How To Buy a Storage Container - Onsite Storage Solutions
When you need serious storage space, whether it be for personal or business use, one of your best options is to purchase a steel storage container. You can purchase new storage containers or save money by getting a used storage container for sale. You can use these containers for a variety of purposes, both for home and business. These handy storage and shipping containers can be used to store and haul anything from cars to appliances.

The first step when buying a steel storage container is to decide what you want in a shipping container, and how you want to pay for it. There are two common payment methods when purchasing a storage container for sale.

  • Buy – This is when you pay all the costs, including delivery, upfront, in order to keep the storage unit permanently. This will be more cost effective for you if you plan to have your steel storage unit for any amount of time greater than two years.
  • Rent – This method is great if you need your shipping container on a short term basis only. You can pay for your metal shipping container in monthly increments, and save yourself some cash.Another thing you have to consider when buying a used or new storage container, is your individual needs. There are many different attributes to consider when picking out your steel shipping container.
  • Size – This is a very important thing to consider when looking at storage containers for sale. There are a variety of sizes to choose from including 20′, 40′, and 45′ containers. When choosing the size of your steel storage container, consider what you will be using your container for, and use that to make a decision.
  • Used or New – This is probably one of the easier decisions to make. If you have the money, it is probably best to go new, that way you are guaranteed that your shipping container is of the highest quality possible. If you make the decision to look at used steel storage containers for sale, than make sure you buy from a well known company who sells quality used storage containers.
  • Extras – You may or may not want to consider specialty storage containers. There are a few different extra features to choose from, if you do decide to go this route. Refrigerated and open top containers are two examples of specialty steel containers.

Once you have decided all of the features you are looking for in a steel shipping container for sale, then get a quote for delivery to your location. Here at Onsite Storage Solutions, we have everything you need. We have both used and new shipping containers for sale, and we offer them to you at wholesale prices. Our buying process is simple, and we will guide you through the entire process. To get started, get a price quote today.