Why Are Shipping Containers Popular for Storage?

Shipping containers are beneficial for more than shipping goods. They are the perfect container for storage. People need storage for a variety of reasons. Storage can be necessary during moves, when downsizing a home, or if a house simply is too full and needs more space. Luckily, Get Simple Box provides homeowners with a simple way to get their own shipping container to use for storage. Read on to learn more about why shipping containers have become so popular for storage.

What Are My Options for Shipping Containers?

Get Simple Box provides containers that can be bought or rented. If you are moving and just need
storage for a brief amount of time, renting is the best option. If you are someone who is looking to have a more permanent storage solution, it can more cost-effective to purchase the shipping container.

Cost Effective

One reason shipping containers have become such a popular option for storage is that they are cost-effective. Renting out a storage unit is very expensive. Depending on the size, the monthly fees of a storage unit can be astronomical. At Get Simple Box, we work to give customers an affordable rental rate as well as an affordable price for those interested in purchasing. Buying a shipping container is usually cheaper than building a warehouse or shed for extra storage space.

Stress Free

A shipping container is a stress-free solution to storage. Whether you are renting or buying, we will deliver the container to you. If you are moving, we will drive the storage container to your next location. Since we are local, we are typically able to deliver the container in 24 hours.


A great benefit of renting or buying through Get Simple Box is that we are a local, family-owned business in the Washington, Oregon, and Northern Idaho region. This allows us to deliver our containers in an efficient manner. As a local company, we are also highly trusted. Customers can come visit us at any of our locations to see the containers. We also are willing to send customers photos of the container they are interested in to save them from having to drive to our location.

At Get Simple Box, we provide our customers with high-quality shipping containers to use for storage. We are a local, family-owned business that has been around for 22 years. Shipping containers have become such a popular item for homeowners to use for storage. These containers are cost-effective, stress-free, and our business is local so you know you are getting a product you can trust. For more information about shipping containers and the services we provide, contact us today.

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  1. Hi Richard. Our rental containers and new One-Trip containers are guaranteed to be wind and watertight. Our used containers are as-is; if there are any leaks in them, we do our best to repair them.

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