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The Best Rental Trucks for Moving One Way

January 3rd, 2014 - 3:55 PM

What’s the best choice for moving truck rental?

If you’re searching for the best truck rental company for your one-way move, you’re probably looking for an affordable, reliable company with good customer service. And that’s exactly what you should be looking for! Though a rental truck may seem like the best bet – specifically from a price perspective – there’s an alternative that we think you’ll like. 

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Where to Find the Cheapest Rent in America

December 31st, 2013 - 8:09 AM

Do you want to live in a state with cheap rent?

We don’t blame you! Renting can be a great way to save money, and these days, every penny counts. But one thing to remember is that not all states have the same rental rates. If you’re tired of living in a state with high rent, or you’re thinking about renting for the first time, why not move to a state where the price to rent fits your budget? Our colorful map can help you make a good decision on where to go next!

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Little Known Ways to Get Moving Truck Deals

December 27th, 2013 - 9:03 AM

Where are all the rental truck deals?

We hear ya! Everyone’s looking for a good deal on a rental truck, but actually finding one? Well, that’s the hard part. Nothing’s sweeter than paying less than full-price for something, but in order to score a great deal, you have to find it first. That’s where we come in. We’ll help you learn some of the little known ways you can get moving truck deals for your long-distance move. And we’ll introduce you to U-Pack®, the best kept secret truck rental hopes you never find out.

 

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Fireplace Safety and Other Winter Fire Tips

December 20th, 2013 - 1:06 PM

How to Prevent Chimney Fires and Other Helpful Winter Fire Prevention Tips

When it’s cold outside, there's nothing better than lounging in front of a nice, cozy, crackling, fire. In fact, research shows that in many markets, fireplaces are a top feature homebuyers look for. They’re beautiful, fun to decorate, and perfect for hanging stockings. I think we can all agree that they tend to make a house feel like “home.” And while they do add beauty and character, they also add risk. If fireplaces aren’t properly operated and maintained, they can become very, very dangerous.  

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How Much Does It Cost To Ship Your Belongings?

December 17th, 2013 - 8:29 AM

Find out your shipping costs

Whether you’re moving a house full of belongings or just enough for one small container, U-Pack Moving has shipping options to meet your needs. As you know, shipping costs vary based on location and how much you’re moving, but it’s easy to calculate the price with an online U-Pack quote. You’ll be able to see the price instantly.   

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What Are The Mobile Storage Solutions In My Area?

December 13th, 2013 - 10:31 AM

I’m moving, but I need storage, too.

No problem. We can help! U-Pack offers some convenient mobile storage solutions to fit almost any situation. We’ll deliver the storage container to you, pick it up when you’re done loading, and store it until you’re ready for delivery—all for an affordable price. Let’s pinpoint what kind of storage solution you’re looking for and how U-Pack can help.

U-Pack mobile storage solutions

The first thing we want to know is what your moving situation is like. When and how do you need to store your belongings?

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What Are The Best Deals In Moving Truck Rental?

December 5th, 2013 - 1:12 PM

Are you looking for a good deal on a rental truck?

You’re not the only one! If you type “rental truck deals” into your favorite search engine, you’ll likely see all the top rental truck companies offering their best discounts and promotions in hopes that you’ll choose to move with them. But you’re not looking for just any deal or discount; you’re looking for the best deal in moving truck rental.

 

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Easy Christmas Decorations

December 3rd, 2013 - 10:42 AM

Decorate for Christmas with these Fun, Easy, Cheap Ideas

Nothing makes a new house feel more like “home” than sparkling lights and beautiful, hand-crafted Christmas decorations. Try out some of these easy (and cheap) Christmas decoration ideas and turn your home into a gorgeous winter wonderland.

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How Much Can I Save Using a Self-Pack Moving Company?

December 2nd, 2013 - 3:46 PM

Self-Pack Moving Without the Driving

 

When it comes to moving, putting in a little effort can go a long way in terms of saving you money. While you could go with a complete do-it-yourself moving company (like a rental truck), why would you when there are options like U-Pack where you can do some of the work for a comparable savings?

U-Pack is a self-pack moving service where you do the packing and loading, but you don’t have to drive! When you’re trying to keep your moving costs down, but you don’t want to drive a rental truck, it’s the way to go.