Most self storage options, including self storage facilities and self storage pods for either moving purposes or temporary storage purposes, are priced according to your need for them over a long period of time. If you do not require a portable self storage container for long, you will probably have to pay a full rate for the use of that container. Your net cost will be lower, but if you require a portable self storage for several months or even years, then the rate you pay will probably be discounted since your ongoing use of that storage unit will be considered by the service that rents it to you. Businesses that rely on portable self storage containers have come to appreciate the value of having a mobile container for their excess files, furniture and other items that simply will not fit in their offices.
Owners of homes that have a lot of furniture, or home owners that have a lot of delicate items, dangerous items including firearms or that keep their business files at home, have also discovered that having a portable container for self storage is an excellent decision. You will be able to apply as much security as you need to these containers, which are already pretty secure begin with. Learn more about the rates for short term rental of a storage unit that can be moved with ease, or how to save by renting one of these units for a long period.