Nowadays, moveable storage units are commonly used by companies and individuals for industrial and residential purposes. What you know about these items?
Before making any storage container purchase or rental, it is advisable to learn some basics about this essential cargo-transporting unit:
• Remember that you cannot put all things in these moveable storage units. It is strictly prohibited to store certain things such as pets, plants, corrosive materials and flammable items inside the unit. This is to ensure the safety of all other stored items during the transport. Usually, most storage companies have a complete list of materials that we cannot store inside the container so don’t forget to get a copy of that.
• A lot of moveable storage units, like the ones we offer, are made of durable materials such as construction-grade wood, metal, steel or durable plastic.
• Two essential things to consider in purchasing or renting a moveable storage box are its size and all the things that should be stored in it. The size range of a one storage unit falls somewhere between 20 to 45 feet. Its dimensions (height, length and width) may vary depending on purpose.
• Before purchasing or renting such kind of container, it’s important to identify the exact quantity of storage units to be used even if most moving container companies don’t have required minimums in availing their service. This can help them in saving some gas for transporting containers that will not be used. Not to mention, they can also prepare well for our reservations on the required number of units.
• Notify the moving company in advance regarding the exact transfer date and location. Packing and storing items inside items can be very tedious. What more if the actual date of moving arrives? While making sure that all things are ready for transport, we also have the get the availability and rate of the preferred moving company who will pick up all our items. Chances are, they have varied rates for their services in a year depending on a particular season.
• Several storage units have locks to keep our belongings secured and safe from thieves, pests, insects and various whether conditions. If the purchased or rented storage container does not have any lock, then you can buy a personal lock for it.
• Storage space should always be determined when getting the services of moveable container company. After they pick up these units, we have the option to have them stored in our homes and backyards or at the storage center of that company if they have one. In doing this, make sure to decide depending on the need but the bottom line is, going for the best option always saves money and time for both the client and the moving container company.
• Stackable or with wheels? Depending on the location and space needed. We also have to determine if we want to use stackable storage units or the ones that have wheels. Stackable units are ideal for saving more space while the ones with wheels are ideal for frequent re-arranging of storage spaces.
• Try the ones with other features. Today, rapid technology also affects the way storage units are created. It is now possible to store even your sensitive items inside the containers. Our storage containers, for instance, are waterproof, windproof and well-lighted, thereby allowing all the items you store in there to stay protected. You can always choose the type of storage container feature, which is suitable for storing items.
• Know the city rules and regulations. There are certain cities where residents are not allowed to own such kind of containers while some cities prohibit setting up of rented container shop in one’s compound. Before owning one, they may require the residents to process all the necessary permits and papers.
• Comparison of suppliers list. Several companies store this kind of product and service. Make sure to conduct research and consider the customer feedbacks before making a decision. Take note that a good and trusted supplier, like us, always provides high quality service to their customers. This includes offering good quality units, after-sales service and warranty agreements. You can check out our site, http://www.moveablecontainer.com. Our site contains everything that you need to know about our products and services, making you a more informed buyer.