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The Complete Beginners Guide to Packing

July 10th, 2013 - 2:29 PM

How to Pack the Right Way

When you use a service like U-Pack—where you do the packing—it’s super important to make sure you’re up-to-speed on the tips and techniques that help you pack like a pro.

Over the next several days, we’ll focus on giving you step-by-step instructions on how to pack and move some common items like electronics, appliances, books, bicycles, and furniture. But we’re going to go a step further and take a look at some uncommon things – like pianos, arcade games, collectibles, pool tables and sewing machines.

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TV Shipping Boxes for Shipping Flat Panel LED or Plasma TV | Free shipping

May 15th, 2013 - 11:33 AM

U-Pack Now Offers TV Shipping Boxes

When you spend $1,000+ purchasing your dream TV, the last thing you want is to leave it unprotected or even partially protected during a move. And if you’ve looked around, you may have discovered that most moving companies don’t offer sufficient TV shipping boxes, or if they do, they’re fairly expensive. We’re pleased to announce that the U-Pack Box Store now offers boxes for shipping flat-panel LED and Plasma TVs at significantly lower prices than the competitors. And here’s an added perk:  You get free shipping, right to your door!

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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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Help Me Move

October 23rd, 2012 - 2:39 PM

If you’re at that point where you’re saying, “Help me move!!” U-Pack has the perfect solution. You can save significantly by doing your own packing, loading and unloading. Or, if you like the idea of saving money, but need help moving the heavy stuff, just request pricing for loading/and or unloading help – whatever suits your needs.

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Wrapping Furniture with Stretch Wrap

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.