Get Involved Series – Family in a New Community

You have returned your family’s moving truck and your move is officially over.  Now what?  The most important thing you can do for your family to make a move last, is to get involved.  If you are moving in the summer with kids it is important to get involved quickly because kids do not have school to meet new […]

Moving to Victoria

So you’re considering a move to Victoria, British Columbia? Before you pack the truck you should get a general idea of what to expect when you get there. We’ve compiled a few tips we believe will help get you started. Where should we start? Well first of all, it’s a little bit cold there. Weather We […]

Living in Edmonton

Welcome to the “The Gateway to the North”, Edmonton, the most northern city in North America! As a resident of Alberta’s capital, here are a few things that might make your time living in Edmonton a little bit more enjoyable. Life in Edmonton If you’re struggling for something to do in Edmonton, you just aren’t […]

Storage in Seattle

Surrounded by both mountains and water, Seattle, Washington is known for its thriving cultural and technological advancements. Like other heavily populated cities, rent can be higher than many people may like. In that case, a storage unit might be a good way to hold onto those belongings you don’t want to toss but can’t afford to […]

Five Reasons Not to Move Back to Your Hometown

Have you ever heard the saying, “You can never go home again”? While you may have loved growing up in your hometown, renting a moving truck and heading back there as an adult is not always ideal. So can you really go home again? Yes, but it may not always be how you remembered it. […]

Ideas for Tonight – Grilled Apple Recipe

 Grilled apples are an easy and tasty dessert you can make whenever you have the grill fired up. Camping, tailgating or summer barbecuing, it is simple enough to work for most occasions. It can be healthier and quicker than baking an apple pie, but will give you the same great flavors when you taste the first […]

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 […]

#Uhaulfamous Love Stories

Everyone has their own moving story…whether you made that cross-country journey on your own or you moved with loved ones. What is the best way to document your adventure? By taking a picture, of course! Many couples have celebrated their move and told their love stories by submitting their moving pictures to U‑Haul where they’ve […]

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 […]

What Happens To Fallen Trees?

In August we celebrated with one million U-Haul customers who helped The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero® program plant hundreds of thousands of trees across the Lower Mississippi River Valley and protect redwood forests in Northern California. While we know that restoring and protecting forests is critical to our environment, sometimes a fallen tree can also […]

The Physics of an Appliance Dolly (Infographic)

Using an appliance dolly for your move can make moving a whole lot easier.  This is especially  true if you need to move large home appliances like refrigerators, washers and dryers.  The dolly has been around for quite some time and it has continued to be an extremely efficient moving tool that not only saves […]

The Difference Between a One-Way Move & In-Town Move

As you plan your upcoming move, you are asked if it will be a one-way move or in-town move. If you’re a bit unsure of the answer, that’s okay! Our team of experts can be able to help make your move easier and help you determine which move you will be conducting. One-Way Move Now if you’re […]