s what you’ll need to get started: