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Rent a Truck

October 25th, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Do you want to rent a truck?

If you're trying to save money on a cross-country move, intuition may tell you that you have to rent a truck. And that thought may cause concerns that make you dread moving. Am I choosing the right size rental truck? Can I drive that far in a huge vehicle that I’m not familiar with? How am I going to drive it through large cities? How difficult will it be to tow my vehicle? Will my stuff be safe parked in a hotel parking lot overnight? Once I pay for gas, taxes and insurance, how much will it really cost to rent a truck? Is there a better way to move?  
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Answers to Questions about Moving to Kansas City, Missouri

October 23rd, 2013 - 11:44 AM

I’m planning a move to Kansas City. What do I need to know?

Let me point out that today we’re focusing on things you should know if you're moving to Kansas City, Missouri—but if you’re moving to Kansas City, KS, be sure to check back later—we’ll have some information for you, too. Though the areas similar because they share a border and are both part of the Kansas City Metropolitan area, they are two different cities in two different states, and you’ll definitely see some differences.

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The Best Places to Camp

October 22nd, 2013 - 10:16 AM

How About a Camping Trip?

One of the great perks of moving with U-Pack is that you can pack your stuff up and send it off in the moving truck while you take a little mini vaca in your own vehicle. And what better way to spend a few days than planning a camping trip along the way? It’s not a bad way to save money, either.

Sound like a good plan? Check out some of these really cool places to camp.

Awesome Places to Camp in the U.S.

Glacier National Park, Montana

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How to Move a Dresser

October 15th, 2013 - 9:39 AM

How Do I Move a Big, Bulky Dresser?

They’re heavy, cumbersome, difficult to maneuver through doors, and have drawers that have a tendency to slide in and out. It’s true that it can be a little challenging to move a dresser out of the house and into the moving truck. So today, we’ll go over some very helpful tips that will help make it much more manageable.  

Steps to Moving a Dresser

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All You Need to Know about Moving from The Walking Dead

October 11th, 2013 - 8:50 AM

Moving? The Walking Dead Has You Covered.

We haven’t heard of anyone who hasn’t heard of The Walking Dead. We’re dead serious - it’s just that good of a TV show. If you haven’t seen an episode, then it’s just a matter of time till you’re bitten with the zombie craze like these people below.

Since Season 4 premieres on Sunday (we can’t wait!), we asked the Walking Dead fanatics in our office what they thought people could learn about moving from their favorite TV show.

Since most of the people you know will turn to zombies, it’s important to remember what they looked like pre-bite.

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6 Reasons U-Pack is Better than PODS®

October 9th, 2013 - 2:06 PM

U-Pack or PODS® – which is better?

That’s a great question. Both moving companies take care of the driving for you, deliver and pick up the equipment, and have storage options available. With so many similarities, it can be difficult to see the differences. Once you start comparing, we think you’ll find that U-Pack is the better choice for moving long-distance over PODS®. Here are 6 reasons why.
 

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How Toy Story Got Moving All Wrong

October 8th, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Moving Experts to the Rescue!

Ah, Toy Story. It’s one of the most-loved Disney movies of all time—you’ve seen it, right? If not, you’re missing out! The story of Andy and his beloved toys gets us every time, but what we’re really intrigued by is the fact that it revolves around moving. That’s right, Andy’s family is preparing for a move, and we couldn’t help but notice there are several details these talking toys got WAY wrong when it comes to moving to their new home. Take a lesson from Andy and the gang and make sure you avoid these moving blunders and packing pitfalls: