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 […]

How to Pack Your Pet Terrarium

Pet Terrariums are often large and most likely fragile. To keep it protected during your move, wrap it in bubble wrap. The bubble wrap will provide cushion and protect the terrarium for scratches. Use tape to secure bubble wrap. Furniture pads will help with easy transport. If possible, keep your pet terrarium in an enclosed box. The cardboard will act […]

How Heavy Should You Pack a Box?

No matter how far away or how close your move is approaching, when it comes to packing do not overload your box. As much as we want to get it over and done with, strategically and carefully packing a box will be well worth it. Besides, who wants to be that person that has a […]

DIY Cardboard Craft for Fall

Fall is officially here, which means bringing out the fall decorations and the pumpkin spice scented candles! Add a little extra spice this season by trying this DIY cardboard craft. Materials needed for this craft: Rope Cardboard Box Box Cutter Leaves or any other Fall decor you’d like to use Hot Glue and Glue Gun […]

Ask the Expert: Moving Box Water Durability

Welcome back to our “What Goes Into a Moving Box?” series! Before you proceed reading, make sure you are caught up on Part 1: Moving Box Durability and Part 2: Moving Box Usefulness.  Besides making it simple and convenient to move, U-Haul also tries to prepare the DIY mover for every possible scenario from a snow storm to […]

Ask the Expert: Features of a Moving Box: Usefulness

Welcome back to our “What Goes Into a Moving Box?” series! Before you read any further, make sure you are caught up on Part 1: Moving Box Durability. As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, U-Haul has an entire test lab dedicated to creating the best possible box to safely transport your possessions from Point A […]

How to Build a Breakdancing Mat

You just got served! It’s on you now to show off your breakdancing skills. Do it in style and comfort by building your very own breakdancing mat. With supplies you can find cheaply or for free, and just 10 minutes of your time you can have a breakdancing mat to properly showcase your moves. Supplies […]

Last Minute Halloween Costumes with Moving Boxes

It’s the day before Halloween and you’re searching for a last minute costume. Don’t sweat; we’ve got you covered with these easy ideas you can make out of recycled moving boxes. Solo Costume Ladies, now you can truly get all dolled up for Halloween and go as Barbie Doll in a Box, like Amanda Sarver. […]

Moving Boxes: The Trade-off Between Price and Quality

Moving boxes — they are one of the most important tools that you can have in your repertoire for your upcoming move. But, did you know that not all boxes are created equal? Some boxes for moving are better suited for the job than others, and by that I mean unfortunately those free boxes you scavenged on […]

Gardening With Recycled Moving Supplies

Spring time is here for most Americans and that means a few things: longer days, spring cleaning and getting the garden tilled and ready to go! Spring is also a great time for a move — mild weather and cheaper rates are at the top of my list! Nothing is better than starting a garden […]

What Types of Boxes Should You Use for Your Move?

Moving can be a stressful process — but do you know what could be even more stressful? How about unpacking the first box in your new home only to find out that some of your items were damaged in the move. The easiest way to avoid this disappointing situation is to make sure that you pack […]

Making a Budget for Moving Supplies

When you’re on a tight budget—as many people are these days—you want to make sure you plan ahead to avoid any unexpected costs during your move. After you reserve your moving truck or trailer rental, you’ll want to calculate a budget for moving supplies. Here are a few tips to help make this an easy […]

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