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February 1, 2018


5 min

Storing Plumbing Tools

Storage for Plumbers and Contractors

Self storage is a great storage solution for many types of businesses from retail to construction to sales representatives who work from home or on the road. A self storage unit can be used to store retail inventory overstock, office equipment and business documents. But where do construction contractors, plumbers, electricians and painters store their tools and equipment? Many store tools of the trade at a self storage facility! ezStorage makes it easy for contractors, painters and plumbers to store their equipment with our construction storage solutions.

Plumbing Equipment Storage

Plumbers are trained to do a variety of jobs including fixing a clogged toilet, installing or fixing home heating systems or hot water tanks, installing air conditioning units, fitting bathrooms and kitchens and responding to emergency calls. Plumbers use a variety of tools during the course of the day. They require a variety of tools and materials such as pipes, Teflon tape, plungers and augers of all types. A self storage unit is a convenient place for storing plumbing tools and equipment.

Contractors, plumbers and painters usually work out of their vans, trucks or their homes; most do not have “brick and mortar” locations or buildings to store their equipment.  The cost of renting a storage unit is much lower than paying for rent and utilities for a storefront or a warehouse. Using a self storage unit for plumbing tools and equipment storage helps contractors keep their overhead low and their budget in check. Storing plumbing equipment at a self storage facility is a cost-effective solution for plumbers to easily keep their tools, equipment and piping all in one place and allow their vans or trucks to be less cluttered.

Storing Plumbing Equipment in Self Storage

Self storage facilities have computerized gate access hours typically from 6am to 9pm for contractors, painters and plumbers to access their tools before they need to be on the job site. Some self storage facilities offer 24 hour gated-access so plumbers can access their storage units at any time in the day. Safety and security measures such as video surveillance, individual storage unit alarms and keypad entry gates and building entry gives plumbers’ peace-of-mind that their equipment will be safe while in storage.

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5x5 locker

5' x 5' (25 sq ft) (Locker)

Half the height of our standard 5' x 5', our lockers will hold personal items, clothes boxes, business records and sale rep materials. This is our smallest storage unit. Available at most locations.

5x5 unit size

5' x 5' Storage Unit (25 Sq. Ft.) (standard closet size)

How big is a 5x5? A 5x5 will hold personal items, clothes, boxes, small furniture items, business records and sales rep materials.

5x10 unit size

5' x 10' Storage Units (50 Sq. Ft.) (walk-in closet size)

Will hold small amounts of furniture, boxspring and mattress, business records and other small items.

10x10 unit size

10' x 10' Storage Units (100 Sq. Ft.) (standard bedroom size)

Will hold a 1 bedroom apartment w/major appliances, other furniture and supplies.

10x15 unit size

10' x 15' Storage Unit (150 Sq. Ft.) (1/2 standard one-car garage size)

What will fit in a 10x15? This size storage-unit will hold contents of a 2 bedroom apartment or house including appliances and boxes, or commercial storage inventory.

10x20 unit size

10' x 20' Storage Unit (200 Sq. Ft.) (standard one-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 3 bedroom apartment or house plus major appliances and lots of boxes. Business storage, ideal for storage racks.

10x30 unit size

10' x 30' Storage Unit (300 Sq. Ft.) (standard two-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 4 to 5 bedroom house with major appliances and room for boxes. Business storage for files, equipment and permanent records.

Renting Online is Simple

  1. Select the storage unit size you’re interested in.
  2. Click on “Rent Now” and follow the steps.
  3. Select the autopay option.
  4. Once completed, you will receive an email with your storage unit number and access code.
  5. To reduce person-to-person contact, don’t forget to bring your own lock. Don’t already have a lock? No problem you can stop by the rental office to buy one on your first visit!