Portable Storage Lets You Travel While You Move

Your youth can be the best time to see the world and explore new opportunities, before facing the obligations that come with furthering into adult life.  If you are a young adult, or maybe life has you constantly on the move, relocating can sometimes force you to compromise other fun/important events. This problem though, is easily […]

Sustainable Ways to Get Rid of Holiday Gift Wrapping

If you’re anything like me, the end of this long holiday weekend means getting rid of the mountain of gift wrapping paper, boxes and other packaging your holiday gifts came in.  Those of you who went shopping on Boxing Day may have even added more packaging to the pile left over after Christmas morning.  Now […]

What Supplies You Need for Camping

As Autumn settles in around the nation, it’s a great time to get outdoors and take in all of nature’s beauty. For some of us, this is just the beginning of camping season, while for others it may be a “last hurrah” of sorts, visiting a favorite spot before the snows and frost start to set […]

5 Easy Grill Meals for Returning Students

Now that school has resumed and you’ve settled into your new class schedule, you may be feeling a bit of a time crunch.  Between work, class, family, social needs and studying, it’s not always easy to make time for meals that don’t involve the nearest drive-thru. I know that’s where I’ve found myself last week. In an […]

How to Get Your Moving Supplies

“Moving Day is not Packing Day” I’ve never been a fantastic planner, but that saying above has stuck with me since I first heard it over a decade ago. The truth is that Moving Day goes so much faster and easier when you can gather your moving helpers and immediately begin loading the truck.  Otherwise, you […]

Easy, Paleo-Friendly Grilled Chicken Marinade

The superior taste of grilled chicken is undeniable.  While hamburgers and hot dogs are the iconic summer cook-out items, any real grillmaster has a go-to chicken technique for those days when we need to kick it up a notch. For my most recent grilling adventure, I wanted to find a grilled chicken recipe that would […]

Towing My Vehicle: Tow Dolly or Auto Transport?

Updated: 5/3/2017 I’m towing my vehicle during a move. What’s the difference between a tow dolly and an auto transport? Dan S. Modesto, CA Both the Tow Dolly and Auto Transport provide a way for you to tow your vehicle from point A to point B.  U-Haul provides both and you might be wondering which option is best […]

What is the Clearance Height of a Moving Truck?

How do you determine the clearance height of a moving truck? -Michael B. Thanks for the question on this, Michael. With moving season upon us, more and more drivers are on the road in much larger vehicles than they are used to. I have seen plenty of drivers who drive like the moving truck is […]

Moving Truck Tickets & Tolls — Who is Responsible?

We all make mistakes, it’s inevitable — we’re human and it’s part of every day life. But, what happens when the mistake is a parking ticket or unpaid toll for a moving truck? Well, that’s where it can get a little bit tricky. Some movers may think that it’s up to the owner of the […]

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers?

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers? – Jonah J. from McKinney, TX Accidents can happen. Sometimes you can avoid them, and sometimes you can’t. Would your auto insurance cover a rental truck or trailer? It is always important to ensure that you have coverage. That way you don’t have to worry about […]

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental?

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental? -Verne from Phoenix, AZ We know that you may have a tight budget for your move, so it is always important to save money wherever you can. One way to save money on a local move is to make sure that you have the right […]

How Can I Determine What My Vehicle Can Tow?

How Can I Determine What My Vehicle Can Tow? -Kathy D. San Diego, CA There are several factors that determine what your vehicle can tow. Two of the most important factors are your vehicle’s curb weight, and the towing equipment that you have installed on your vehicle. In this post, moving and safety expert Bob […]

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