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1-800-Pack-Rat: A Sure Thing for Local Moves

1-800-PACK-RAT is a container-based moving and storage company that delivers a rented, portable container to your home, where you pack it yourself. The company then stores your container or ships it to your destination. When you’re ready for your stuff, 1-800-PACK-RAT delivers the container to your new home, where you unload it yourself. You load/unload, [...]

Mayflower Moving: Full-Service at Full Price?

Mayflower wants to go above and beyond the typical full-service move, with many service add-ons that go beyond just packing and shipping.

What is Mayflower? Mayflower is a full-service moving company. This means they can take care of each part of your move, from packing to unpacking and everything in between. Mayflower sets itself apart from the competition by trying—admirably, in our opinion—to assist movers with every step of the moving process. Mayflower is available for nationwide […]

Penske Truck Rental Review: A No-Frills Option Ideal for Long-Distance Moves

What is Penske? Penske Truck Rental is one of the three largest truck rental companies available to do-it-yourself movers. It has two main competitors in U-Haul and Budget. Although its shortcomings placed it third out of three in our rankings, Penske has some impressive strengths. Do you fit the ideal Penske customer profile? Read on [...]

Wheaton World Wide Moving Review: Is Wheaton Right for You?

Though little sets it apart from its competitors, it performs well across our judging criteria, making Wheaton a solid choice.

What is Wheaton? Wheaton World Wide Moving is a full-service moving company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wheaton has been around for decades, with a history stretching back to 1945. It sets itself apart from the competition by living up to its “World Wide” name, offering full-service international moves through its sister company, as well as […]

Living in East Bench, Salt Lake City

Looking for the perfect neighborhood in Salt Lake? It just may be the East Bench.

The Wealthy If home prices are any indication, East Bench is the wealthiest neighborhood in Salt Lake City... by a lot. Nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and overlooking the entire Salt Lake Valley, the homes here tend to be among the largest and most luxurious in the city. In addition to a [...]

Moving to Salt Lake City

Moving to Salt Lake City? Congratulations! You’re coming to a fantastic location: a city with a potent combination of large-city culture and small-town charm.

Moving to Salt Lake City? Congratulations! You’re coming to a fantastic location: a city with a potent combination of large-city culture and small-town charm.

And you’re not the only one headed here. Salt Lake City has been welcoming new people and companies for years, and more are coming all the time. Low cost of living, stunning natural beauty, and a thriving economy have caught the attention of businesses and workers from all over the world.

Living in Central City, Salt Lake City

Central City is a great choice for those who want to enjoy the action of downtown Salt Lake City at a lower cost than actually living there. Surrounded on all sides by Salt Lake City’s best features, residents are never far from whatever the mood calls for.

[Podcast] City Stories Ep. 1 – Salt Lake City (pt. 1)

Our pilot episode gives a brief overview of life in Salt Lake City. To get it, we interviewed employees of Clearlink, an SLC-based digital marketing and sales company. Salt Lake City is one of those places that feels like it’s about to really explode, population-wise, thanks to its strong economy, stunning geography, and varied seasons. Our Salt Lake City podcast series will help potential movers and travelers understand what awaits them at their destination.