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Used Modular Buildings Reduce Business Expansion Costs

When you need to expand your business, there are a lot of things to consider. In the current economic climate,...

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When you need to expand your business, there are a lot of things to consider. In the current economic climate, it isn’t always feasible or sensible to invest in a permanent structure, and it can be difficult to secure the necessary finance to build one.

Purchasing a new modular building has long been seen as a more affordable alternative, but there is an even more cost-effective solution available to the money conscious business owner.

In this post, we’ll take a look at used portable and modular buildings, and how they can provide one of the most cost effective, efficient and sustainable solution for business owners who are looking to expand.

Unrivalled choice

There are a huge number of used buildings available, including both portable and modular buildings suitable for a full range of industries and applications. With everything from offices, marketing suites, toilets and washrooms, to staff rooms, storage and classrooms, you’ll almost certainly be able to find something suitable for your business, at a significant saving over the cost of new units.

Even if you can’t find something that meets your needs, modular and portable buildings can be easily reconfigured to meet your individual requirements – often at a much lower cost than building a new one.

Reduced timescales

Used portable and modular buildings are the most time-efficient way of providing extra space in your business. Traditional structures can take years to build, and even new modular and portable buildings can take several weeks to complete.

With used modular and portable buildings, the process is much shorter, and your business can start to reap the benefits of fully functional, additional space in a matter of days.

The lifespan

Typically, many businesses see modular buildings as a temporary solution that will need replacement or significant refurbishment every few years.

In reality, portable and modular buildings are a viable long-term solution, and can have an effective lifespan of up to 60 years or more if looked after and maintained correctly.

This means that you can invest in a modular building that’s 10, or even 20 years old in the confidence that it will still serve your business perfectly for decades to come, as long as you purchase it from a reputable source.

At Portable Building Sales, all our used buildings are inspected, checked and if necessary, refurbished by our experienced, professional team, to ensure that they are in excellent condition and will continue to function perfectly for many years to come.

Green credentials

Pre-owned modular buildings and used portable buildings are an incredibly green way to expand your premises, and great for businesses that want to boost their green credentials.

Typically, relocating a modular building takes just 3% of the energy needed to manufacture a new one of the same spec, and less than 0.4% of the energy needed and carbon footprint created when producing a traditional building of the same size!

When portable and modular buildings come to the end of their long life, it’s also very easy to recycle and reuse many of the components, helping to minimise the life-cycle carbon footprint.

Resale & lifecycle costs

The flexibility of portable and modular buildings means that they provide excellent lifetime value, and low lifecycle costs. Typically initial purchase prices will be less than half that of a new modular building, providing excellent value for money.

When you need to expand further, modular buildings can be easily reconfigured, extended or developed to meet the changing requirements of your business. As your circumstances change, and you choose to move premises, both portable and modular buildings can be easily transported and reassembled on your new site.

If you ever find you don’t need your modular or portable building, you’ll be able to sell it, recouping some of the investment you’ve made in it.

How we can help

At Portable Building Sales Ltd., we stock a selection of high quality used portable and modular buildings suitable for a full range of applications.

Every pre-owned modular building we sell complies with the latest L2B building regulations, and comes supplied with a written warranty. With competitive prices and a wide selection of stock, we can provide a full service, including delivery and installation, helping you to increase capacity and develop your business.

Additional information on our portable or modular buildings can be found at https://www.portablebuildingsales.co.uk/.

Alternatively, please feel free to get in touch with us today on 01482656590, or email contact@portablebuildingsales.co.uk.