Do you have storage in a basement or shed with a cement floor?
Do you worry about moisture damage from minor flooding? Give your storage boxes a raise with plastic pallets!
If you have water issues in your basement or storage unit, plastic pallets can be a great solution:
Recently, a customer came to us looking for new pallets for their basement. In the past, they lost valuables because their boxes got wet and the contents molded. We reviewed many pallets, both new and used. Our nestable pallets would have worked but if a person were to walk on them, there could be some flexing.
Knowing the customer had children we instead chose a pallet with a full perimeter bottom. Full perimeter bottom pallets have a bottom that goes around all four sides of the pallet with a cross through the middle for added strength. These pallets are sometimes called six rail pallets.
The customer had a variety of things they wanted to protect including clothing racks, boxes and appliances. They lined portions of their basement floor with used plastic pallets which not only raised the boxes over the water line but also made a very organized storage area.
What have you used to protect your belongings from basement flooding? Have you tried plastic pallets? Share your story with us by commenting below.
Post by: Penny Peirce, Sales Representative
10/3/2014 08:58:41 am
This brings back memories. When I used to work for a large retailer, we often generated stray plastic pallets, and damp basements and crawl spaces of employees became the destination for quite a few of them. Also as base for firewood storage. The nestables generally worked okay in the latter application as long as the ground wasn't too soft...
5/3/2016 12:59:14 pm
Need for washer & Dryer
5/10/2016 04:30:27 pm
I need two plastic pellets. Can you help
5/11/2016 08:16:22 am
Absolutely Guadalupe, check your junk mail folder I sent an email yesterday. You can purchase just one pallet if that is all that is needed.
5/10/2016 07:22:33 pm
Hi . Jenny I live outside Chicago area .
5/11/2016 08:18:23 am
Thanks Guadalupe, please look for my email today. We can take care of this for you. Thanks for stopping by our blog again!
9/13/2017 09:25:40 am
This is such a great solution... I am surprised I am not able to find more similar products available online. How can I buy these from you? I don't see a purchase portal on your website.
9/26/2017 12:47:50 pm
Hi Jennifer, I don't see the response I had sent. We do not have a purchase portal. I would be happy to quote a pallet for you. Will reach out via email. Thanks so much!
1/1/2018 03:01:51 pm
WE ARE INTERESTED IN INFORMATION ON PLASTIC PELLETS TO RAISE THINGS OFF OUR BASEMENT STORAGE ROOM FLOOR IN CASE OF WATER DAMAGE (LIKE YOU NOTE ON YOUR BLOG).
1/2/2018 01:50:13 pm
Hi Kristin, We do have a location in Baltimore. And plastic pallets are a great way to raise things off the floor!
2/18/2018 12:18:35 pm
In need of smaller quantity of plastic pallets for home use - maybe a total of 4 or so..?? Please advise costs, shipping, etc... Thank you!
2/19/2018 08:16:12 am
Hello Anne, please shoot me an email and I'll be happy to provide a quote. If you would let me know also where you are so I can provide a quote based on product closest to you to minimize freight. Also would you be interested in Used pallets or just New? Thanks so much I look forward to hearing from you. email@example.com
6/10/2018 12:59:58 pm
Hello! I would love a quote on some new or used pallets! We have water issues in our basement and I am looking to raise allot our storage up off the ground just enough where it will not be damaged by the water. Thanks! I'll look for your email!!
6/11/2018 10:14:04 am
Hello Jillian! I just sent an email. We will be happy to quote pallets appropriate for this application!
8/25/2018 06:58:46 am
This is exactly what I need. Could you tell me where to buy some?
7/26/2020 07:54:35 pm
i just ran into this & im hoping there’s a way to get a hold of some used plastic pallets (as my basement gets wet all the time, has increased in 6 years i’ve been here, & i need one for under my plastic shelving).
Hi Cindi! thanks for checking out our blog. If you only need one or two the best way to find them is through Craigslist or locally through E Bay. Our closest facility is in Jackson Michigan so the cost of the pallet would make them very expensive indeed! If I can be of further assistance let me know!
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