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Storage Units: What Are They Used For and What Features Do They Have?

Storage units can have a range of business uses. However, they are generally brought on-site to store construction equipment or building materials.

Sizes can vary, but typically range between 8ft and 20ft long. Individual units can be stacked on top of one another, or laid out side-by-side. 

What Are The Features of Storage Units?

Most units are steel and are weather-proof, helping to ensure that the weather does not interfere with what’s inside the unit.

Units are also resistant to forced entry. Anti-theft features can include locking bars on each door, fitted lockboxes, and high-security padlocks. This ensures that they can be safely left unattended or overnight. Some also come equipped with Tri-Cam locking systems and container guards for added security.

Who Typically Uses Storage Units?

In short, any firm that needs to store something can hire a storage unit to bring on-site. Sectors that often use storage units include construction, engineering and education. 

Construction and building firms tend to use them to store equipment. But also to bring other amenities, including chemical toilets, onto their sites. Engineering firms can safely transport specialised equipment on-site, or store expensive equipment when not in use. Schools often use them for sports equipment or cleaning supplies.

Storage units have also become incredibly fashionable. And in recent years, many trendy hotspots now repurpose them as bars, shopping units and even hotels.

What Does Site Solutions Offer?

At Site Solutions, we can provide a wide range of steel storage units to deliver to your site. With a variety of sizes and maximum loads, you can choose the right solution for your business needs. And if you need some help picking the right unit, as experts in the construction industry, we will be on hand to advise you.

If you require multiple or ongoing solutions, why not open a business credit account with us? Alternatively, get in touch with one of our team today.