Why We Are Better Than The Competition

Why We Are Better Than The Competition

When choosing the right portable storage company for your move, renovation, or extra storage needs, you want to make sure you choose the best. Going with the biggest name brand might seem like the easy choice, but there’s more to container storage than meets the eye.

What makes Go Mini’s stand out from the rest? We’re sharing the full scoop below.

Self-Storage Units vs. Go Mini’s

What’s the difference between a self storage unit and Go Mini’s? A self-storage unit is located at an indoor/outdoor facility where you can store your items. These units are typically in a row of hundreds, side by side with locks on them.

Go Mini’s is a portable storage unit. That means that our containers can be placed right where you need them so you have quick and easy access to your items, 24/7.. The containers aren’t just stationary, once you have packed up your portable container we can transport it to your new location or our local storage facility.

Now that we have discussed the difference between a self-storage unit and a portable storage container, let’s weigh the pros and cons of each.

Self-Storage Units


  • Same monthly fee no matter how long you need it
  • No wait time
  • High level of security


  • Multiple trips to pack and unpack your unit
  • Truck rental
  • Entry hours vary

Portable Storage Units


  • Delivery to and from your location
  • Different size options
  • No truck rental
  • Take your time
  • Store on and offsite


  • Giving notice before getting your items out
  • Having to store onsite if there isn’t enough space on your property

Compared to PODS and UNITS

When comparing Go Mini’s to PODS®, one of the biggest things we like to point out is the size difference. Our biggest container is 20 feet which is 29% larger than the largest container PODS® has to offer. This allows you to enjoy 235 more cubic feet of storage when you choose Go Mini’s. If you went with PODS® you would need to rent two containers and in this instance, two is not better than one.

Not only do we offer our 20 foot container but we also offer a 16’ and 12’ option. Let’s break it down and see the difference between Go Mini’s 16’ and 12’ container sizes compared to PODS® 16’ and 12’ containers.

  • Our 16’ container is 31 more cubic feet than a PODS® 16’ container.
  • Our 12’ container is 17 more cubic feet than a PODS® 12’ container.

We ensure that every detail of our containers are made perfectly for your storage needs.

Compared to UNITS

Now let’s compare Go Mini’s to UNITS, what’s the difference?


Like PODS®, UNITS only offers two sized containers, 12’ and 16’. Go Mini’s can offer up to 5 different sizes: 20’, 16’, 12’, 7’, and 8’ (7’ and 8’ found in select stores, ask your store if they offer these sizes).


  • Go Mini’s offers features such as:
  • Ventilation
  • Multiple sized units
  • Railing and tie-down mounts
  • Raised 8 inches off the ground

Customer Experience Section

What makes our customer service stand out from the rest? Here at Go Mini’s of Augusta we:

  • Have a local team
  • Offer a single point of contact for your entire rental process
  • Making booking and digital contract signing easy
  • Offer touch-free delivery (you don’t even need to be home)
  • Offer options to rent and purchase packing materials and supplies
  • Have a 4.9 / 5rating on Google

Here’s what our customers have to say about working with Go Mini’s

Whether you are moving or storing excess items, Go Mini's is here to help. Contact us today by visiting our website or calling us at 706. 659. 9747.