Mobile Storage FAQ |

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are my contents insured while in storage?

    A: Pak-n-Stor™ offers three choices for our customers:

    • You choose to self-insure, which means you assume all risks.
    • You choose an insurer of your choice while your goods are in storage – such as your home insurance provider.
    • You choose to insure with Pak-n-Stor’s insurer. Contact us for further details.
  • Can I keep the QuikPak™ storage container(s) over the weekend?

    A: Yes! We understand that you have more free time on Saturday and Sunday, so we are happy to leave the QuikPak™ storage containers with you over the weekend. We’ll pick them up Monday or the next business day.

  • Do I need to be home when the QuikPaks™ are delivered?

    A: No. When the order is placed, we ask for specific instructions for where you would like your QuikPaks™ placed onsite at your location. When you arrive back home, your QuikPaks™ will be where you wanted.

  • Do I require a permit for my QuikPak™ ?

    A: No, whether we place your QuikPak™ on your driveway, or on the street in front, you will not need a permit.

  • Do you pack the storage container for me?

    A: No, the benefit of our system is that you do-it-yourself and save on expensive labor costs. However if you do require help loading your QuikPak™ containers, we can refer you to a partnered moving company.

  • Do you rent or sell boxes for packing?

    A: Sorry, we do not rent or sell boxes. Ask at your local liquor store, supermarket or home centre. They always have empty boxes around. 

  • How am I billed?

    A: Most of our clients automatically pay by credit card on the first of each month when rent is due. You do have other choices such as cash or cheque.

  • How are the QuikPaks™ delivered?

    A: Each QuikPak™ is delivered via our truck-mounted forklift delivery system. This keeps your goods safe from shifting as we lift each unit straight up and straight down. We can have up to six QuikPaks™ delivered at once, which saves you on expensive delivery costs.

  • How does the container lock?

    A: There are double doors in the front of our QuikPak™ storage containers, and they are locked by a padlock of your choice. This way only YOU have access to your container and you keep the key until you’re ready to view your belongings.

  • How fast can I get a QuikPak™ ?

    A: We can deliver within hours of placing the order if required or the next day.

  • How long can I take to load my QuikPak™ ?

    A: Take as much, or as little time as you require. We can accommodate all schedules.

  • How many QuikPaks™ do I need?


    A: Usually, a regular sized household will use 3-6 QuikPaks™, however give us a call as we have the experience to better determine how much space you require. We can always send one extra QuikPak™ and if you don't use it there small restocking fee.

  • How much weight can each QuikPak™ storage container hold?

    A: You can store up to 2000 lbs of belongings in each QuikPak™ storage container.

  • If I need to access my container while stored, can I do so?

    A: Absolutely! You can access your container at any time during regular business hours. Just call us 24 hours/ 1 business day in advance and we’ll schedule a time for you. You will be able to drive right up to your Quikpak™ in the warm, heated, sheltered comfort of our warehouse.

  • Is the QuikPak™ weather proof?

    A: It is weather resistant to all elements, and for even more protection our custom weather tarps are added to each container before they go out.

  • Is there a minimum rental period?

    A: Our billing period is by calendar month. From the first to the end of the month – which covers storage costs for the entire month. You may use the QuikPak™ storage container for less than 1 month but the minimum charge of 1 month will be applied.

  • What are the dimensions of each QuikPak™ storage container?

    A: Each QuikPak™ storage container measures 5′ wide by 8′ long by 7′ tall and stores approximately 1 – 1.5 rooms.

  • Where are our QuikPaks™ stored?

    A: Your storage containers are always stored indoors in our heated, secure facility at Bay C - 707 Barlow Trail S.E.     
    Calgary, AB, T2E 8C2.


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Door-to-Door Storage Since 2001

2626 12 Street NE     
Calgary, AB, T2E 7K3   
Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm



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Calgary, AB, T2E 7K3 Canada
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Phone: (403) 255-7213
Fax: (403) 255-7214
Office Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Weekends by Appointment

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