Complete Guide for Holiday Moving

Holiday moving can be quite an adventure.  There are so many things to consider like do I move before, after or during the holiday.  One of the most important things to do is to manage your expectations.  You will probably not have time to do everything you normally would do during the holiday season.  The […]

Getting the Most Out of U-Haul Moving Boxes

Walking by the apartment complex recycling bin the other day, I was surprised to see a stack of U-Haul moving boxes in it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for recycling. But, these boxes looked like they had been used only once. They still had life left in them. It made me think, “Maybe people […]

Non-Moving Uses for Portable Storage

When it comes time to move, U-Box® Moving and Storage Containers are your trusty resource in getting the job done. But what about when you’re not moving? Did you know you can use U-Box Containers for those times as well? Check out these non-moving uses for portable storage: Portable Storage for Events It may come as a […]

How to Use a Flat Panel TV Kit

Moving can be stressful when you think about transporting your fragile items.  Your TV is one of those items, and it’s not cheap!  It’s also the portal to all your favorite movies and shows, so you’ll want the best protection for it.  So, be sure to put a Flat Panel TV Kit on your moving […]

How to Move Without Breaking a Sweat

Moving during the summer months or in a high-humidity locale is not ideal. In fact, moving in extreme heat can be dangerous if you don’t take precaution. Of course, it’s always a great idea to move during early morning or late evening hours. Staying hydrated is important too! The recommendation is eight ounces of water eight […]

How to KonMari Your Move

If you’re reading this, you most likely know about the KonMari Method and are interested in learning how it can help you move. For those of you who have no idea what KonMari means, here’s a brief description of this “life-changing” system. Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizing consultant, wrote a book about decluttering that has […]

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Neighborhood

Choosing a neighborhood is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when purchasing a new home. It determines your lifestyle; like whether or not you’re going to be driving a lot, the schools your kids go to, nearby amenities and what jobs you can take.  After you finish unpacking your moving truck, a neighborhood should […]

Moving to Simpson College

So you’re about to move to Simpson College!  Founded in 1860 by the Iowa United Methodist Church, Simpson sits in Indianola, 12 miles south of Des Moines.  It is an undergraduate liberal arts school.  Prepare to hit the books on this pleasant 85-acre campus!  Here are some Simpson facts and moving tips for your journey: […]

How to Use Wardrobe Boxes for Moving and Storage

Organizing all of your clothes is probably the last thing you want to worry about during a move.  With all the heavy lifting going on, smaller items like clothing just seem to add stress to the process.  However, you don’t have to raid your closet at the last minute and shove everything into random boxes. […]

Moving to Luther College

Receiving a great education while living near woodlands and prairies sounds like a dream, right?  Well, that’s Luther College in Decorah, Iowa!  Luther is a private liberal arts college that was established in 1861.  Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the school’s motto is “To God alone be the Glory and The Word of […]

Protecting Leather on Moving Day

Leather furniture can certainly be a staple piece to any room. It brings natural beauty and elegance into any space. However, if you plan on moving and have a leather furniture piece, you’ll want to take additional steps to protect it. It’s not as simple as picking up grandma’s old fabric couch and putting it in the back […]

Other Moving Day Rental Items For Moving Day

When you think about renting items for your moving day, the first thing to pop into your mind is likely your vehicle or method of transportation. For some, this might be a truck. For others, this could be a cargo van or a trailer. You might even rent a few of these options together! What […]