Ask the Expert: Moving Box Water Durability

Welcome back to our “What Goes Into a Moving Box?” series! Before you proceed reading, make sure you are caught up on Part 1: Moving Box Durability and Part 2: Moving Box Usefulness. 

Besides making it simple and convenient to move, U-Haul also tries to prepare the DIY mover for every possible scenario from a snow storm to monsoon season. Mother Nature tends to strike at the least expected moment, including moving day. We don’t want you to be worried about your boxes not being up for the battle.

Environmental Factors of a Moving Box

Consider this: It’s moving day and rain is in the forecast. What boxes are going to keep your items safe and secure even in a heavy downpour? Believe it or not, there is a difference in the overall quality in something as simple as cardboard moving box — and that difference could end up saving you lots of headaches on moving day.

This is Part 3 of our “What Goes Into a Moving Box?” series and the conclusion of the series as well! Durability, usefulness and environmental factors create the ultimate moving box for the ultimate DIY mover.

Have you had to make a decision about what boxes to buy? Ever buy a moving box that didn’t make the cut? Let us know in the comments below.