We know moving home or office can be a stressful experience. We’ve curated the following frequently asked questions to help steer you in the right direction.
- Is it really cheaper to use a HiveBoxx rather than a cardboard box?
Yes. Moving can be expensive and using cardboard boxes is a big reason why. They collapse, get wet, need assembling which takes up your valuable time, requires packing tape to assemble which adds additional cost and you’ll most likely use them only once. Our eco-boxes are being reused time and time again allowing us to pass those savings onto you. Avoid the additional cost associated with purchasing cardboard boxes and packing supplies - Rent a HiveBoxx Moving Bundle today!
- How sanitary are the HiveBoxxes?
We clean and sanitize the boxes to an FDA-approved level to get them ready for the next happy customer. You can literally lick the HiveBoxxes — although we ask that you don’t.
Cardboard moving boxes absorb lots of dirt, bacteria and other things you really don’t want on your stuff. Bedbugs can be an issue with cardboard boxes as they are soft and retain moisture, creating an environment that is more appealing for bedbugs. This is one of the reasons we don’t recommend finding used boxes online or from the back of a store.
Our boxes are made from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). This is a very dense and strong plastic that is great for moving but does not create an environment that will attract bedbugs.
- Are you a moving company?
No. HiveBoxx rents and delivers plastic moving boxes for residential and commercial relocations within 30 miles of the Greater Seattle area.
Need help moving? HiveBoxx takes the hassle out of moving thanks to our partnership with Dolly -- Your Move Anything App. It's the affordable, stress-free way to load, haul, and deliver just about anything.
We provide the boxes and Dolly tackles the labor, helping you eliminate the stress and hassle of moving. Request a Dolly Helper and they'll show up with a truck to help you move your HiveBoxxes, furniture, and prized possessions, big and small.
And the best part? All HiveBoxx customers receive 10% off their first Dolly move in the Seattle market with Promo Code HIVE3 on dolly.com
- How many HiveBoxxes do I need to pack and move?
Please refer to the Residential/Commercial chart on our pricing page to determine which package would best fit your moving supply needs. If you’re between bundles and need additional equipment, you’ll have an opportunity to add additional equipment to your order after you select a moving bundle.
- How big are the HiveBoxxes?
Our HiveBoxxes have the following dimensions: 26.9 inches long by 17.1 inches wide by 12.6 inches high (Large Box) and 27.9 inches long by 20.9 inches wide by 15.2 inches high (Extra Large Box).
- Is there a delivery & collection fee? And does this fee cover both delivery and collection?
Delivery and collection is free on orders above $79.00 as long as it includes a Residential or Commercial Moving Bundle or Hive Essentials Kit (not including tax). There’s no extra hidden costs! For orders under $79.00 our standard $76.00 delivery & collection fee will automatically be added to your order. If your order only requires delivery with no collection, the fee is $38.00 (i.e., Hive Essential Kits). The smaller shop items can be shipped via UPS, Fedex or USPS for a fee.
- What days and hours do you deliver and collect?
Our delivery days and hours will be Monday - Sunday from 8am - 6pm.
If you have a day and time that you’d like to receive your HiveBoxxes when we’re not open, please leave your special request in the comments section for your order. We’ll contact you to discuss potential options in order to meet your moving needs.
- Do I need to be home for the delivery & pick-up?
Yes. Upon delivery, we’ll need you to electronically sign the HiveBoxx rental agreement. A copy will be sent to the email we have on file. During collection you need to be present to electronically sign the release form while we count and inspect your HiveBoxxes & Dollies.
- What if I have a minor delay in our moving schedule?
If you have any scheduling conflicts during your move please contact us as soon as possible. We’ll do everything we can to make accommodations for any unforeseen changes with your originally planned moving schedule.
- What if I need more HiveBoxxes after my delivery?
If you need more HiveBoxxes please submit a new order through our website or Text (888) 615-2699.
When you place a second order with us, we’ll change the pickup date of the original order to match the pickup on the most recent order at no additional charge. Just add details of original order to notes section while placing new order so we can merge orders together. If new order is placed after your original order has been delivered our standard $38 delivery fee will automatically be added to your order if total is under $79.00.
- Do you recycle old HiveBoxxes?
Yes. HiveBoxxes are made from HDPE, #2 plastic. We are able to send retired HiveBoxxes to local recycling plants to be made into any number of HDPE products/items.
- Where can I find additional information about HiveBoxx?
Our customers can find additional information about HiveBoxx as well as other products and services relevant to their moving needs by following us on our
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- Are HiveBoxxes & Dollies Available for purchase?
Yes. If after your move you’re happy with our 100% recycled plastic, reusable boxes, you’re more than welcome to notify the driver who picks up your HiveBoxxes. Just tell the driver how many you would like to keep and they can process your purchase via our square mobile payment system and text/email you the receipt.