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Moving Can Be Cheaper and Easier With a U-Haul Truck Rental

Mar 20th 2015 at 11:15 PM

People often try to save money when they relocate by doing it themselves, but not hiring a professional mover isn’t the only way to save. Inefficiency can not only cost you money, it can waste a lot of time and energy as well. Whether you have just a few things or a full house, renting a U-Haul can be economical in many ways.

Renting a truck, van or trailer can save you money on fuel by eliminating the need to make multiple trips. Going back and forth from one place to another can get expensive, especially if you’re driving a significant distance.  The more things you have, the more trips you will need to take. With a U-Haul, you can move everything in just one trip. With some vehicles, you can even tow your car and do a one-way rental to save time.

Most people don’t have vehicles large enough for oversized items. Couches, beds and dining room tables can be difficult to fit into even the biggest SUVs. If your car isn’t big enough, you’ll have to coordinate with a friend or relative that has a truck or a van. By renting, you can get a vehicle when it’s most convenient for you, and you can use it as long as you need to without troubling anyone.

Using a truck will also give you all the space you need. You won’t have to waste time and energy trying to arrange boxes better, and items won’t get crushed because you tried to get that last thing in the car. Also, don’t forget that tying items to roof racks can be a danger if it's not done correctly. Anything outside the vehicle will be exposed to potential weather and driving-related damage as well. Having more room allows you to pack things securely and protect them from harm. Furthermore, U-Haul trucks have low decks, making them easier to load and unload.

Some people find the idea of driving a truck intimidating or uncomfortable. Trucks from U-Haul are not commercially-rated vehicles, so you should feel comfortable driving them and you won’t need a special driver’s license. These days, rental trucks come equipped with air-conditioning and modern suspensions to make the ride more pleasant. Remember that you can also get roadside assistance and purchase damage coverage in case something should happen.

A U-Haul dealer has vehicles of all types and sizes to suit your needs. Many of them also sell boxes, tape and other moving supplies to make your move easier. To find out about rates, availability and other questions you may have about a U-Haul rental, click here.

Author Bio:

An expert at storage solutions, Sarah shares her knowledge on matters relating to this. You can find her thoughts at wordpress blog.


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