Towing A Trailer in the Winter

Stay safe while towing a trailer in the winter with a little extra planning, preparation and common sense. As the weather gets colder and the snow starts to fall, road safety is more important than ever to keep you, your loved ones, and everyone else on the road safe this winter. Start with your tow vehicle […]

At What Speed Can I Drive a Moving Truck?

When considering renting a U-Haul truck that will be packed with all of your personal belongings, one of the questions you may have is “At what speed can I drive a moving truck?” Here are a few  important tips to keep in mind. Plan for additional time. In order to maintain your safety, as well […]

Holiday Propane Safety

Summer has passed and the Halloween candy is long gone. That can only mean one thing: the holiday season is officially here. As you make your plans for all of the wonderful days spent with family and friends in the next few months, don’t forget to take a few minutes to keep your loved ones safe […]

How to Store Your Bicycle Long-Term

If you have a bicycle, there is a good chance that you may need to store it at some point. Whether you have an injury, it’s out of season, or any other number of reasons for not biking, if you do not store your bicycle correctly, you could expose it to unnecessary damage that could be […]

Is My Move Insured?

Nobody thinks they will get into an accident, until it’s already happened. Even though you have a million other things on your mind during a move, you should definitely set aside some time to get familiar with what coverage you currently have, and whether it will apply to your moving truck rental. Here’s some commonly asked […]

Safely Trick-or-Treating in a New Neighborhood

Halloween is right around the corner. Whether Halloween costumes are cute and cuddly or frightening fun, it’s a real joy to watch children trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. But, if you have recently moved into a new neighborhood, it’s important to prepare in advance, so your evening can be full of treats, not tricks. Check out […]

Fire Safety for Your New Home

The summer months may be behind us, but the importance of fire safety in your home is more imminent than ever. October 9th marks Fire Prevention day, a tradition stemming from the Great Chicago Fire that occurred 144 years ago on this exact day. Although this campaign comes once a year, fire safety should be […]

Age to Rent a Trailer

Getting ready for your next move? Having to decide between a truck or a trailer is just one of the questions to ask  but as you begin planning your next move, there are a few more questions that come to mind to someone whom may have never rented a truck, let alone a trailer. What is […]

Moving Day First Aid Kit

When you’re spending hours packing or unpacking everything you own, lifting heavy furniture and boxes, and using a variety of tools, it’s not unlikely for a few casualties to occur. From paper cuts, to stubbed toes, to dehydration, it’s important to be prepared for anything that may happen to you or your moving helpers throughout […]

Tips for Driving in the Fog

You’re gearing up for your upcoming move but it just so happens to be in the middle of winter AND your depart time is before the sun comes up. Which means, colder air in the early morning can be dangerous as fog may arise. If you’ve never driven in the fog, it can be a little […]

Clearance Height of a Moving Trailer

Maybe you’re feeling adventurous and would rather move with a moving trailer than a truck. Maybe you want to save a few dollars because you would not have to spend more on fuel than you would for your own personal vehicle and moving truck. Maybe you’re traveling back to school and just need a bit […]

How to Pack Your Pet Terrarium

Pet Terrariums are often large and most likely fragile. To keep it protected during your move, wrap it in bubble wrap. The bubble wrap will provide cushion and protect the terrarium for scratches. Use tape to secure bubble wrap. Furniture pads will help with easy transport. If possible, keep your pet terrarium in an enclosed box. The cardboard will act […]