Should I Use a 'You Load, We Drive' Moving Trailer to Move?

As we've previously reviewed, you have three primary transportation and storage options when it comes to a do-it-yourself move: A rented moving truck, a portable storage container (POD), or a 'You Load, We Drive' moving trailer. Today we are going to discuss the 'You Load, We Drive' moving trailer option, helping...
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What Types of Rope and Tie Down Straps Do I Need?

Every day around the country our movers are busy loading rental trucks, moving containers and freight trailers- many for long distance moves. Unfortunately, hiring professional moving help isn't enough if you want your household items to arrive at your new home without damage; rope and tie down straps are a necessary...
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How Big are Moving Trucks and Containers?

If you are planning a do-it-yourself move then you are likely going to rent a storage container, moving truck or freight trailer to transport and store your items. But did you know that each option can have many different size variations? Size options vary from company to company; some only have...
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Can I Hire Movers to Load and Unload my Truck?

As DIY moves become more commonplace the concept of hiring movers to load, unload and pack is being accepted by a greater portion of the population. However, despite the widespread use of moving labor we still receive countless calls each week which ask, I have a [rental truck, storage container, moving...
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How to Schedule Movers With An Unknown Delivery Time

Many times throughout the week we are asked, How do I schedule my movers if I don't know when my stuff will arrive? Certainly not an uncommon problem for people who choose to complete a DIY move. For those of you who have chosen a "You Load, We Drive" moving company...
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How to Pack & Load a Moving Truck

If you're preparing for a DIY (do-it-yourself) move and have decided to rent a moving truck then you will need to know how to load a moving truck. We have outlined some of the basic fundamental rules that will help you maximize your space, prevent damage and balance the moving truck....
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Safely Moving and Securing Items in ABF U-Pack

ABF U-Pack is a very common choice for customers who want the affordable and flexible benefits of do-it-yourself moving but don't want to deal with driving the rental truck. It's because ABF trailers are so common that we wanted to put together this brief moving guide about ways to secure your...
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Movex Moving is Now Closed

ALERT Movex rebranded itself as Moving Place. The information contained in this blog post is no longer accurate. The self moving world just got a little less competitive with the closure of a major household goods carrier, Movex. This morning we learned that Movex is no longer open for business, marking...
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