Box Beaters is a low-cost, hassle-free, eco-friendly alternative to cardboard boxes. So, what’s the catch?
As far as we can tell, there isn’t one. This is the DeLorean ride to the future of moving. Get in, Doc’s bringing it up to 88
Are you a bunch of hippies?
Nope! We’re just a small company that cares about your time, your money, and Mama Earth. We won’t judge you if you
sometimes forget those reusable grocery bags, or even if you want to supplement your Box Beaters order with
cardboard. We just think that using a superior product with a better price that eliminates waste is pretty cool.
How big is each Box Beater?
Each Box Beater is 24″ x 19″ x 12″. That’s bigger than many cardboard moving boxes, and so much easier and cooler to
How many Box Beaters will I need for my move?
Good question! Our reusable moving box packages are estimated based on the average amount of stuff for size of your residence, but we
don’t know how much stuff you have. Here are the standard packages we’ve designed based on our experience:
Studio – 20 bins
1 Bedroom – 25 bins
2 Bedroom – 35 bins
3 Bedroom – 50 bins
4+ Bedroom – 70 bins
If you think you have more or less stuff than average, let us know and we’ll help you find the best solution!
Do you offer solutions for hanging files?
We sure do! We can provide file hangers along with your bins for an additional $2 each. The file hangers hold 20″ of files (about the size of a traditional banker’s box, and about 3/4 of what a standard file cabinet drawer holds), so this is a great way to transport the hanging files from your business or home office during your move! Just let us know if you need letter size, legal size, or a mix of both.
How long will I need the boxes?
Our crystal ball is in the shop, but we recommend that you assess both the amount of stuff you have as well as how
motivated you are when it comes to packing and unpacking (no judgement). If you decide you need an extra day or two
to unpack, no problem! Just give us a shout.
We’re happy to accommodate a different pickup date pending our availability if you want to return your rented materials sooner than anticipated, or if you want to keep them longer than you originally thought (a nominal fee will apply for extended rentals). Unfortunately we can’t provide a discount for a shortened rental period.
How does your delivery and pickup work?
You’ll pick your preferred delivery date when you place your order. Someone will need to be present to
accept the delivery and to give us the boxes at pickup. If we show up for the delivery or pickup and nobody’s home,
there is a $50 fee. But you wouldn’t do that, would you?
Can you help with packing and moving?
We leave that up to you. But if you’re looking to hire someone, check out these dudes.
I hired movers. What will they think about me using Box Beaters?
A smile will curl up from the corners of their lips. Their cheeks will flush. Their pulses will quicken and their stomachs will
feel like they’re filled with 10,000 butterflies. Box Beaters are uniform in size, more durable than cardboard, have
convenient handles, and—most importantly—are easily stackable. Your movers will be head over heels.
What happens if I run out of boxes and need more?
No problem! Just drop us a line and we’ll help to arrange an additional order and delivery!
How do I know my boxes are clean and sound?
Our amazing staff inspects and sanitizes each bin upon return. This ensures that you’ll get nothing but
the most awesome, problem-free moving bins imaginable. Although we do clean and sanitize them, we do ask that bins are free from markings, excessive debris, packing materials, spills or other sticky residue at the time of pickup. We do reserve the right to assess a cleaning fee of $10/bin for bins that require special cleaning.
Can I use my own labels?
We kindly ask that you use the labels provided to label your bins, as they’re specifically designed for residue-free removal. While we always try to include extra labels, if you run out, we suggest labeling the bins using painters tape. To avoid excess cleaning fees or damaged bin fees, please do not write directly on the plastic bins.
What if I need more time to unpack?
We totally understand that unpacking sometimes takes longer than expected! In the event that you need some extra time, we charge a nominal fee for additional weeks of bin rental. We do ask that you contact us at least the day prior to your scheduled pick-up appointment so that we don’t send a crew to your home. In the event of a same-day pick-up cancellation, you may be assessed a $50 missed appointment fee.
Can you pick up my bins early?
Congratulations, you’re an unpacking hero! Just drop us a line and we’ll work to schedule an earlier pickup, pending availability. We can also accept returns directly to our facility, but please call us to schedule. Please note that in the event of an early return, we are not able to refund rental charges already paid for the time not used.
Uh-oh. I lost or damaged a bin. What now?
Bummer! Don’t lose sleep over this—we know things happen. There is a $50 charge for a lost or damaged bin. Luckily, we we have the highest quality plastic bins on the market, so damages to bins are extremely rare.
Our steel – not plastic! – dollies are custom made. There is a $200 charge for a lost or damaged steel dolly.
Do you serve both residential and commercial customers?
Heck yes we do! Business moves tend to require more boxes than residential, so drop us a line with your info and we’ll
work up a formal quote. We also offer hanging file inserts for bins so that your business can easily transport hanging files.