July 17th, 2013 - 1:34 PM
Moving the Craft Room: Packing the Sewing Machine and Craft Supplies
What’s your craft of choice? Quilting, crocheting, painting, jewelry making – a little bit of everything? Whether your craft supplies are made up of small beads or huge canvases, and whether they’re kept in totes in the closet or in a dreamy, organized craft room, when it comes time to move it’s important to protect your investment. Today let’s talk about some tips for packing your craft supplies, including how to pack a sewing machine!
July 15th, 2013 - 3:49 PM
I’m moving soon. How do I pack and store my photos?
Between scheduling the moving company and packing up the kitchen, you’ve got a lot on your plate. But don’t forget about that shelf in the hallway closet piled high with family photos. You’ve been meaning to organize them, but now there’s just no time. You need to get them to your new home safe and secure. While we recommend keeping your photographs with you during the move, we have some great tips and advice for packing them, and storing them once you get to your new home.
Basic advice for moving and storing photos:
July 15th, 2013 - 11:41 AM
How to Move Your Game Room: Pool Tables and Arcade Games
July 12th, 2013 - 2:00 PM
What’s the best way to pack dishes?
If you’re moving long distance and saving money by doing a U-Pack self-move, it’s important to know how to pack your dishes so they travel safely and securely across the country. Today, let’s take a look at some tips on how the experts pack dishes for moving.
The right supplies for packing dishes
Getting the right supplies means buying moving boxes that can handle the weight of your dishes.
July 12th, 2013 - 11:25 AM
How to Pack Collectibles: Coins, Dolls, Figurines, and Memorabilia, Oh My!
What do you collect? Coins, stamps, figurines, concert posters? Something else? As a collector myself, (of Fiestaware and Holiday Barbies®) I can totally relate to what you’re going through. The thought of packing up these treasures and putting them into a moving truck is a little nerve-wracking. When you spend so much time and money curating a collection, there’s no question you want to pack it with care to ensure it arrives exactly how it left.
July 11th, 2013 - 4:32 PM
Packing and moving your TV
For many people, the TV is one of their most valuable possessions (I know this is true for my husband!). When we moved two years ago, he was most concerned about keeping his TV safe during the move. So we did our homework and found some great information for how to pack a TV and its accessories. Take a look!
How to pack a TV
July 11th, 2013 - 3:27 PM
How on earth do I pack and move all my electronics?
I hear ya! Packing electronics is a challenging task for anyone moving long-distance. That’s why we’re ready to give our tips and tricks for packing your electronics like a pro. Take a look below!
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.