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
Packing the kitchen: what to know about boxing silverware
The most important thing to remember when packing up silverware is to not let your items get damaged or misplaced while in transit. Your silverware gets used every day and is an essential part of your kitchen. Make sure it’s properly packed so it arrives ready to use at your new home.
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:
May 6th, 2015 - 3:14 PM
Packing toys for a move
Toys come in all shapes and sizes, which can make them difficult to pack for a long-distance move. If you have kids, we’ll show you how to properly pack their treasured toys so they travel safe, sound, and ready for play at your new home.
Gather these supplies to get started:
May 1st, 2015 - 10:53 AM
U-Pack Wins Notable Award
The U-Pack team is excited to share that we’ve been chosen as a winner of the 2015 Arkansas Better Business Bureau® Torch Award for Ethics! Four winners were selected from a group of nine finalists and over 100 entries and nominees. According to the BBB, those chosen to receive the prestigious accolade must embody high ethical standards and apply them in their daily interactions—not only with their customers, but with their employees, partners, and local communities as well. Customer satisfaction is very important to us, which is why we’re honored to represent the BBB TRUST! principles through this award.
April 29th, 2015 - 10:53 AM
What to know about packing DVDs, CDs and video games for moving
While most forms of entertainment have shifted toward digital formats, there are still plenty of people who own physical copies of their favorite movies, TV shows, music and video games. If you’re moving, this post will help you properly pack your entertainment collection.
April 28th, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Packing china for your upcoming move
Your delicate china is one of the most fragile items you’ll pack for your long-distance move. To keep it safe for the road, follow these helpful packing instructions.
Here are the supplies you’ll need (you can find these supplies at the U-Pack Box Store)