The Cost of Moving: Budgeting for Your Move

Moving can be such an exciting experience; but, without advance planning and budgeting, expenses can add up all too quickly. Whether your budget is large or small, how can you get the most ‘bang’ for your buck when it comes to your move? From travel and lodging to transporting your belongings to your new home, planning […]

Tips to Clear the Clutter in Your Living Room

In addition to the kitchen, people spend most of their time at home in the living room. It’s the nucleus of the home. Families gather to watch movies, play games, read and relax. When you have a party, if people aren’t hovering in the kitchen, they are hanging out in the living room. Is your […]

Reusing Leftover Moving Supplies After the Move

Once you’ve completed your move and you’re unpacked and settled in, you may begin to wonder what to do with all of the leftover moving supplies you’ve collected in the process. If you know someone moving soon who could use them, then that’s great. But, if you don’t, there are many creative and ingenious ways […]

A Short Guide to Organizing the Small Stuff

Organizing small items hidden behind the doors of entertainment centers, storage cabinets, and on the shelves can often get be an after thought. Organizing these small, and often unseen spaces can help you feel more at ease because you will no longer have the thought of completing them looming over you. Follow the tips below, and cross […]

Moving Products Made in the USA

This week we feature some of our favorite U.S.A made moving products, in honor of Independence Day, and our undying support for all things American! The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate the birth of our great country, and be thankful for the freedoms we have been afforded as Americans. Supporting our country […]

4 Tips for Towing a Trailer

When it comes to do-it-yourself moves, preparation and safety are both key. If you are renting a trailer to move your furniture and belongings, then take a look at our top four tips for a safe trailering experience. 1. Load the trailer heavy in the front: The way you load your trailer will affect how the […]

Keeping Your Kids Entertained During the Move

It is a well known fact that kids are especially restless. When it comes to a cross-country move, how can you keep them entertained during the long stretches on the road? Below, we share some of our favorite activities to keep your kids busy during the move. These activities are a surefire way to keep […]

Kitchen Organization: Tackling Your Clutter

Kitchens often become the hub of our homes, hosting impromptu gatherings and daily meal creation. So, for our summer organization and self storage series, we will start things off by providing some organization tips for this very room. Pantry:If you have a pantry, or special cabinet for dry storage of food such as cereal, noodles […]

Keep the Blood Flowing: Exercises for Your Move

Packing up your moving truck and heading to another state can be an exciting and memorable experience. Spending hours at a time driving, however, can be tiring. Even though you may be spending a full day or more in your U-Haul, you don’t have to forego exercising. Rest stops, and even convenience stores, present you […]

Propane Exchange vs. Refill: Myth Busted

You’re all moved into your new place and you want to have a cookout to celebrate. You go outside to warm up your grill and realize you need propane. Should you take it to the local exchange location or find a place to refill your tank? Below we “bust” some of the most common myths […]

Preparing for an Organization Overhaul

Yesterday marked the first day of summer! While the temperatures outside are soaring, you may find yourself looking for new activities you can do indoors. Movies and crafts are great, but summer can also be the perfect time to get focused, get some organization, and recharge your life. We invite you to join us on a […]

Healthy Snacks for Your Move

As you prepare to pack up the moving truck and head toward your new home, it’s important to spend time planning the snacks you will take with you for the road. Once the hunger pangs strike, you may be far from any version of health food and only have the option of vending machines and […]