3 Advantages of Using Portable Storage Units for Long-Distance Moves

by Dusty Rhodes on Dec 30, 2019  in 
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Long distance moves can present a number of challenges and require careful planning and organization. Though you are probably excited about this exciting journey, you might also be feeling a bit overwhelmed at the thought of moving so far away. Between selling your house, packing your belongings, finding a new home, transporting your belongings, and trying to learn about a new city, you will have plenty on your mind without having to add any additional stress of rushing to pack and unpack in one weekend. The good news is that portable storage units provide a solution to your long-distance moving woes. They offer the convenience and flexibility you need to simplify the moving process and make your long-distance move less stressful. Here are three ways portable storage units can help with your long-distance move.



Many people who are moving to a new city like to spend a few months getting used to the city and learning about different areas before settling on a home. They might need to keep their belongings safely stored while they look for a new home. Portable storage containers are the perfect solution because they allow you to keep your things securely stored for as long as you need. There is no need to stress about rushing to find a home. With a portable storage unit, you have the flexibility to take your time looking for the perfect home.


Control Over Packing and Unpacking

Moving long-distance is stressful enough but when you are moving with a professional moving company, you have to add the stress of rushing to pack and unpack all of your belongings in a day or two. Not only is this extremely exhausting, but it can be chaotic trying to live in a house full of boxes. With a portable storage unit, you have complete control over when to pack and unpack so you can take your time and pack at your leisure. This is also a perfect solution for those who plan to paint or do renovations prior to moving in all of their belongings.



Moving long-distance can be expensive, especially if you are moving with a full-service moving company or rental truck. When you consider the additional perks like convenient door-to-door transport, flexible scheduling, and month-to-month rental options, a portable storage unit is definitely the best value for your long-distance move. There are no hidden fees or added costs to worry about and you can keep the container for as long as you need. This is the best way to stay on budget when you are moving long-distance.

Dusty Rhodes