Storage and Moving Containers

by J on October 14, 2010

If a local move is in your future, the traditional way to tackle this task has been to rent a truck for a night or weekend to move your belongings. Rental trucks can often be undependable, underpowered and inconvenient for your schedule. Mobile moving and storage offers a newer, more convenient way to attack this job—one that may be just the solution you’re looking for.

Mobile moving and storage companies can deliver a container on wheels to your home and leave it there for as long as you need. This is especially handy if you need a week, a month, or longer to get your items packed. Since the containers are on wheels, you can even roll them to a different spot if you need to. If you find that the container you ordered is too small to hold your belongings, you simply just call the company and they will deliver another container to your site.

Another nice advantage of storage and moving containers is that many of them are at ground level, unlike moving trucks that often require a big step up into the truck. This means that you don’t have to lift heavy items above your head—especially nice for people with back problems.

If you’re moving a large household, mobile storage containers work perfectly to organize your move room by room. For example, you would pack all your kitchen items in one container, your living room items in another container and so on. Then you’ll know exactly where to put everything once you arrive at your new location.

Once your packing is complete, you simply call the company back and they come, pick up your belongings and drop them off to your new location. You don’t have to do the driving yourself—and an added bonus—many of the mobile storage companies pay for the gas to transport your belongings themselves.

Rest assured that portable storage containers are also just the right size to allow for safe transport of your belongings. They are not big, cavernous spaces; your items will be packed securely, allowing for little or no movement while in transit.

Besides being a convenient method of moving, portable moving containers are also an economical solution. Even factoring in delivery and moving of your belongings, using a portable moving company often beats the price of renting a truck.

The next time you find yourself ready to pick up and move your household, check out the option of a portable moving and storage company. For convenience, safety and cost-consciousness, it may be just the solution you’re looking for.

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