Are you trying to reduce the cost of your upcoming move? Or maybe you don’t want other people to handle your furniture and personal items? In this case, consider renting a moving container from San Francisco Movers, your premier moving company in California. If you rent a moving container from us, our courteous staff will deliver it straight to your driveway, after which you can load all of your belongings into the container. Once your items have been loaded, we will transport the container to your new home. Alternatively, we can store the container with your items at our state-of-the-art storage facility until you’re ready to move into your new home. Having been in business since 2010, our company has helped thousands of Bay Area residents move into their new homes. Today, San Francisco Movers is the definition of quality when it comes to moving services. All members of our team are highly trained, fully licensed and insured, while our company has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau in addition to numerous accolades granted to us by Angie’s List over many years.
The cost of a moving container rental depends on several factors, including the size of the container, the length of time you need it, and the distance it will be transported. Here are some estimates of what you can expect to pay for a moving container rental:
For a small container (about the size of a small storage unit) rented for a short period of time (a few days to a week), you may pay around $100-$200.
For a medium-sized container (about the size of a large storage unit) rented for a longer period of time (a few weeks to a month), you may pay around $200-$400.
For a large container (about the size of a small moving truck) rented for an extended period of time (a few months to a year), you may pay around $400-$800.
Keep in mind that these estimates are just rough guidelines and your actual cost may be higher or lower depending on your specific circumstances. It's a good idea to compare rates and services from several different companies before making a decision. You should also ask about any additional fees or charges that may apply, such as charges for pickup or delivery, or for exceeding the allotted storage time.
Here are some tips for packing a PODS moving container:
Sort through your belongings and get rid of anything you no longer need or want. This will save you time and money on packing materials and reduce the weight of your belongings, which can also save you money on moving costs.
Use appropriate packing materials. You can use sturdy cardboard boxes, plastic bins, or suitcases to pack your belongings. Avoid using garbage bags or other flimsy materials as they may tear or become damaged during the move.
Pack heavier items first. Place heavier items, such as appliances and furniture, at the bottom of the container to help stabilize them. This will also make it easier to lift and transport the container.
Use packing paper, bubble wrap, or other protective materials to wrap and cushion your belongings. This will help prevent them from getting damaged during the move.
Label your boxes clearly. Include the contents of each box and the room it belongs in on the outside of the box. This will make it easier for you to unpack and organize your belongings once you reach your new home.
Make use of the space. Utilize all available space in the container by packing smaller items around larger ones and filling in any gaps with packing materials.
Don't overpack the container. Avoid overloading the container with too many belongings as it may become too heavy to lift or transport.
By following these tips, you can help ensure that your belongings are packed and protected safely during your move.