How do moving containers work?

May 11, 2020

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  1. Moving containers are units offered by moving companies that are used to store and transport your belongings while you move to a new home. Some may even offer storage services separately, for those with belongings that they wish to put away for a while. 

    Here is how they work:

    1. Contact a company offering moving container services in your location. They will let you know their rates depending on the number of items to transport and the distance to your new location.
    2. The moving container is brought to a location of your choice (near or outside of your home) where you have some agreed-upon days or weeks to carefully assemble your belongings. 
    3. The company comes on the day of your move to carry the container to your new residence.
    4. At your new home, you have some time to carefully take out your belongings, after which the company comes to reclaim their moving container.
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