Portable Steel Storage Containers are Better Option than PODS® for Homeowners
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Customers have many options when it comes to portable storage solutions. Portable storage containers come in many shapes, sizes and incarnations. Two of the most popular options are portable steel storage containers and PODS.
PODS® is a service that allows business or residential customers to rent storage units that can be delivered, loaded and kept on site for a certain amount of time, or loaded and taken to one of their facilities off site. The portable storage containers are made of an aluminum skin covering a steel frame and are considered “weather resistant”. The access is through lightweight steel roll up doors. Rental rates are dependant on location and term, as well as the size of the unit and range in approximation from $139/term to $159/term and up with delivery fees starting around $100. Only three sizes are available: 7’, 12’ and 16’. It is not an option to purchase these containers and, compared the up to 40 foot ISO shipping containers, PODS® offer less square footage per unit.
Portable storage containers for residential storage give people a multitude of options when considering how to store their personal belongings. Shipping containers are built from heavy duty steel and come standard with locking cargo doors on one end. Standard size shipping containers for residential storage are guaranteed to be wind and watertight, and when lockboxes are installed, they are essentially 100% secure. 20 foot, 40 foot and 40 foot high cube containers are available and offer a significant increase in square footage. Containers can be easily modified to fit your needs. Lightweight steel roll up doors can be installed, and many other custom modifications can be made.