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How To Properly Store Construction Equipment

How To Properly Store Construction Equipment

If you work in construction, taking your materials to and from job sites can be annoying and costly. Even when you do get your materials to the site, finding a place to store them where they won’t get stolen can also be taxing and, again, costly. In order to properly store your construction equipment, why not try a shipping container? These containers are available to rent or purchase and provide excellent storage space for all types and sizes of construction equipment.

On-site storage

For construction projects of any kind that require you to spend many days/weeks on-site, shipping containers provide ample storage space for your team’s equipment. You can store everything from building supplies to job-site materials in your container. Furthermore, shipping containers can be converted into break rooms for your staff and portable field offices. That way your staff can enjoy their lunches in peace and you have a quiet place to do paperwork. Also, if your shipping container is big enough, you can even use it to store construction vehicles overnight.

At-home storage

If you are doing construction at home, a shipping container can also prove beneficial for storing your equipment. Shipping containers can be placed in your backyard, garage, driveway or front lawn for the duration of your construction project. Because these containers can be rented, you don’t have to worry about repurposing them when your construction project is finished. However, if you do decide to buy the container and keep it on your properly, you can turn it into a shed, play area for the kids, office space, or even a livable area complete with plumbing.

The benefits of using a shipping container to properly store your construction equipment are numerous.

  • Sensitive materials that are prone to rust will be free of the elements when stored inside your container. Also, the container itself is made of reinforced steel so it will not incur damage during periods of heavy winds and rain and snow storms.

  • Containers come with locking mechanisms that are impenetrable, reducing the risk of theft and vandalism to your equipment. You can mount security cameras onto shipping containers if you are worried about nighttime vandals.

  • Shipping containers can be customized to include racks and heavy-duty hangers for equipment that must be stored in special ways. This is perfect for piping and longer materials.

If you are looking for better storage options for your next construction project, please contact Secure Container today.

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