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Can the booth be customized after delivery?

Can the booth be customized after delivery?

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While additional customization after delivery might be possible for a skilled handyman, we suggest that you discuss any customization with us before placing your order so that we can build accordingly. In the event that you would like to make changes to the booth at a later date, please feel free to reach out to us to discuss the details so we can guide you appropriately.

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Can the doorknob be changed to another style or manufacturer?

Can the doorknob be changed to another style or manufacturer?

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The door of our booth is two inches thick with a standard sized bore hole of 2 1/8" in diameter. You can change the handle to any standard lock or doorknob that fits these dimensions.

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What is the typical electric load in a booth?

What is the typical electric load in a booth?

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For the basic booth without any add-on features, 20 amp is more than enough to power the light and the outlets. Less than 40 amp is needed to power all of the add-on features such as AC, heaters, spotlights, etc. Regardless, the electric panel box that we offer is rated to hold up to 100 amp.

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Which booths have caster wheels on them?

Which booths have caster wheels on them?

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Wheels are an optional add-on feature to our 4' x 4' and 4' x 6' booths. As far as wheel types, caster wheels are available as an option.

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Do you sell mechanical security arms?

Do you sell mechanical security arms?

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We don't manufacture security arms, but we can work with our partners in the industry and include it in your quote for the booth.

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Does your booth have an extended overhang?

Does your booth have an extended overhang?

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There is a overhang of approximately 4 inches around the roof of our standard booth, and you can upgrade to a larger overhang as needed.

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How quickly can I expect a quote?

How quickly can I expect a quote?

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Once we receive the details of your specific inquiry, you can expect a quote quickly. In fact, during regular business hours, we will typically have your quote ready within the hour.

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Do you make bullet or ballistic resistant guard houses?

Do you make bullet or ballistic resistant guard houses?

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We do manufacture ballistic resistant booths for guard shacks, and we also offer bullet proof windows as an optional add-on feature to our standard booth. Please call us to discuss your needs.

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Do you have any type of booth that is mounted on a scissor lift?

Do you have any type of booth that is mounted on a scissor lift?

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We do offer a scissor lift-mounted booth. Please reach out to discuss your specifications, and we will provide a quote to meet your needs.

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Do you have booths available with no windows and no interior fit-out?

Do you have booths available with no windows and no interior fit-out?

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Absolutely. We can customize a unit to meet any of your needs, including no windows and no interior fit-out.

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Do the booths need to be anchored down?

Do the booths need to be anchored down?

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No, anchoring down the booth is not a requirement. However, for safety purposes, particularly in states with increased chance of tornadoes, storms, earthquakes, or hurricanes, we recommend that you anchor the booth. In addition, local building codes may require anchoring.

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How many outlets are inside the booth?

How many outlets are inside the booth?

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There are two 110V outlets inside the booth. If you need more, we can certainly provide a quote for more outlets per your specifications, inside or outside the booth.

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Do you offer financing options?

Do you offer financing options?

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Yes, we do have a financing program. Contact us to request an application, and we will work with you to finance your booth.

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Do you have a tinted glass booth with standard heat, electrical outlets and lights?

Do you have a tinted glass booth with standard heat, electrical outlets and lights?

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Yes, Yes, outlets and interior lights are standard. And, we also offer tinted windows, baseboard heaters, and outside spotlights as optional add-on features.

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Does your booth have electricity, phone service, and HVAC?

Does your booth have electricity, phone service, and HVAC?

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Electric outlets and hookups are standard features. Phone lines, internet lines, and AC or heat are optional add-ons.

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Is the booth delivered already assembled?

Is the booth delivered already assembled?

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Yes, we deliver all of our booths assembled and ready to use.Check out our selection of prefabricated booths.

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Can you tell me if these booth can be powered via conventional electric (i.e. an extension cord)?

Can you tell me if these booth can be powered via conventional electric (i.e. an extension cord)?

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We offer plug in booths (which can be powered via a standard extension cord), hard wired booths (which an electrician can install directly to a breaker box), generator powered booths, and solar powered booths.

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Do you offer booths with two sliding doors?

Do you offer booths with two sliding doors?

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Certainly, we can customize a booth with sliding doors. Contact us for a quote to your exact specifications.

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Do you sell cashier booths?

Do you sell cashier booths?

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We sell booths in a variety of designs that can be used as ticket booths, cashier booths, guard shacks and more!

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Where can I find the electrical specs on the booths?

Where can I find the electrical specs on the booths?

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Depending upon the add-on features in your order, the electric specs will be different for every booth. Please reach out to us if you have any questions in reference to a particular order.

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Do your booths meet local building codes and get certified in each state?

Do your booths meet local building codes and get certified in each state?

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All of our booths are designed according to IBC (International Building Code) and our manufacturing plants are certified by a third party inspection agency to produce booths that can be approved in any state. If you need a booth that's certified with an insignia in a particular state, please contact us to discuss your project details.

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Are booths designed with wood finishing?

Are booths designed with wood finishing?

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We can finish the booth in any way the customer wants, even with wood finishing.

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Can the unit be laid on its side and transported by forklift, or would that damage the unit?

Can the unit be laid on its side and transported by forklift, or would that damage the unit?

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We strongly recommend against transporting the booth on its side, though we know that it has been done by some customers without a problem. If you decide to follow in their footsteps against our recommendation, please make sure to at least remove the windows, and pay extra caution to the roof overhang. The roof of our standard booth has a 4" overhang that could be damaged when the unit is laid on its side.

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Does the unit have electrical outlets? Is there an option for a heater or A/C?

Does the unit have electrical outlets? Is there an option for a heater or A/C?

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Yes, each booth comes with at least two electrical outlets. A/C and heat are available as optional add-on features.

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Do you sell any type of trailer that the booth can be mounted on?

Do you sell any type of trailer that the booth can be mounted on?

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Yes, we offer a flatbed trailer that the booth can be mounted on. This allows you to take the booth with you wherever you go.

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Is Guardian Booth an agency?

Is Guardian Booth an agency?

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No, we are not an agent or reseller. We manufacture, sell, and rent our own booths.

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Can your booths be fully customized?

Can your booths be fully customized?

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Yes, we offer a variety of custom sizes, specifications, and options. Contact us for a quote to fit your needs.

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How much is your shipping?

How much is your shipping?

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We offer free shipping nationwide when you purchase a standard size booth.

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Are your booths insulated?

Are your booths insulated?

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Yes, all booths are insulated. We are introducing upgraded PIR insulation that has a better ‘R’ insulation rating, and we plan to maintain XPS insulation as an economic alternative.

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Do you sell used guard booths and ticket booths?

Do you sell used guard booths and ticket booths?

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Sometimes we have used booths in inventory which are retiring from rentals; it depends on the time of year and our inventory. Please reach out to see if we have a used booth that suits your needs. Note that the availability and price of refurbished booths vary depending upon the condition, features, inventory, and location.

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Do your booths come with heat or air conditioning?

Do your booths come with heat or air conditioning?

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Both baseboard heating and air conditioning are optional features that can be added to any size booth.

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Do you have a booth with a bathroom?

Do you have a booth with a bathroom?

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Absolutely! We offer the option of a restroom when you purchase a booth that is 6' x 8' or larger.

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Can your booths be put on caster wheels to be moved around on a paved parking lot?

Can your booths be put on caster wheels to be moved around on a paved parking lot?

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Yes, our units are heavy enough for stability, yet light enough to relocate as needed. We offer caster wheels on the 4' x 4' and 4' x 6' units. We also offer trailer booths if you need to move your booth over a longer distance.

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What is the minimum period for booth rental?

What is the minimum period for booth rental?

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We don't have a minimum rental period. You can rent a booth for just a few hours if needed.

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What is the rental price for an 8 x 10 or larger booth for 3 months?

What is the rental price for an 8 x 10 or larger booth for 3 months?

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Rental rates vary depending upon location, season, features and more. And, while we offer 8' x 10' booths for sale, our standard rental fleet consists of 4' x 4' and 4' x 6' booths only. If you are looking to rent a larger booth with a commitment of 12 months or longer, please reach out for an individualized quote.

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Do you buy back shacks or booths that are in excellent condition?

Do you buy back shacks or booths that are in excellent condition?

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We don't typically purchase back used guard shacks or booths, but we often receive inquiries from people who are looking to purchase a used booth. Thus, we might be able to put you in contact with someone who wants to buy your booth. Feel free to reach out to provide us with photos of your booth, and we can try to match you with a buyer.

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How much do your booths weigh and can they be moved with a forklift?

How much do your booths weigh and can they be moved with a forklift?

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Our booths are moderate weight. They are heavy enough for stability and light enough to relocate as needed. Our 4' x 4' and 4' x 6' can technically be moved by 5-6 strong men, without any equipment. Also, all of our booths can be moved with a forklift. In addition, we also offer the option of mounting your booth to a trailer for greater mobility. The weight of our booths are moderate.

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Does the standard booth come with any type of power and a light?

Does the standard booth come with any type of power and a light?

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Our standard booth comes with a light, light switch, and two 110V outlets. It can be easily powered by hooking up to an extension cord or a generator.

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Do you offer short and long term rentals?

Do you offer short and long term rentals?

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Yes, we rent booths for any length of time. Please reach out to our customer service representative to help you get the booth that will work for you.

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How much do you charge for a 4×6 or 4X4 mobile office trailer with wheels?

How much do you charge for a 4×6 or 4X4 mobile office trailer with wheels?

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If you are looking for a mobile portable office booth with specific add-on features, please click here to request a fast, free quote.

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Do you offer a discount for purchasing 2 or more booths?

Do you offer a discount for purchasing 2 or more booths?

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We have a multi-unit discount available on orders of 3 booths or more.

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What is the recommended booth size to comfortably accommodate 1- 3 people?

What is the recommended booth size to comfortably accommodate 1- 3 people?

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For one person, we recommend the 4' x 6' booth because it is just small enough to not take too much space on your property, and just large enough to fit one person comfortably. If the booth will not be used consistently throughout the day, and only periodically for someone to stop by and sit down for a few minutes, you can probably get away with a 4' x 4'. For two people, however, the recommended size is a 6' x 6'. This is the smallest booth that will allow two people to sit next to each other and still have a comfortable space between them. A booth of 6' x 8' or larger is recommended to accommodate three people.

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How much does it cost to rent a booth?

How much does it cost to rent a booth?

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Rental cost will depend on the size of the booth and duration of the rental period. Our standard rental sizes are 4' x 4' and 4' x 6' booths. Here is an example price, as of this posting: On long-term rentals of at least 3 months, the 4' x 4' is available at $354.99 per month and the 4' x 6' at $369.99. Please reach out to request a quote for the particular size, rental period, and location where you will need the booth.

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How much does it cost to add A/C and baseboard heat to a booth?

How much does it cost to add A/C and baseboard heat to a booth?

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The size of BTU on the AC and Watts on the Baseboard Heater will depend upon the size booth that you order, as will the price. Please reach out for a quote on the particular size booth that will best fit your needs.

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Are your booths made in the USA?

Are your booths made in the USA?

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While we shop around the globe to find the strongest and highest quality material for your booth, the end product is designed and manufactured in the United States.

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What are the available colors?

What are the available colors?

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The color of our standard booth is blue, but we offer the option to change the color with a vinyl wrap in matte, gloss, or satin finishes. The available color options include the almost 100 colors available on the 3M wrap film series 1080. We also offer the option to paint your booth in the color of your choice.

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Does the booth price include fixed or sliding windows?

Does the booth price include fixed or sliding windows?

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The design of our standard booth includes sliding windows on three sides of the unit. We do offer the option to customize your booth with fixed windows on any given side per your specifications.

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Is 4×6 big enough for a register and for workers to sit comfortably?

Is 4×6 big enough for a register and for workers to sit comfortably?

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Yes, a 4' x 6' is big enough to fit a register on the desk and allow a person inside the booth sit comfortably. The desk spans the 4' side of the booth, and is 12" deep. Please note that we can customize a unit with a larger desk per your specifications.

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How long does it usually take to fabricate and deliver a new booth?

How long does it usually take to fabricate and deliver a new booth?

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Our typical lead time is about 3-6 weeks, however, delivery time varies depending upon the season and delivery location. If you need your unit to be delivered sooner, please inquire about our expedited delivery option and we will do our best to meet your schedule.

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What features do you offer?

What features do you offer?

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Our booths offer a variety of standard features, and almost unlimited customization options. Our standard booths are designed from aluminum framing and a double layer of durable PPGI (pre-painted galvanized iron) sandwich panels filled with weather-resistant insulation. They are engineered....." needs to be changed to "Our booths offer a variety of standard features, and almost unlimited customization options. Our standard booths are designed from aluminum framing and a double layer of durable PPGI (pre-painted galvanized iron) sandwich panels filled with weather-resistant insulation. They are engineered for maximum natural lighting with full-size 36" tall sliding windows on three sides. All booths have a spacious interior with an excellent 360° view, lights, outlets, and a built-in desk with a drawer. They have galvanized diamond floor plates on a solid steel forkliftable base-frame. We also offer a variety of optional add-on features such as air conditioning, heat, outside spotlights, tinted windows, change of exterior color, electrical panel box, wheels, anchoring brackets, vinyl protective wrap, and many more.

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What is the biggest size booth that you can make?

What is the biggest size booth that you can make?

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The largest standard booth that we keep in stock is 8' x 20' and the largest booth we can deliver pre-assembled in one piece is 12' x 60' but we don't have any size limitations for booths delivered in modules and our engineers can design any custom size unit to your specifications.

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I’m looking for a custom portable office for sale – Do you make custom size booths?

I’m looking for a custom portable office for sale – Do you make custom size booths?

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Yes! We are happy to offer custom units designed to your specifications in size, power options, design, and accessories. Designed from a double layer of durable PPGI (pre-painted galvanized iron) sandwich panels and aluminum framing, filled with weather-resistant XPS insulation. You think of it and we will get it done!

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How long does delivery take and do you have an option to expedite delivery?

How long does delivery take and do you have an option to expedite delivery?

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Shipping times vary depending upon the location that we are delivering to and the product that you are ordering. But yes, we can usually expedite shipping depending upon the shipping location and size of booth. We offer expedited processing and delivery for an additional fee.

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What are the specifications for your booths?

What are the specifications for your booths?

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While we can customize any booth to fit your needs, our standard booths have a footprint of (in feet) 4x4, 4x6, 6x6, 6x8, 8x8, 8x10, 8x12, 8x16, and 8x20 with an interior height of 82 inches.

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How much do your booths cost?

How much do your booths cost?

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While our prices may change with the time, factoring in market costs, location and more, we are happy to provide a generalized price to give you some idea of what to expect. As of this posting, generally the basic model of our smallest booth, the 4' x 4', is available for approximately $7495; the price gradually increases as you go up in square footage. A 6' x 6' booth with a panel box and HVAC system would, as of this posting, cost about $10,299. Please keep in mind that our booths come with interior lights, two outlets, a desk with a drawer and much more. Please click here for a free quote to meet your specific needs.

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How tall are your booths?

How tall are your booths?

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All of our standard booths are designed with an overall exterior height of 90 inches and an interior height of 84 inches. However, we can customize the height of your booth to accommodate whatever size you prefer.

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What are the dimensions of your ticket booths?

What are the dimensions of your ticket booths?

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Our standard ticket booth sizes have a footprint of (in feet) 4x4, 4x6, 6x6, 6x8, 8x8, 8x10, 8x12, 8x16, and 8x20. However, we can provide a quote to customize and manufacture any size booth to your specifications and needs.

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Are your booths available for rent or sale?

Are your booths available for rent or sale?

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All of our booths are available for sale. In addition, we maintain a fleet of 4' x 4' and 4' x 6' booths that are available for short and long term rentals.

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Where are you located?

Where are you located?

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Our headquarters is located at 13338 Midvale Road Waynesboro, PA 17268 and we have facilities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Mexico to service customers across all of the US, Mexico, and Canada.

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How are your booths powered? Do they have solar power, generators, or need to be plugged in?

How are your booths powered? Do they have solar power, generators, or need to be plugged in?

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We have a variety of energy options available. Depending upon your needs, we can design your booth to be plugged in, hardwired, hooked up to a generator, or powered with a solar system.

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What is the rental rate for 3 years, and does it get cheaper if I rent for longer?

What is the rental rate for 3 years, and does it get cheaper if I rent for longer?

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Our standard rental rate depends upon a variety of factors including booth size and location. We usually rent on a monthly basis and do not generally offer different rates for long-term rentals. If you planned to rent a booth for an extended period of time (such as the 3 years asked about), it would probably make more financial sense to simply purchase the booth. However, if your circumstances do not allow you to make such a purchase, please give us a call to discuss your individual situation and we will offer a rental quote accordingly. While our website lists some general prices to help you plan, prices can change at any time so please write us for a quote.

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Do you ship to anywhere in the United States?

Do you ship to anywhere in the United States?

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Yes, we deliver to the West Coast, East Coast and all across the country. In fact, we offer free nationwide delivery when you purchase a standard size booth. Please click here to contact us for a free quote.

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Are there costs for shipping or installation of a mobile office trailer I purchase?

Are there costs for shipping or installation of a mobile office trailer I purchase?

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We offer free shipping nationwide, but it is the customers' responsibility to have a forklift or manpower available to offload the mobile portable office unit from the truck. We typically do not offer installation, but our booths are delivered ready to use, with almost no installation work required. You just need to hook up the electric and install the anchoring brackets on the four corners (if this particular add-on feature was included with your order).

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Do you sell booths only in the United States?

Do you sell booths only in the United States?

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We have facilities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Mexico to service customers across all of the US, Mexico, and Canada.

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