Things to Know About Driving a U-Haul Truck

If you’ve never driven a moving truck, you might feel a bit intimidated by the idea. However, it’s easier than you may think. Like anything else on moving day, you’ll do fine as long as you plan ahead and do your research. Below are some things to know about driving a U-Haul truck: Reserving After […]

Moving with a 15′ U-Haul Truck

Are you moving into a 1-2-bedroom apartment or house? You might be transitioning from your college apartment to something with a bit more space. Perhaps you’re purchasing a small home with your significant other. For this size of a move, a 15′ U-Haul truck is the one for the job. It can take on your […]

Tips When Loading a U-Haul Truck

When embarking on a move, the excitement can make you want to just pack what you can – and go! Taking the extra time to plan it out will ensure you have a smooth moving experience. When loading a U-Haul truck, you want to be careful where you place things to keep your belongings as safe as possible.  Here are some […]

What to Expect When Installing a Hitch

If you’re planning on towing something soon, you’re going to need to get a hitch on your vehicle (if you don’t have one already).  If you don’t happen to be a towing expert, no worries!  Here’s everything you need to know about installing a hitch. What Is a Hitch? A hitch is an automotive accessory that is […]

How to Move a Refrigerator

We’ve all heard the joke “Is your refrigerator running? Well, you’d better go catch it!” But when you’re planning your next big move, you may wish your fridge could run up the ramp and into the back of the U-Haul truck to save you a lot of work. Unless you are a fine art collector, a […]

The 5 Types of Neighbors

As you drive your moving truck to your new neighborhood, you may be greeted with friendly waves, a helping hand, or even some baked goods! From condos to apartments to houses, neighbors of all kinds exist– and like your family, you cannot pick them. The people we call our neighbors contribute to our day to […]

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 […]

The Right Driver’s License to Rent a Moving Truck

Question: Are all driver’s licenses created equal? The correct answer is no, not by a long-shot. There are numerous classes and types of driver’s licenses that vary by country, state, province, and what type of vehicle they enable you to legally operate. For example, a class M license in one state may allow you to drive […]

How Many Moving Help Providers Do I Need?

Moving–especially all on your own–can be stressful. Many people call on friends or family members to help them move; usually with the promise of free pizza in return. But what if you’re truly on your own for your move? U-Haul has partnered with Moving Help Marketplace, a service that allows you to locate professional movers locally. […]

Uses for Space Bags

Nothing fills moving boxes faster than towels, linens, and blankets. They add bulk to your move and can exhaust space. Did you know that you can move and transport the same items using a fraction of the room? When it comes to moving supplies, space bags are a must have! They allow you to pack, […]

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 […]