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Celebrate National Moving Month

National Moving Month is in full swing with people and businesses everywhere gearing up for making moves, big and small. Moving is no easy task, and there are many things to consider when t­­aking on this job. This blog is going to focus on some moving supplies that people may not realize are available to […]

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Moving Straps: The Best Insurance for Your Move

May is National Moving Month, meaning moving season is getting ready to ramp up. We’ve got some ideas on how to help make your move easier and less painful – literally. The best insurance is the one that gets the job done and lasts. This is what moving straps can do for you during your […]

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Moving Blankets vs. Sound Blankets: What’s the Difference?

Moving blankets have gained a reputation as cheap acoustic treatment for recording studios, do-it-yourself vocal booths and other audio/video production areas. However, if you’re looking to effectively block out or dampen noise for your home, basement, garage or music studio, it’s important to choose the right tools for the job. Not all blankets are constructed the […]

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Moving Quick Tips

Moving is never easy, but having the right products and knowing some quick tips can make it go as smooth as possible. Have a tip to share? Let us know in the comments below or post to our Facebook page: US Cargo Control Facebook. 1.) Maximize how you use moving blankets Moving blankets, or pads, […]

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8 Uses for Burlap Moving Blankets

As one of the newer types of moving pads on the market,  burlap moving blankets are becoming more and more popular thanks to the wide-ranging versatility that comes from combining two different fabrics in one blanket. While moving blankets come in a wide range of quality levels – from a simple moving skin to the thick, high […]

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What Happens When Moving Blankets are Machine Washed and Dried?

US Cargo Control is your one stop shop for moving supplies. The company sells several styles of moving blankets, also known as moving pads, and sorts them into three categories for easy selection. We placed each category of blanket in the wash-machine and dryer (despite manufacturer instructions) to see how they held up.   The […]

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Customer Feature: White Glove Movers

For more than a decade, White Glove Movers has been in the business of moving. From residential to commercial moves, the company prides itself on its commitment to customer satisfaction. “The very best part of the job is getting complimentary notes,” White Glove Movers Co-Manager Tom McCartan said. “We get a lot of referrals and […]

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Professional Movers Provide Peace of Mind

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®/INTERNATIONAL, Inc., we are experts when it comes to packing and moving. While most people only move a few times, we do it every day. A team of movers will provide expertise and professionalism, while bringing you peace of mind during a stressful time. Acquiring a Moving Estimate Developing an […]

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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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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 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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