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 […]

Tips for Major City Parking

The never-ending search for a parking spot is a struggle city-dwellers know well. Many people who live in cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Chicago even prefer to sell their car before moving. Car sharing services such as uhaulcarshare® help people, especially those who live in the city, get from point A to B. If you […]

How to Modify or Cancel a Reservation

We all know, life happens. Sometimes events or scheduled plans have to be canceled or rescheduled. Moving is a big life event and even still, sometimes rearrangements have to be made and may cause a scheduled move to be canceled. So if this is the case, the inevitable happens and you have to modify or cancel […]

The Best Way to Pack a Moving Truck

It’s moving day and you are just about ready to head out and start a life in your new home. Before you go, the moving truck will need to be loaded. This may seem simple enough, but there is actually a method to loading a moving truck. This method will ensure your belongings stay in pristine […]

Moving Trucks for a Smaller Move

As moving day approaches and you start to arrange the boxes and belongings, you will begin to consider what vehicle to use during your move.  You know you don’t need big a moving truck since this is a small move, so you might find yourself struggling to decide between using a cargo van or a pickup […]

Purchase a Moving Truck Through U-Haul

There can be many reasons one may need to purchase a moving truck, such as for their business or giving back to charity, but do you know where to purchase one? We’re here to let you know that we offer the largest selection of fleet-maintained box trucks at a competitively lower price. We want to […]

Unloading a Truck in the Summer

Planning your next move for the summer months? Summer is the most popular time of the year to move, so you won’t be alone. If you can, move on a weekday in the middle of the month to avoid as much traffic as possible. Avoid the last weekend in July, because this weekend is very popular […]

Mobile Advertising for Your Business

Updated January 18, 2017 We’ve all seen it- you’re sitting at a restaurant and you see flashing lights cruise by and your eyes can’t help but follow it.  Mobile advertising is a new trend that lets your company get noticed on the road. Whether stuck in a traffic jam or just driving to and from […]