5 Times When You Should Use Portable Storage Containers

by Dusty Rhodes on Jun 28, 2023  in 
  • Personal Storage
  • Home Storage
  • Moving
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Portable storage containers have gained popularity in recent years and for good reason. What was once thought to be used only for moving, has now become a popular solution for a number of different uses. From storing extra household items to moving the entire contents of a home or office, these versatile storage units are convenient and cost effective, making them ideal for both residential and commercial use.

What are Portable Storage Containers?

Portable storage containers are large, portable metal units that are delivered directly to your home or business. At SMARTBOX of Richmond, we offer a variety of different sized units so you can choose the size that best suits your needs. Our containers are weatherproof and durable, designed to withstand outdoor conditions as well as provide ultimate protection and security of your belongings. These containers can be stored onsite at your property or transported to a long-term storage facility.

Why Use a Portable Storage Container? Here are 5 Examples

1. Moving

One of the most common uses for portable storage containers is moving or relocation. These versatile containers make moving easier than ever. Simply call SMARTBOX of Richmond to arrange to have a storage container delivered directly to your home. Since you can keep the container for as long as you need, you can take your time loading and packing. When you’re ready, call us again and we will transport your container to the destination of your choice. At SMARTBOX of Richmond, we offer both local and long distance moving services as well as short and long term storage options.

2. Decluttering/Staging

If you are getting ready to sell your home, you might be in the process of decluttering and staging your home to put it on the market. By decluttering and staging your home, you are increasing the likelihood that it will sell faster and for a higher price. These containers provide the perfect storage solution for your belongings or excess furniture while you prepare your home to sell it.

3. Home Renovations

Portable storage containers are extremely useful during home renovation and remodeling projects. They are ideal for storing large furniture, appliances, or anything else that you need to remove from your home during the remodeling process. They offer secure, onsite storage for your belongings as well as easy access when you need it.

4. Contracting Storage

Portable storage containers are a great solution for contractors. You can conveniently store your tools and equipment right there onsite during your jobs. This is a secure storage solution that makes it easy to access your equipment right when you need it. At the completion of your job, simply call SMARTBOX of Richmond and we can deliver your container to your next work site.

5. Additional Storage

Both homeowners and business owners could benefit from having additional storage. Portable storage containers are an ideal solution for storing everything from clothing and holiday decor to excess business inventory. One of the best things about using portable storage containers is that they can either be stored onsite or in one of long-term storage facilities. You can have peace of mind knowing that your belongings are safe and secure for as long as you need.


Our portable storage containers are perfect for all of your storage needs. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of packing and loading your belongings at your own pace, along with the ease of having your storage container transported directly to your location. Our portable storage containers provide flexible solutions for a wide range of needs, including moving and long or short term storage. Call SMARTBOX of Richmond today to learn more about our convenient services.

Dusty Rhodes