Are Wardrobe Boxes Right for Your Move?

Have you ever thrown all your clothes into trash bags at the last minute during your move? Yep, we’ve all been there…done that. You also probably relate to the struggle of unpacking trash bags and finding your clothes so wrinkled that you have to throw them in the dryer before setting up your new closet […]

Sustainable Moving in Ontario

The beautiful province of Ontario, Canada houses cities known for their sustainable initiatives, which have been created thanks to social demand. At U-Haul, our commitment to sustainability has led us to create products and services to support Ontario’s sustainable lifestyle. We now offer the solution to sustainable moving in Ontario with our Ready-To-Go Boxes. 4 […]

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 […]

The Different Types of U-Haul Moving Boxes

When you hear the phrase “moving boxes,” you probably picture your standard corrugated box – and you’re absolutely right! But picture this: U-Haul moving boxes stretch far beyond the corrugated variety. Moving Boxes We can’t talk about U-Haul moving boxes without mentioning these corrugated masterpieces. Designed to last you four moves or 10-12 years in […]

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 […]

Benefits of Ordering Moving Supplies Online

One of the most important pieces of a successful move is having all of the moving supplies you need. Sure, you could stop by your local U-Haul store and pick up the things you need there, but what if I told you there was an even better way of going about things? Here are some of the benefits you […]

When to use Cushion Foam vs. Enviro-Bubble®

Cushion Foam and Enviro-Bubble® — Both are commonly used moving supplies designed to pack and protect your belongings. Furthermore, both items are 100% recyclable, making them equally environmentally friendly packing supplies. So, as you start planning and picking up supplies for your move, how do you determine which you need or if you should you both? […]

What to Do With Your Food When Moving

Let’s face it, whether you’re moving near or far the idea of cleaning out your refrigerator is the last thing you want to think about. Let alone the idea of throwing away food?! Tragic. There are several ways to easily move without tossing out any expensive groceries! Here are some general tips when you want to bring […]

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 […]

How to Use Wardrobe Boxes for Moving and Storage

  Organizing all of your clothes is probably the last thing you want to worry about during a move.  With all the heavy lifting going on, smaller items like clothing just seem to add stress to the process.  However, you don’t have to raid your closet at the last minute and shove everything into random […]

Tips for Moving Out of State to College

Moving out of state to college—it can be fun, emotional, and sometimes stressful. There is a lot you can’t control, but there are some things you can. Here are some tips on how to make your college move a smooth(er) one. Pack with a Purpose If you’ve ever stood inside a dorm room, you know […]