Archive | May, 2015

Things to Consider before Ordering Custom Moving Pads

Custom moving pads are becoming popular among professional moving companies. Pro-movers like having the option to brand their blankets by ordering their own company colors and printing their name on them. However, there are several things to consider before placing a custom order: 1.) Design the blanket in your head  How big should it be? Should it be heavy […]

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Hump Straps Help Prevent Moving Injuries

Moving heavy boxes and furniture can be especially straining on the shoulders, neck and knees. In an effort to spare some of those important muscle groups and joints, movers will use a handy tool called a hump strap. A hump strap is a special lifting strap designed to help carry heavy or awkward loads. To use a hump […]

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Which Moving Blankets are the Most Popular?

Moving blankets, also known as moving pads are used to protect items from the general wear and tear of a move. US Cargo Control offers a variety of moving pads designed for different jobs. The blankets are sorted into three categories: best, better and good for easy selection. Each category features a top seller, read below as […]

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What’s the Difference Between Woven and Non-Woven Moving Pads?

Moving pads, also known as moving blankets, are used to make sure a move goes smoothly. The pads are used to protect furniture, appliances and quality items while moving belongings out of the house and during transit in the the back of the truck. Selecting the right moving blanket can be tricky. Consider the type of […]

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How to Avoid Moving Scams

May is the busiest month for moving. As your to-do list grows, make sure you prioritize finding a trustworthy moving company so you don’t fall for a scam. Fake moving companies are waiting to pounce and may try to take advantage of a stressful, time-sensitive situation. Keep in mind, the majority of moving companies are legitimate businesses […]

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How To Pick the Right Moving Blanket

Moving season is in full swing – and whether you are a pro-mover or a DIY-mover you’ll need moving blankets to protect furniture and other precious items. When deciding which moving blankets are right for you think about how often you plan to use them, and the type of protection you need to get the job done […]

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Should I Buy or Rent Moving Pads?

May and moving go hand and hand, and if you are taking on the task of moving all on your lonesome you are going to want to consider getting your hands on moving pads. Moving pads, also known as moving blankets, are a tool used by professional movers to cover and protect furniture and other […]

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