At A.B. Richards, we know you can find almost everything in portable storage containers. And this time of year that can include zombies, vampires, mummies, ghosts and all sorts of other creepy things. Happy Halloween! You might get a bit of a scare in October, but you’ll also have an awful lot of fun. And we’ve taken notice that in some areas the fun includes storage containers, just like the ones we rent. Some enterprising people have converted storage containers into haunted houses. A.B. Richards is a storage container rental company, so we can’t let you turn one of our portable storage units into 1313 Mockingbird Lane, but we want to show you some of the unique ways storage containers are used to celebrate Halloween.
If you run a business, will you be saying Ho! Ho! Ho! this holiday season? Even though its October, you should begin preparing to maximize your revenue for the season. For many businesses, it’s the most important time of the year. A big part of that is inventory control. More often than not, the customers you’re going to be dealing with, are ready to buy. So you want to make certain that you have enough inventory available to be able to fill an order as quickly as possible. Inventory can be tricky because you don’t want to keep too much inside a brick and mortar store. This creates tricky storage issues, but A.B. Richards can help.
We’re right at the height of football season and that’s an exciting time for a lot of people. In New York and New Jersey, they’re excited about this year’s draft picks. In Pennsylvania, they’re still basking in a Super Bowl championship while New England wants to get back there. Some fans are following the college game, while high school and youth football are popular in many areas of the northeast. If you’re involved in running a youth football program, you know it can be a lot of work and a big part of the job is taking care of equipment. Football teams have large rosters and a lot of equipment and if you need extra space for storage, A.B. Richards can help.
You probably see seasonal businesses all the time in your neighborhood. This time of year, Halloween stores are hitting their peak sales time. Soon you’ll see crowds in Christmas-themed stores and other holiday-related businesses. Winter is the sales season for ski shops. Summer is prime time for beach and surf shops. There are seasonal hotels and restaurants and they all have one thing in common. They have a need for storage during the offseason and even in season. If you run a seasonal business or if you’re thinking about starting one, you need to take care of storage issue. A.B. Richards can help.
Being a homeowner isn’t always easy. You have to make sure that you pay your taxes and bills. The home must be properly maintained and you want to make certain you maximize your property’s value. That means making repairs and sometimes that means making renovations. You may also need to vacate your home in the aftermath of a difficult event like a fire or flood. You could also have a need for extra storage because of a family change such as a college student moving home or a new baby. Whatever the reason, if you need extra storage, A.B. Richards can help.
When you’re looking to store your belongings for your home, business or organization, there is one consideration that stands out above all others. You want to make absolutely certain that everything you store is going to remain safe and not damaged. Security is the biggest thing you’re looking for when you rent a portable storage unit, and it’s a big reason why you should choose A.B. Richards for all of your storage needs.
What does a ski resort in the country of Georgia, a hip place to watch World Cup matches in England, a kindergarten classroom in Japan, and schools in Australia have in common? They all serve important or useful purposes and they were all constructed at a fraction of the cost of most buildings. All of these places have a unique architectural design. They’ve all been made out portable storage containers, just like the ones you’ll find at A.B. Richards.
For many families and people of all ages, this is the time of year when you spend the most time thinking about organization and logistics. It’s back to school time and that means many things to many people. If you have younger children, it means your family will be scrambling to get supplies and preparing for your daily routine. If you have older students in your family, this is the time of year that you’re either moving to or looking in to housing on or near campus. If you teach or are employed by a school, you’re in the process of getting your facilities ready for another school year. Whatever your situation is, A.B. Richards can help you with portable storage containers.
Is your home or business bursting at the seams? Do you need to get organized and need extra space to do it? Do you need extra space for inventory or because you have a seasonal business that needs storage during the off-season? Or do you need extra storage at a job site? Whatever your storage needs are, A.B. Richards can make things more convenient for you. There are many reasons for this, but one reason is that A.B. Richards can get a container to you in most places in the northeast. We service Long Island, Metro NY, NJ, CT, PA, RI, and portions of DE and MA.
We’ve seen it around the country and here in the Northeast. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston, Hurricane Irma did heavy damage in parts of Florida and Puerto Rico continues to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Long Island, New York City and New Jersey were slammed by Superstorm Sandy not too long ago. Those are natural disasters on a grand scale, but other things can also go wrong and do damage to your home or business. Fire, flood or other disasters can leave you scrambling to rebuild or stabilize your property. When that happens, you’re going to need extra storage and that’s where A.B. Richards can help.