Frequently Asked Questions
How many PODS containers should I order?
PODS containers are designed to accommodate a typical household. Larger households will require multiple containers. In general, each 7’ PODS container (Interior: 6’6”x6’x7’6”) may accommodate 1 room, each 12’ PODS container (Interior: 11’6”x7’x7’6”) may accommodate 2-3 rooms, and each 16’ PODS container (Interior: 15’6”x7’x7’6”) may accommodate 3-4 rooms. As every household is different, the customer is responsible for assessing the container capacity for their belongings. PODS container sizes are approximate.
If I can't fill an entire container, what do I do?
PODS containers are designed to allow for partial household loads. There are eyehooks for tie downs throughout the container that permit securing the load.
I need more than one PODS container but there is not enough room in front of my home/office. Can you stagger the delivery times of additional containers?
Yes. PODS' scheduling technology permits flexible delivery and pick-up days for convenient loading and unloading. PODS containers can be delivered and picked-up based upon the day of your moving requirement, schedule permitting.
Can I fit multiple containers in my driveway?
Yes, most driveways that will allow for two vehicles to be placed side by side or end to end will accommodate two containers to be placed. 25 feet in width and 15 feet in height will allow for side by side placement. For end to end placement, we need 12' in width, 15' in height and 33' in length.
What are your containers made from?
PODS containers are made of a steel frame with specially designed, aluminum skin panels. The top is a translucent durable polymer material that allows ambient light to pass through and illuminate the inside of the container. Plus, there is a light-weight steel roll up door.
Are PODS containers water-proof?
PODS containers are weather-resistant. The construction has been designed to withstand 110 mph winds when partially filled.
Where can I put a PODS container?
We always recommend to place the container on a paved surface, but if not available, our professional drivers will work with you to determine other placement options.