How to Lift Safely and Avoid Common Injuries During Your Move

Many of us take the health of our backs for granted, especially when moving to a new home. But, our spines are delicate and vulnerable to injury. The various components (nerves, bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments) work together to aid in our movement, from bending, to turning and stretching. A back injury can be debilitating, […]

Safe Propane Grilling Guide

Summer is getting closer and closer, and  with the warm weather often also comes a hankering for your favorite grilling recipe. According to the NFPA, three out of five households own a gas grill! So, before you dust off your propane tank and prepare for barbeque season, be sure to use this safe propane grilling […]

Top U.S. Growth Cities

U-Haul recently released their 2012 migratory report which revealed the top 30 Growth Cities in the United States based on one-way truck rentals.  To view the full report, visit uhaul.com.  And check out the infographic below. What do you think of the cities on this list?  Did your city make the top 30 list?  

Grilling Season Propane Contest

Welcome to grilling season 2013! If you’re ready to bring back your favorite summer grilling recipes, propane is the cleanest and safest way to do it!! U-Haul is sponsoring a contest this month to help you to take to the grill armed with everything you need to make this season a success. Details of the propane contest […]

What is the Clearance Height of a Moving Truck?

How do you determine the clearance height of a moving truck? -Michael B. Thanks for the question on this, Michael. With moving season upon us, more and more drivers are on the road in much larger vehicles than they are used to. I have seen plenty of drivers who drive like the moving truck is […]

Moving Truck Tickets & Tolls — Who is Responsible?

We all make mistakes, it’s inevitable — we’re human and it’s part of every day life. But, what happens when the mistake is a parking ticket or unpaid toll for a moving truck? Well, that’s where it can get a little bit tricky. Some movers may think that it’s up to the owner of the […]

College Bound: Moving to Virginia Tech

Congratulations on your decision to attend Virginia Tech! Moving to Virginia Tech marks a transition in your life into young adulthood and independence. There is a lot to look forward to over the next four years. Virginia Tech is the home of beautiful hokie-stone buildings, and more than 31,000 undergraduate students. For most students, dorm […]

How to Disconnect a Trailer

  From rental trailers to fifth wheel RVs, there are several kinds of trailers that we see on the road.   If you will be towing, you will need to know how to disconnect a trailer.  The basic principles for disconnecting a trailer are similar among the different types. Let me share with you how to do […]

Top Moving Destinations

U-Haul recently released their 2012 migratory report which revealed the top 50 moving destinations in the United States based on one-way truck rentals. To view the full report, visit uhaul.com. And, check out the infographic below. What do you think of the cities on the list. Did your city make the top 50 list?

5 Things NOT to do While Driving a Moving Truck

If you are renting a moving truck, it is important to read through the truck user instructions. I know many people might be thinking, “well, I drive everyday. I know how to use a truck. What more is there to using a moving truck than what I already know? While operating a moving truck does […]

Top 10 High School Graduation Gifts

It’s that time of year again — graduation announcements and pictures of soon-to-be college freshman in their caps and gowns cover the front door of your kitchen fridge. It’s a great time in the life of a young adult, so many new experiences and adventures lie ahead. And while everyone knows that most people have […]

College Bound: Moving to the University of Wisconsin- Madison

Congratulations on deciding to begin your college career at the University of Wisconsin. Moving to the University of Wisconsin- Madison is an exciting time, and the journey ahead of you is a valuable and rewarding one. The community culture of UW Madison has been shaped by the “Wisconsin Idea,” which seeks to infuse the benefits […]