Moving With a Cargo Van

Moving with a cargo van is a great option for your move that many people may overlook. Not everyone lives in massive 6+ bedroom mansions. Most of us have a bit smaller moves to deal with, and for those people a cargo van can be the perfect solution to many of your moving day issues. […]

Insider’s Scoop: See Your Face on a Moving Truck

The well known moving company, U-Haul, has recently announced a fun promotion for anyone who is packing up and getting ready to move. You may have seen a moving truck in your city, or even rented one that has a special graphic on the side, called a Supergraphic. These graphics represent the states and provinces […]

How to Drive a Moving Truck with an Auto Transport

Driving a moving truck of any size is actually a really simple task. Even when you add an extra 20 feet of trailer onto the back of it, for a possible total of up to 46 feet, making a move across distances long and short can be done by anyone over the age of 18 […]

If You Get into an Accident on Moving Day

Most people aren’t familiar with driving a moving truck until the day they have to move. Moving trucks are much larger than regular vehicles and require the driver to drive with caution. Driving defensively, increasing stopping distance, and being aware of overhead clearance are all tips to help keep you safe on moving day, but- […]

How to Avoid Delays when Moving

Let’s face it, no one wants to spend any more time than they have to moving. Between loading delays and traffic jams, you can spend a lot of time waiting around instead of out on the open road! Thankfully, most of these delays can be avoided or mitigated with just a few minutes of pre-planning. […]

What to Expect When Returning a Moving Truck

The boxes have been unpacked and you’ve settled into your new destination, congratulations! You’ve even started thinking about which gifts you’ll give to your moving helpers. The last item on your to-do list is to “return the moving van”. Here’s what to expect when returning a U-Haul truck. Remove all personal items.  Make sure you’ve […]

Tips for Moving in Brooklyn

Brooklyn is a great place to live with vibrant communities , great amenities and quick access to Manhattan, all without the Manhattan prices. If you are moving to Brooklyn, congratulations and welcome to your new home! These tips should give you an idea of what to expect when moving to Brooklyn. If you are a […]

The First Room to Unpack After Your Move

A DIY move is complete when you close the back door on the moving truck and put the lock on it ready to go, right? I wish that was right. A lot of people forget that the unloading of the moving truck at your new house is just as important if not more important than […]

Propane Autogas: An Alternative Moving Day Fuel

In today’s society, it’s becoming increasingly important to consider the environment in our day-to-day decisions; everything from “paper or plastic?” to transportation. The auto industry has focused a lot of their attention and resources into creating vehicles that are powered by cleaner fuels. They are concentrating on fuels that are sustainable, and emit less greenhouse […]

Moving Day: Diesel vs. Gasoline

There are many choices to make on moving day. When you rent a moving truck, for example, you have the choice of renting either an unleaded  gasoline or diesel fueled truck.  In this post, we’ll share the factors you should consider when deciding the winner in the showdown of diesel vs. gasoline. 1. Cost Moving […]

4 Tips for Summer Moving

Moving can be tough. Moving in the summer during 100+ degree weather? People think you’re crazy. Still, many families choose to move during the summer time because children are out of school, and that makes it a whole lot easier for family and friends to help out when making the move. In order to make […]

SafeMove or SafeMove Plus — Coverage Series

Here at Moving Insider, we’ve been taking some time to cover the different protection options you have when dealing with rental moving equipment or self-storage units. As we start to wrap up, I want to cover a topic that we get a lot of questions about. People who are moving know that they need some […]