Turkey Fryer Safety

I love a nice fried turkey around the holidays. They cook quickly when fried and retain much of their natural moisture. If you plan on frying your own turkey this year, then turkey fryer safety is not something you can ignore. Here are some tips to make sure that can enjoy that tasty turkey at […]

How to Park and Back Up a Moving Trailer: A Lesson from a Pro

Backing up your car while hauling a trailer doesn’t have to be intimidating. All you need for success are a few helpful tips. Whether you are backing up for parking or loading, it is important to learn the proper technique. Practice makes it easier. Before You Start Driving Make sure you trailer is attached properly to your vehicle Verify all […]

Insider’s Scoop: Hurricane Sandy Relief Resources

Help is on the way this week. Hurricane Sandy has wreaked havoc on many parts of the Eastern United States. Our thoughts, support, and hearts go out to the people who have been affected by this catastrophic event. During this difficult time, many companies are stepping forward to help those who in need. Below is […]

Understanding Your Towing Capabilities: An Interview with Bob De Kruyff

When it comes to renting a trailer, it is very important to have a good understanding of your vehicle’s towing capabilities. We sat down with moving and safety expert, Bob De Kruyff from U-Haul to get answers to the most important questions you may have when it comes to understanding your towing capacity. Review our […]

Moving in the Winter: Part 1, Safety

Brrr! It’s fall and winter is just around the corner. Can you believe that some areas are already seeing some snow? If you are planning on moving in the winter, we want to make sure your move is smooth and drama-free. Here are several ways you can stay safe during the cold weather months. Loading/Unloading […]

Back to School Safety Tips for You and Your Kids

Go to any mall, super store or department store and one thing is unmistakable: it’s back to school time. That means many kids are walking to their bus stop or riding their bikes to school, and lots of parents are picking up and dropping off their children. Having so many more people out and about—on […]

Towing Tips from an Expert: An Interview With Bob De Kruyff

Recently, we’ve been sharing several tips to help you when driving, parking, and loading a trailer. We wanted to dive deeper into this subject and get answers to questions that we still had. We asked a towing expert, Bob De Kruyff of U-Haul International, for some more insider towing tips for trailers. Read our interview with Bob […]

6 Simple Trailer Driving Tips

I’m not usually the type of woman that hides behind stereotypical male/female roles. But, when it comes to towing a trailer, if a man is present, then I’ll gladly let him drive. Why? Honestly, it makes me nervous. Once, I was returning an empty trailer and rolled over the curb while making a right-hand turn. […]

5 Safety Tips for loading a Moving Truck

Loading a moving truck can be a daunting task, so many people will try to rush through it. It is important that you and all your Moving Helpers are aware of a few safety tips before loading your truck to prevent injury and damage to your belongings. 5 Safety Tips for loading a Moving Truck Take […]

8 Tips for Parking and Backing up a Moving Truck

Are you afraid of driving a moving truck? Fear not! By following a few basic safety tips, you will be able to operate your moving truck safely and correctly. In this post, we share some crucial parking and backing up tips that will help you complete your DIY move with ease. Parking When parking your […]

Overloaded Move

We have all seen mattresses and furniture sitting on the side of the highway from overloaded and improperly secured cargo. That can be incredibly dangerous. It is very important not to overload your car or your truck when you move. It is extremely unsafe for you and others on the road, and your cargo can […]

How to Keep Your Moving Truck Safe & Secure When Relocating.

Finally, you are pulling out-of-town. The moving truck is loaded and you are on the road. It is not until you have parked your moving truck at a motel hundreds of miles away that you begin to think, “How am I going to prevent a thief from breaking into my truck?” Well, here are some quick tips that will […]