March 26th, 2015 - 3:34 PM
The Best Way to Store and Move
Because they’re easy to load and are delivered right to your door, moving and storage containers are one of the most popular methods of moving across the country. While several companies offer them, U-Pack consistently stands out. Customer reviews often mention U-Pack as both the best in customer service and the cheapest moving container storage option.
Storage Container used for moving – reserve one, or as many as you need, and only pay for the ones you use.
March 16th, 2015 - 3:28 PM
Looking to rent a trailer for storage?
If you’re moving long distance and you need storage in transit, U-Pack is an easy solution. Just load your belongings into the trailer and store them there until you’re ready for delivery. It’s a great way to avoid the work involved with loading and unloading at a traditional storage facility. Let’s take a look at what you can expect from U-Pack trailer storage, including how it works and how to get a quote.
March 13th, 2015 - 2:46 PM
Your Alaska PCS Guide
Whether it’s your first time or your fifth, if you’re completing a military move, having a plan in place is a must – and it’s even more important if you’re PCSing to Alaska. This guide is designed to help you determine the best way to get your household goods to Alaska and answer some of the most frequently asked questions.
March 6th, 2015 - 9:34 AM
Packing a Lamp for Moving
Because of their odd shape, lamps can be a challenge to pack. But, since they’re fragile items, it’s very important to make sure they’re packed properly so that they travel cross country to your new home safely and securely.
You’ll need a few supplies to get started:
March 2nd, 2015 - 3:42 PM
Want to move to one of the best school districts?
For many homebuyers, the quality of the local school district is a primary concern. Before you sign the closing papers, it’s important to make sure the schools in your area will help your child excel. If you’re looking to move somewhere with a great educational system, our latest infographic on top school districts can help. Here’s an overview of the top 10 best schools and what makes them a great place for your children.
February 27th, 2015 - 2:16 PM
What to Pack for the First Night in a New Home
While you’re packing for your move, take time to consider the unpacking. When you arrive at your new place, there are a few things to set up such as your bed and coffee pot that will make your new house feel like home. If you make a plan for how you’ll pack those things, it’ll be easier to find the essentials and get settled in. We’ve laid out a game plan to help you have a successful first night in your new house.
February 25th, 2015 - 8:53 AM
Household Goods Freight Shipping Options
U-Pack® specializes in shipping household goods, with a service built around making moving easy for customers. We utilize freight trailers for door-to-door moving, giving you the ultimate in flexibility. This differs from traditional moving companies like full-service movers or truck rental – it’s a better, more affordable way to move.
Why Choose a Freight Trailer for Shipping Your Household Goods?
It’s safe, fast, and a great way to save money moving!
February 20th, 2015 - 2:59 PM
What should I pack first?
Mark Twain once said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” What great advice for those planning a move across the country! When you’re dealing with an overwhelming task like packing up your house – where you know you have to do it, but you don’t know where to start – why not tackle the “big frog” first? You’ll be glad you did.
February 17th, 2015 - 9:01 AM
Need to pack up your computer?
When moving to a new home, it’s important to know how to properly pack one of your most valuable items – your computer. By learning how to pack it with the most care, you can ensure it will arrive safely to your new home, ready for use.
More of a visual learner? Watch this quick video on how to pack your computer.
Preparing your computer for your upcoming move
Before you begin packing, you’ll need to take care of a few things on the front end:
February 16th, 2015 - 3:45 PM
Moving Assistance from Start to Finish
At U-Pack, we want to be your one-stop moving shop. Of course, we’d love it if you moved with us, but even if you don’t, we’re here to help. We know that with any cross country move, there are a lot of pieces to coordinate. We’ve gathered resources for before, during, and after your move in one central location. Bookmark or “pin” this page to save it for later!
General Moving Resources
We have a few pages that are valuable to you no matter where you’re at in the moving process.