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Storage Containers for Moving

March 26th, 2015 - 3:34 PM
Storage Containers for Moving

The Best Way to Store and Move

Because they’re easy to load and are delivered right to your door, moving and storage containers are one of the most popular methods of moving across the country. While several companies offer them, U-Pack consistently stands out. Customer reviews often mention U-Pack as both the best in customer service and the cheapest moving container storage option.

Storage Container used for moving – reserve one, or as many as you need, and only pay for the ones you use.

U-Pack Moving and Storage Containers

U-Pack containers , are designed to make moving and storage convenient and affordable. They’re delivered to your home, you load, and they’re stored until you’re ready to move into your new home. If you’re considering a ReloCube for moving and storage, check out the answers to some of these FAQs:

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Shipping Container Rental

February 11th, 2015 - 9:55 AM
Shipping Container Rental

Rent Shipping Containers from U-Pack®

Shipping containers can be used for many things. Sure, you’ve probably seen some posts online where people use them for pools, garages, or even homes – but the most common uses are moving and storage. Renting a shipping container is easy, and when you rent one from U-Pack, they’re affordable too.

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Cube Storage Bins for Long Distance Moving

February 6th, 2015 - 1:24 PM
Cube Storage Bins for Long Distance Moving

The U-Pack Cube™:  A Storage Bin Made for Moving

If you’re looking for a moving and storage solution that’s convenient and affordable, check out the U-Pack ReloCube.  It’s a metal container that’s delivered right to your door – you load it up, and we’ll bring it to your new location, or store it as long as you need.  Since Cube storage bins work a little different than the typical moving and storage equipment, we’ve answered some frequently asked questions to help determine if it’s the best solution for your move.

How big is a Cube?

Externally, ReloCubes are 6’ x 7’ x 8’ . Internally they’re approximately 70” x 82” x 93” – just the right size to hold one room of furniture and boxes. They’re also plenty big to hold a king size mattress and box springs.

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Nationwide Container Rentals

February 4th, 2015 - 2:04 PM

Sturdy, metal containers, available for rental

If you’re planning a long-distance move and searching for a safe, convenient and affordable way to get your belongings to your new home, U-Pack can help.  We have containers available for rental that sit low to the ground and are specifically designed to move and store household goods. You can ship your belongings door-to-door or save money by loading and unloading at a service center near you – just choose the option that best fits your needs and budget.

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The Best Moving and Storage Containers

January 19th, 2015 - 10:08 AM

Using Storage and Moving Containers

Not only are metal moving containers easy to load and affordable, they offer a lot of flexibility, too. If you’re in a situation where you’re ready to move out, but you’re not ready to move into a new home, you can load one up and store your belongings in it until you are. It’s a solution that’s much more convenient than moving into a traditional storage facility. Let’s take a look at how it works, what your options are, and how much it costs.

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Self-Service Moving Containers

January 8th, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Moving Containers that You Pack Yourself

With all the options out there for self-service moving containers, it can seem overwhelming to figure out which one is best. For starters, there are different types of containers that come in varying sizes.

If you want a metal container, U-Pack®, PODS®, Door to Door®, Mayflower®, and 1-800-Pack-Rat® all offer them. Meanwhile, U-Haul® and YOU CRATE offer wooden containers. And then you start looking at the way each company works – from storage to extra delivery charges to transit times. There are several differences between each company – and it can be easy to drown in the details when trying to decide on a container for your move.

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Metal Storage Containers for Rent

December 26th, 2014 - 3:09 PM
Metal Storage Containers for Rent

Do you need to rent a metal storage container?

Then you’ve come to the right place. Because of their growing popularity, more and more companies are offering storage containers for rent – customers love that they’re easy to load and unload and they provide great protection from the elements. While it’s good that there are plenty of options to choose from, it can be difficult to find the best one to suit your needs.

Let’s compare metal container options to help you find the one most ideal for your move.

Which moving companies offer storage containers that are made of metal?

On a national level, U-Pack®, United Mayflower, Pack-Rat®, and PODS® all offer metal containers. Here’s the scoop on each:

U-Pack

U-Pack offers two types of containers: the ReloCube and Moving Trailer.

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Small Storage Cubes for Moving

December 12th, 2014 - 11:02 AM

Is a moving and storage cube right for you?

A small storage cube may be exactly what you need if you’re moving a small amount of household goods long distance. Just pack and load the cube, and the moving company will drive it to your new home for unloading – no rental truck required. Plus, you can store your items directly in the cube, eliminating the need to rent a storage unit. If that sounds like your kind of move, it’s time we introduce you to the ReloCube from U-Pack®.

What makes the ReloCube a great small storage cube option for my move?

It’s got a lot going for it:

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U-Pack vs. Pack-Rat®

October 30th, 2014 - 4:03 PM

Compare Pack-Rat® Moving and U-Pack®

As you do research to prepare to move, you may want to see how U-Pack Moving stacks up against other moving companies. While price is always important, it’s also important to know how companies compare when it comes to service and moving options and equipment. When you know what each company does, you can better choose the one to fit your moving and storage needs. Today we’ll cover U-Pack vs. Pack-Rat. Here’s how they compare in terms of things like service, cost, container specs and service area.

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Pack-Rat® Moving

September 11th, 2014 - 10:46 AM

How does Pack-Rat Moving stack up?

Pack-Rat is a moving and storage company that works a lot like other portable storage companies. They deliver a container to your home, give you time to load, and then pick it up – kind of like U-Pack®, but different.  By looking at Pack-Rat next to a comparable moving service like U-Pack, you can see the differences clearly.

What’s different about Pack-Rat?

At first glance, U-Pack and Pack-Rat may seem very similar; however, the contrasts are in the details.