Moving in New York: Parkway Restrictions

If you are moving in New York, then you have probably rented a moving truck, cargo van or trailer.  In New York, moving equipment rentals are classified as commercial vehicles, so there are parkway restrictions you must be aware of.  One of the reasons moving equipment is considered commercial,  is that it is branded with a […]

How To Use a Moving Truck Ramp

Using a moving truck ramp sounds like a really simple task—and it is! But, if it’s your first time renting a moving truck, using the ramp may be a complete mystery to you. I’ve heard stories about how people moved their entire home and didn’t realize their moving truck had a ramp. I’d hate for […]

Moving to College: How to Save Money

As you prepare yourself for the journey of moving to college, you’re probably experiencing several different emotions. There are many new adventures that await you as you enter this new phase of life: adulthood. As a college student, you will have the chance to learn and grow; both academically, and personally. Your pockets, however, will […]

Moving Help Providers Need the Important Details

So you have Moving Help Providers ordered and scheduled to come assist with your move. What do they need to know? What details could help make this a smooth move? Use the following points to make sure your helpers know the details of your move and they come prepared. Are there stairs involved? If so, […]

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers?

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers? – Jonah J. from McKinney, TX Accidents can happen. Sometimes you can avoid them, and sometimes you can’t. Would your auto insurance cover a rental truck or trailer? It is always important to ensure that you have coverage. That way you don’t have to worry about […]

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental?

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental? -Verne from Phoenix, AZ We know that you may have a tight budget for your move, so it is always important to save money wherever you can. One way to save money on a local move is to make sure that you have the right […]

Pirate Movers Hold Household Goods Hostage: Don’t let it Happen to You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proceeding to suspend the right of a moving service company from doing business after determining that the moving company held a customer’s household goods hostage and refused to release them unless the customer paid additional money to the moving company (Agency Group, n.d-a). […]

How to Reduce Fuel Costs in Your Moving Truck Rental

When it comes to saving money during your DIY move, a moving truck rental is a great start. But, did you know that there are other things you can do throughout the course of your move to reduce costs? We all know that moving can be expensive, so save money in fuel costs by following […]

5 Ways To Make Loading a Moving Truck Fun & Exciting

The thought of moving into a new house is fun and exciting; and why shouldn’t it be? But, oftentimes people get their eyes stuck on the prize rather than the journey to reach their prize. It takes a lot to move into a new place- time, money, careful planning, patience and moving supplies. However, these […]

How to Choose the Right Size Moving Truck Rental

Choosing the right size moving truck rental is one of the most critical aspects to having a safe and pleasant DIY move. If you rent a moving truck that is too small, you may be in the midst of a moving nightmare. You’ll either have to unpack the truck entirely to exchange it for the […]

Getting a Moving Truck: What are the Rental Requirements?

When renting a moving truck, there are several rental requirements that must be met for all drivers. Regardless of the company, you will need a valid driver’s license in your state. The laws about driving requirements in your state can be found at this (non-government operated) website: dmv.org. The additional requirements for operating a moving […]

What’s Included In My Moving Truck Rental?

It’s easy to get confused about what’s included in your moving truck rental when you rent a moving truck, because every moving company is slightly different. Here, we’ll tell you what is likely included when you rent a moving truck. What’s included in my moving truck rental? Although rates will vary from one company to […]