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Fireplace Safety and Other Winter Fire Tips

December 20th, 2013 - 1:06 PM

How to Prevent Chimney Fires and Other Helpful Winter Fire Prevention Tips

When it’s cold outside, there's nothing better than lounging in front of a nice, cozy, crackling, fire. In fact, research shows that in many markets, fireplaces are a top feature homebuyers look for. They’re beautiful, fun to decorate, and perfect for hanging stockings. I think we can all agree that they tend to make a house feel like “home.” And while they do add beauty and character, they also add risk. If fireplaces aren’t properly operated and maintained, they can become very, very dangerous.  

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How Much Does It Cost To Ship Your Belongings?

December 17th, 2013 - 8:29 AM

Find out your shipping costs

Whether you’re moving a house full of belongings or just enough for one small container, U-Pack Moving has shipping options to meet your needs. As you know, shipping costs vary based on location and how much you’re moving, but it’s easy to calculate the price with an online U-Pack quote. You’ll be able to see the price instantly.   

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What Are The Mobile Storage Solutions In My Area?

December 13th, 2013 - 10:31 AM

I’m moving, but I need storage, too.

No problem. We can help! U-Pack offers some convenient mobile storage solutions to fit almost any situation. We’ll deliver the storage container to you, pick it up when you’re done loading, and store it until you’re ready for delivery—all for an affordable price. Let’s pinpoint what kind of storage solution you’re looking for and how U-Pack can help.

U-Pack mobile storage solutions

The first thing we want to know is what your moving situation is like. When and how do you need to store your belongings?

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What Are The Best Deals In Moving Truck Rental?

December 5th, 2013 - 1:12 PM

Are you looking for a good deal on a rental truck?

You’re not the only one! If you type “rental truck deals” into your favorite search engine, you’ll likely see all the top rental truck companies offering their best discounts and promotions in hopes that you’ll choose to move with them. But you’re not looking for just any deal or discount; you’re looking for the best deal in moving truck rental.

 

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How Much Can I Save Using a Self-Pack Moving Company?

December 2nd, 2013 - 3:46 PM

Self-Pack Moving Without the Driving

 

When it comes to moving, putting in a little effort can go a long way in terms of saving you money. While you could go with a complete do-it-yourself moving company (like a rental truck), why would you when there are options like U-Pack where you can do some of the work for a comparable savings?

U-Pack is a self-pack moving service where you do the packing and loading, but you don’t have to drive! When you’re trying to keep your moving costs down, but you don’t want to drive a rental truck, it’s the way to go.

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Moving Cube Rental

November 19th, 2013 - 10:28 AM

Everything You Need to Know about Moving Cubes

Using a moving Cube is a great idea for your upcoming move. They’re easy to load, affordable, and a GREAT alternative to driving a rental truck!

Is a Cube right for your move? How do you rent a Cube for your move? Let’s look at your options.

There’s Only One Moving Cube

A few other companies offer moving containers, but there’s only one Cube – the ReloCube from U-Pack. It’s perfect for moving and for storage.

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November Holidays: a Complete List

November 13th, 2013 - 8:55 AM

November Holidays You Should Be Celebrating

We love the month of November! The weather gets cooler, the leaves start changing colors, and football is back in full-force. But what we love most about November are the holidays. There’s so much to celebrate! Take a look at our complete list of November holidays, then decide how you’ll make the most of each day.

 

Federal November Holidays

November 11 – Veterans Day

Thanksgiving – the fourth Thursday in November