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Shipping Container Ideas and Articles

  • Like many things in life, you really don’t recognize how abundant shipping containers are until you really start looking for them.  Shipping containers, or cargo containers to some, make it a habit to not stand out in their surroundings.  Often in muted colors like ivory or almond, they do a great job of blending in.  You might pass containers every day.  Shipping containers can ...
  • We take several questions a month from people interested in converting them into storm shelters and survival bunkers.  Overall, shipping containers make a very good building block for these types of projects for many reasons.  Shipping containers are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, the interior can be modified to meet almost any type of project, and they're affordable and ...
  • In observance of Memorial Day 2021 our office will be closed on Monday, May 31st and reopen on for normal hours on Tuesday June 1st. We will try to reply to any email or text messages, but voicemail may take 24 hours to reply to. Keep in mind that most all depots and container yards will also be closed.
  • Every day countless people purchase shipping or cargo containers around the world.  Commercial buyers will keep the containers in service for years to come, and residential buyers typically opt to use the containers for on-site storage, have the containers modified into a home or office, or some even convert them into storm shelters or root cellars.  Regardless of your intentions, some ...
  • In the last few months, the retail shipping container inventory has gone into very tight supply. From Baltimore to Florida to Oakland, prices have shifted, and the available inventory has dried up. Several global events have interrupted the supply chain, and indirectly the supply of shipping containers.
  • The price of used shipping containers tends to fluctuate on a somewhat regular basis. The prices are tied to available inventory, production costs, location, and most certainly condition. However, when you're starting to shop for a used shipping container you'll want to consider the following things   1. Will you need the container to be delivered to you? If so, this will add to the total ...
  • Shipping container conversions are becoming increasing popular in the construction and oil industries.  In recent years, the demand for new and used shipping containers has increased due to the need for on-site storage, workshops, and mobile offices that is affordable, quick to install, and provides a great amount of security. Shipping containers are readily available in almost every major ...
  • Used shipping containers that are being converted into storage units, housing projects, or even hydroponic farm boxes will typically need some attention before they are habitable for their new purpose in life. Giving your shipping container a small amount of maintenance and upkeep can extend the life of the container and insure that everything you put inside is clean, secure, and free from any ...
  • It's very common for a person buying a used shipping container to request to have a door installed. The first question volleyed back is, "What type of door do you need?" Invariable, the response is always "What are my choices?" The most common types of doors installed on shipping or storage containers are roll up doors, and standard "man doors". Depending on what you intend to move in and out of ...
  • The popularity of using shipping containers as portable storage units has helped to create growth in a new industry, countless jobs, and opened up some fantastic environmental benefits through repurposed and recycled shipping containers.  One important thing to consider is the purchase or rental options that are available to you, and which one makes the most sense for your situation. Decid ...
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