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Go Mini's vs. Self Storage

Need temporary storage? If so, you're probably considering your options. Traditional self-storage facilities and portable storage solutions like Go Mini's are two common choices — but which one is right for you?

What is Portable Storage?

Portable storage with Go Mini’s is a flexible, convenient solution for your moving and storage needs. Unlike traditional self-storage, where you rent a unit at a facility and transport your items there yourself, portable storage units are delivered directly to your door. You can pack at your own pace and keep your unit on your property for as long as you need, and when you're ready, we pick it up and move it to your new location or store it at one of our secure facilities.

The Go Mini's Difference

Choosing Go Mini's over traditional self-storage offers several key advantages:


With Go Mini's, there's no need to make multiple trips to a storage facility. We deliver the storage unit to you, you pack it on your own time, and we pick it up when you're done. It's really that easy.


Need more time to pack? Want to access your belongings while they're in storage? With Go Mini's, it's all possible.


At Go Mini's, we believe in straightforward, honest pricing. You won't find any hidden fees, mileage charges, tolls, fuel costs, or surprise insurance prices with us. When you reserve your unit, you'll know exactly what you're paying for upfront.


Your belongings are stored in a sturdy, weather-resistant container with a padlock that you control. Plus, you can choose to keep your Go Mini on your property or at one of our secure facilities for added protection.


With Go Mini's, you only pay for the storage space you use. And since we handle transportation, you can save on rental truck or moving company costs.

Storage At Your Doorstep

When you need storage at your doorstep, Go Mini’s is the only choice. Our local teams work to provide speedy delivery at competitive prices and when you book your delivery here’s what you can expect:

Booking and Scheduling

Booking is simple, get a free quote when you’re ready and choose from one of our three container options. Once you’ve found the size to fit your needs, click “book it” and schedule your delivery

We Deliver

Delivery is simple and our process ensures that your delivery driver can place your container with precision, exactly where you need it to make loading a breeze. 

You Load

Flexibility is the name of the game when it comes to renting a Go Mini. You can keep the container as long as you need, allowing you to pack at your own pace or accommodate shifting project or moving timelines. 

We Pick-up

Whether you’re moving, decluttering, or just need a bit of extra storage for your next project, we make pick-up simple and pain free. Once your container is empty, reach out to your local Go Mini’s team to schedule a container pickup at your earliest convenience.

Why Choose Go Mini's?

At Go Mini's, we're committed to making your moving and storage experience as easy and stress-free as possible. Our professional, knowledgeable team is here to guide you every step of the way, offering practical advice and tailored solutions to meet your needs.

Choose Go Mini's for a moving and storage experience that puts you first. Get an instant quote today and see how we can help make your moving or storage experience a breeze!

What Are The Disadvantages of Self Storage?

Self-storage units have several drawbacks compared to options like Go Mini's. Firstly, the costs can add up over time, often exceeding the value of the stored items. Additionally, these facilities are usually located away from residential areas, requiring multiple trips to deposit and retrieve items. This can be time-consuming and costly, especially if the facility is far from home. Access hours are often restricted, meaning you might be unable to reach your belongings whenever needed.

Security is another concern. Despite many facilities offering security measures, there's still a risk of theft and unauthorized access, often necessitating additional investments in locks and insurance. Items stored in traditional self-storage units are also vulnerable to damage from temperature changes and humidity if the units are not climate-controlled, which can deteriorate sensitive items like electronics and furniture. Lastly, self-storage units typically have strict regulations on what can be stored, prohibiting hazardous materials, perishables, and certain valuable items, limiting your options. 

Considering these disadvantages, Go Mini offers a more convenient, flexible, and secure alternative with transparent pricing and ease of storage at your doorstep!

Our Reviews

    “Moving is no fun Go minis made a alot easier. If your doing a hybrid move go minis is the one! Clean new pods with great cs. service. Great drivers that perfectly place the pod just about any where you need. Awesome, on time, polite and professional, don't get a truck get a Go Mini!”

    - Mark W.

    “Great company - efficient! Prompt! Super Personnel! Great Pricing. The Bin Storage on my own property is the most secure way to protect my valuable belongings.! Definitely will use them again.”

    - Tim

    “Service was quick and efficient. The driver showed up when he scheduled to show up and was friendly. Would recommend and use again.”

    - JB
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