How to Replace Baseboards

Are you looking to spruce up a room in your house? Maybe the kids finally took their rough-housing too far and the baseboards are damaged. Either way, replacing baseboards in your house can really add the extra touch that will take your house from ok to wow with minimal cost and labor. Remove the original […]

Vegetarian Snacks and Meals for Moving Day

Finding healthy and portable vegetarian snacks can be a struggle. Moving day requires lots of energy, so you can’t risk being hungry on the big day! Try out these vegetarian snacks on moving day (or meal prep them a couple of days beforehand) to give you a quick boost of energy. Apple and Peanut Butter This […]

Moving to Albany

Are you moving to Albany, New York? Albany is a great place to live. When many people think of New York their mind immediately goes to New York City, the country’s largest city, but forgetting about the rest of the great state of New York would be a mistake. History and Geography Albany started as […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Van Body Self-Storage

Welcome to the third installment of Reuse at U-Haul. If you have not read the first two installments you can find them here: Take A Box, Leave A Box and Storage Re-Use Centers. In the first two blogs, we discussed how U-Haul encourages reuse of moving boxes and any unwanted furniture. Today we will talk about […]

Purchasing a Used Moving Truck for Small Businesses

Can your small business benefit from purchasing a used moving truck? All types of businesses have a need for the transportation, mobility, and reliability that these moving trucks were designed for. Deliveries Whatever types of goods you sell, allowing for deliveries can give you a great advantage over your competitors at only a minor cost. […]

Packing and Moving Golf Gear

There’s more to packing and moving your golf gear than just putting them in a bag and driving them to your new home (pun intended). Organization and protection of your golf gear is essential to prevent the horror of opening your golf bag and seeing a club head separated from its shaft. Use the following […]

5 Cities to Watch the Seasons Change

Throw on a scarf, pick up your pumpkin spice latte and get ready to watch the leaves change color. It’s the first day of fall! If you don’t normally get to experience the changing of seasons, consider moving to a city that allows you to. Many people enjoy living in an area that receives all four distinct […]

Moving A Mattress (INFOGRAPHIC)

(updated 4/7/17) Moving a mattress is one of the most important and tricky parts of a move.  The awkward shape makes it difficult to carry, pack and unpack.  Because they come in a few different sizes, determining if your mattress will fit in whichever vehicle you use for transport can be hit or miss. This is […]

Moving to Hyattsville, Maryland

Are you planning your move to Hyattsville, Maryland? If so, you’ve made a good choice, as you will find yourself in close proximity to acclaimed public and private colleges and universities, as well as parks and shopping options. Also, Washington, D.C. is only a few miles away from your new home! Before moving to Hyattsville, check […]

Quiz: What Kind Of Trailer Are You?

You might have not noticed, but the size trailer you use can say a lot about you. Answer a few questions to see what type of trailer you are. 1.  What city would you prefer to live in? a.  New York b.  Nashville c.  Santa Monica d.  Denver 2.  What is your favorite past time? a.  Watching […]

Moving with Stairs

The thought of dragging furniture up a flight of stairs into your first apartment on the second floor or a 2-story house can be discouraging for some DIY movers. Not to mention it can be a backache for some if not done properly. Have no fear, here are tips on you can make moving with […]

Moving In with Someone Who has a Pet

From cats to dogs to hamsters, any pet can help make a house a home. However, when moving in with a new roommate, pets can sometimes cause trouble and unnecessary friction in a roommate relationship. To make any pet move-in as smooth as possible, follow these tips: Tip #1: If Possible, Get to Know the […]