March 25th, 2016 - 9:51 AM
Using moving pads for furniture
When it comes to moving furniture and other fragile belongings such as lamps, small appliances, and mirrors, furniture pads provide the best protection at the best price. As the most economical packing option, using them is a great way to protect your belongings from damage and scratches. Let’s explore more about what moving furniture pads are, how to use them, where to buy them and what to do with them after your move.
January 25th, 2016 - 12:55 PM
10 Common Packing Mistakes
Packing for a move is often the most dreaded part of any relocation. It’s so much more than just making sure everything gets put into a box; there’s organizing, wrapping, and taking inventory of your belongings. That’s where many people get it wrong – they wait until the last minute, throw things in boxes, and hope they make it ok. After helping over 850,000 customers move over a billion miles, we’ve identified some common packing mistakes so you can learn what NOT to do when packing for a move.
If you need to start planning your long distance move, get a free moving quote online.
June 15th, 2015 - 2:24 PM
How to pack medications and toiletries
Toiletries and medicines are essential bathroom necessities you’ll need not only after you move long distance, but during your move, too. We’ll show you which items to take with you, and which items can go in the truck. Before you pack, gather your supplies.
June 11th, 2015 - 1:20 PM
Packing the kitchen: what to know about boxing silverware
The most important thing to remember when packing up silverware is to not let your items get damaged or misplaced while in transit. Your silverware gets used every day and is an essential part of your kitchen. Make sure it’s properly packed so it arrives ready to use at your new home.
May 27th, 2015 - 3:33 PM
Packing picture frames and knickknacks for moving
When moving long distance, it’s important to learn how to properly pack the picture frames and knickknacks that are proudly displayed around your house. While these types of items might not be the first thing on your mind to pack, they definitely shouldn’t be forgotten.
Here’s what you’ll need to get started:
May 6th, 2015 - 3:14 PM
Packing toys for a move
Toys come in all shapes and sizes, which can make them difficult to pack for a long-distance move. If you have kids, we’ll show you how to properly pack their treasured toys so they travel safe, sound, and ready for play at your new home.
Gather these supplies to get started:
April 29th, 2015 - 10:53 AM
What to know about packing DVDs, CDs and video games for moving
While most forms of entertainment have shifted toward digital formats, there are still plenty of people who own physical copies of their favorite movies, TV shows, music and video games. If you’re moving, this post will help you properly pack your entertainment collection.
April 28th, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Packing china for your upcoming move
Your delicate china is one of the most fragile items you’ll pack for your long-distance move. To keep it safe for the road, follow these helpful packing instructions.
Here are the supplies you’ll need (you can find these supplies at the U-Pack Box Store)
March 6th, 2015 - 9:34 AM
Packing a Lamp for Moving
Because of their odd shape, lamps can be a challenge to pack. But, since they’re fragile items, it’s very important to make sure they’re packed properly so that they travel cross country to your new home safely and securely.
You’ll need a few supplies to get started:
February 27th, 2015 - 2:16 PM
What to Pack for the First Night in a New Home
While you’re packing for your move, take time to consider the unpacking. When you arrive at your new place, there are a few things to set up such as your bed and coffee pot that will make your new house feel like home. If you make a plan for how you’ll pack those things, it’ll be easier to find the essentials and get settled in. We’ve laid out a game plan to help you have a successful first night in your new house.