U-Pack is the quick, convenient
way to move long distance.

U-Pack Long Distance Moving

Get an instant price quote!

It's fast & easy - no obligations

U-Pack Blog newsletter category
Home / Categories / Planning Your Move

Save Money with Moving Coupons

February 8th, 2013 - 11:13 AM

Money Saving Moving Coupons

It doesn’t matter if you are an extreme couponer or just want to save a little money; there are some great moving coupons available. I love saving money, especially when it is as easy as mentioning a promo code. Here are a couple ways to save money with moving coupons at U-Pack.

During the process of reserving your U-Pack move, mention or enter the coupon code “Blog11” to save $25 on your move!

Home / Categories / Planning Your Move

How to Avoid Unexpected Moving Charges

February 8th, 2013 - 10:51 AM

Avoiding Unexpected Charges When Moving

When planning your move, it’s important to get quotes and create a budget early on. While you’re doing this, there are some essential questions to ask and some important things to consider, to make certain you don’t get stuck with moving charge that you weren’t planning for. Today I’ll give you some quick tips to help keep your budget right on track.  

Home / Categories / Planning Your Move

Things to Look for in a Good Contractor

By Jeremy
February 7th, 2013 - 10:45 AM

Looking for a Good Contractor?

If you are moving long distance, you may not know where to turn for home repairs in your new hometown. A couple years ago, I was in your shoes. We were moving and needed to find a plumber, an electrician, and a painter. I didn’t know where to start. I quickly learned how to find a good contractor. Learn from my mistakes and find out what worked.

How to Find Local Contractors

Home / Categories / Planning Your Move

Saving Money for Moving

February 7th, 2013 - 10:10 AM
Saving to Move

Dave Ramsey says “It doesn't matter what you make – you can save money. It just has to become a big enough priority to you.” Saving for your upcoming move is important. You can find plenty of information out there about saving money on your move, but I’m going to show you how you can save money before the move! By taking a few easy steps, you can easily save for moving.

How to Start Saving for Moving

Home / Categories / Planning Your Move

Valentine's Day DIY: Gifts, Décor, and Food

February 6th, 2013 - 3:21 PM

Do you love getting crafty? Valentine’s Day is perfect for DIY stuff.  Not only is the day full of cute stuff like hearts, glitter, and all things pink, but your heartfelt work is ideal for the day of love! If you’re looking for some Valentine’s Day DIY ideas for gifts, décor, and food, check out these great ideas.

DIY Valentine Gifts

Anybody can buy a box of chocolates or a teddy bear, but if you take the time to actually make a Valentine’s Day gift for your loved one, your gift will be treasured. These homemade Valentine gifts are simple DIY that can pack a big punch.

Home / Categories / Moving Cost

How much does it cost to move one way?

February 6th, 2013 - 2:07 PM

Your moving situation is unique, which means the cost for your one-way move will also be unique. The simplest way for me to answer your question is to encourage you to get moving quotes. You can start out by getting a free moving quote from U-Pack. There’s no obligation, just enter in where you’re moving from and to, the size of your home, and when you plan on moving. Then, U-Pack will send you a quote and you’ll be able to see how much it will cost to move one way.

Home / Categories / Home DIY

10 Best Home Organization Blogs

February 6th, 2013 - 10:19 AM

Confession time. I am not the neatest, tidiest person. This fault of mine has bothered those closest to me my entire life, from my mother, to my saintly sweet college roommate, and now my husband. Their cry has always been the same, “Brittney, you have too much stuff and nowhere to put it!” So, I started reading some home organizing blogs years ago. Now, I'm not a pro at this yet, but my home is much more organized than my dorm room or the first one-bedroom apartment my husband and I shared. I'm learning so much from these great organizing blogs, and hope they'll be helpful for you, too.

Home / Categories / Planning Your Move

February is National Wedding Month!

February 5th, 2013 - 3:26 PM

February is National Wedding Month! And since weddings are just one of the many reasons people move across the country each year, it's big news to us.

So, why February for National Wedding Month? You might think it's because the "day of love" is in February, but according to the National Association of Bridal Consultants, that's not it at all. Instead, February is when most couples begin planning summer and fall weddings. If you're starting to plan your wedding (or if you're like me and just enjoy browsing wedding stuff), check out these top wedding trends for 2013. But first, let's look at some often overlooked planning tips.