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Old 08-02-2009, 11:36 AM
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What pod like storage service is best for moving a 2 bedroom apartment type home?
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Old 08-02-2009, 10:36 PM
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Best for what? Mobile/portable storage containers are really nothing more than oversized boxes. Some are stripped down versions with nothing inside to tie-off with, are poorly ventilated, and have no moisture barriers. They are OK for local moves that can be accomplished on a single sunny day.

Most of the major vendors ( PODS, GoMini, SAM, Door-to-Door, etc) offer differing sizes that range from 7' to 16' in length. Properly packed, most of the larger units could probably accommodate a moderatley furnished two bedroom apartment.

The better question to ask, however, is whether or not the units can be dropped at each of the locations where you're moving. More and more communities have regulations restricting access of unmanned container units on public access thoroughfares and private property.

If you're moving interstate, compare prices for the type of service you're considering vs that of a full service mover. You really don't save much money by doing all of the work and assuming all of the liability and risk yourself.
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Old 08-04-2009, 05:49 AM
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I know that PODS di alot of business with people after hurricanes here and people were very satified with the service and their stuff saty well for like 6 months no problem. I watched alot of tehm being moved and they were careful .It really depends on how you poack just like a moving rental really.But tehy are not really that cheap as storeage unless insurance is paying. As I recallt eh average for a month with the moving two places( hometo storage arera to back home) included was $400.00.For a mopved within stae i think they would be fine;just pack well like moving van comaonies do;you have the time.You can check with them as they have sheets on how they apock which is basically wrapped in cardboard then with rolls of clear self sticking wrp like heavy seran wrap.
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Old 08-04-2009, 11:25 PM
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For the price, we're big fans of ABF. They smoke every other company out there.
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Old 08-05-2009, 02:06 PM
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Old 07-12-2014, 10:07 PM
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