The pros and cons of living with friends

Written by Katie Peterson Living with friends is common among college students because of the convenience and fun factor of being around people you know you like. While there are many perks to living with friends this experience may cause more obstacles while living together than with a roommate you might not know as well. … Continue reading The pros and cons of living with friends

The secret to successfully purging your belongings

You never notice how much stuff you have until it’s time to move it. One of the best times to purge is when preparing for a move. Save yourself the trouble of packing and unpacking more than you need to and get rid of unnecessary items before you pack. Follow these guidelines for an easier … Continue reading The secret to successfully purging your belongings

Why your college town is important to consider when choosing a school

Written by Katie Peterson With so much to worry about, choosing the right school is a tough decision for many prospective college students. Typically, students make their college decision based on their impressions of the campus, quality of the academics, proximity to home, and the school’s size. As important as these are to take into … Continue reading Why your college town is important to consider when choosing a school

Top 10 Great Cardboard Craft-Off entries

A prom dress, ukulele, a Ferrari, and robot costumes?! These were just a few of the more than 100 entries received during our Great Cardboard Craft-Off social media contest! We encouraged participants to think outside the box and challenged them to transform cardboard in a way we’d never seen before. We’ve upcycled plenty of old moving … Continue reading Top 10 Great Cardboard Craft-Off entries

11 dorm room essentials you can’t live without

Written by Katie Peterson As you begin packing to move into your college dorm room, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with the prospect of fitting all the stuff you’ll need for a whole semester in the back of a car. There are so many things you want to take with you; you have a pile … Continue reading 11 dorm room essentials you can’t live without

Ready to move? Here is how to find the best insurance rates for your new home

Whether you’re buying or renting a house at your new location, insurance is one of the most expensive costs you’ll have to deal with upfront. However, if you know the “ins and outs” of shopping for coverage, you’ll be able to get a great plan at an even better price. So, don’t think you have … Continue reading Ready to move? Here is how to find the best insurance rates for your new home

Surviving your move: What to know about moving into your first apartment

Written by Katie Peterson At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® we know moving can have its fair share of challenges. There’s the packing, the cleaning, and let’s not even mention move day itself. Moving into your first place is stressful, and apartment moving has its own set of headaches. Neighbors are more like roommates, there … Continue reading Surviving your move: What to know about moving into your first apartment

Easy ways to add green upgrades to your home

You’ve just moved, so you want to start things off on a fresh slate with a brand new commitment to making your new place more environmentally-friendly. But after the torturous process of staging and selling, packing and unpacking, who wants to spend a bunch of time on complicated or pricey projects? Luckily, many of the … Continue reading Easy ways to add green upgrades to your home