Pirate Movers Hold Household Goods Hostage: Don’t let it Happen to You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proceeding to suspend the right of a moving service company from doing business after determining that the moving company held a customer’s household goods hostage and refused to release them unless the customer paid additional money to the moving company (Agency Group, n.d-a). […]

How to Choose the Right Size Moving Truck Rental

Choosing the right size moving truck rental is one of the most critical aspects to having a safe and pleasant DIY move. If you rent a moving truck that is too small, you may be in the midst of a moving nightmare. You’ll either have to unpack the truck entirely to exchange it for the […]

What’s Included In My Moving Truck Rental?

It’s easy to get confused about what’s included in your moving truck rental when you rent a moving truck, because every moving company is slightly different. Here, we’ll tell you what is likely included when you rent a moving truck. What’s included in my moving truck rental? Although rates will vary from one company to […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving Truck Convoy for Superstorm Sandy Relief

Superstorm Sandy brought devastation to many businesses and residents on the East coast.  In this time of need, total strangers pitched in to help those  affected.  In this week’s Insider Scoop we look at an impressive convoy of moving trucks heading to New Jersey to be filled with relief supplies to help these victims.  This mission was […]

How to Rent a Moving Truck

Updated on 2/10/17 Once you’ve decided that a DIY move is the way to go, you will need to rent a moving truck. Below is the process you can expect when renting a moving truck. Before you rent a truck, remember: There is a minimum age requirement for renting a truck, depending on the company. U-Haul requires […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving to College

It seems like the trending topic this week is moving to college. You know it’s about that time when you live in a college town and all you see is U-Haul trucks! There are a lot of factors to consider when you’re moving to college or moving a family member to college.  Many  young adults […]

How to Load a Moving Truck

Loading a truck can be like a game of Tetris, and strategy is important. The key to loading is to be organized and load the Moving Truck in tiers as best as possible. Protect each item with furniture pads, or filling materials and stretch wrap when necessary.  Here are some tips on how to load […]

9 Tips to Prepare for Loading a Moving Truck

One of the most important factors to consider on moving day is loading your moving truck properly.  Proper loading of your items into a Moving truck will allow for the best protection, the easiest transportation, and the most efficient unpacking.  To ensure smooth loading on moving day, make sure all your household goods are prepped […]

Better Safe Than Sorry – Damage Protection for Your Move

Getting in an accident is always a stressful situation, but to get in a car accident while you are moving can be even worse. That is why it is very important to make sure that you have insurance or coverage during your move.  The safest drivers can still experience accidents. Question: Will my auto insurance […]

5 Safety Tips for loading a Moving Truck

Loading a moving truck can be a daunting task, so many people will try to rush through it. It is important that you and all your Moving Helpers are aware of a few safety tips before loading your truck to prevent injury and damage to your belongings. 5 Safety Tips for loading a Moving Truck Take […]

8 Tips for Parking and Backing up a Moving Truck

Are you afraid of driving a moving truck? Fear not! By following a few basic safety tips, you will be able to operate your moving truck safely and correctly. In this post, we share some crucial parking and backing up tips that will help you complete your DIY move with ease. Parking When parking your […]

Overloaded Move

We have all seen mattresses and furniture sitting on the side of the highway from overloaded and improperly secured cargo. That can be incredibly dangerous. It is very important not to overload your car or your truck when you move. It is extremely unsafe for you and others on the road, and your cargo can […]