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July 24th, 2013 - 11:26 AM

See How Easy Door-to-Door Storage is With U-Pack

Door-to-door storage is such an awesome concept. Who wants to load their stuff, unload it into a storage building, then load it back up just to unload it again?  

No one. That’s who.

Instead, with door-to-door storage, you can get the storage container dropped off right at your door, load it up, then when you’re ready, get it delivered right to your new location.

Load once. Unload once. Talk about convenience.

And whether you need storage for a small apartment, a large home, or anything in between, U-Pack offers door-to-door storage options that fit the bill.  

U-Pack’s Portable Door-to-Door Storage Options

When you move and store with U-Pack, you have two options for storage: You can move and store in a ReloCube® or in a trailer. Just select the option that fits your needs.

How does ReloCube door-to-door storage work?
Just like you would expect – the Cube is delivered right to your door. You just load it up, and when you’re finished, we’ll store it at a secure service center until you’re ready for delivery. In other words, you load it, lock it, and keep the key.

The ReloCube measures 6’ x 7’ x 8’, which means it typically holds the contents of a standard studio-size apartment. So what if your home is larger?

No problem!

You can reserve as many Cubes as you think you’ll need, but pay only for the ones you actually use!

Here’s some other great info about using the ReloCube for door-to-door storage:

  • It’s metal and weatherproof – designed to keep your belongings safe and secure while in storage.
  • It sits flat on the ground so carrying stuff in and out is a breeze.
  • It fits easily into a standard-size parking space.  

How does trailer door-to-door storage work
Just like the ReloCube, when you choose trailer storage, the trailer is delivered right to your door, you load it, and when you’re finished, we’ll store it at a secure service center until you’re ready for delivery.

U-Pack’s trailers are 28’ x 8’ x 9’. But don’t worry about the size; just load your stuff inside and only pay for the space you use! That’s right! You can use as little as 5 linear feet, or all 28!

Here’s some other great info about using the trailer for door-to-door storage

  • The trailer comes with a ramp for loading and unloading, and a secure divider wall to install after you finish loading.
  • Your belongings are the only household goods in the trailer, so no worries about transferring your shipment or co-mingling. They stay where you load them, until you’re ready to unload.

How Does U-Pack Compare to Other Door-to-Door Storage Services

If you’ve done your research, you’ve likely come across a few other companies that offer door-to-door storage, like Door to Door®, PODS®, Pack-Rat®, and U-Haul®. So how does U-Pack stack up against the competitors?

Let’s take a look.

  • U-Pack vs. Door to Door®
    Door-to-Door and U-Pack offer containers that are similarly sized, but that’s pretty much where the similarities end. As I mentioned before, U-Pack’s containers are metal, but the Door to Door® container – it’s wooden, and covered with a tarp. Not exactly ideal for long-term storage. Another thing to consider is price. While it varies across the nation, you’ll often find that it’s lower with U-Pack.  Getting a moving quote from U-Pack is super-quick and easy – if you haven’t already, now’s a great time to start comparing prices.

  • U-Pack vs. U-Box®
    You won’t get a metal container with the U-Box either. Like the Door to Door container, the U-Box is made of wood and covered with a tarp. It’s also similarly sized to the ReloCube, but it can’t hold as much weight. While the ReloCube can hold up to 2,500 lbs., the U-Box is limited to 2,000 lbs. You can read about more differences between U-Pack and the U-Box® here.

  • U-Pack vs. PODS®
    As far as construction goes, PODS® is more similar to U-Pack, offering metal, weatherproof containers. The big difference here, other than size (PODS® offers three different sizes of containers), is price and service area. You can read more about how PODS® compares to U-Pack here.  

  • U-Pack vs. Pack-Rat®
    Pack-Rat® is another service that offers metal containers, and like PODS®, other than size (Pack-Rat offers two sizes of containers), the big differences are usually serviceability and price. You can read more about Pack-Rat vs. U-Pack here.

Safe, easy door to door storage with U-Pack

It’s easy to see how U-Pack is a great option for door-to-door storage. You get the type of customer experience you want (and deserve), competitive prices, and awesome perks like flexible loading and unloading options. And there’s no deposit or down payment. But most importantly, U-Pack works hard to make door-to-door storage hassle-free. It’s the way moving and storage should be.

If you have questions about storage options with U-Pack, or need help getting a moving quote, just leave a comment below. Or call us at 1-800-413-4799 to talk to a helpful moving specialist!