Why Plastic Boxes Should Be Your Top Choice When Packing Your Items for a Move

Plastic BoxesIf you’re planning a move, you’ve probably started thinking about how to transport your items safely to your new home. Traditionally, when using professional movers in Dallas, cardboard boxes have been the first choice as they are sturdy yet relatively inexpensive. However, plastic bins offer many advantages as well. Plastic is a hard material and will therefore provide better protection to your valuables and belongings than cardboard would. 

Eliminating the need for finding, purchasing, and disposing of cardboard boxes, Movestar offers plastic boxes for rent. Most companies don’t offer this because of storage and volume, but not Movestar. The best part — Movestar staff will drop off the boxes to your home and pick them up when you’re done moving, saving you a lot of time and money in the process. 

Here are five more reasons why using plastic boxes during your move is a great idea. 

1. They’re durable.

Plastic containers are much sturdier than cardboard, lessening the chance that they will break during your move. While there is a risk that the plastic could crack if the container sustains a fall, the hard surface of the plastic will absorb the damage rather than your items. Being careful when transporting plastic boxes can help to reduce this risk.

2. They’re environmentally friendly. 

Because plastic containers can be reused, they significantly reduce the amount of waste you’ll have during and after your move. While it’s custom to throw away or recycle cardboard boxes, plastic bins can last forever. If you choose to purchase them for use during your move, you can even reuse them for storage within your home.

3. They’re weatherproof and spill resistant. 

Are you concerned that it might rain on moving day? Will you be traveling around with liquids or with children? If you use plastic bins, you won’t have to worry about your items getting wet or spilled on. With lids that lockdown on the sides, they are essentially waterproof. Here is a list of some of the best plastic containers to use during a move

4. They come in different sizes and colors. 

These days, plastic bins come in every color of the rainbow! This can be beneficial when unpacking as you can use different colors for different rooms of your home. This will make the daunting task of unpacking a breeze! They also come in many shapes and sizes so you are likely to find the right box for all of your items, big or small!

5. You don’t have to dispose of them afterward.

Plastic boxes or containers have a long life, so they can be used repeatedly following your move. However, if you choose to rent them from MoveStar, we will arrange with you a time to collect them, once you are settled into your new home. This eliminates the often stressful process of finding somewhere to dump boxes once you have everything unpacked. 

What makes the plastic boxes for moving a game-changer is that Movestar professional movers in Dallas offers them for rent so that you don’t have to go find, purchase and dispose of cardboard boxes. Most movers, especially the smaller ones, don’t offer this because either they can’t supply the volume that you need, or they don’t have the warehousing space to store them. Movestar not only has the boxes that may save you money, they’re better for the environment, they’ll drop them off and pick them up for you, and it’s better and easier after the move in that there’s no cleanup and disposal.

If you’re looking for a moving company that provides you with enough choices to customize your moving experience, MoveStar is the right choice for you. They offer their customers multiple options for storing their items during the moving process, with plastic bins being some of the most popular. 

If you decide that plastic bins aren’t your top choice, MoveStar also offers several other options: 

  • Cardboard boxes in sizes small – extra large 
  • Specialized boxes for large or small items  
  • Supplemental materials such as bubble wrap, packing tape, and moving labels 

We understand moving can be an overwhelming experience, which is why we are always here to help in any way we can! Visit our website to receive a quote to rent plastic bins and containers for your move.

As professional movers in Dallas, we also offer many other services, such as fine art moving and installation and award-winning packing. Contact us today, and we will provide you with a quote for your move. We can also be contacted via phone at 972-716-9911 or email at sales@movestar.inc.


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