Small Scale Moving: Making a Small Move a Success

You won’t necessarily need a 26′ U-Haul truck every time you move. In fact, a decent percentage of moves are small and occur just between apartments. Whether you are about to begin dorm life, switch your office space, or help Mom and Dad move into a retirement community, we are here to help! Consider these small scale moving tips below: […]

5 Reasons Collegeboxes is Worth Your Money

Think how many times you might move during your college career. You move to college, back home, or for a study abroad move. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with everything you need to do.  We understand moving can be tough, especially if you’re doing everything on your own. Apply the tips you learn in this post and consider shipping, transportation, and storage taken done.   With Collegeboxes, […]

Reasons to Rent a Pickup Truck

When you think of U-Haul, you probably think of large moving trucks.  However, not every move has to be a big one.  For those smaller projects and moves, you might want to rent a pickup truck which can be a great solution.  Whether you are looking to move a couch, haul away some tree clippings, or tow a […]

Moving to Waco, Texas

If you’re a fan of HGTV’s hit show Fixer Upper, you probably have an affection for shiplap and you certainly know who Chip and Joanna Gaines are. More likely than not, you’ve thought “I should move to Waco so I can buy a house and have Chip and Joanna fix it up for me.” Well, […]

Complete Guide for Holiday Moving

Holiday moving can be quite an adventure.  There are so many things to consider like do I move before, after or during the holiday.  One of the most important things to do is to manage your expectations.  You will probably not have time to do everything you normally would do during the holiday season.  The […]

Why Should I Become a Moving Help Provider?

When it comes time to move, many people opt to hire moving helpers instead of loading up their rental truck on their own. This service isn’t free, of course, and is an excellent opportunity for young entrepreneurs to start their first business. However, there can sometimes be challenges, such as how to spread the word […]

How to Move a Refrigerator

We’ve all heard the joke “Is your refrigerator running? Well, you’d better go catch it!” But when you’re planning your next big move, you may wish your fridge could run up the ramp and into the back of the U-Haul truck to save you a lot of work. Unless you are a fine art collector, a […]

How to Move Without Breaking a Sweat

Moving during the summer months or in a high-humidity locale is not ideal. In fact, moving in extreme heat can be dangerous if you don’t take precaution. Of course, it’s always a great idea to move during early morning or late evening hours. Staying hydrated is important too! The recommendation is eight ounces of water eight […]

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 […]

Things to Remember After a U-Haul Reservation is Made

Free Storage U-Haul offers free storage for 30 days (if it is available) to any customer who rents a one-way truck or a trailer. Did you know you can get the free storage at your originating city as well as your destination city? Many times someone may have to move out quickly before they are able to find a […]

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Neighborhood

Choosing a neighborhood is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when purchasing a new home. It determines your lifestyle; like whether or not you’re going to be driving a lot, the schools your kids go to, nearby amenities and what jobs you can take.  After you finish unpacking your moving truck, a neighborhood should […]

What’s the Quickest Way to Get My Rental Receipt?

There are many different reasons a person could need a copy of their rental receipt for, but sometimes it isn’t obvious what the easiest way to go about getting it is. Luckily, here at U-Haul, we make this process very easy, and there are a couple of different ways you can go about it on […]