November 4th, 2015 - 8:35 AM
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.
October 30th, 2015 - 3:04 PM
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!
October 12th, 2015 - 10:39 AM
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.
October 5th, 2015 - 3:54 PM
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!
September 18th, 2015 - 8:55 AM
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.
August 6th, 2015 - 2:59 PM
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.
August 5th, 2015 - 2:48 PM
Need to ship your car?
Whether you’re completing a household move or just need to move your car from point A to point B, there are plenty of car shipping options to choose from. But first, let’s walk through the basics about auto shipping, including the types of auto shippers, cost, transit time, and more.
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.