June 19th, 2013 - 3:56 PM
Do you love watching fireworks on the 4th of July?
So do my friends and coworkers, Donna and Brittany. They’re actually taking a few days off work to travel from Fort Smith, AR (where the U-Pack® headquarters are located) to Nashville, TN to watch a phenomenal fireworks display! Now that’s some enthusiasm! If you love watching fireworks just as much as my friends do, you might consider traveling (or even moving nearby) to one of these awesome displays celebrating our nation’s independence!
The Best 4th of July Firework Displays for 2013
June 19th, 2013 - 3:51 PM
Do you need to get rid of batteries before you move?
If you are getting ready to move and cleaning out the junk drawer, you’ll want to properly dispose of your batteries. Not only is this safe for the environment, but also safe for you. For starters, you’ll need to understand what type of battery you have: alkaline, other (lithium, zinc, rechargeable), car batteries, or electronic batteries. Each type of battery has a different disposal procedure.
How to Dispose of Alkaline Batteries
June 18th, 2013 - 3:45 PM
I’m moving soon and have no idea how to pack. Where do I start?
June 18th, 2013 - 2:21 PM
I’m traveling soon. What are some websites that can help me plan my trip?
If you’re moving across the country and letting someone else drive the moving truck, it might be an awesome time to pack up the travel bags and head out on an exciting adventure. How much fun would it be to visit fun (or exciting, informational, beautiful… whatever makes you happy) vacation spots along the way!? If planning the perfect adventure sounds like a great idea, here are 25 of the best travel sites around. They’ll get you moving in the right direction.
June 17th, 2013 - 3:54 PM
Need to Dispose of a Computer?
Maybe you’re moving soon and clearing out the attic. Did you find an old IBM ThinkPad? Or maybe you got the dreaded blue screen of death on your computer and it’s a lost cause. Either way, if you have a computer that you no longer need, you may want to get rid of it instead of paying to move it. Now, sure, you could just toss it in your trash bag, but that isn’t being environmentally responsible or responsible with your secure personal information. It’s important to properly dispose of your computer in order to protect the environment and your personal data. Let’s take a look at some options.
June 17th, 2013 - 2:49 PM
Are you new to the world of moving out of state?
That’s perfectly OK! You’ve got to start somewhere, right? Well, a great place to start is learning about the kinds of out of state movers available to help you with your move. Let’s take a look.
The three big kinds of out of state movers
Just like the NBA’s Miami Heat have the “Big 3” (Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh), the moving industry also has their own “Big 3” – full-service, truck rental, and “you pack, we drive” moving companies. Here’s a closer look at each one:
June 14th, 2013 - 5:00 PM
One-Way Moving Truck Rentals
Before you pack up and move across the country it’s important to figure out how you’ll move. If you’re a DIYer, truck rental may seem like the cheapest, easiest option. And there are several companies that offer one-way moving truck rentals (like U-Haul®, Budget®, and Penske® to name a few). But before you book your move, let’s look at some common issues with one-way moving truck rentals, and some helpful money-saving alternatives.
Options for Moving Truck Rentals One-Way
June 13th, 2013 - 3:19 PM
How will you move your furniture?
Okay quick – name your favorite piece of furniture that you own. For me, it’s my living room couch. It is so comfy and I spend most of my time at home on it watching TV, reading books, or visiting with friends. If you’re planning to move, have you considered how you would move not only you favorite piece of furniture, but all of your furniture? It’s something to think about! I’ve got some good information to help you compare the leading furniture moving companies in terms of affordability.
A comparison of affordable furniture moving companies
June 13th, 2013 - 8:43 AM
How to Find Movers for Your Across Country Move
Moving across country means embarking on a great adventure – new hometown, new career, new possibilities. It doesn’t have to mean spending tons of money on your move. If you want a hassle-free move, you may have searched around for across country movers, only to find that they’re pretty pricey. If you’re open to some alternatives, there are some solutions available that can help you move across the country easily and affordably.
The Different Types of Across Country Movers
June 12th, 2013 - 3:05 PM
A Hands-Off Approach When You Need a One-Way Moving Van
When it comes to moving long-distance, many people naturally want to take the hands-off approach. I can’t say I blame them. Moving doesn’t exactly fall into the “fun” category. But often, as you dig deeper into what the hands-off approach involves and how much it costs, it becomes obvious that a moving van alternative is necessary. It’s just way too expensive.
If you’re thinking about hiring a moving van for your one-way move, consider these things as you research and make decisions.
Helpful Information about moving vans one way