Archive for January 25th, 2013

Using Pods for Moving or Storage

Long distance movers specialize in the safe transport and storage of your belongings, and most of these companies maintain locations across the continental US. This eliminates the need to drive the truck or vehicle back to the initial city, reducing the stress and cost of moving. Long distance movers also offer driving services, as the operation of a moving truck requires a certain license that many people do not have. There are a number of moving companies that offer alternatives such as “Pods“. Pods are an excellent choice for families looking for either storage or long distance moving, as they offer a variety of options. These options include your choice of size, the location of storage, and the mode of transportation.

Pods are portable storage units that can be used for storage or for moving. They can be stored on your property, on another’s property with permission, or in a climate controlled warehouse that some moving companies maintain for their customers. When you are lacking in storage space, beginning to pack things for a move, or looking to place some things elsewhere, Pods are great choices. You can pack mementos or keepsakes in boxes in the pods while you sort through the items you’re packing, as purging your house and belongings of clutter is the first step to a successful move. The items you do not use on a daily basis, such as holiday decor, some books, and heirlooms can be safely stored in the pod until such a time as you are ready to bring it to your new abode or use them in your home. One of the best things you can do is keep a record of what is packed where, so that you don’t have to tear all the boxes apart.

Once the Pods are packed, they can stay on your property or in the warehouse for as long as you need them to, and the moving company can deliver them to your new home whenever you need them.