March 3rd, 2014 - 4:27 PM
What are my cross-country furniture shipping options?
It’s time. You’ve sold your current home and found a new one in a new city on the opposite side of the map. Moving day is coming up fast, so you have to figure out how to ship your furniture across the country without draining your bank account.
February 21st, 2014 - 3:23 PM
“Thank you for calling U-Pack. This is Matt.”
When you call U-Pack, you’ll always talk to a real person. And what you’ll find is that we have a great team of helpful moving experts here. But, what you may not get the chance to discover on a phone call is that though they love helping people move, they’re also interesting people with a lot to offer outside the U-Pack walls. So today, we want to introduce you to one of our remarkable team members. We’d like you to meet Matt B.
February 4th, 2014 - 3:03 PM
Hometowns of the USA Olympic Team
The Olympic buzz is building with the opening ceremony just days away. Before the Winter Games begin, find out a little bit about some stars to watch, including where they're from. We have some interesting Olympic facts, including some possible record-setters, the youngest members of Team USA, and what some of the athletes do for a living outside of their sport. Find out about the USA Olympic Team, and see if you're moving to the same place as these Olympians! Get ready to cheer them on to gold.
February 3rd, 2014 - 11:18 AM
Advice For Your Move
The US Census Bureau reports that on average, people move 11 times in their lifetime. There are so many variables at play in each move, that even after moving multiple times, it can still feel overwhelming. We’re here to help you make your move stress-free and help you remember all the little details. With most people using self-moving services these days, we have compiled our 10 best pieces of self-moving advice to help you through the process.
January 23rd, 2014 - 3:02 PM
Celebrate Super Bowl 48 with a Party!
January 22nd, 2014 - 1:58 PM
“It’s time to get organized!”
That’s the spirit! You’ve set getting organized as your New Year’s resolution and nothing’s going to stop you from fulfilling it. Except, you’re not sure how to get started. No worries; your tablet or smartphone can help. Whether you’re team Android or team iOs, this list of organization apps can help simplify your daily routine (and maybe even help you save some $$ this New Year.
January 20th, 2014 - 3:52 PM
Have you considered a shipping container for your move?
If so, you may have questions related to how they work, how much they cost, and what size you need. While there are several types of containers available, today we’ll focus on the options available with U-Pack®, a solution many call the best value for shipping household goods.
January 17th, 2014 - 5:59 PM
When moving to a new town, one of the quickest ways to settle in is to find out where certain places are located in proximity to your new home. We know you’ll be worn out from the move itself, but knowing where things are around town will make the transition much easier. As you begin unpacking and setting up house, take a look at our list of 10 key places to locate right when you move, and why it’s so important that you know where these places are.
January 15th, 2014 - 10:04 AM
25 Things You Can Do To Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School
When you consider that children who attend public or private school spend the majority of their day there, it’s easy to understand why some would say it's their “world.” School is where their friends are, it’s where their interests lie, and it’s where they have a routine they’re accustomed to. The thought of leaving the comfort of this familiar place to start something brand new can be extremely scary. But, there are some things you can do to help your child manage the transition when it comes to moving to a new school.
January 9th, 2014 - 11:05 AM
Choosing Flooring for Your Home