Moving Tips for a Local Move

Not every move is a cross-country, multi-state journey. Sometimes, you just need to move across the city or even to the other side of the neighborhood. Here are some moving tips for a local move. Determine What Size Truck You’ll Need One of the most important decisions you’ll probably have to make is just how […]

Using U-Box® Containers for an Emergency Move

Life happens sometimes. Some things happen quickly and you aren’t always in control. Maybe a relative has called and explained that someone in your family is elderly, sick or injured and you need to get things moved ASAP. Maybe you or someone you know has had the unfortunate luck of living in an area that has been […]

What to Expect on College Move-Out

The college years come with so many descriptors: life-changing, fun, wild, challenging, with perhaps a few disappointments or unexpected twists thrown in for good measure. But carrying out a successful successful college move-out process might bring even more surprises–so follow these notes on what to expect when it’s time to move out of your dorm […]

How to Pack for a Music Tour

For any artist, getting to travel the world while promoting your work is the dream, but sometimes once the dream becomes reality you can find yourself scratching your head when it comes time to packing. That’s why we’ve got you covered! Below are 5 tips for packing for tour, and if you’re prepping for your […]

Moving with Jazz Instruments

Wind instruments–including the trumpet, saxophone, horn, flute, tuba, trombone, oboe, clarinet and saxophone–require special care when moving day rolls around. Shakes, bumpy roads or extreme temperatures can leave lasting damages on your jazz instruments, so leaving them to roll around in the back of a moving truck or trailer without being safely secured is detrimental to […]

How to Move with Plants

Plants have so many benefits to your home. Not only are they beautiful but they have many health benefits. Some indoor plants purify the air and others keep away certain insects and pests. If you are lucky enough to have a green thumb, you know planting them and watching them grow is a source of […]

How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

As you get ready to move into a new apartment or rental, you will need to put down a security deposit. This deposit can be a full month or even two month’s rent, along with a cleaning deposit! Let’s face it — that’s a lot of money to just throw away. Thankfully there are some […]

Total Weight You Can Haul in a Moving Truck

Depending on what stage you’re at in life, you may have a lot of things to haul in your upcoming move. The question for some may be, “Should I rent a moving truck for all my stuff, or will my friend’s van work?” While for others the answer to that is obvious, and the real mystery is […]

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 […]

Renting a Pickup Truck Vs. Cargo Van

Let’s face it — Not all moves require a large moving truck. Even if that may have been your first choice, with a higher overhead clearance, some locations simply won’t allow for one. So now that you’ve made your decision to go for a smaller rental, how are you supposed to decide between renting a […]

Moving to St. Louis, MO

St. Louis–the Gateway to the West–lies on the western bank of the Mississippi River, bordering Illinois. The city, along with neighboring suburbs, was Missouri’s largest metropolitan area in 2014 with approximately 2.9 million residents. St. Louis is also one of the most populous cities in the United States. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Family Moving Tips

When you have kids, moving is a whole different story. Things like procrastination and poor planning should go out the window. There’s a way to have a seamless family move! Here’s your guide to the best family moving tips. How to Pack Properly  If you can conquer packing up your household, you’re well on your […]