Moving and Storage around the D.C. Area

If you’re in need of a convenient and affordable moving and storage solution in the Washington, D.C. area, Red Rover® is here to help. Our Capitol Heights storage center is located right within the D.C. area, so customers can enjoy quick access to our full range of services. We offer multiple configurations with our storage containers and moving trucks, depending on your unique capacity needs and budget. Find your nearest Red Rover location to get started on your move today!

Locations Serving Washington, D.C.

Look no further than Red Rover for best-in-class moving and storage services. If you’re moving to or from the D.C. area, we recommend working with the following location:

Moving and Storage Service Area

Residents of Washington, D.C. and its surrounding areas can turn to Red Rover for comprehensive moving and storage options. Our local service area currently includes the following cities around our Capitol Heights location:
  • Shaw
  • Foggy Bottom
  • Adams Morgan
  • Near Northeast, DC
  • Capitol Heights
  • Logan Circle
  • Georgetown
  • Washington Heights
  • Congress Heights
  • Sixteenth St. Heights
  • SW Waterfront
  • Chevy Chase
  • NoMa
  • Columbia Heights
  • Petworth
  • Capitol Hill

Discounted Moving and Storage for Students and Military

At Red Rover, we want to help make the moving and storage experience as stress-free as possible for both students and military personnel. We are proud to offer discounts of 10%+ on monthly storage to the following colleges, universities, and military bases in the Washington, D.C. area:
  • The George Washington University
  • American University
  • Georgetown University
  • Howard University
  • The Catholic University of America
  • University of the District of Columbia
  • Gallaudet University
  • Trinity Washington University
  • Bolling Air Force Base
  • Fort McNair Army Base
  • Walter Reed Medical Center
  • The Pentagon
  • Coast Guard Headquarters
  • Marine Safety Center Coast Guard Base
  • National Response Center Coast Guard
  • Marine Barracks Marine Corps Base
  • Navy Yard Navy Base
  • Naval Research Laboratory Navy Base
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Washington DC Uses Red Rover Moving and Storage For

  • Long Distance Moves to/from Washington DC
  • Self-storage in Washington DC
  • Moving Trucks and Dollies in Washington DC

Long Distance Moving Destinations to and from Washington, D.C.

Red Rover currently provides long distance moving services in Washington, D.C. to and from the following destinations and Red Rover locations. Pricing is subject to change.
  • Washington DC to Boston: $1827.90 to $3553.70
  • Washington DC to New York: $1,645.90 to $2,860.30
  • Washington DC to Florida: $1,918.90 to $3,943.20
  • Washington DC to the Carolinas: $1,827.90 to $3,033.20
  • Washington DC to Texas: $2,592.30 to $4,443.70
  • Washington DC to Los Angeles: $2,970 to $6,633

Why Use Red Rover for Your Long Distance Move?

Red Rover is your trusted source for long distance moving services in Washington, D.C. Whether you’re moving a state over or 1,000 miles away, the process has never been easier. Schedule a pickup for your storage unit and our team will have it ready on a modern moving truck when you arrive. Take it home, load it up, and drive back to your nearest Red Rover location — we’ll take it from there. Once it’s time to move, we’ll transport your belongings to their final destination!

Learn more about long distance moving with Red Rover.

Washington, D.C. Self - Storage Options

In the Washington, D.C. area, you can choose between an 8-foot and 16-foot portable storage container. Discounts are available for multiple container rentals.
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8-Foot Storage Container Features

  • Holds approximately 1-2 rooms worth of goods
  • Approximate equivalent of a 10'x5' self-storage unit
  • 5,500 LB weight limit
  • 431 cubic feet of storage
  • Doors on front and back for ease of use
*Please note that you need 2 locks for this container.



Height: 8'
Width: 8'
Length: 8'

Compare with our 16' Moving Container!
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16-Foot Storage Container Features

• Holds approximately 3-4 rooms worth of goods
• Approximate equivalent of 10' x 15' storage unit
• 7700 LB weight limit
• 866 cubic feet of storage
• Door on one end


Height: 8’
Width: 8’
Length: 16’

Compare with our 8' Moving Container!

Need help with a local move near D.C.? Red Rover has you covered. Our portable storage containers require half the work of traditional self-storage, and you get to use our state-of-the-art moving truck for FREE. While you’re preparing for your move, keep your items safe and secure in our climate-controlled storage center. Need quick access? No problem! Simply schedule a time to come by at your earliest convenience. 

Learn more about local moving and storage with Red Rover.

Moving Trucks in Washington, D.C.

Why pay extra for a moving truck rental? Use Red Rover instead. When you store with us in the Washington D.C. area, we’ll have your container(s) set up on a complimentary, modern moving truck.

Our Lineup of Trucks

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8' Truck

• Super maneuverable and great for urban areas where parking may be at a premium.
• Holds one 8’ container
• Multiple container configurations
• Contents allowance for one 8’ container is 5,500 lbs.
• Equivalent self-storage center size: Between a 10’x5’ and a 10’x10’


Clearance needed (height): 13’
Length: 18’

Check out more details about our 8' Moving Truck!

A Red Rover moving truck loaded with a 16ft storage container.

16' Truck

• Our workhorse. Great to drive.
• Holds one 16’ container, or two 8’ containers
• Multiple container configurations
• Contents allowance for one 16’ container is 7,700 lbs.
• Equivalent self-storage center size: 10’x15’


Clearance needed (height): 13’
Length: 25’

Check out more details about our 16' Moving Truck!

A Red Rover moving truck loaded with a 16ft and 8ft storage container.

24' Truck

  • Our largest - selected by many who aren't sure how much storage they need.
  • Holds on 16' container and one 8' container, or three 8' containers
  • Multiple container configurations
  • Contents allowance for one 16' container and one 8' container is 9,600 lbs.
  • Equivalent self-storage unit size: 25'x10'


Clearance needed (height): 13'
Length: 36'

Check out more details about our 24' Moving Truck!

About Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. is the capital city and only federal district of the United States. It’s located on the east bank of the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. With a population of 718,000 residents, D.C. is the 20th-most populous city in the country. It’s also home to iconic museums, galleries, and performing arts venues, such as the Kennedy Center. It’s easy to ride the Metro or hop on a bike and explore all the nation’s capital has to offer.
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