Portable moving containers are your way out of a difficult situation during the move. If you have ever faced the need to move, you know that packing and transporting things is very difficult. To do this, you need to have a lot of packing materials, have or rent a truck, seek help from movers. But moving container will change your perception of moving.

In this article, you will learn what moving storage pods are and how to use them. Read the article to the end to get answers to the most important questions!

What is Portable Moving Containers

Portable moving containers are large metal boxes with right angles. They have a one-piece construction and are made of durable steel. They can be completely different in capacity — from 3 to 20 tons. This will allow you to choose the volume that is suitable for your number of rooms.

The container is equipped with metal doors through which loading takes place. After its completion, the container is sealed. You can be calm about your belongings as this process is carried out as carefully as possible and will not damage your things. If you order this service from us, then Dallas movers will do their job accurately and quickly. 


We understand that you might have a lot of questions about this and other services. Now we will try to answer all frequently asked questions.

What are moving containers made of?

They are made of durable corrugated steel. This steel has a particularly high strength due to its great thickness. The manufacture of containers is aimed at ensuring that they withstand any impact and do not allow things to be damaged.

The most important qualities of the container material are impact resistance and water resistance. These qualities allow things inside the container not to be exposed to any dangers and to remain safe. The steel body does not allow water or sunlight to pass through. Even antique decor items such as paintings or old books can be transported in such a container.

Will the moving container company help me load my moving pod?

If you contact our company for help, then we will certainly help you load portable moving containers into a truck. Our movers will bring you containers, and then help you load and deliver them. If you need help packing your belongings, we also recommend that you contact us.

Our company provides services for drawing up a check-list of moving, packing, storing and transporting goods. Call us if you need any of these services.

How many moving container quotes should I obtain?

If you want to order such a service and at the same time save money, then you should study the pricing of various companies. We can only tell you that our company provides its services at the lowest possible prices. You can calculate the cost of a specific service on our website using a calculator.

If you are satisfied with the price we offer, then you have nothing to worry about. We guarantee quality services for the prices we offer.

Are storage container facilities climate controlled?

Of course, every professional company has climate controlled containers. We understand that many things and accessories need special storage conditions. For example, paintings, books, various decorative items and handicrafts. We make sure that a certain temperature is always maintained in portable moving containers.

Where will the company park the moving container?

For your convenience, the moving company will bring the container directly to your home. Movers will leave it in front of the entrance to your house and give you the opportunity and time to load it. If you need help, they will be happy to help you. 

Can I store the moving container on my own property?

Our company always does everything necessary for the comfort of our customers. Of course, you can store the container on your property. This will allow you to avoid difficulties when loading the cargo into the container and will make this process easier for you. 

Can I move the moving container once it’s been dropped off?

No. We prohibit our customers from moving the container themselves. This rule is necessary to ensure the safety of the container itself and the things that are inside it. You must inform the company of the place where you will leave the container for the movers to come there.

They will pick him up, put him in the truck and deliver him to the desired address. All this should be done exclusively by professionals.

How do I avoid being scammed by a moving container company?

To avoid cheating, you should contact a professional company that has extensive experience in this area. You shouldn’t trust companies that have just started up and provide little contact information. Our company has been moving for a long time. You can trust us and not be afraid to be deceived.

Please note that we do not hide our contact details. They are all publicly available on our website. You can also read the reviews of our customers on our website and in various articles to make sure that the company is honest.

How much do portable moving containers cost?

Portable moving containers have different prices depending on their volume, material and time of use. Probably everything is obvious about the volume. There are containers that can hold things from one room, and some can hold up to eight rooms. Of course, these will differ greatly in price.

Naturally, the price depends on the rental time. Most often it takes one day or even several hours to fill a container and take it away. However, some people rent them for weeks or months. Depending on your situation, we can calculate the cost.

What affects a moving container’s cost?

As mentioned above, the cost of a container is more influenced by their volume and rental time.

How can I cut back on costs when renting a moving container?

If you order only a container, then you significantly save your resources. It is much cheaper than using the services of professional movers from the company. For a comfortable move, only a container may be enough for you. With this approach to moving, you can save a really big amount.

However, if you are not sure that you can load things into the container yourself, then you should contact the company for help.

Is there anything I can’t pack inside of a Portable Moving Containers?

Yes, of course, not every thing can be packed in such a container. Now we will tell you in detail about what cannot be put into the container.


First of all, you should take care of your valuable items. For example, gadgets, money, documents. It is better to take such things with you in your bag or backpack.


Plants are very fragile items. It is advisable to transport them in the passenger compartment, away from other things in portable moving containers.

Hazardous materials

Some objects and substances can be easily flammable or dangerous to other things. Items such as engine oil, gas cans, chemicals, etc. must be isolated from other items.

Perishable food

Such products should not be taken with you when moving. If your move will not be soon, then we recommend that you consume all products that require special storage and do not transport them in transport. If you still have such a need, then you should use a portable refrigerator.

It is better not to put such products as dairy products, meat, fresh vegetables and fruits in a common container so that they do not deteriorate and do not spoil other things.

Can I transport the moving container overseas?

Unfortunately, not every moving container company can transport goods abroad. To make sure that this opportunity exists, you need to call the company’s hotline and ask this question directly. This will help you get out of trouble.

If you have decided on the choice of a company, we recommend that you call as soon as possible. Otherwise, you may not have time to find a company that will agree to such an order.

How do I lock the Portable Moving Containers & Moving Storage Pods?

You do not have to worry about the safety of your belongings in the container. A moving Dallas representative will give you the key to the container or let you use your own key and lock while storing your belongings. Nobody except you will have access to your cargo.

How to order Portable Moving Containers & Moving Storage Pods for Your Moving by DFW Moving Company

To order portable moving containers, you can call us at the phone number listed on our website.

We are ready at any time to answer all your questions and advise on all our services.

How to order Services by DFW Moving Company

It is very easy to order DFW Moving Company services. You can call our phone number. Our operator will answer you and tell you detailed information about all the services of the company.

If you still have questions regarding our services, you can also ask an expert.

You are now ready to move the container & Pods

If you have read this article to the end, now you know all the intricacies of moving with the help of modern technology. Agree that it is much easier than using the services of movers? This method of moving is now common in all states and is rapidly gaining popularity.Now you can proudly assume that you are ready to order portable moving containers for your move. We declare responsibly that this is the best way to move. You will definitely not regret if you choose this path and decide to get rid of the myth that moving is difficult and very expensive forever.