Moving Day Safety: Protecting Your Body

You only get one body in life, so protecting it makes sense, right? Well, in our busy day-to-day lives, we often forgo the extra measures that avoiding injury requires. But if there’s one day where there’s extra importance in being careful, it’s moving day. We’ve compiled a quick guide to making sure that you’re up […]

When to Rent Plastic Moving Boxes

Since its beginning in 1945, U-Haul has been at the forefront of innovation in the moving world. The latest installment in the historic line of products: plastic moving boxes. Meet Ready-To-Go Box℠: What is Ready-To-Go Box℠? With the perfect blend of convenience and reliability, Ready-To-Go Box℠ brings a new option to the table. The plastic […]

The Story of Moving Help Marketplace®

Ah, moving day. It’s time to close one door while opening another, beginning a new chapter in your life. But before you can turn the page, there’s work to be done. That’s where Moving Help® Marketplace comes in. How Did Moving Help® Marketplace Start? In 2002, Moving Help® Marketplace was created out of a need to […]

Why U-Haul Has the Best Moving Boxes

Boxes are boxes, right? When it comes to relocating, choosing the best moving boxes can be the difference between a pleasant trip and an unpleasant surprise upon arrival. Here, we’ll dive into the defining characteristics of U-Haul moving boxes, as compared to the boxes you’ll find at your local home improvement store or elsewhere. U-Haul’s […]

Packing Tips for a Move: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Yes, packing for a move doesn’t exactly make for a fun weekend. As a matter of fact depending on how much stuff you have, packing will take much longer than a weekend. As a rule of thumb you should begin packing a few weeks prior to your moving date. That little tip is just one […]

5 Things to Leave Behind When You Move

Moving is a great time to go through your belongings and purge, purge, purge. What better excuse to get rid of unwanted clutter than the burning desire to not have to pack it and move it? Some things are just not worth the effort to move. So, while you’re packing for your move, here are five things […]

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 Storing Antiques

Are you always searching for the best find at your local antique shop? Have you accumulated so many antiques over the years, that now you don’t know what to do with them? Or maybe your prized antique collection won’t fit in your new home and now  you need to find somewhere to store it? With […]

Shipping Fragile Desserts

  The holidays are here… which means so is the season of baking! Desserts make a great gift for family and friends, and college students love them right before finals! Whether your family makes cookies, brownies, cakes, or a little bit of everything, be sure you know how to ship these fragile desserts so they make […]

Happy Thanksgiving from the Moving Insiders!

In the spirit of giving thanks, the Moving Insider team wants to wish our readers a Happy Thanksgiving.  We feel this is a great time of year share some of the things we are thankful for when moving.  In no particular order, here are some of our thoughts! I have always been the type of […]

5 Ways 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 […]