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Portable Storage vs Traditional Storage - Which is better?

Posted by Carreen Gibbons on February 22, 2019 at 3:36 PM

Portable storage has been popular among many businesses – such as construction companies and retailers - to keep things secure at their sites. They're able to use containers right on site, for a specific use period, sometimes indefinitely.

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The seven benefits of using portable storage

Posted by Carreen Gibbons on December 26, 2018 at 2:25 PM

Storage is necessary for many businesses, for example, the construction industry, where tools, equipment, raw materials, among other things -- all quite valuable -- must be put away at the end of a work day and the buildings to store them are still being constructed. Retail businesses too, have a need for storage, and may require a solution that allows for the rapid growth and depletion of inventory.

These examples pose several problems: the space for storage is often unavailable or the need for something permanent is not present. Portable storage, however, solves these problems. Often referred to as mobile storage, portable storage offers many benefits to the construction and retail industries, as well as any other business needing some storage space that they can get creative with, either temporarily or permanently. Here are seven benefits to using portable storage containers for your storage needs.

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Tips for Using a Shipping Container as Portable Storage

Posted by Carreen Gibbons on July 16, 2018 at 1:34 PM

With a surplus of both new and used shipping containers in North America, it seems like using one as a storage unit would be a great option. Shipping containers in general have been growing in popularity in recent years, for a multitude of uses. And why wouldn’t they be great for portable storage? They are rugged, and secure and you can move them around from place to place, right? Seems ideal. And, while they are not free, it is possible to find great deals.

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Portable Storage Container Guide

Posted by Carreen Gibbons on May 31, 2018 at 11:21 AM

Portable Storage Containers are used to provide temporary storage for businesses, often in the construction or manufacturing industries. The containers are typically steel structures that follow International Organization for Standardization (or ISO) specifications. The portable storage containers can be used to store goods, secure large tools and materials on job sites, and they can be converted for use as mobile offices.

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The Top 5 Things to Know About Walk-In Coolers and Freezers

Posted by Carreen Gibbons on May 8, 2018 at 9:39 AM

1. Electric vs. Diesel:  

Electric-powered walk-in coolers and freezers have a lower operational cost than diesel-fueled units and create less noise and air pollution.

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10 Ways to Use a SiteBox Portable Storage Building

Posted by Carreen Gibbons on March 28, 2018 at 2:09 PM

At SiteBox Storage, we focus on a few uses for our products, namely as mobile offices and secure portable storage, both used largely on construction sites, and other temporary works sites, but which have potential for a wide variety of uses across a number of industries. We even have units that allow the user to combine office and storage in one.

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Conex Box FAQs

Posted by Carreen Gibbons on March 14, 2018 at 9:57 AM

A Conex box is a large steel structure, designed for the transport and storage of goods. Thanks to the International Organization for Standardization, or ISO, they have universal specifications that allow them to be transported by rail, truck or ship. Recent years have seen a rising use of these boxes for portable storage on construction or other job sites, as a tool box to keep large job site tools secure, or even decked out with windows and internal walls and used as temporary office space.

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