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How to Connect Utilities at your New Home

March 28th, 2013 - 8:35 AM

Connecting Utilities In Your New Home

As you transition from one home to a new home, you will have to deal with utility companies. You will have to disconnect utilities at your old home and connect them at your new home. I know that sounds like a lot of work, but we have outlined all the details for you.

Here is a list of the utilities you will want to take care of:

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Moving Out Of State Checklist

March 27th, 2013 - 11:41 AM

A state to state checklist for moving

I love the e-card on Pinterest that says “Sometimes I write down tasks after I’ve done them, just to get the satisfaction of crossing them off my list.” I agree – there’s just something great about checking tasks off a list. I feel accomplished, efficient, and just happy to be getting things done. For a move out of state, you’ll need a good checklist to keep you on task to ensure a successful move.

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What is the average cost of a moving truck?

March 27th, 2013 - 10:40 AM

Moving Truck Average Costs

Every move is different. There really is no “average” cost of a moving truck. Moving truck rentals can cost anywhere from $20 to $3,000+. The rates depend on what type of moving truck you need and how far you are moving, among other things. Think about it: You can’t compare someone who is moving across the street and using the moving truck for one day to someone moving across the country and driving the truck for a week. Besides your location and truck size, what else goes into your average truck rental costs? Let’s take a look.

Extra Costs of a Moving Truck

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How do I get long distance moving quotes?

March 26th, 2013 - 10:26 AM

How to get a quote for moving long distance

The easiest way to get long distance moving quotes is to get them online. Thanks to the Internet, just about every cross-country moving company has a way for you to get their moving quote online. You can also get quotes by calling moving companies. Whichever way you prefer, I have some must-know tips for getting quotes for your long-distance move. Let’s take a look!

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Ideas for Hosting a Moving Out Party

March 26th, 2013 - 9:25 AM

Moving Out Party Ideas

When you or a friend or loved one is preparing to move out, you have a choice. You can sulk in sadness, or you can throw a party! It is really easy to throw a memorable, fun moving out party to show the guest of honor how much you care. Here are some ideas for hosting a moving out party.

How to Throw a Moving Out Party

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Best Wedding Songs

March 21st, 2013 - 3:49 PM

Here at U-Pack we love weddings. From coworkers finding love to helping newlyweds move into their first home, weddings are special to us. We even provided transportation services for a wedding reality TV show a couple years ago! With all this wedding talk going on, we compiled an awesome list of the best wedding songs. These are songs you could use anywhere in your wedding. From music for a wedding slideshow, to cake cutting songs, to party music for your wedding, to anything else that might need a soundtrack, we have you covered!