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The Amazing One-Trip Storage Container

In the world of Shipping Containers, the “One Trip” Storage Container is considered a new container.  Although it has brought over one cargo load from where it’s been manufactured in Asia, it is essentially new.  Typically built within the last couple of years, these immaculate steel boxes are definitely in a class all their own. The One Trip Container is very often used in applications where concerns of exterior condition…

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Residential Storage: Shipping Containers vs. PODS®

Portable storage solutions come in various shapes and sizes, and customers have options when looking to store personal belongings on residential properties. Considering two very common portable storage units used for short or long term; ISO shipping containers and the PODS® units that have become prevalent in the last few years. Customers are typically looking for affordable, secure and easy to use storage that can be either rented for a…

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Commercial Construction & Residential Remodeling Storage Solutions

Serving storage needs in Chicago and it’s vast metropolitan area, Great Lakes’ on-site portable storage containers are the absolute premier, efficient and affordable solution for commercial and residential construction sites. Remodeling locations require several attributes. Consider the need for portable on-site construction storage space.  The portable storage container is easily accessible for safe storage of materials such as high-end tools and job site clean up equipment.  Durable warehouses and units…

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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…

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One Trip Containers vs Used Shipping Containers for Chicago, IL

Lets compare the pro’s and con’s of “One Trip Containers” vs “Used Shipping Containers”  for purchase or rent in Chicago, IL. For years we have been selling both new and used containers for customers who have applied the container to countless applications. We have been asked over the years, which is better, and why buy a newer, “one trip container” vs a used container. Here are a few points that…

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The Kwik Space Bike Box can be set up in either a 20’ or 40’ portable storage container. Your Bike Box uses a specially designed, patented bracket along with security strapping and a very well designed, functional hanging hook for easy storage. The 20’ Bike Box only takes up one parking stall and safely and conveniently holds 34 bicycles, 17 on either side with an aisle down the middle. The…

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Creative Uses – 20ft Portable Storage Containers – Superman Movie Set

November 23, 2011 – Plano, IL The new Superman movie, The Man of Steel, will be released in December of 2012.  The town of Plano, Illinois has gone through a dramatic change.  Hollywood and the Warner Brothers mega million-dollar production has come to a normally very quiet rural down – In the Superman comic, the town of Smallville is an important piece of the puzzle.  To the producer and director…

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Customize Your Portable Storage Container with Accessories

Customize your portable storage container with accessories Now life has become even easier with a customized portable storage container that will help you get better organized.  You know you need extra storage, and you realize you want to maximize the storage and capacity of your container.  Instead of just a box, you can design that box exactly the way you want it. Now there are storage container accessories available to…

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Portable Storage Helps Prevent Construction Tools Theft

If you work in the construction business you need  the right construction tools to do your work properly – sometimes you may need special tools or machinery depending on the scope. Your tool inventory probably includes many expensive items, large items, machinery, special tools, and even rental equipment. If these are stolen, or otherwise becomes suddenly unavailable in the middle of an important job, your business may be in jeopardy,…

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