The Cost of Portable Classrooms

How Much to You Really Pay?

The cost of portable classrooms is always a hot topic. People are constantly asking themselves, “How much will I have to pay for this?” But what many people don’t know is that there are different prices for different types of portable classrooms. For example, the price for a permanent structure can be significantly higher than the price of a temporary classroom. If you’re trying to figure out how much it costs, then this article will help you understand all the factors that go into determining your final bill!

The first thing you need to understand about the price of portables is that they are not all created equal. There are three different types of portable classrooms:

Temporary Portables – these portable classroom buildings can be built in one day, and then disassembled just as quickly for easy transportation. These temporary structures tend to last between five and seven years before needing an upgrade or replacement. They start at $50 per square foot . This may seem like a lot of money but you have to remember that it’s only intended to last for a short time so this cost is actually very reasonable!

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Permanent Modular Classrooms – instead of being constructed on site, permanent modular classrooms are already assembled somewhere else by skilled craftsman who bring them over ready-to-go. These classrooms are permanent structures that will stay in place for many years to come. They start at $150 per square foot . While this is more expensive than temporary portables, you have the benefit of not having to move it!

Portable Classrooms with Foundations – these portable classrooms can be placed on top of a slab or gravel base and do not require any additional construction work. You also don’t need an electrician because they already come equipped with power outlets inside them. This type of classroom starts at $300 per square foot , which means it’s about twice as much money as temporary portables but still significantly less than permanent modular buildings or those built on-site (see below).