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 […]

A Complete Guide to Moving Furniture

If you are reading this, I assume you have an upcoming move or are in need of moving furniture in the near future. Like any successful move, you will need to plan. To do that, simply answer these two questions: when and where. Where do you need to move the piece of furniture? When do you need […]

How to Hire Moving Day Help

There’s so much to consider when moving, and it can all get overwhelming.  Not to mention, it’s difficult trying to bribe friends and family to come spend a day helping you move.  Although having loved ones there to help load up the moving truck can be a fun way to get through it, more than likely […]

Moving with a 26′ U-Haul Truck

Preparing for a move with a large family means your load is overwhelming.  It may seem like you’ll never be able to bring it all, but don’t worry.  If you’re planning to move into a home with four or more bedrooms, then a 26′ U-Haul truck is the one for you!  Bigger families moving in-town […]

Moving with a 10′ U-Haul Truck

Are you getting ready to move to your college dorm?  Venturing away from home into your first one-bedroom apartment? If this is the case, you probably won’t need a huge U-Haul truck.  Whether you’re moving out for the first time or you just have a modest load, a 10′ U-Haul truck is a terrific method for […]

21 Tips For An Easy Move

Moving Day… Two words that can leave any novice mover with dread. Moving from your previous home to your new abode can seem like an overwhelming challenge. Leave the nervousness and days of stress behind with preparation, packing, and then perform. Take the mayhem out of moving with these tips that will make any do-it-yourself […]

How Much Can You Fit in a U-Box Container?

If moving by truck or trailer is not an option for your next move, do not fret! A third option is available for your move: the U-Box® moving container! U-Box containers make moving and storage convenient, provide less worry through various delivery and pick up solutions, plus are perfect for moves across town or across the […]

How to Move Exercise Equipment

Are you the “at home workout” kind of person? If so, odds are you have secured yourself a number of pieces of exercise equipment that will be accompanying you on your move to your new home. So how do you get the equipment from point A to point B without damaging it? Here are our […]

How to Pack a Trailer

You planned your move, rented your trailer and now it’s time to pack! Looking at all your belongings and trying to fit them into a trailer can seem overwhelming, but with a little preparation, your job will be done in no time! Although you may just want to throw everything in the trailer and hit […]

Moving A Mattress (INFOGRAPHIC)

(updated 4/7/17) Moving a mattress is one of the most important and tricky parts of a move.  The awkward shape makes it difficult to carry, pack and unpack.  Because they come in a few different sizes, determining if your mattress will fit in whichever vehicle you use for transport can be hit or miss. This is […]

Safe Trailering Comes to Central Washington University

I was recently invited to speak to Professor Scott Calahan’s “Transportation and Fleet Safety” class at Central Washington University. You see, he heard that U-Haul has been teaching driver’s ed students how to safely tow a trailer for nearly 40 years, and he wanted his college students to have the same experience. The difference is that […]

Choosing the Right Trailer for Landscaping

Summer is here and the heat is on! Along with rising temperatures and longer days, summer brings all sorts of opportunities. For some…summer is the time to relax and play, and for others summer is a great time to finally accomplish those DIY projects you’ve always wanted to. So, for all you do-it-yourselfers, if you […]