Cold Weather Camping Tips

As the weather starts to cool off for fall and winter, it’s time to think about how you’re going to prepare for cold weather camping. Depending on the climate of the area you are camping, this may mean changing up traditional camping plans completely and adjusting for snow or ice conditions. Here are some tips for […]

21 Tailgating Tools You Need in Your Life

It is that time of year again!  Football season is starting.  Whether you cheer on your college team or your hometown team, there is no better way to cheer than a tailgate party.  Tailgating is much more mainstream these days then it used to be.  Many celebrate football and their favorite team weekly.  The setups […]

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 […]

Life Hacks Using Moving Supplies

Every moving supply has a specific purpose it was designed for, but many of them have a few lesser-known uses as well. From everyday life hacks to hacks that you can use to your advantage during your move, check out all of the things you can do with basic moving supplies: Mover’s Wrap Life Hacks Mover’s […]

Things to Remember After a U-Haul Reservation is Made

Free Storage U-Haul offers free storage for 30 days (if it is available) to any customer who rents a one-way truck or a trailer. Did you know you can get the free storage at your originating city as well as your destination city? Many times someone may have to move out quickly before they are able to find a […]

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: […]

What’s the Quickest Way to Get My Rental Receipt?

There are many different reasons a person could need a copy of their rental receipt for, but sometimes it isn’t obvious what the easiest way to go about getting it is. Luckily, here at U-Haul, we make this process very easy, and there are a couple of different ways you can go about it on […]

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 […]

Things to Remember Before Going Back to School

Summer is nearing its end. And you know what that means: Back to School. As much as we all love having a little bit of extra freedom in the summer, back to school means getting back to friends and getting one step closer to graduating. In the little bit of time you have until you officially […]