Equipment Storage Buildings and Features You Should Look For
Temporary equipment storage buildings are becoming increasingly more popular for businesses and organizations looking for alternative storage options and it’s easy to see why – having a temporary structure erected on your property costs much less and takes less time than having a permanent installation built. However, a lot of temporary structure providers take a one-size-fits-all approach to their products, meaning your needs may be severely limited by the design of the building or your equipment may be at risk of damage. What should you look for in a storage building to ensure the safety of your equipment and the smooth functionality of your operations?
First, take a look at the materials that are included in the structure. The fabric should let in enough natural light to maintain a comfortable interior temperature, while at the same time, preventing harmful UV radiation from penetrating into the interior. Otherwise, excessive heat or radiation caused by sun exposure can have detrimental effects on stored materials and gear. Equipment storage buildings should also have a durable structure and the ability to be engineered for wind and snow loads. Essentially, any weather phenomenon in your local climate should not have an impact on the building.
Another important factor to consider is customizability. You should have a choice of accessories to include in your equipment storage buildings to ensure all your needs are met to a tee. For instance, in order to maintain the integrity of your equipment you may need an HVAC, specialized lighting, or additional insulation, to name just a few examples. Any provider that doesn’t offer customizable options is likely selling a cookie-cutter product that may not be right for your organization.
If you’re in need of one of our temporary equipment storage buildings, look no further than Big Top Fabric Structures. We custom-build structures from the top down according to our clients’ specs and can include any number of accessories to meet their individual needs. Plus, our structures will stand strong no matter what Mother Nature throws at them. To learn more, contact Big Top today.