Archive for April 24th, 2013

One Trick to Simplify Your Long Distance Move

Having trouble finding the right long distance movers to help you make your way across country? It can be tough, as many quality moving services are locally focused. They can’t always deal with moving a household across several states. Although there are some long distance moving services out there who have widespread facilities and specialize in this sort of job, another option you should think over is moving with PODS.

PODS are rental storage units similar to the storage compartment on a standard moving truck. They’re available in a handful of sizes and have perfectly sealed storage spaces that will keep all of your belongings safe from the elements during your travels. Unless you hire out special help to assist with loading and unloading, working with PODS usually means putting all of your packed goods in yourself. But this is the way I prefer to do it, and many other people feel the same way.

You also get to seal PODS with your own padlock, which is a nice option if you’re looking for increased security. And when you reach your destination (or even if your not moving at all), Pods can be used as mobile storage units. You just arrange to have your PODS stored in a warehouse or another safe storage facility that can accept these kinds of containers.

Many people have chosen to use PODS over traditional moving services because of exactly these sorts of benefits. If you’re looking for a way to take your moving job into your own hands, and to save some money while you’re at it, get in touch with some area vendors who rent PODS and see what it’s going to cost to give this innovative new way of moving a try.