Moving to Duke University

It’s time to move to one of the highest ranked universities in the nation!  With nearly 15,000 students, Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina and occupies nearly 8,600 acres on three campuses.  Duke is a private research university that was founded in 1838, its motto being “Eruditio et Religio” or “Knowledge and Faith.”  Before […]

College Senior To-Do List

If you’re entering your senior year of college, there’s a certain number of things to think about ahead of graduation and moving out. Preparing for the working world, living on your own and having no built-in vacation time are not easy transitions to make, so it’s best to face senior year with an attitude that’s […]

Packing and Storing Vinyl Records

Compact disks and digital music may have you thinking vinyl records are an ancient thing of the past, but think again! Whether nostalgia, a desire for an intimate sound, or your collection of choice, grandparents and millennials alike cannot get enough of vinyl records. If you are packing to move to your new home or your […]

How to Store Your Boat

Keeping your boat in pristine condition in between trips to the lake is crucial to the longevity of your watercraft. A storage unit just might be your safest bet, as it is climate-controlled and easy to access once you need to set sail! Whether you are preparing your boat for winter weather or simply keeping […]

How to Stage a Hoarding Intervention

Hoarding goes beyond just the junk drawer, a household staple. It’s a subject that’s been captured on the television show “Hoarders,” continuously shocking viewers–but in reality, it’s a serious threat to both mental and physical health. It often stems from depression, anxiety or other psychological conditions, namely obsessive-compulsive tendencies. A hoarder endures severe bouts of anxiety when it […]

How to Store Your RV

For some people, their RV is their home. For others, it’s their home away from home. If you’re one of the latter, you know it’s important to store your RV the right way so your home on wheels stays in peak condition. Secure location Whether you’re storing your RV at your home or at a […]

Get the Most Out of Self-Storage

Self-storage units come in many shapes and sizes. Self-storage facilities often have features and services that tenants can take advantage of. Storage locations offer tenants a safe and secure place to store items. Belongings will be protected from the elements and from outsiders, but did you know there are other features self-storage offers? When renting a […]

5 Items You Have to Store Climate Controlled

When I think about climate controlled storage, I think about protecting my items in storage from the heat or cold. But it’s actually a lot more than that. Climate controlled storage does indeed keep a storage unit’s indoor temperature between 55-85°F year-round but it also maintains a consistent humidity level. Depending on where you live in the country you may […]

Which U-Box® Container Delivery Method is best for me?

Whether you are in need of temporary storage or are in the process of moving, U-Box® Moving and Storage Containers have an option for you. U-Box Containers can be safely stored on the offsite location you choose, in a secure U-Haul warehouse or delivered wherever is most convenient to you — even internationally! Find out which U-Box […]

Self-Storage Do’s and Don’ts

Are you looking to store some of your extra things? Self-storage is an excellent way to store items while in college, for your business, for seasonal items and clothes, when moving or when making renovations to your home to keep your extra stuff. Self-storage facilities allow you to keep your extra items locked, safe and secure […]

Spring Cleaning: Storing Winter Items

Storing your winter items can seem like a hassle but with some guidance you can complete your spring cleaning in no time! It’s that time of the year again when everyone comes out of hibernation to once again enjoy the nice weather. If you live in a state where snow annually visits you, you’re probably […]

Flipping Houses with Portable Storage

Flipping houses involves a lot of shifting items–and that’s why it makes sense to use portable storage when a lot of furniture and boxes are in limbo. While renovating a low-value home to put it back on the market at higher value is no simple task, U-Haul storage options help alleviate the stress of flipping […]