August 1st, 2012 - 4:09 PM
We’ve caught it and there is no cure. We will go through terrible withdrawals when it is over. “It” is Olympic fever! Here at U-Pack our water cooler talk is all about the Olympics. We know quite a bit about different places in the US, mostly because we have moved some of our 500,000 customers just about everywhere at some point…so we naturally wanted to know where these talented athletes train. Let’s take a look.
July 31st, 2012 - 2:59 PM
Here at U-Pack, we are all about hometowns. We know that after a move, life starts in your new hometown. So we were curious about the hometowns of the 2012 United States Olympic Athletes. Now, there are well over 500 athletes from the US, so we can’t cover them all. But we did cover some of the familiar names you know and love! And in U-Pack fashion, we have thrown in some moving info and fun facts to the mix! Enjoy!
2012 US Gymnastic Team Hometowns
July 30th, 2012 - 3:01 PM
It seems like as soon as gas prices lower just a smidge, they’re back up again. Most people consider rental trucks the cheapest way to move because it is completely DIY, but what they sometimes forget to consider is that the fluctuating price of gas has a significant impact on the cost of a long-distance move in a rental truck. Here’s the real truth about moving truck gas mileage:
Who pays for the fuel?
You do. Your truck rental quote doesn’t include fuel. It also doesn’t include sales tax, road tolls, or insurance.
July 27th, 2012 - 3:51 PM
It's Double Flashback Friday again! Today we're revisiting a favorite about cheap rental trucks. We hope you like it just as much the second time around. Happy Friday!
Cheap rental trucks: Getting Started
July 27th, 2012 - 3:49 PM
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 discusses how PODS® containers compare to ReloCubes. Happy Friday!!
They’re sleek, compact and durable. No, I’m not referring to the latest compact car. I’m talking about portable storage containers – specifically the U-Pack ReloCube. Such a great moving option.
It gets dropped off (ground level) in your driveway. You load it, and either store it or have it moved to the driveway of your new home. Talk about convenience.
July 26th, 2012 - 3:11 PM
Whether you’re moving into the dorm or off-campus housing, you need to know how to move to college! You’ve got a lot of stuff, and if you’re going to college in another state, it might be hard to get everything into your car or suitcase. With U-Pack, you’ll spend more time being a college kid and less time stressing about getting your stuff to your new place. Get a free moving quote now!
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.