If you’ve never rented an office trailer, it’s important to understand the renting process before you start. Before you request a quote, you should have a lot of information about your needs and requirements for the trailer. Continue reading for essential tips to make renting an office trailer a smooth and easy process.
Requesting A Quote
Before even calling to request a quote, you should have a list of necessary information. This list should include answers to the following questions:
- How long will you need the office trailer? Give a delivery date and approximate end date.
- What will be the location of the trailer?
- What will you be using the building for? Office trailers can be used for various jobs, so clarify if it will be used as a sales office, a construction site office, etc.
- What size building do you need? If you don’t know, a good supplier will work with you to figure out which size building works best for your job.
- Do you need any special features? This can include anchoring, footers, skirting, and security window screens.
- Do you need a specific floor plan?
- Do you need a restroom in your office? If so, do you have access to public water and sewer?
- Will your office trailer be accessible by the public? If so, there may be more requirements, such as adding ADA ramps to the building.
- Do you need insurance, or do you have your own? If you have your own, you’ll need to provide a Certificate of Insurance before your building is delivered.
- Include anything else you may need to make your building fully functional, including steps or ramps, furniture, or a portable toilet.
If you do not have the answers to any of these questions, your supplier should help you answer all of these questions so they can provide an accurate quote. At Allied Trailers, we are committed to making the process as simple and quick as possible for our customers. Click here to see our user-friendly page for requesting a quote, or call your local Allied branch to speak directly with a representative.
What Happens Next
After you receive your quote, the next step to is getting your permits. Not all permit requirements are the same, so it’s important to contact your local city office to learn which permits are required. Permit applications may take some time to process, so it’s best to get them in as soon as possible. Next, you should accept your quote, and the office trailer provider will get the delivery process started!
The Allied Advantage
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