Top 10 things I Learned From PackYourself Moving Containers

Moving can be a stressful ordeal, but packyourself moving containers have truly revolutionized the moving process. On today’s blog we uncover the top 10 things that we have learned as one of the premium moving container companies. Whether you’re looking at shipping containers for sale, storage container rental, or just trying to find portable storage near me, these insights will make your next move, the best move. 

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1. PackYourself Moving Containers Allow for Flexibility

Among the top highlights of pack yourself moving containers is the flexibility they offer. They provide the luxury of packing at your own pace, eliminating the rush of fitting everything into a single weekend.  Whether you choose a 10 foot shipping container,  20 foot shipping container.  or a 40 foot shipping container, you get to set your own pace which allows you to take some of your time back.

2. Size Options for Each Move

Not all moves are created equal, and packyourself moving containers come in a variety of sizes to suit your needs. For smaller moves where space may be limited or you are moving from a studio apartment or small office, a 10 foot shipping container works wonders. For larger moves, such as moving from a two-bedroom apartment or a small house, a 20 foot shipping container  may be the perfect option. For an even bigger move from a larger 3+ bedroom home, a 40 foot shipping container can accommodate your needs. 

For most household moves, a 20-foot shipping container is the sweet spot. But if you’ve got a bigger haul, don’t hesitate about going for a 40-foot shipping container. It’s better to have a little extra space than not enough.

3. Cost-Effective Solution

When comparing costs of moving services rental containers for moving are often more affordable than hiring a full-service moving company. The cost savings can be significant, especially if you’re moving long distance. Plus, you can even consider buying a shipping container if you plan on needing portable storage long-term.

4. Plan Your Packing Strategy

Before you even think about lifting a box, plan your packing strategy. Start with the items you use the least and work your way to everyday essentials. Label everything and make an inventory list. A well thought out packing strategy  saves a lot of headaches when you’re trying to find your coffee maker the first morning in your new home. Heavy items at the bottom, lighter items on top. It’s a basic rule, but it’s crucial for keeping your belongings safe. In addition, we also recommend  sturdy boxes and proper packing materials.

5. Security and Protection of Pack Yourself Moving Containers

Shipping containers are built tough. They’re designed to withstand the rigors of transport and harsh weather conditions. Knowing that your items are safe and secure inside these robust structures gives you  peace of mind. We also  recommend checking with your insurance company to see if your belongings are covered while in transit and storage. Most moving container companies offer insurance options, and it’s worth the peace of mind knowing your items are protected.

6. Less Stress, More Control

Packyourself moving containers puts you in control of your move. You decide how to pack, when to load and unload, and where the container goes. This control significantly reduces the stress associated with moving.

7. Utilize Every Inch of Your Storage Container Rental

Shipping containers are so big inside that you can use every square inch of space efficiently. Fill gaps with smaller items or soft goods like pillows and linens. Stack boxes to the ceiling and remember, securing items so they don’t shift during transit is key. Bungee cords and ratchet straps are your friends.
Shipping container with cardboard boxes packed perfectly with packyourself moving containers

8. Timing is Everything

When planning your move, timing can make a big difference. Book your storage container rental well in advance, especially during peak moving seasons (from May – September). This ensures that you get the container size you need and can avoid any last-minute stress.

9. Easy Access to Your Belongings

Having portable storage near me means easy access to my belongings at any time. Whether I need to grab something last minute or reorganize, it’s all right there. No more trips to a far-off storage unit.

10.  PackYourself

Packyourself moving containers have completely changed how Get Simple Box approaches moving and storage. From the flexibility and control they offer to the cost savings and security, these moving containers are a game-changer. Whether you’re looking for a shipping container for sale, storage container rental, or just trying to find portable storage near me, there’s a solution that fits your needs perfectly.

Couple unpacking boxes by themselves from a shipping container

Moving can be a daunting task, but with the right planning and resources, it can also be an exciting new beginning. Whether you’re looking for rental containers for moving or considering purchasing shipping containers for future projects, these tips can help you navigate the process with ease

If you have any questions or need assistance with shipping containers, feel free to reach out. We’re here to help make your move as seamless as possible.


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