August 1, 2010

What Are Self Service Movers?

Traditionally, when you had to move you had two choices.  You could either hire a professional moving company or rent a moving truck and do it yourself.  Recently, there has been an increasingly popular third option that frees the do it yourself mover of the responsibility of driving a truck and offers more flexibility than a professional moving company or rental truck agreements.  Self service movers provide storage containers for you and the only thing you have to do is load and unload your belongings.  You can also take your time loading and unloading and combine your move with temporary storage very easily.

Self service movers deliver as many storage containers as you need for your move.  Whether you are moving the contents of a small apartment or a large house, you will find that the various sizes of containers offered by self service movers will suit your needs.  Some self service movers deliver a truck or trailer to you and you are assigned a portion of it, but storage containers are the most common.  The storage containers are weather proof and made of various materials, depending upon the company.  As you are loading and unloading your belongings, you can lock the door of the container so the contents will remain safe.  When you have loaded everything and are ready to move, the self service movers will pick up your container or containers and transport them to your new home.  If you need temporary storage while you move, the self service movers can take your containers to a climate controlled and secure storage facility until you are ready to have them delivered.  Your storage containers will remain packed the way you packed them.  You can unpack your belongings at your own pace and have the storage containers picked up when you are ready.  Given the convenience and flexibility offered by self service movers, it is no wonder they have become a popular option that do it yourself movers depend on.