July 10th, 2013 - 3:56 PM
Tips for Packing Clothing
Hmmm is there really a secret to packing clothing? Yes! And packing it properly can be a big money-saver.
Packing clothing is often one the last things people think about when doing their pre-move planning. We see a lot of people just throw it all in trash bags or boxes and move on. But, as you probably know, this is definitely not the best or most efficient strategy. If you stop and think about the amount of money you have invested in clothing, it’ll definitely make you want to use the best techniques to pack it.
July 10th, 2013 - 2:29 PM
How to Pack the Right Way
When you use a service like U-Pack—where you do the packing—it’s super important to make sure you’re up-to-speed on the tips and techniques that help you pack like a pro.
Over the next several days, we’ll focus on giving you step-by-step instructions on how to pack and move some common items like electronics, appliances, books, bicycles, and furniture. But we’re going to go a step further and take a look at some uncommon things – like pianos, arcade games, collectibles, pool tables and sewing machines.
July 5th, 2013 - 3:29 PM
Answering questions about long-distance moving
The US Census Bureau estimates that a person in the United States can expect to move 11.7 times in their lifetime.
July 5th, 2013 - 1:57 PM
I’m looking for an easy way to ship furniture.
Allow me to suggest a very simple option that was designed to work well with your budget and time frame. U-Pack® is a “you pack, we drive” service that specializes in shipping furniture long distance.
Here’s what makes U-Pack ideal for shipping furniture
July 3rd, 2013 - 2:19 PM
I’m on a budget, so I’m looking for the most affordable moving companies.
You’re not alone, my friend. Most people moving to a new state are on a budget too, so finding an affordable moving company is top priority. I think you’ll find when you start researching and comparing your options, the “affordability” factor will lie with do-it-yourself moving companies rather than full-service movers. So that’s where we’ll focus in on.
Affordable Moving Company Options
July 3rd, 2013 - 12:49 PM
Moving Company Quotes
Are you moving soon? Do you have a budget you are trying to stick to? When you are moving, the best way to stick to your moving budget is by getting quotes from moving companies to make sure you choose a company that fits your needs. These moving quotes will show you two things: 1) how much your move will cost, and 2) what services are included for that cost. Once you have that information, you can narrow down which moving company is for your move.
How to Get Moving Company Quotes
July 1st, 2013 - 3:03 PM
How to Pack Jewelry For a Move
Whether you have a couple pieces of special jewelry, or lots of costume jewelry, when you move you will want to pack it properly. I love accessories and have moved my fairly large jewelry collection several times. Here are some tips for how to pack jewelry.
June 28th, 2013 - 1:25 PM
U-Pack Moving is a service that specializes in out-of-state, long-distance moves. Because it's our speciality, we get the opportunity to talk to a lot of people who have a lot of questions about how it works, the best ways to do it, and how much it costs. Today I'll spend some time responding to some of our customers' most frequently asked questions about long-distance moving.
What is best for long-distance moves—truck rental or movers?
June 28th, 2013 - 1:17 PM
Tips from the toy organization expert
I don’t claim to be an expert at many things, but I know toys. I can tell you just about anything you need to know about the latest Skylander® product to hit the market, which Lego® set has which character, and I can bake a cake in an Easy Bake Oven like a champ. I’m not a toy collector per se, but I do have 7 kids (and 6 are under 10), so I’ll proudly wear the “toy expert” badge.
June 27th, 2013 - 11:05 AM
Cara Giaimo is a blogger for SimpliSafe. You can find her scouring the news for the latest info about home security, technology, safety, and crime, finding new ways to use avocados, and playing word games.
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