June 16th, 2015 - 2:12 PM
Driving from Dallas to Chicago?
It’s going to be a fun ride! Whether you’re planning a move or simply taking a leisurely road trip, there’s something for everyone on this route. We’ll show you the best way to travel from Dallas to Chicago, and a wide range of things to see and experience along the way.
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 and sound, and are ready for play at your new home.
Gather these supplies to get started:
- Moving boxes
- Packing paper
- A marker
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)
April 6th, 2015 - 10:02 AM
Full service isn’t the only option for moving help
If you’re moving long distance and don’t want to do all the work, what options do you have? You could hire a full service mover, but that can get expensive. Or you could hire movers from online message boards, but how can you make sure they can be trusted? It’s easy to get overwhelmed and even easier to blow your budget. U-Pack offers a solution that involves combining U-Pack with moving help to give you the services you need at a price you can afford.
April 3rd, 2015 - 8:43 AM
How to deduct moving expenses
If you moved for work in 2014, you may be eligible to deduct your moving expenses when you file your 2014 return. To determine if your move qualifies, there are some requirements you’ll need to have met. So, let’s start by covering some basic information about moving and tax deductions, then dive into some more detailed questions you may have about what is and isn’t tax deductible.
What moving expenses are tax deductible?