When you have an entire house to move to a new location, it takes a great deal of cardboard to get the job done. When you are purchasing boxes for moving, it can get expensive. Luckily, there are many places that may have cardboard that they don’t mind letting you have. Prodigy Moving & Storage is here to talk about some of the best places that you could find some moving boxes that will be durable and won’t break the bank.
Where to Find Moving Boxes Near Me
Following are some of the top places to search for moving boxes near you.
1. Craigslist: If you do a quick search on craigslist for moving boxes, you are likely to find a large number of people that are trying to get rid of their moving boxes. Most of the time no one wants any money for them. They just want them gone.
2. Freecycle: This is a group you join locally and you can do a search to easily see if anyone is offering free moving boxes.
3. Liquor Stores: Many boxes at the liquor store come without any lids. You will definitely want some lids so that your belongings don’t fall out during your move. Many of the boxes from liquor stores are small, but sturdy for heavy items like books.
4. Bookstores: Obviously, these boxes are going to be sturdy and reliable. If you are a book lover, check out any local bookstores for boxes.
5. Grocery Stores: The wide variety of food shipments that grocery stores get leave them with a large variety of boxes in all sizes.
6. McDonald’s Fry Boxes: These boxes are strong and perfect for heavy items. Because the fries are all frozen during shipment, the boxes are free from unpleasant smells in case you are worried about that.
7. U-haul Box Exchange: U-haul has a message board available for locals to post any moving boxes they are looking to get rid of.
8. Starbucks: Getting multiples shipments per week, Starbucks is a great place to find boxes. Their boxes range in size so there is a moving boxes for all items big or small.
9. Your Workplace: If you are used to drive your vehicle to work rather than taking public transportation, you can keep the boxes that are brought right to your own workplace. You can always ask those that you work with to set aside any boxes they come across and save them for you.
Residential & Commercial Moving in Chatsworth, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Calabasas, Glendale, Burbank & Greater Los Angeles, California
Moving is no small task. There are several aspects of your move that may be causing you stress and gathering boxes and other packing supplies might be on that list. When you turn over the moving process to the experts at Prodigy Moving & Storage, you don’t have to worry about any of that. We will not only pack up your home and load it on the truck, but we are a full service moving company that will handle all the details of your move including unpacking. Plus, our boxes are uniform in size which makes for easy stacking. Call us today!