The Benefits of Using Portable Storage for Moving
Moving your possessions from one house to another is never easy. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could pack at your own pace and not have to scramble at the last minute to get everything in the moving truck? When you use portable storage for moving in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, it doesn’t have to be stressful. You can take as much time as you need, while knowing your belongings are safe and secure.
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What Is Portable Storage?
Portable storage lets you pack your at your own pace! Each container is 8′ deep by 7′ tall by 5′ wide and can hold up to 3,500 pounds. Unlike moving vans that you have to access via a narrow loading ramp, our portable storage containers sit just 6″ off of the ground. You walk into them just like you would a room—making it much safer for you and your furniture. Each container will hold approximately one and a half rooms of your belongings, including your larger items such as appliances and mattresses and box springs.
You don’t have to worry about security. Each container comes with two butterfly clamps and a sliding hasp which can accommodate a padlock or combination lock. The containers are durable, too. They are constructed of wood so the area can breathe, but are protected from the elements by an all-seasons, weather-resistant cover.
Benefits of Using Portable Storage for Moving
There are so many benefits to using portable storage for moving locally or long-distance, it’s surprising this trend didn’t become popular years ago. Just a few of the benefits of using this concept for your next move include:
- You can pack your belongings at your own pace. The greatest benefit to using portable storage in Virginia, Maryland, or Washington, DC is that you can pack up your possessions at your own pace—you can even start months in advance! Plus, you can make sure that your furniture is packed so that it won’t get scratched and in a way that nothing will shift during transit.
- You can customize your move. Are you moving from a larger home to a smaller one? With portable storage in Virginia, you can designate containers to go to the new house and others to go to our temperature-controlled storage facility.
Portable Storage Is Not Just for Moving
Although portable storage is a great solution for long-distance moves, it’s also useful for getting belongings out of the way during a remodeling project or if you want to make extra room in your house for a special event or for holiday decorations. At SMARTBOX, you don’t have to find a storage facility to rent, we have our own temperature-controlled storage facility. All you have to do is pack the containers, and we’ll do the rest!
If you live in Northern Virginia, Maryland, or the Washington, DC area and would like to explore using portable storage for moving let SMARTBOX show you how it can make your move easier, less stressful, and more affordable—contact us today!
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