MI-BOX portable storage containers can be loaded front-to-back, floor-to-sealing. But how do you secure your items if your container is not fully loaded?
Shrink-Wrap for Packing and Moving
One “secret weapon” that professional movers use is shrink-wrap. Group items closely together and then wrap shrink-wrap around them several times so that if they do shift a little, they will shift as a unit.
D-rings and Tie-downs for Packing and Moving
Another method is to use tie-downs to keep your items from shifting. Many of our locations, including your Dallas MI-BOX dealership, are installing D-rings in our portable storage containers so that you can use straps or rope to secure your belongings. Unlike some of our competitors, our D-rings are installed to the steel frame, not to the walls. Why does this matter? D-rings installed in the walls of the container have to be anchored by puncturing the wall, which creates a possible entry-
point for rain-water. Additionally, the stress of securing items to a D-ring on the wall can actually pull the rivits out of wall panels, exposing your valuable possessions to the elements.
Questions About Packing and Moving Using Portable Storage? Give Us a Call!
All MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage dealerships are locally owned-and-operated, so you can talk to the people who know the business, not a call center. In the greater Dallas – Fort Worth dealership, call 214-377-6016. If you need help outside of our service area, call our toll-free number 866-642-6999.