January 16th, 2013 - 1:46 PM
I like clothes. A lot. If shopping was an Olympic sport, I would have a gold medal. When we moved, I had to learn how to properly pack my clothing so that it didn’t get damaged, wrinkled, or destroyed in the move. Let me share with you how to move clothes so that your clothing—whether a little or a lot—gets moved properly.
January 16th, 2013 - 9:06 AM
If you’re searching for affordable movers, long-distance moving with U-Pack may be just the solution—especially if you’re willing and able to do some of the work on your own. Here’s what I mean... U-Pack is a “you pack, we drive” service, specializing in long-distance moving. You pack, load, and unload, and we do the driving. It’s the “in-between” traditional full-service movers and truck rental. Customers love the convenience and the price—especially when they’re moving long distance.
January 15th, 2013 - 9:10 AM
U-Pack is currently offering discounted moving prices in select locations. These discounts will apply for moves taking place in January and February 2013.
January 14th, 2013 - 11:02 AM
PODS® rates vs. U-Pack Rates
If you’re considering containerized moving, comparing PODS® rates to U-Pack rates is a great place to start. Both are well-known portable moving and storage solutions, but one typically costs quite a bit less than the other. Want to take a guess at which typically costs less?
January 12th, 2013 - 6:29 PM
How to Get Help with Moving Out
When I move, all my stuff is coming with me. But that doesn’t mean I can move it all by myself! My big, comfy couch is great to lounge on, but impossible to carry on my own. And a queen size mattress? I’m definitely going to need help with that.
January 10th, 2013 - 3:17 PM
How much does a moving company cost? Well, that depends a lot on the type of service you choose; the options range from affordable do-it-yourself, to expensive full-service. Let’s explore options and talk price.
January 10th, 2013 - 8:34 AM
Houseplants do great things for you. They clean your air and boost your mood. But what have you done for them lately? Today (January 10) is Houseplant Appreciation Day, so take a few minutes to care for your houseplants. Let’s look at 5 ways to care for houseplants, along with some tips for moving houseplants.
How to Care for Houseplants
January 9th, 2013 - 8:43 AM
Shipping furniture can be a tricky task. You have big pieces, small pieces, and some in-between. So, what will it cost to ship it all? Well, you can learn some factors that will help you find the cheapest way to ship your furniture below. Let’s take a look.
January 8th, 2013 - 2:35 PM
That’s a tough question to answer without seeing your belongings. And if you're like most people, the thought of a stranger walking through your home to do an in-home estimate isn't very comforting. Here’s some help though... U-Pack provides excellent Space Estimator Tools to help you determine the amount of space you’ll need. Our favorite is the Room-by-Room Space Estimator because you can walk through your home and enter the items you'll be moving, then calculate the total at the end.
January 8th, 2013 - 8:58 AM
People set budgets every day for things like groceries, rent, entertainment, and shopping. I even have a budget set for how much I spend on going out to eat! When it comes to moving, why not set a budget for that, too? Whether your cross country move is expected or unexpected, I’ll help you create a budget for it so that you don’t overspend. Let’s take a look at some things you should do to create a reasonable moving budget.