Moving Containers for Full or Self Service Move
Posted on: Sunday, April 24th, 2022 | ID: #1048


Discover Why More People Are Trading in Moving Trucks to Have 1-800-PACK-RAT Move Them!

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, we know you have a lot to do. We make moving easy by delivering your all-steel, weatherproof, mobile container right to your doorstep and picking it up whenever you are ready. Regardless of the distance of your move, you get the convenience of packing on your schedule and the peace of mind that your stuff is safe. 1-800-PACK-RAT has facilities across the country so you can securely store your stuff during your move.

Local moving is easy with portable storage

Local Moving & Storage

Let us make your local move as easy as possible. No need to worry about driving a big, unfamiliar truck yourself or making multiple trips in the family car. We’ll deliver your container to you, and you can pack it at your convenience! As soon as you’re ready, we’ll pick up your container and drive it right to your destination.

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Long-Distance Moving & Storage

Moving long distance can be stressful and requires a lot of planning. Why not make it easier by leaving the driving to us? You will have a team of moving specialists who will be in touch every step of the way so you’ll know where your stuff is at all times. We also provide a no-cut security lock, and $10,000 in contents protection for free, among many other added-value items.

Military personnel can move easily with 1-800-PACK-RAT

Military DITY Moving

When you’re in the military, you get used to moving. We know you have a lot of options to get your stuff from one place to the next, but not always a lot of time. With 1-800-PACK-RAT, we’ll deliver a portable storage container right to your door and then we’ll do the driving so you can spend that time with family or taking care of all the other items you need to do when transferring.

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Moving Supplies

Don’t spend precious time during your moving process searching for moving supplies like boxes or mattress bags. 1-800-PACK-RAT is pleased to offer all the moving supplies you need for your move. We not only have boxes and mattress bags, but also have moving blankets, tape, locks for your container, moving kits for your specific container size, and much more! Check out what we can ship directly to your door so you can spend more time planning out your move.

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How It Works

At 1-800-PACK-RAT, our goal is to make moving and storage simple. We don’t want your moving experience to be a hassle, which is why we make the process as smooth as possible for you so you can focus on more important matters! From ordering your container(s), to initial drop off, to packing and loading, to pickup and delivery to your new home, each step of the process is done with your convenience in mind. See how we can help you today!

Our Moving Service Process

1-800-PACK-RAT is dedicated to making your move as stress-free as possible. We allow you to pack your self-service moving container at your own pace so that you can stick to your schedule. Here’s how our moving process works:

  1. Deliver: Choose the size and number of self-pack moving containers you need, and we’ll deliver them straight to your home.
  2. Pack: No need to rush through the packing process—you can take your time and pack at your pace, or visit our Professional Labor page if you need a helping hand.
  3. Pick up: Once your self-pack moving container is filled and ready to go, our drivers will come and pick it up for you, then take it straight to its final destination.
  4. Store: If you need time in between moves, you can store your container at one of our country-wide facilities, which are equipped with 24/7 surveillance, automated sprinklers, and no shared hallways. Once you’re ready, we’ll deliver it to your location.

There’s a reason we’re regarded as one of the top moving companies in the nation—our moving process keeps your schedule in mind so you can stick to your own timeline, giving you peace of mind to pack at your pace and have your belongings delivered when you need them.

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The 1-800-PACK-RAT Moving Process

  • Deliver: We will deliver an all-steel, weatherproof portable storage container to your home.
  • Pack: Take as long as you need and pack at your own pace.
  • Pick Up: When finished, let us know and one of our drivers will come out to pick up your full container.
  • Store: Not ready to unpack? Simply store your container in one of our nationwide facilities until you are ready.

Is It Better to Hire a Moving Company or Move Yourself?

Moving is a challenge, but when you hire the right moving company to get you to your new home, you can focus on the other important factors that go into a move. With 1-800-PACK-RAT, you can move yourself with little hassle, take as much time as you need, and even hire professional movers to help make the move even easier. If you choose the self-moving route, you’ll typically save more money because you won’t have to hire professional movers, and you’ll be able to pack and organize how you’d like to. However, this option can be less convenient, as you’ll be responsible for the bulk of the labor and moving.

On the other hand, hiring professional labor assistance can save you time as they’re more efficient and can reduce some move-out day stress. While this can be more costly, the benefits of being able to coordinate your move while movers handle the loading/unloading can be worth it. 1-800-PACK-RAT is the perfect solution to bring both options to the table. You can utilize our portable storage containers to take as long as you need to pack while also hiring trusted, third-party professional labor companies to assist with loading and unloading your container.

1-800-PACK-RAT costs are also market competitive, so you can move within your budget. You can get a free quote online or give us a call at 1.800.722.5728. Once you’re ready, we’ll take your moving container to your new home for you.

What Is a Self-Pack Moving Company?

A self-pack moving company provides limited moving services, giving more autonomy to their customers so they can pack and move on their own terms. 1-800-PACK-RAT is a premier self-moving company offering portable storage units that can be delivered straight to your home. When compared to moving trucks, you don’t have to worry about driving down unfamiliar roads in a large vehicle or loading and unloading heavy items off the back of a truck or unsteady ramp. We don’t want your moving experience to be a hassle, which is why we make the process as smooth as possible so that you can focus on more important matters. From ordering your container(s) to pickup and delivery to your new home, each step of the process is done with your convenience in mind.

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Self-Service Moving Company

  • Delivers and drives your portable storage container to your home.
  • Allows you to pack your belongings at your own pace.
  • Less expensive than a full service move option.
  • If you prefer moving help, can hire trusted third-party movers to assist with packing and loading.

What Type of Moving Services Does 1-800-PACK-RAT Offer?

1-800-PACK-RAT offers moving services that fit the needs of anyone looking to make a move in the continental United States. Whether you are moving across town, from coast to coast, or to a new military duty station, we have you covered. Our primary goal is to make moving and storage simple for you and your family and we have assisted thousands of customers just like you with a variety of different circumstances surrounding their move. We’ve seen it all, so we know how to help get your stuff from point A to point B safely, securely, and in a timely fashion. Whatever your moving service needs might be, 1-800-PACK-RAT is there to make it simple for you!

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