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20-ft Storage Containers for Rent

United Rentals stocks an extensive fleet of 20-foot storage containers for rent to meet your secure storage needs. Browse our 20-foot conex boxes below to find the perfect storage solution for your next project.

Gray 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 8.5 ft. storage container
Cat Class Code
921-0060

Storage Container, 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 8.5 ft.

  • Exterior length 20' for commercial use
  • Weatherproof 14-gauge steel
  • Wood floors to protect products, equipment and other stored items
  • Customizable options include shelving, vents, lighting, insulation, partitions and more
  • Uses: Ideal for storing tools, equipment, stock, and more in commercial construction, retail, healthcare, and industrial applications
Gray 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 8.5 ft., PV3 Safety Container
Cat Class Code
921-0061

Storage Container, 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 8.5 ft., PV3 Safety Container

  • Exterior length 20' with easy-open door for commercial use
  • Interior cam rods for improved security
  • Weatherproof 14-gauge steel
  • Customizable options include shelving, vents, lighting, partitions, insulation and more
  • Uses: Ideal for storing tools, equipment, stock, and more in commercial construction, retail, healthcare, and industrial applications
Gray storage container exterior
Cat Class Code
921-0062

Storage Container, 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 8.5 ft., PV3 Safety Container, Solar Lights

  • 20' exterior length with easy-open door for commercial use
  • Interior cam rods for improved security
  • Weatherproof 14-gauge steel
  • Solar panel provides power to 32' light strip with 600 LEDs
  • Uses: Ideal for storing and protecting tools, equipment, stock, and more in commercial construction, retail, healthcare, and industrial applications
Gray storage container exterior
Cat Class Code
921-0063

Storage Container, 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 8.5 ft., Solar Lights

  • 20' exterior length for commercial use
  • Weatherproof 14-gauge steel
  • Wood floors to protect products, equipment and other stored items
  • Solar panel provides power to 32' light strip with 600 LEDs
  • Uses: Ideal for storing tools, equipment, stock, and more in commercial construction, retail, healthcare, and industrial applications
Side angle of gray cargo container on the ground
Cat Class Code
921-0110

High Cube Storage Container, 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 9.5 ft.

  • Exterior length 20' for commercial use
  • Weatherproof 14-gauge steel
  • 14-Gauge Cam Locking Steel Doors
  • Wood floors to protect products, equipment and other stored items
  • Uses: Ideal for storing and protecting tools, equipment, stock, and more in commercial construction, retail, healthcare, and industrial applications
Exterior cargo doors on a white refrigerated shipping container
Cat Class Code
921-0130

Refrigerated Shipping Container, 20 ft. by 8 ft. by 8.5 ft.

  • Exterior length 20' for commercial use
  • Weatherproof 14-gauge steel
  • 14-Gauge Cam Locking Steel Doors
  • Containers are able to hold temperatures from -30 to 70 degrees
  • Uses: Ideal for storing and protecting temperature-sensitive materials and equipment
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FAQs About 20-Foot Storage Containers for Rent

Renting a shipping container provides you with a low-risk, low-cost storage solution on your own schedule. A 20-foot shipping container offers durability, versatility and portability in various construction, industrial and commercial use cases. Primarily intended for portable on-site storage, 20-foot shipping containers are wind and watertight. For added security, our PV3 Safety Containers are not only extremely secure against theft, but they contain an emergency exit release should you accidentally get closed in. Made from 14-gauge corrugated steel, our cargo containers are excellent for storing your tools, equipment and other supplies. The easy-access double doors are convenient when you need to grab something in a hurry. These 20-foot storage containers for rent can be customized to include shelving, venting, lighting, insulation and more.

FAQs
How big are 20-foot shipping containers?

A standard 20-foot shipping container exterior is 20’ by 8’ by 8’6” with interior measurements of 19’3” by 7’8.5” by 7’10.125”  Finally, door openings are 7’8.25” by 7’5.75”. Twenty-foot high-cube shipping containers are also available and are designed to provide extra headroom for taller materials. Both can fit in a standard-sized parking space. Learn more about shipping container sizes and dimensions in our article.

How much weight can 20-foot shipping containers hold?

The cubic capacity of a 20-foot sea container is 1,120 cubic feet, and it has a maximum gross weight of 67,200 pounds. For example, a container of this size can hold 10 standard pallets, two small cars, 781 cases of letter-sized paper or approximately 7,300 gallons of water.

How can I move and transport a 20-foot shipping container?

Cargo containers of this size are often transported by semi-trucks with flatbed trailers or tilt trailers that are pulled by powerful trucks such as a four-wheel drive ¾-ton crew cab pickup. Once it’s on-site, you can easily move it around with a forklift. Contact your local United Rentals branch for more information.