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Portable Storage Containers VS Self Storage Facilities

Here is helpful resource guide and comparison of why using Portable on-site storage is better than using self storage facilities.When you are looking for storage solutions at the most convenient and best possible prices,  portable storage containers are the best solution. It does not matter if it is for residential or commercial use!

Learn why Great Lakes Kwik Space can provide a more convenient cost effective solution with on site storage units compared to using traditional self storage service places. Whether you’re remodeling your home, de-cluttering your space, or need to store businesses inventory, before you decide to call one of those self storage warehouse places, you should consider a better and more versatile storage option.

Try on-site portable storage containers.

Why rent a U-haul truck, load the truck, and then drive multiple times back and forth to a warehouse storage facility, when we can do the work by delivering a portable storage container right to your home or business location. In three easy steps, Great Lakes Kwik Space can handle of all of your self-storage needs.

Here’s a few reasons why it’s better to let Great Lakes Kwik Space bring the storage to you.

  • Our containers are made of all-steel construction combined with Heavy Duty Cargo Door Lock & Security Swing Arm locks which provide the most secure portable storage solutions in the industry
  • They provide maximum protection against criminals and bolt cutters
  • They come with heavy duty 16-gauge exterior siding
  • Unlike self storage warehouses, you are the only one with access to opening it
  • Inside ceiling insulation and vents allow your unit to have better airflow, reduce heat, humidity, and prevent leaks
  • 70% of leasing revenue comes from repeat happy customers
  • Combine moving and storage as one simple solution through one trusted container company

Call us with any questions at 1.800.966.1016 or Get a fast free container quote now.


  • You can pack, load and unload as much as you need to on your schedule
  • You can save time and money on gas bills
  • No need to rent and drive a large, awkward truck going back and forth to a self-storage warehouse
  • 24 hour access your belongings at your property


  • This is a more cost effective solution compared than having to rent a truck and a self-storage unit


Contact us for more information and speak to one of Great Lakes Kwik Space’s storage professionals: 1.800.966.1016. We provide a full range of services, including trailers, custom container modifications, and container delivery. ¬†

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