Cardboard storage boxes – the major benefits

Storage boxes have been touted as an efficient storage system for many years.¬†Cardboard has proven to be the most efficient over wooden or steel storage boxes. Cardboard is extremely durable and sturdy, easy to manufacture, transport and store, and they prevent damage to the items within a storage unit. Not only that, they’re recyclable as well!
As consumers, we’re acquiring more ‘things’ than ever before, and the need for storage is continuing to increase. So, what do we turn to when we’re packing unwanted items away for storage? – a cardboard box! There are so many benefits to the good old cardboard box, here are just a few.

Versatility in size

Cardboard Storage boxes come in various sizes, ensuring flexibility in rental options based on your needs. Depending on how much you want to pack in a box, square boxes or rectangular boxes are options when renting. Big Box Self Storage even offers storage boxes to allow clothes to hang while in storage, linen, and blankets to be folded and laid out correctly, wine, etc. They’re suitable for both storing or moving the contents of your house, office, or business supplies.


The cost of buying boxes from our Box Shop allows you to easily budget for your storage, whether you’re renting a storage space with us or just packing items to keep at home.
These days, Boxes can be easily sold or given away online via Facebook Marketplace, Gumtree etc.


Importantly, transporting the contents of a house or office can involve risk of damage to contents. For this reason, sturdy storage containers guarantee the easiest, most affordable degree of safety for your belongings. Knowing that you can safely stack, store and lock your boxes prevents stress and anxiety levels from rising – they may already be high, based on the move alone! If you’re considering storing confidential and sensitive documents, Big Box Self Storage lockable containers are a fantastic choice. Most reputable storage facilities heavily invest in security measures to ensure content safety.
These include;
  • Security lighting and alarm protection
  • High-quality exterior lighting, to deter thieves and makes access easier for those who have authorisation to be in the facility
On-site security:
Security personnel will be on-site during business hours for added security.
CCTV monitoring:
A good deterrent for thieves, and a good method for storage companies to monitor those who may have accessed their facility illegitimately. This allows investigating any illegal behaviour easier to undertake.
Gated access:
Access through security staff or a key-code access system ensures only those with authorised access enter the facility.
These are just some of the many benefits of finding the right facility for you. And, by using the right cardboard boxes and packing materials you’ll be able to safely and cost-effectively store or move your contents with confidence and peace of mind. Talk to Big Box Self Storage about all your packing and storage needs, and visit our Box Shop here.

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