Portable storage may mean several things. It may be a handy data storage device like a memory card or a USB. In the moving and storage industry, however, portable storage refers to wood or steel (pod-like) containers in which you can store furniture, documents, and other materials you wish to transfer from one location to another or for long-term storage. It’s for the pack-rat in all of us.
For local or long-distance moving, portable storage is a great choice as it offers security, convenience, and affordability. It is secure as the portable containers are made of high quality wood and steel and can come with high-security personal locks It is convenient as it takes out the driving process for you. You just have to call a reputable company such as Storage Containers on Wheels; have the containers dropped at your home or place of business, pack at your convenience, and have the company transfer the storage containers to any location. Portable storage is also relatively affordable.
Storage Containers on Wheels is also the best solution when you need extra home, apartment, or office space. Because portable storage units come in a variety of sizes, you can choose the size appropriate for your needs. Since they are portable, they can be delivered, then moved, wherever and whenever you like.
For normal home and office storage, the following containers sizes are the most popular:
- 16 ft. x 8 ft. x 8 ft. (1,024 cubic feet)
- 12 ft. x 8 ft. x 8 ft. (768 cubic feet)
There is also a smaller unit available that would hold approximately 1 to 1 ½ rooms worth of furniture. The dimensions are:
- 7 ft. x 7 ft. x 5 ft (245 cubic feet)