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 Memories-A #UhaulFamous Story

#UhaulFamous U-Haul is making people #UhaulFamous all over North America which means that your moving stories are finally being heard! U-Haul trucks are used for lots of big occasions, whether it’s moving to a bigger home because you are starting a family, downsizing because your family has moved out, or just to transport some storage […]

How to Report a Breakdown Online

You are currently in the process of moving and notice that the tire of the moving truck has a nail in it. What is the best way to report this breakdown to the moving company? Moving is already carefully timed to precision, planning every detail to make sure the move goes smoothly. However, at times situations […]

The Best Way to Pack a Moving Truck

It’s moving day and you are just about ready to head out and start a life in your new home. Before you go, the moving truck will need to be loaded. This may seem simple enough, but there is actually a method to loading a moving truck. This method will ensure your belongings stay in pristine […]

Moving Trucks for a Smaller Move

As moving day approaches and you start to arrange the boxes and belongings, you will begin to consider what vehicle to use during your move.  You know you don’t need big a moving truck since this is a small move, so you might find yourself struggling to decide between using a cargo van or a pickup […]

Unloading a Truck in the Summer

Planning your next move for the summer months? Summer is the most popular time of the year to move, so you won’t be alone. If you can, move on a weekday in the middle of the month to avoid as much traffic as possible. Avoid the last weekend in July, because this weekend is very popular […]

How Do I Avoid a Parking Ticket on Moving Day?

Parking laws rely highly on whether a vehicle is categorized as commercial or not.  Avoid a parking ticket by paying attention to local ordinances. The definition of a “commercial vehicle” will depend on each state or province.  It is always a good idea to go to your state’s Department of Transportation website or hotline in […]

How to Drop Off Equipment After Hours

Updated 4/16/19 Need to drop off rental equipment at U-Haul after or before hours? No problem! Truck Share 24/7 is available to customers who are either returning rental vehicles after business hours or want to return the rental online during regular business hours without the help of a U-Haul location’s customer service representative. Read the […]

Moving to New York City

So you’ve made the choice to move to the Big Apple! As the most populous city in America, New York City is home to over 8 million people, 54 million annual tourists, and is the second-largest center for film and television production in the United States. Moving to New York City is sure to be an […]

Moving with Your Own Car vs. a Rental Truck

Whether you’re moving across town or between states, every move takes extensive and advance planning. Choosing to move with your own car is a big step, but thee are a huge number of potential pitfalls: from the wear and tear on your body, to unexpected fuel costs on your car.  Though you may opt to move with your […]

Dealing With Moving Day Stress

Whether it’s a day to dread or to be excited about, all in all it is a bittersweet day, it’s moving day. It’s time to pack, rent a moving truck, load, unload, organize, clean, return apartment keys, etc. Thinking of everything as a whole can definitely seem very stressful. Although what are some tips you can do […]

Mobile Art Gallery in a Moving Truck

U-Haul trucks are best known for bringing people and their belongings to their new homes, but in photographer Kevin Dowling’s story, a U-Haul truck brought him something more: success. Most artists will tell you that success in their industry requires great talent and great timing. This combination, plus a U-Haul truck all played a part […]