Beginner’s Guide to Renting a Shipping Container: 5 Things to Know

Beginner’s Guide to Renting a Shipping Container: 5 Things to Know #1: Renting vs Buying Generally speaking, you have two options when it comes to acquiring a shipping container (renting or buying). How often you are planning on utilizing the container should weigh heavily in. this decision, but more often than not, people opt to […]

5 Tips for Buying Used Shipping Containers for Cheap

5 Tips for Buying Used Shipping Containers for Cheap It’s 2022 and it has never been easier to purchase goods and services. In fact, if you’re looking for anything in particular, there’s a good chance it can be found at your local Walmart or on Amazon. But where do people go to buy shipping containers […]

4 Best Insurance Companies for Moving Containers

4 Best Insurance Companies for Moving Containers Whether you’re moving down the street or out of state, you might consider moving insurance. You may ask yourself, “do I really need moving insurance?” The answer to this question usually depends on the value of goods you are moving, but we will always recommend it. Even with […]

5 Tips to Ensure You Get The Best Deal When Moving

5 Tips to Ensure You Get The Best Deal When Moving “How do I make sure I get the best deal when moving?” This is a question that most movers will ask as they begin to make necessary arrangements for the big haul. Thankfully, we have a few answers that might help anyone looking to […]

7 Best Reasons to Rent a Shipping Container

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7 Best Reasons to Rent a Shipping Container Shipping containers are highly viable storage solutions that can be utilized in numerous situations. Whether you’re working on a one time project, moving to a new city, or need a little extra storage fo r the time being, shipping containers are excellent storage alternatives. In this article, we’ve highlighted seven […]

Asked & Answered: How to Deliver to the San Juan Islands

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Asked & Answered: How to Deliver to the San Juan Islands If you weren’t already familiar, the San Juan Islands are an archipelago in Washington State (USA) known for gorgeous landscapes and incredible wildlife, including orca whales. If you find yourself lucky enough to be moving to this beautiful place, there are some things you […]

How to Prepare for Moving Container Delivery: 5 Things You Need To Do

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How to Prepare for Moving Container Delivery: 5 Things You Need To Do Whether you’ve decided to work with a moving container company or you’re curious about how the process works, Get Simple Box is happy to help! At Get Simple Box, we have helped thousands of people make their big move with our moving […]

Moving Containers vs Moving Trucks: 4 Key Things to Consider

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Moving Containers vs Moving Trucks: 4 Key Things to Consider It’s no secret that moving comes with a lot of stress. After all, you have a lot of decisions tomake and an overwhelming amount of work in front of you. The most cumbersome part ofmoving anywhere is almost always the physical ‘moving’ part. You are […]

7 Tips for Moving in the Summer

7 Tips for Moving in the Summer Fun fact – approximately 70% of all moves take place between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend, meaning “peak moving season” happens between the end of May and the beginning of September. Naturally speaking, this period of time is usually “peak warm weather season” as well. While this […]

What You Need to Know About Moving to Oregon

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Are you moving to Salem, Oregon or the Eugene/Springfield area? Moving to Oregon is especially exciting because you can spend the day at the beach, the mountains, or even the city with just a short drive.

Container Delivery to the San Juan Islands

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Container Delivery to the San Juan Islands Do you live on the San Juan Islands or are you moving there? If so, you may have wondered the best way to transport your belongings to your new home. Every year at Get Simple Box, we move 75+ boxes to the San Juan Islands via ferry. On […]

Shipping Container vs. Moving Truck. What is the Better Option for Your Move?

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Shipping Container vs. Moving Truck Which is the Better Option for Your Move? It’s time. As you prepare for your upcoming move, you likely find yourself looking at the best options to transport your belongings. The following items are a few things to consider when comparing a shipping container to a moving truck: The cost […]

What to Expect if You Use a Crane for Delivery?

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What to Expect if You Use a Crane for Delivery? Moving your shipping container with a crane may be a good option for you if your delivery requires a bit more flexibility or there isn’t quite enough room for our regular delivery truck. For example, you may choose to have your container placed on a […]

Choosing the Right Ventilation Impacts Your Overall Air Quality

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The Right Ventilation Impacts Air Quality From the project manager office space to the ultimate customized container, each individual uses their box to meet specific needs. One way to ensure that your box is optimized is through proper shipping container ventilation. Is your container working for you? Having the right vents will improve the air […]