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Specialized storage unit movers

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Let our storage unit movers do the work for you

With over three decades of experience in long distance storage unit moving, our reliable, professional team of movers will help you move your belongings into or out of storage with ease. We’ll work with you to create a customized moving plan based on your timeframe and budget and our operations team will oversee the process from pickup to delivery.

When should you hire storage unit movers to do the heavy lifting for you? If the items you need moved into or out of storage are traveling more than 150 miles, if you are between leases and staying in temporary housing, or you are downsizing and need help transporting your furniture and household goods into storage.

If you are responsible for settling an estate and need a place to store items during the distribution process, we can help with that too. Our expert organizers can help you store and transport belongings to destinations across the country, including fragile or valuable furniture, artwork, antiques, and other estate items.

How Does it Work?

Storage Needs

Call us M-F 9am-6pm ET, live chat with us, or submit an online quote. Have the pickup and drop off zip codes, inventory and approximate dimensions for each item, as well as any special considerations we should know ready when you call, such as fragile items or stairways.

Custom Solutions

Our logistics specialists will put together a storage unit moving plan that’s perfect for your needs. Whether you have boxes, furniture, art, instruments, or more, we have a long distance custom storage unit moving solution for you.

Nationwide Network

We have an extensive network of professional carriers across the nation who can transport your items safely into storage, including specialty items. Meanwhile, our operations team will monitor your shipment’s progress and update you throughout the process.

Storage Moves FAQ's

How should I pack items for storage?

The right way to pack items for storage depends on what types of items you will be storing. No matter what items you’re packing, you’ll most likely need the same general supplies:

  • Boxes in various sizes and strengths
  • Packing paper, newsprint, and bubble wrap
  • Tape and a tape gun
  • Labels and markers
  • Rope, zip ties, and/or bungee cords

Read our room-by-room guide to packing your home for detailed packing advice.

What is the best way to move stored items?

The best way to move stored items depends on what items you are moving and how far they will be travelling.

If the items you need moved into or out of storage are traveling more than 150 miles or you’re storing large or heavy boxes or household items like furniture, the cheapest shipping method is often consolidated freight like TSI. TSI has access to a nationwide network of professional movers and is able to secure available space on trucks going the same direction as your shipment to help keep your costs low.. We’ll create a customized storage unit moving plan based on your unique circumstances, and our logistics and operations specialists will work hard to make the process as simple as possible by organizing and executing your move in an efficient and easy way.

If the items you need moved into or out of storage will be traveling less than 150 miles, professional local movers will be the safest and most efficient way to move your stored items, especially if you are moving furniture or a full household of belongings. For smaller local moves, renting a truck and moving your belongings yourself may also work well if you are able to lift and carry your own items.

Are there any items that I can’t store?

Typically, storage facilities aren’t equipped to store certain items for safety or legal reasons. Before you decide on your facility, look into what you can store and what items are prohibited. Storage facilities should be able to provide a list of restricted items upon request. Also keep in mind that your shipping company may have restrictions as to what they will ship as well.

Items typically not allowed in storage units include:

  • Gasoline
  • Fertilizers
  • Paint
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives
  • Full propane tanks
  • Food
  • Medicine
  • Plants

How do I prepare my items for long term storage?

Typically, when preparing items for an extended storeroom stay, it’s important to take extra measures to ensure the preservation of your stored items. These include:

  • Make sure the boxes you are using are sturdy
  • Do not use plastic bags. These can result in moisture buildup which can ultimately damage your stored items.
  • Even though your items will be stationary, it is paramount that you wrap any fragile items in bubble wrap and other protective covers.
  • Labeling is essential, especially when you won't be returning to collect for several years.
  • Make sure to clean all items thoroughly, including appliances and furniture. In this sometimes damp environment, mold can easily develop.

These are some of the many things you can do to set your long term storage up for success.

Safe and efficient storage unit moving

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