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How to Move Clothes

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.

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Movers: Long Distance

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.

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Houseplant Appreciation Day: Caring for and Moving Houseplants

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

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What size moving truck do I need?

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.  

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How to Create a Moving Budget

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.