Storage containers, both fixed and portable, are becoming increasingly popular for people who look to store items either short or long term, or who are in the process of a house or office move. Portable storage containers are proving to be particularly popular, not in the least because they have many specific advantages over others. What few people know, however, is that these types of containers have actually only been around for about a decade. Naturally, the containers themselves existed long before that, but their portability is something quite recent and many people are now benefiting from it. Let’s take a look at the 3 biggest advantages to portable storage containers, so that you can understand why they are becoming so incredibly popular and taking up such a large part of the overall storage market.
The biggest advantage is in the name of these containers themselves: portability. This means that they can go wherever you want them to go. They are usually reasonably small, meaning they should be able to fit on a curbside parking space or on your drive. You can also place it in your front or back yard, for instance, providing easy access. Once it is filled or otherwise ready to move, it can fit on the back of a truck and will simply be transported to the next location, where they will once again fit on reasonably small spaces, ready for you to empty it.
- Increased Storage Space
As soon as your container is placed on your drive, or elsewhere on your property, you will have extra storage space available to you. You don’t have to assemble it, put it together, or do anything else. It is there to be used straight away. Plus, it is really durable, so the weather won’t affect it. Whether it is snowing, raining, blowing with wind, hail stoning, on whether there is blazing hot sunshine, your container will be able to cope with it and your belongings will be perfectly safe. What other storage solution is able to offer that?
Last but not least, portable storage units are really flexible. There is no law to say that you have to use them for storage. In fact, you are free to use them for any kind of activity or project you like, within the terms and conditions of your rental agreement that is. Once you start to think about it, there really is no end to the possibilities of what you can use it for. For instance, some people use them as a hobby room, tool storage shed, photography studio, and so on. If you were to buy the container, you can do anything you want with it, but the possibilities are pretty limitless with a rented container as well.
Put together, these three benefits make it pretty clear why consumers are loving these types of containers as much. Demand is rising very quickly, and it is expected that this trend will only continue. It truly is one of the fastest growing industries around today.