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Mixed feelings about uHaul’s uBox

I recently moved from south Florida to central New Hampshire and the move required either a medium sized truck and a trailer for my car or a container to move my stuff.  After research I decided to go with uHaul’s uBox (similar to PODs but smaller, 6’ X 7’ X 8’ (approx).  Since the move is done and my stuff is in my new location I’ve decided to write a review about how the uBox service works.

It’s safe to say that I have mixed feelings about it but a lot of this is also dealing with the people at the locations (so your mileage may vary).  I had my uBox at a uHaul storage facility and I loaded it up there (shuttling my stuff in my car, renting a cargo van one day to move large items).  This required at least 24 hour notice. Continue reading

An emerging threat from the energy sector…

The fuel and power industries have had many accidents over the past few years, from small tanker spills to ruptured oil pipelines, to even large drilling platforms exploding and then collapsing into the sea.  Many of these are not reported to the media (like the oil pipeline leak recently in Arkansas).  Yet it seems that one power generation industry has been completely ignored and yet they are responsible for the largest spills ever recorded not only in the USA but around the world!  This industry that thinks it is immune to justice is the solar power industry. Continue reading