At A.B. Richards, we know that portable storage containers can be used to store almost everything. But lately, we’ve been noticing that storage units can also be converted into nearly everything. More and more, we’re seeing creative alternative uses for containers. One popular trend has been to convert portable storage units into office space. While we won’t let you do that at A.B. Richards, because we’re a rental company, we do think this is a fascinating trend so we want to tell you a bit about storage container offices.
A.B. Richards knows that when we deliver a portable storage container to your home or work site, you’re going to use it to keep items that are very important to you safely. Whether it’s important documents, antique furniture, or your business assets, we understand that one of the most important things our customers consider when they’re choosing a storage unit is security. You want the peace of mind to know that the items you store will stay where they are. A.B. Richards storage units are built sturdy to make sure you have the most secure product possible. We also want to let you know about other ways our storage containers can keep your valuables safe.
People collect almost anything; old records, comic books, baseball cards, action figures, coins or stamps. The list goes on and on. Some people collect things for sentimental value, while others do it as a hobby, often to make money. Whatever the reason, if you have a collection that’s valuable to you, it’s important to make sure you that you store it properly. Most collectibles tend to be older items and you want to make sure that they stay in the best condition possible. There can be a lot of money riding on it in some cases.
A.B. Richards knows that there’s no limit to how you can use a portable storage container. They can allow you to get your home organized, they can be helpful as commercial storage or give you to the ability to keep your equipment available at a construction site. People also come up with creative uses for their storage units. One of the most interesting uses for a portable storage container is to repurpose them into homes. While A.B. Richards won’t let you do that because we’re a rental company and we will need our containers back, we’re fascinated by the creativity and the usefulness we’ve seen from people, companies, and institutions who’ve converted containers into living space. We want to show you how those who’ve done it have changed landscapes, neighborhoods and created affordable housing.
Admit it. You’re constantly moving stuff off of tables and chairs to make extra room. You don’t have any shelf space. Or closet space. Or even space in your basement, attic, and garage. If this sounds like you, then you’re probably a pack rat. A pack rat is somebody who has more stuff than they know what to do with, and if you’re one, you need to get organized and fast. A.B. Richards can be your first line of defense. Our portable storage containers can help you get your life in order without having to go a far distance to a remote storage facility. So we want to give you some ideas about how you can stop being a pack rat.
Valentine’s Day is coming and all of us at A.B. Richards hope that you get to spend it with your true love! We know there are several stages to relationships and very often we hear from you when you reach a critical stage in your romantic life. We’re talking about when you’ve decided to move in with your significant other. It’s a very exciting time, but it can also be a tricky time as you blend your lives together. A big part of that is making sure you have enough space for your belongings. A.B. Richards has portable storage units that can ease that transition. Why waste time and money with a far away, costly storage facility when we can deliver your storage container right to you? So we want to get your new living arrangement off to a strong start by giving you some tips on how to decide what should stay, what should go and how to do it in a way that will keep the relationship strong.
A.B. Richards is committed to helping you make your life easier and more organized. Our portable storage containers can help you do that and can be used for residential storage, commercial and industrial use or be placed on a construction site. You can store almost anything in one of our storage units. But you can’t store everything. There are certain items that you shouldn’t pack away because they can threaten your safety or health. So while we love being useful and seeing our portable storage containers filled up, A.B. Richards wants you to know what not to put in one of our units.
Change always has an impact on your business. Whether it’s the introduction of a new client or losing a valued employee, it’s important for your organization to roll with the punches. If your office is in the process of relocating, it can be a sign that your business is growing and a milestone of your success, but a move can also be a big disruption. You want to make certain your office relocation is as organized as possible so you can shut down your old location and get things going in your new location without a hitch. At A.B. Richards, we’re experts at helping you get organized. While we’re not a moving company and we can’t move your portable storage containers when they’re full, they’re perfect for your storage needs before or after any move. We can deliver your empty storage units to wherever you need them. We want your move to be smooth so we want to offer you some tips on packing for relocation.
Food lovers can find just about any type of dish at take-out joints all around the world, but in many cases, the restaurant itself is a “take-out.”
That’s because entrepreneurs in the food industry have figured out creative ways to please hungry customers, even if they have limited space. They’ve repurposed mobile storage containers into eateries. The Tampa Bay Times called the idea “The coolest trend in restaurants.” The idea has created hundreds of businesses from small mom and pop food counters to famous chains and multinational corporations. A.B. Richards is a storage container rental company, so we can’t let you turn one of ours into the neighborhood’s honest new bistro, but we wanted to let you know about this trend, to give you a sense of just how useful storage containers are.
Happy 2017! We hope the new year will bring you happiness and good health and A.B. Richards also knows that the new year is often a good chance to have a fresh start. People make all sorts of New Year’s resolutions like promising to lose weight or exercise more. One big resolution a lot of us make is to get organized. We all would like to get better control of things in our home or on the job, and very often the key to organization is having enough storage space. If you have organization issues related to storage space, A.B. Richards can help. We rent portable storage containers that can help you get a handle on what you need to do to make 2017 a banner year.