It used to be a sure sign that someone was moving. They would rent a box truck from one of the large rental companies that offer moving vans to load up their possessions in and move them to a new home. There are a lot of things people use box trucks for now that is not even closely related to moving. In fact, there are businesses that rent these trucks now for uses that are so far removed from moving that you might be surprised.
Renting A Truck
When you are considering renting a truck, take a few minutes to search the internet or browse through the yellow pages for a company in your area. There is most likely several companies close to you. There are about 3 or 4 companies that specialize in renting these trucks to the public, and they are conveniently located in most cities around the country. Not everything you want to use the truck for is allowed, so check the rules for use before you rent a truck. The pricing for these trucks can vary greatly from company to company so take the time to shop around if you have more than one choice in your area.
Hauling Building Supplies
One of the places you may see truck rentals these days in at one of the many home centers popping up around the country. Some of them are rental agents for the major truck rental companies and the offer them in the store so you can buy your building supplies from them and transport them home even if you do not have a pickup or larger truck. Since they sell a lot of larger items, it makes sense to offer rentals to their customers in the store. It makes it simple to get the items you bought the home or to a work site but since many of these items can produce a lot of dirt or debris, you will need to remember to clean the truck inside before you return it.
Buying New Furniture
This might sound funny, but if you are faced with moving your newly purchased furnishings home from the store you bought them at, or maybe from the person, you bought them from if you bought good used furniture, what better way to do it than with a moving truck? If makes good sense really and if the store charges a delivery charge, it might be cheaper to rent the truck and get a couple of friends to help with loading and unloading. Trade them some pizza, and a cold drink after and you will be surprised who might help. These are just a couple reasons other than moving to rent a truck. There are much more, and if you are creative, you can probably come up with many others.
Contact a company like Del's Truck Rentals for more information and assistance.