July 26th, 2012 - 3:08 PM
Just about every page of the U-Pack web site has a big orange button that says “Get Instant Quote!” For 85% of our customers, when they click the orange button, a price and move details appear. In fact, U-Pack is one of VERY few moving companies to provide a truly instant price quote.
July 25th, 2012 - 3:18 PM
I’m the kind of person that always likes to be prepared. If learning one piece of information will help me to be better prepared, you can bet that I’m searching for it! Moving is one of those things that you just need to be prepared for. And what better way to prepare than to get moving advice from the people who know best—the experts at U-Pack Moving. Get a free moving quote instantly from U-Pack, then enjoy reading these great tips to apply to your upcoming move!
July 24th, 2012 - 2:37 PM
A wise man once said “Never spend your money before you have it.” That advice is very valuable, especially when you’re planning for a move. It’s also wise to figure out how much to save before a move. But how do you know how much money you need to save? Let’s outline some costs.
July 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 AM
Make it sparkle
A clean home is a happy home! Before you start deciding where each piece of furniture goes, read these tips to make your home as clean as possible:
Put on your cleaning clothes! You know, those clothes that you don’t mind getting bleach on or getting ruined. Wear old (but clean) shoes, too. Have all your cleaning supplies ready to go so that you’re not searching for them during the cleaning process.
July 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 AM
Now you can wrap your furniture like the professionals do – with stretch wrap. The U-Pack Box Store just added it in two different sizes – the small stretch wrap, measuring 5 in. x 1000 ft., and the large stretch wrap, measuring 15.5 in. x 1,476 ft. It’s perfect for wrapping fabric furniture (like couches and chairs), wrapping hard-to-pack items like rugs, furniture, bed rails and electronic cables, and protecting your items from snags, scratches and soil.
July 18th, 2012 - 3:21 PM
Just the thought of having to complete a move in just one week is a little overwhelming. But, I bet you would be surprised by the number of people that find themselves in this exact situation. If you need to move in a week, and feel like you’re anxiously drowning in to-do lists, let me help guide you through the process.
First, let me calm some of your anxiety by telling you that U-Pack is almost always able to do a last-minute move. Now, let’s get down to business. First things first, print off U-Pack’s free moving checklist. This will help ensure you don’t forget anything.
July 16th, 2012 - 3:40 PM
Before doing business with a moving company, be sure to ask the right questions – ask about the business, their processes and procedures and about the type of service they provide. Here’s a list of important questions we think you should ask first. Then, I’ll tell you how U-Pack Moving answers those questions.
July 13th, 2012 - 9:02 AM
It’s Flashback Friday! Today’s the day we revisit a blog post that readers have found helpful in the past. This week’s favorite focuses on instant moving quotes. 85% of the people who request a moving quote from U-Pack will receive their quote within seconds. If you’re among the 15% that need to be reviewed by a moving specialist, you’ll still get it quickly – within 24 hours. Happy Friday!
July 12th, 2012 - 3:30 PM
So you want to move to the Golden State, eh? Before you pack your bags, consider how you’re going to move to California. The first step is to gather moving quotes from different types of movers. You’ve got a lot of options—and you’ll want to be a smart spender because California is not the cheapest state to live in. Here are your options:
July 12th, 2012 - 3:21 PM
Who doesn’t love a great party? I know I do! And what better time to throw one than when you’re moving into a new home? It’s a great time to let all your friends and family see your place – and it’s also an excellent excuse to speed up the process of getting boxes unpacked and everything put away. Here are some great tips and fun ideas for throwing a super-cool “we’ve moved to a new home” party!