April 4th, 2013 - 9:42 AM
What is the tax deadline for 2013?
Each year from January to April, Americans experience the fifth season of the year – tax season. If you’re asking yourself “When are income taxes due?” We’ve researched and found the answer, just keep reading!
According the IRS, your 2012 Federal Tax Return is due by April 15, 2013. However, each state has a different income tax due date.
April 3rd, 2013 - 12:18 PM
How does Budget compare to similar moving companies?
If you’re planning a long distance move and thinking about using Budget®, this blog post will help you compare Budget services to similar self-moving services and “you pack, they drive” moving services like U-Pack®, where you can pay a rate similar to truck rental but you don’t have to drive. Keep reading to find out what companies compare to Budget truck rental.
April 2nd, 2013 - 11:18 AM
April Fools’ 2013 Roundup
I’m not sure if your kids pranked you on April 1, but if you logged on to Google or any number of sites, you likely fell victim to their online April Fools’ Jokes. Here are the best April Fools’ jokes online this year.
Google Nose – Touted as a “new scentsation in search,” Google Nose will allow you to smell your searches. While smells like “wet dog” and “horse manure” don’t sound appealing, the thought of “lemon” or “daisies” might be more pleasant. You can check it out at http://www.google.com/landing/nose/index.html.
April 1st, 2013 - 9:53 AM
Moving to Washington? Here’s what you should know!
If you are moving to the Evergreen State, there are a few things you should know! U-Pack knows all about moving to Washington State. Here’s what you should know about the weather, the geography, and how to actually move to Washington.
Moving to Washington State: The Weather
March 30th, 2013 - 2:53 PM
How to ship furniture
Are you planning a long-distance move soon? Then it’s probably crossed your mind that you need a way to ship your furniture cross country. Furniture comes in all shapes and sizes, and can be extremely heavy, too. Since you can’t shrink your furniture and mail it to your new home, you’ll have to choose another option for shipping furniture. Let’s take a look at some options you have for getting your furniture from point A to point B.
March 30th, 2013 - 2:51 PM
The Cost of Moving and Storage
There are many moving services out there, and the storage possibilities are endless. Determining how much moving and storage costs can be difficult. However, for the easiest, most affordable combination of moving and storage, you want a company that does them both, like U-Pack! You can easily figure out how much moving and storage costs with U-Pack by getting a free moving quote. What does that moving quote include? I’m glad you asked! Let me show you everything you get with moving and storage at U-Pack.
Moving and Storage Cost: Moving with U-Pack
March 28th, 2013 - 2:52 PM
Easy Easter Craft Projects
Easter is a wonderful holiday. There is so much to celebrate! From the fun of the Easter bunny and the eggs, to the celebration of the Risen Lord. And there are fun Easter crafts to go along with all of that! Check out these awesome ideas for Easter craft projects – including eggs, snacks and more!
Easter Bunny Crafts for Kids
Everyone loves the Easter bunny! From his big floppy ears to his cotton tail, you can celebrate the Easter bunny with these fun crafts.
March 28th, 2013 - 8:35 AM
Connecting Utilities In Your New Home
As you transition from one home to a new home, you will have to deal with utility companies. You will have to disconnect utilities at your old home and connect them at your new home. I know that sounds like a lot of work, but we have outlined all the details for you.
Here is a list of the utilities you will want to take care of:
March 27th, 2013 - 11:41 AM
A state to state checklist for moving
I love the e-card on Pinterest that says “Sometimes I write down tasks after I’ve done them, just to get the satisfaction of crossing them off my list.” I agree – there’s just something great about checking tasks off a list. I feel accomplished, efficient, and just happy to be getting things done. For a move out of state, you’ll need a good checklist to keep you on task to ensure a successful move.
March 27th, 2013 - 10:40 AM
Moving Truck Average Costs
Every move is different. There really is no “average” cost of a moving truck. Moving truck rentals can cost anywhere from $20 to $3,000+. The rates depend on what type of moving truck you need and how far you are moving, among other things. Think about it: You can’t compare someone who is moving across the street and using the moving truck for one day to someone moving across the country and driving the truck for a week. Besides your location and truck size, what else goes into your average truck rental costs? Let’s take a look.
Extra Costs of a Moving Truck