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Easy and Affordable House Moves

May 3rd, 2013 - 2:44 PM
Simple House Moves

Ok, I used the words “simple” and “house moves” in the same phrase. Some may say those are words that don’t belong together; that a house move is never simple. In fact, if you know someone who’s moved recently (whether local or long distance), you may have even heard something along the lines of, “I’m never moving again!” whispered under their breath… or yelled at the top of their lungs. There’s no question that moving a house is hard work – especially if you’re moving on a budget and need to do some of the work on your own to save money. But there are ways to make it more convenient and affordable.

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed, and you’re trying to figure out how people pull of house moves while staying within a budget, I’m excited to tell you about U-Pack! It was designed with people just like you in mind.

U-Pack is a “you pack, we drive” long-distance moving service that offers rates that are oftentimes comparable to truck rental. So basically, you can move all of your belongings to your new home at an affordable price and drive your own vehicle instead of a rental truck!

How U-Pack moves the contents of your house

U-Pack’s goal is to make house moving easy and convenient. We arrange delivery of a moving trailer or ReloCube® to your home. Once you load, we arrange the transportation of your belongings to your new home. Then after you unload, we arrange to have the empty equipment picked up. You get experienced drivers to transport the contents of your house from point A to point B. Simple.

How much does it cost to do a house move with U-Pack?

As with all moving services, the price depends on where you’re moving and how much you’re moving. You can get a free, no-obligation quote online, or by calling 800-413-4799. Either way, just let us know the basic information about your move (where you’re moving, how much you’re moving and when you’re moving) and we’ll give you the price instantly. Keep in mind that with U-Pack there are no additional charges for fuel, taxes, tolls or standard liability coverage.

As you research U-Pack, one thing you’ll notice is that the service differs from traditional moving companies and truck rental services in that you pay only for the space you use. If you’re unsure how much space you would use in the trailer, or how many ReloCubes you would need, U-Pack’s space estimator tool is a great resource. What that means is that if you’re able to pack really efficiently on moving day, and you can fit into less than the quoted space, you pay less. If you need more space, go ahead and use it. Just add or subtract the per-foot adjustment rate included in your quote. U-Pack customers absolutely love the flexibility.

The same “pay for space” concept goes for the ReloCube, too. Reserve as many Cubes as you think you will need, and pay only for the ones you actually use.

How do I get a quote for my house move?

U-Pack makes it easy. You can get an instant moving quote online, or you can call a helpful U-Pack moving specialist at 800-413-4799 to talk about the details of your move. We know that long-distance house moves can be overwhelming, so if you have questions, concerns, or need advice, we’ll be happy to help. Just leave a comment below.  

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