You may know that portable storage units are great for when you are renovating your house, as they are delivered right to your door and you can store your large furniture items in them until you are ready to place them back into your house. Your precious furniture and expensive appliances will be safe from the elements, and also safe from being stolen, locked inside a secure storage container that is mere steps from your front door, making placing your items inside a very easy job. The storage company will deliver it to your residence and remove it when you are done with your renovations.
They can also be used for moving residences or even offices and businesses. Again, the company will bring the storage container to your door, but did you know they will also transport it to your next location? You can easily move all your household items and furniture by packing it into the storage container, which the storage company will move with their specially designed trucks to your new home. Once you have taken your items out, they will take the container away again. You no longer have to worry about hiring a moving truck (or some), or asking your friends to use their pickup trucks over many trips. In addition, you can also move your office or business contents in this same way. You will be assured of your own careful packing into the container as you do it yourself, whereas some moving companies may not take as good care of your items. Businesses can move their stock in one trip with the convenience of a storage container.
Yet another use is to hire out specialty containers that come equipped with either the capacity to be refrigerated or maintain a warm temperature as they are being moved to another location. This is especially handy for people wanting to move temperature sensitive items, and need to ensure they are being kept at the right temperature during the entire trip, with no fluctuations. Unregulated trucks can risk the contamination of food items that need to be kept refrigerated or even frozen, or damage to items that need to be prevented from freezing if you are transporting during winter months. With storage containers that have regulated temperature controls, you are assured that your goods will arrive with no damage or spoilage, as they will have been kept at the right temperature while the company delivered them for you.
The many uses of portable storage containers make them a great bargain for the price. You can even store items on the storage company property for short or long-term keeping. Your items inside will be kept secure and safe from fire and theft at the controlled facility, and you can be assured that they will be looked after for as long as you have them in storage.
It is a good idea to consider portable storage units for any type of storage, transport, renovation project or move you might be thinking of in the near future.