Comparing: We Come 2 U Storage VS. Large National Competitor VS. Self Storage

So you are looking for somewhere to store your stuff. Whether it is because you are moving and need to de-clutter your home, downsizing, or some other reason you have a few choices. First, you could use a self-storage unit at a storage facility. Second, you could use a large national portable storage company. Or, you can use a local and more affordable portable storage company such as We Come 2 U Storage. Below we will go into the pros and cons of each as well as provide a price comparison.

Self-Storage

Pros:

  • Most likely cheapest option per square foot
  • You also have plenty of sizing options to choose from
  • You can show up unannounced to get what you need

Cons:

  • Will require you to rent a moving truck if you have a lot of stuff
  • You will need to load your truck/car then unload your vehicle possibly multiple times
  • Distance from home, usually the cheapest storage units are on the outskirts of town and can be a hassle to drive to every time you need something
  • Possibly have to deal with stairs in a multi-level storage facility

 

Large Aluminum Portable Storage (Large National Competitor)

Pros:

  • No need to rent a truck
  • Storage comes to you, so no driving
  • No need to load and unload just to put it inside of storage
  • Can store right in front of your home or at storage facility

Cons:

  • Expensive, can be twice the price of self storage
  • Very large, may not fit in your drive way and your city laws may not allow it on the street
  • Unable to easily access storage if stored at their facility and is expensive to retrieve items

 

Medium Sized Wooden or Aluminum Portable Storage (We Come 2 U Storage)

Pros:

  • No need to rent a truck
  • Storage comes to you, so no driving
  • No need to load and unload just to put it inside of storage
  • Can store right in front of your home or at storage facility
  • Easily scalable to fit your needs, add more storage units if you need them
  • Easily fits in any drive way
  • Access storage at facility with 24 hour notice
  • Price is relative to self-storage and can even be cheaper
  • Offers wooden or aluminum vaults

Cons:

  • Cannot access storage in storage facility on Sundays or after normal business hours

 

Price List

CompanyStorage SizeMonthly PriceAdditional Info
We Come 2 U5′ x 8′

$69

$59 delivery fee
We Come 2 U8′ x 8′

$99

$59 delivery fee
  

 
National Company12′ x 8′

$169.99

$69.99 delivery fee + $7 fuel charge
  

 
Self Storage5′ x 5′

$88

2nd Floor Unit
Self Storage5′ x 5′

$100

1st Floor Unit
Self Storage10′ x 15′

$180

2nd Floor Unit
Self Storage10′ x 15′

$194

1st Floor Unit