Things to Do Before You Move

In the days leading up to your move, there are bound to be several to-do lists of things you need to get accomplished. Even though packing up your moving truck can be stressful, there are several things do to in your current location before you move. Before you take off on your new adventure, read […]

Five Reasons Not to Move Back to Your Hometown

Have you ever heard the saying, “You can never go home again”? While you may have loved growing up in your hometown, renting a moving truck and heading back there as an adult is not always ideal. So can you really go home again? Yes, but it may not always be how you remembered it. […]

Making a Move without Using a Moving Truck

As if moving isn’t stressful enough, I frequently hear from my friends, family and acquaintances that the thought of driving a moving truck (of any size) is quite possibly the most stressful part about it. Well, if you’re planning a move in the future and this thought has crossed your mind or even scared you […]

6 Things You Don’t Need to Panic About on Moving Day

Moving day can be a stressful time, and some people are natural worriers, but DON’T PANIC! It will be alright. Here are six things that you definitely don’t need to panic about on your moving day because we have the solutions to your problems. Broken Dishes No one wants to unpack in their new home […]

How To Transport Antiques

When I think of antiques, I think of flip phones, pagers, cassettes and phone books. But those aren’t the kind of antiques that most people are interested in nowadays. Repurposing and collecting trends are giving new life to old goods. But once you get your hands on that one-in-a-million find, how do you get it […]

Tips for Driving in the Fog

You’re gearing up for your upcoming move but it just so happens to be in the middle of winter AND your depart time is before the sun comes up. Which means, colder air in the early morning can be dangerous as fog may arise. If you’ve never driven in the fog, it can be a little […]

Moving to Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina, nicknamed the Queen City, is making its way through the ranks to become the United States’ 16th largest city and the second largest banking center in the country, behind New York. Despite its rising popularity, there’s plenty of room for you! Here’s what you need to know about moving to Charlotte. Weather […]

Finding a Family Friendly Neighborhood

My first move with my kids happened last year almost to the day. Before we even picked up the moving truck, we quickly knew we had some research to do. We already found the area of town we wanted to move to, but as with every city – there are pockets of good and bad. Here […]

How to Win a GoPro Hero 3

It’s the holiday season! Maybe you’ve been naughty, but hopefully you’ve been nice. Rather than relying on Santa, friends or loved ones gifting you that special something on the top of your wish list, why not win your GoPro HERO 3?  Here’s how: Become #Uhaulfamous If you haven’t heard yet, U-Haul is hosting a photo […]

How to Know You’re Ready to Move Out on Your Own

Moving out on your own has different meanings for everyone. For some it means leaving their parents’ nest for an apartment with a roommate, and for others it means living alone in a studio. Either way, this can be a difficult decision and a serious commitment for some. Here’s how to know you’re ready to move […]

4 Pictures You Need to Take on Moving Day

Sure, we can do without another Instagram post of a person taking a mirror pic at the gym, but what about the moments of our lives that are actually important? Pictures serve a vital purpose; they are proof that your are doing something, or you have done something. They also tell the stories of our lives. Use pictures […]

Using a Truck Ramp to Load and Unload

Truck ramps are created to make your move easier. Of course, not all trucks are created equally. U-Haul moving trucks with a lower deck height have E-Z Load Ramps® that are shorter, wider and more rigid making it  50% easier to use than other competitors’ trucks. Here are some tips for using a truck ramp to load […]