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Shipping Containers

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.        

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10 Important Places to Locate Right When You Move to Your New Town

January 17th, 2014 - 5:59 PM

Where’s that?

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.

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Help Kids Deal with Moving to a New School

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.

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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?