The Scoop: Portable Storage vs Self-Storage

Portable storage containers are the new solutions that offer a transportable storage space that is secure and more convenient. From homeowners to small businesses, its usage is limitless. Portable storage is typically used for short-term or long-term storage, like moving, home improvement, garage sales, etc. Here are some fun facts and frequently asked questions from UNITS Moving and Portable Storage:

What can I ACTUALLY use portable storage for?

Many people use portable storage for a variety of reasons. For example, people moving to a new home or downsizing often use self-storage to temporarily store their belongings. Mobile storage is also popular among college students who need a place to store their belongings over the summer break. Businesses can use portable storage to store excess inventory or equipment or even create pop-up shops anywhere! Remodeling your home? Running a food drive? The ideas are endless!

Isn’t it super expensive?

When thinking about decluttering, you don’t think about spending thousands of dollars. It is important to consider the cost of self-storage when determining whether it is the right option for your storage needs. The cost of portable storage varies depending on the size, type of container, where you want it to go, and, of course, the business you choose! Due to inflation, some self-storage facilities and portable storage providers attach hidden fees or have higher prices. With locally owned companies like UNITS Moving and Portable Storage, you have a better chance of getting a deal and better service!

What is the difference between a self-storage and a portable storage facility?

Self-storage and portable storage are similar but VASTLY different. With self-storage, you are responsible for transporting everything you need stored to the facility, which can cost money, damage items, and eat up time! Portable storage gets delivered right to your door! The containers can be stored in a secure storage facility that you don’t even have to step in! Some companies, like UNITS Moving and Portable Storage, offer climate-controlled storage facilities that can protect valuables like documents and antique furniture. Mobile storage is like the Amazon of traditional storage methods – why leave your home?

When it comes to finding the perfect storage solution, portable storage reigns supreme over traditional self-storage options. UNITS Moving and Portable Storage brings convenience, flexibility, and peace of mind to your doorstep. Embrace the freedom of having your belongings accessible whenever and wherever you need them.

Have more questions? Visit UNITS Moving and Portable Storage or call (855) 981-8648.

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