Home Remodeling Storage

Renovating a home takes time, effort and money. Any tools that can make the process easier should be considered, particularly by the do-it-yourself home repair technician. Mobile storage offers one such solution. Fixing a floor, tearing out a wall or even painting one can make it necessary to remove items from the home. A mobile storage unit provides a safe, clean place to store these items outside of the fray but within easy reach.

What is a mobile storage unit? Like self storage facilities, mobile storage companies provide clients with a place to securely store private belongings outside the home. The difference is that the mobile unit will be delivered to your home where you can fill it, rearrange items and empty it as often as you like for as long as you choose. If you want the unit moved from your driveway, the company will pick it up and take it away. You also may leave items in the unit to be stored at the company's secure facility. If you decide you want to give your roomful of old furniture to your son who just got his first place, many mobile storage companies will move the unit full of housewarming gifts to him whether he lives down the block or in another state.

When renovating your home, a mobile storage unit gives you an extra room, or more than one if you like, to store tools, supplies, furniture, paintings, clothing or whatever you like. You can move one item in and another out without having to travel back and forth to a self storage unit and without having to ask the neighbors if you can borrow a little space in their garage. The unit protects items moved outdoors from that sudden rainstorm and keeps the big floor buffer out of the way until you need it. In addition, if renovations are taking place during the cold winter months or the heat of summer, some companies offer mobile storage units with air conditioning, heat or humidity control.

Mobile storage units also provide an extra level of security. You don't have to worry that someone will walk off with the tool set you left in the driveway while you ran inside to assist with an emergency because you can lock the tools inside your unit. Companies provide various locking mechanisms for different levels of security. Generally, the renter is the only one with a key.

Mobile storage units come in different sizes and may have more than one door. They tend to look like small train cars without wheels. Find the mobile storage options in your neighborhood at StorageFront.

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