Founded in 1890, Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage the parent company of Portabox has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. We are taking the current COVID-19 threat very seriously and will promptly adhere to any and all directives from local, state and federal government officials. Hansen Bros. and Portabox have been categorized as an essential industry business (moving & relocation) within the current mandate established by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee.

As essential services, we will maintain normal operations until such time as either company management determines we must close our offices or we are directed to do so by a governmental authority. We are taking extensive precautionary measures including the adoption of all CDC guidelines and the establishment of our own policies intended to minimize health risks for all customers, employees, contractors, vendors, and community stakeholders. We are proud to be able to support the needs of our customers during this crucial time but are prepared to quickly change course as required.

Stay safe together with Hansen Bros. and Portabox

The COVID-19 crisis is fluid and there are many uncertainties and factors outside of our control that may, with little or no advance notice, impact our delivery of moving & storage services. Please be aware the current crisis could potentially result in small inconveniences such as a delayed project start time or significant inconveniences such as the complete rescheduling of services.

Although there are many unknowns to be navigated, you can be certain that Hansen Bros. and Portabox will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs, and our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.

Steps We're Taking:

  • Company-wide Implementation of all precautionary measures recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
  • Office staff and crews are being monitored daily for symptoms and/or known exposure by management and asked to go home, contact their healthcare provider, and self-quarantine as directed. Staff that experience symptoms and/or aware of exposure when not at work have been directed to stay home and notify their supervisor.
  • Office staff and crews are receiving daily briefings on precautionary measures and have been directed to follow them on and off the job.
  • Office staff and crews are being instructed to maintain appropriate “social distance” of 6 feet minimum between one another, customers, and all other people.
  • Office staff and crews are being provided with appropriate hand sanitizer and surface disinfecting supplies. They have been directed to disinfect truck cabs and moving equipment between each move to the best of their ability. These supplies will continue to be replenished as we are able, based on availability from retailers.
  • We are limiting visitation to our branch offices. If you wish to purchase moving boxes or supplies, please simply call in your order and we will happily deliver to your vehicle outside.

We are all in this together.  The team at Hansen Bros. and Portabox is proud to continue offering our services in accordance with the necessary precautions outlined above. We are here to make the process of storing belongings seamless & safe for you.

West Seattle Self Storage

Washington or Idaho – PortaBox Storage presents you with the premium West Seattle self storage alternative for all your needs!

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Benefits of PortaBox

When you need Seattle temporary storage, Lynnwood WA storage units, Newcastle self storage or
Boise storage solutions – PortaBox delivers!

  • Time-Saving and Cost-Efficient
  • One-Time Loading & Unloading
  • Easy & Quick Access to Items
  • DIY Storage on Your Schedule
  • Organized Pickup and Delivery
  • State-Wide Area Coverage
  • No Minimum Weight Requirements

How PortaBox Works?

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Order the necessary number of PortaBoxes.

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Take your time to pack everything.

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Arrange pick-up and storage destination.

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Enjoy your temporary storage.

There are countless scenarios in which a reputable self storage West Seattle alternative can make all the difference. Whether you are moving in with your significant other, expecting a new addition to the family, or sending your kid off to college – you will want to make the entire process as simple as possible. Perhaps you are looking for a time-effective way to declutter your office space. Or maybe you simply want to store away extra items that are precious to you and ensure that they are kept safe. PortaBox Storage is devoted to customer service and offering the best possible self storage alternatives for your specific needs. Give us a call today and learn more about it!

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Portable storage containers that we deliver are a great choice for your storage/moving project.

The upsides of choosing PortaBox Storage

We offer top-quality portable storage solutions in Washington and train our staff to handle all storage-related tasks with professionalism and expertise:

  • Our self storage boxes have weather-resistant vinyl covers and a heavy-duty lever action locking system.
  • Flexible short-term storage plans (6-month, 3-month, and month-to-month plans)
  • We offer the most cost-effective on-demand self storage in West Seattle and the surrounding areas.
  • PortaBox Storage is a well-known brand, with a reputation that dates back to 1993.
  • Our staff is completely committed to exceeding all your expectations.
  • The portable storage containers we deliver are easy-to-use and secure.
  • Our skilled staff exemplifies the very notion of professionalism and attention to detail.
  • We offer both residential and commercial storage solutions.

Based on our extensive experience, we are able to promptly resolve any challenges that may arise unexpectedly. Our commitment to excellence makes us the #1 choice if you are seeking the self storage West Seattle residents and businesses can count on.

PortaBox also provides high-quality, competitively-priced Seattle packing materials for your belongings. Simply, our West Seattle storage options can help you to efficiently create a storage plan while ensuring your belongings are safe and secure.

Our self storage West Seattle solutions provide trust and security

We established the concept of PortaBox after a century of experience in the relocation industry. We realized that people needed a better way to ensure a safe and organized self storage process. And sure enough, our idea found tremendous success and is recognized throughout Seattle and the surrounding areas as the on-demand storage solution of choice.

Constructed with safety and security in mind, PortaBox Storage ensures your inventory is protected at all times while located in your driveway or stored at any of our three conveniently located, temperature & access-controlled storage warehouses in the greater Puget Sound area.

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PortaBox guarantees the convenience of packing your belongings on your own terms.

Moving & shipping services is another advantage of using PortaBox

Generations of Seattle locals and businesses have relied on the professional moving and shipping expertise we proudly offer. And many continue to do so even to this day. We have worked hard to earn our reputation as the top storage and transportation business in Seattle and its surrounding areas. And to maintain that reputation, we offer market-leading solutions and a well-trained, professional staff to provide them.

If you are planning an upcoming move or require professional shipping services, give us a call. We are going to work with you to design a customized plan for moving or shipping your belongings quickly and with care. We offer a wide range of solutions beyond just traditional moving and shipping services. Simply contact us and join the thousands of customers like you that appreciate our professionalism, competitive pricing, and commitment to achieving your satisfaction.

What purposes can you use PortaBox self storage for?

It happens that, at a certain point in life, you need some safe space where to put your items. Naturally, you just need them to be there for a certain period of time. During that time, you will find new space for them or decide what to do with them in general. It is possible to get into this situation in several ways.

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Why take chances with your moving or shipping project? Reach out to PortaBox instead!

You are relocating and you do not want to bring all of your items with you

Are you going through a moving process? In this case, it is a good thing that you have the option to rent West Seattle self storage. All you should do is select which items you want your movers to load in the moving truck and which to store. It will be possible to leave your items in storage for a month or even longer. Choose the period of time that suits you best and avoid worrying about whether your fragile and valuable items will reach your new home in good condition.

Use self storage West Seattle recommends for business purposes

If it happens that your business started growing, you should think about where to store your old documentation. Since you cannot throw them away, you need a safe place to put them. All you should do is give us a call and let us know how large a storage unit you are going to need. In addition to documentation, you can also store other office equipment that is in your way.

Put your items in our safe storage when remodeling home

Another reason why you should rent self storage in West Seattle is to avoid getting them damaged during a home remodeling. What you should avoid is using one room in your home as storage. This is not a safe option because it is still possible for some items to get damaged. If it happens that you have children or pets, they may enter the room and they will probably not be as careful as you. So, do not risk their safety and use one of the options we can offer.

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Rent West Seattle self storage during house renovation and keep your belongings safely away

Another reason to use storage is planning to travel for a longer period of time

Are you an adventurous person who likes to explore new cities and countries? At the same time, you are worried about whether you will find everything you have in the same place when you get back. However, there is no longer the need to feel this way. Now that self storage West Seattle is at your disposal, the sky is the limit. Feel free to plan your upcoming journeys and rest assured that your items will be safe in our storage.

Why are PortaBox services the right fit for you?

The storage industry is highly competitive and the cost and quality of services can vary greatly. Most people fail to anticipate how time-consuming it can be to find, plan, and organize a typical storage process. Many also fail to take the steps necessary to ensure the safety and security of their valuables while in storage.

Whether searching for short- or long-term storage solutions, our staff understands how best to solve your specific storage needs. Our well-constructed portable storage containers are covered with heavy-duty vinyl covers. And they can withstand the harsh weather conditions we have all grown to expect here in the Pacific Northwest. By choosing PortaBox, you get an affordable, secure storage solution. This option is free from the hassles of renting, loading, and driving a truck and then unloading it into a self storage unit.

Make educated decisions by consulting with our representatives

Join the many others that find the process of using PortaBox to be simpler and more cost-effective than other options in the market. Together, we can customize a successful plan for your project. And we can deliver the requested self storage PortaBoxes to your residence/business more quickly and with less hassle than you might think. Simply ask for a free, no-obligation storage quote today and allow us to take care of the rest.

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We can help you determine how many containers you need in self storage West Seattle offers, so you avoid overpaying

Contact one of our professional PortaBox consultants who will answer all of your questions and work together with you to create a project plan. One that includes how many containers you need, when you would like them delivered, and where they should be delivered. Once the plan is created, we will schedule the delivery of PortaBoxes to the home or business address of your choosing.

What is it like living in West Seattle?

This is one of the neighborhoods that is going to take your breath away. The West Seattle area is attracting many families and singles, younger people as well as elders as it is great for many reasons. In case you decide to buy a house here, it is a good thing that there is every type of home you can imagine. Just bear in mind that the median price for a townhouse is around $735,000.

Newcomers choose West Seattle for plethora of outdoor acitvities

First of all, there are gorgeous outdoor destinations in the area. If you like spending time outside, exploring your environment is going to be your favorite pastime. This area beside its natural beauty has to offer many upsides. A big attraction for newcomers who want to enjoy the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest, West Seattle is a dream come true. It is located on a peninsula, meaning you will have stunning views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.

Eco-friendly politics is a big plus

This area is also attracting a lot of environmental activities since a great accent is put on green and environmental politics, green buildings, and green businesses. There are plenty of fun activities to do, and we are not doubting you are going to try them out as soon as possible. You will make your relocation process easy and stress-free with our self storage West Seattle solutions. Therefore, you will have plenty of time left to explore this area by getting our professional assistance when it matters.

Take advantage of the proximity to downtown

While West Seattle is a separate neighborhood from downtown, it is still relatively close and easily accessible via bridges and public transportation. This makes it a convenient laid-back place to live for people who work or play in downtown Seattle. The West Seattle Bridge and the Alki Water Taxi offer quick and easy transportation options for commuting to downtown Seattle.

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West Seattle’s proximity to downtown Seattle is one of its key advantages

Additionally, the water taxi provides a scenic and enjoyable commute with stunning views of the Seattle skyline. By living in West Seattle, residents can enjoy the benefits of living in a quieter neighborhood while still being close to the action and entertainment of downtown Seattle!

Ensure the protection of your belongings in storage by reaching out today

Storing your important belongings should not be a complicated or time-consuming process. And securing and storing your belongings in the most efficient manner is our specialty. Our temporary storage services are an excellent approach to keeping your belongings or inventory safe. Additionally, they are accessible at less cost than most other options. PortaBox Storage is one of the most respected portable storage companies within West Seattle and throughout our region.

Contact the PortaBox Storage team today and ask for a free estimate. We do pickups and deliveries to your residential or commercial doorstep whenever you need them. Save time and money with self storage West Seattle while your valuable possessions are stored in one of our well-maintained and secured storage warehouses.

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Locations Served


2902B Lincoln Way Lynnwood, WA, 98087


10750 Aurora Ave N Suite B Seattle, WA 98133


6868 Coal Creek Pkwy SE Newcastle, WA 98059


103 N Curtis Road Boise, ID, 83706