Moving & Packing Tips

United Van Lines knows that preparation is the key to a successful move. We have compiled this collection of the most popular moving and packing tips to help make your move easier.

Need help moving antiques? Not sure what to do with the pets? Are you forgetting something? United is here to answer all of your questions and help guide you through every step of your move.

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Your bedroom likely has a mix of both large, heavy furniture as well as soft items like linens and clothes. You can pack up these items more efficiently by following these easy moving tips.
Congratulations on your new home! Moving into a new house can be an exciting time. We have some expert unpacking and moving tips that will help you get settled quickly.
If you are preparing to move out of your house, it is important to start by gathering all of the essential packing supplies
Packing your kitchen can sometimes be one of the most overwhelming parts of your move. Not only do you have fragile items like plates and glasses, but you also have large appliances. You also have many items that you need to sort through and throw away like perishable foods and household chemicals.
The process of moving starts long before the movers arrive at your home. Follow these steps to prepare.
Most families have a wide variety of items in their living room, including large furniture, electronics and fragile objects like lamps, photographs and decor. Follow our moving tips to safely pack up all of these valuable pieces.
United Van Lines is dedicated to the safe transport of your household goods. Hazardous items that pose a potential threat to the health and safety of United movers (i.e. explosives, flammable gases and toxic substances) should not be packed into your shipment.
It is better to be safe than sorry when packing your personal valuables. Items that require additional security or special access are better kept in your personal vehicle during a move.
Moving into a new home involves much more than just relocating your belongings. You need to re-establish your local support system, set up new accounts and notify government agencies of your new address. Here are a hand full of often overlooked items you should consider prior to moving day.
Moving doesn’t have to be a hassle! One of United’s goals as your moving services provider is to make the moving process as stress-free as possible, and in that spirit we are pleased to offer you this handy moving planner.