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U-Box Container Tips

Posted: June 15, 2022
An older couple sitting by a U-Box storage container.

While you know how to pack a U-Haul U-Box storage container, you may wonder whether there are any U-Box container tips and tricks you should know about to make your experience even easier. You’d be right and that’s why we compiled some of our best tips to keep in mind when packing a U-Box storage container. 

Filling Gaps and Empty Spaces

It’s important to pack your items in your U-Box container as tightly as possible. You shouldn’t have any empty spaces or gaps. You can fill gaps with pillows, blankets, furniture legs, rugs, and leftover furniture pads. The idea is the less space you have in your U-Box container, the less likely items will shift around during transit. 

Using Furniture Pads and Stretch Wrap

Each U-Box storage container comes with 24 complimentary furniture pads, and you should make use of all 24 furniture pads. Even if you don’t have enough belongings to wrap with 24 furniture pads, they are a great way to fill gaps in your U-Box container. After wrapping your furniture in furniture pads, you’ll want to wrap all furniture pads in mover’s stretch plastic wrap

What are some other tips?

A nice tip to keep in mind when packing a U-Box container is you only pay for what you need. So, if you think you need five U-Box storage containers, but you end up using three U-Box storage containers, you only have to pay for the ones you end up using. 

You should pack heavier items, such as books, in smaller boxes. It’ll be easier to carry them, and your back will thank you later. Lighter belongings work better in larger boxes.

Why use a Moving Help Service Provider?

The best tip we can give you is to hire a Moving Help Service Provider from our Marketplace. This is the best tip because a Moving Help Service Provider will make sure to unload or load your items in an efficient manner. You won’t have to worry or stress about making everything fit and you can ensure your items are packed properly. 

Don’t break the bank, Moving Help U-Box container services are book per container, not by the hour. Whether it takes eight hours to or four hours to pack your U-Box storage containers, you will pay the same set price.