How many you all run your business from & store out of a storage facility.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by burnsyscapes, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. burnsyscapes

    burnsyscapes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    I currently store all my equipment at a storage facility and i find that its really hard leaving equipment there, trying to work on things and just being limited to the things i would like to do.

    Just seeing what you all do out of a 10x20 box or what ever size you rent.
     
  2. Salcido Lawn

    Salcido Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 168

    i did when I first started my business. I agree with you, it's hard to leave my equipment there. I now store everything at my house. I've maxed out what I can store at my house & I'm looking for a new house, with a shop. Look at my trucks in my driveway: http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=371773&page=3
     
  3. spazfam

    spazfam LawnSite Member
    Posts: 146

    I Currently use a 12x30 storage unit and find it has worked well so far. My unit has electric so I can do Mtc there without much problem. It also has 24hr security cameras and secure gate etc.
     
  4. scottslawncareav

    scottslawncareav LawnSite Member
    Posts: 99

    I got all my gear in an 8 x 10 storage container next to my mobile home. I just hate having to unlock both of my locks when im tired.
     
  5. Get Some...

    Get Some... LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Posts: 651

    I have a 27x30 double overhead door storage unit.

    Electric included. One outlet, but thats all I need.

    Good lighting.

    Security gate.

    24 hour access.

    $204.00 per month. :)
     
  6. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Posts: 2,773

    If I had to store my everyday equipment at a storage facility I would find another job. I use a 22x22 shop/garage at my house. My neighbors don't have any problem with me running out of my house as a business. It helps I plow their driveways in the winter. :)
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  7. ALEX'S LANDSCAPING

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 680

    I just store all my stuff in my one car garage.
    Don't ask me how I do it. :laugh:
     
  8. Get Some...

    Get Some... LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Posts: 651

    I enjoy going to my storage in the morning.

    Pop a egg sandwich in the microwave when I get there....have some coffee and make a few calls. Load what I need and go to work.

    Really no problem at all. :)
     
  9. BradfordSil

    BradfordSil LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    I Currently use a 12x30 storage unit and find it has worked well so far
     
  10. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,735

    Had a storage unit, felt like my stuff was split up between the house and storage.. Just cleaned it out to save a few bucks..:dancing:: Watching storage wars helped with that:laugh: haha JK
     

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