UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (7) | Ignore Thread Prev Thread | Prev | Next | Next Thread
Author: toberead Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 65  
Subject: Moving Boxes? Date: 3/12/2009 4:58 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 1
I'm anticipating a move in the next few months, but I don't know when right now. But, I have some time on my hands, since I'm unemployed, so I thought I'd get a head start and start packing. There are some things I can live without for a while.

Is there a good place to get moving boxes and packing supplies? A couple of self-storage places say they have moving supplies, but I go in and all they have are a few dusty boxes shoved in the back of their office and some dirty looking sheets of packing paper. The same with the local U-Haul, which is small and doesn't seem to carry much in the way of boxes. I'm not sure where to look - I'm nervous about going to a moving company because I'm afraid that once they get my name, they'll start calling me constantly, wanting me to use them for my move. (I got a quote from a moving company once and the only way I got them to stop calling me 4 times a week was to change my phone number.) I've even seen some places that sell boxes online, but that seems like it must be expensive.

I don't want to spend too much (being unemployed and broke) but I don't want to go too cheap and end up with stuff breaking.

Karen
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (7) | Ignore Thread Prev Thread | Prev | Next | Next Thread

Announcements

Pencils of Promise - Back to School Drive
"Pencils of Promise works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide education opportunities for children."
Managing Your Wealth
Our own TMFHockeypop from Rule Your Retirement fame on the TV show Managing Your Wealth.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Apple

The Saddest Place on iPhone Day
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement