Moving Day Safety: Protecting Your Body

You only get one body in life, so protecting it makes sense, right? Well, in our busy day-to-day lives, we often forgo the extra measures that avoiding injury requires. But if there’s one day where there’s extra importance in being careful, it’s moving day. We’ve compiled a quick guide to making sure that you’re up […]

The Different Types of U-Haul Moving Boxes

When you hear the phrase “moving boxes,” you probably picture your standard corrugated box – and you’re absolutely right! But picture this: U-Haul moving boxes stretch far beyond the corrugated variety. Moving Boxes We can’t talk about U-Haul moving boxes without mentioning these corrugated masterpieces. Designed to last you four moves or 10-12 years in […]

When to Rent Plastic Moving Boxes

Since its beginning in 1945, U-Haul has been at the forefront of innovation in the moving world. The latest installment in the historic line of products: plastic moving boxes. Meet Ready-To-Go Box℠: What is Ready-To-Go Box℠? With the perfect blend of convenience and reliability, Ready-To-Go Box℠ brings a new option to the table. The plastic […]

The Story of Moving Help Marketplace®

Ah, moving day. It’s time to close one door while opening another, beginning a new chapter in your life. But before you can turn the page, there’s work to be done. That’s where Moving Help® Marketplace comes in. How Did Moving Help® Marketplace Start? In 2002, Moving Help® Marketplace was created out of a need to […]

Why U-Haul Has the Best Moving Boxes

Boxes are boxes, right? When it comes to relocating, choosing the best moving boxes can be the difference between a pleasant trip and an unpleasant surprise upon arrival. Here, we’ll dive into the defining characteristics of U-Haul moving boxes, as compared to the boxes you’ll find at your local home improvement store or elsewhere. U-Haul’s […]

What to Store vs. What to Take Home This College Break

Moving away to college is an exciting and special time. However, just because you’ve moved away doesn’t mean you won’t return home to Mom and Dad’s. The majority of college students return home for winter and summer breaks. Dorms typically require students to completely vacate for summer – so what do you do with all […]

When to use Cushion Foam vs. Enviro-Bubble®

Cushion Foam and Enviro-Bubble® — Both are commonly used moving supplies designed to pack and protect your belongings. Furthermore, both items are 100% recyclable, making them equally environmentally friendly packing supplies. So, as you start planning and picking up supplies for your move, how do you determine which you need or if you should you both? […]

Moving Help Providers® for a Home Project or Renovation

So, you’ve decided to make some upgrades to your home. These could be as minor as redecorating a single room to a more extensive, full home remodel. As you undergo this process, you’re likely going to need at least one extra set of hands. U-Haul has a Moving Help Marketplace filled with customer-rated and highly skilled […]

How To Pack and Move Your Bed

Cuddly and warm – and probably your favorite place to be is in bed. Nothing beats a long day like crawling under the covers and closing your eyes. That being said, you’ll want to make sure your bed is set up after a hard day’s work of moving. Read more on how to safely and swiftly move […]

Cellophane Stretch Wrap for Your Move

Cellophane stretch wrap, also known as movers wrap, is one of the moving supplies that seems to do just about everything. In my experiences, the four things you should never, in any circumstance go without are cardboard boxes, furniture pads, movers wrap and a dolly. This plastic wrap is designed primarily for binding or bundling things […]

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 […]

How to Move a Refrigerator

We’ve all heard the joke “Is your refrigerator running? Well, you’d better go catch it!” But when you’re planning your next big move, you may wish your fridge could run up the ramp and into the back of the U-Haul truck to save you a lot of work. Unless you are a fine art collector, a […]