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How To Clad A Shipping Container: Shipping Container Cladding Instructions & Benefits

Date: February 14, 2024

Cladding a shipping container is important to add an extra layer of insulation, while also giving your container an eye-catching and aesthetically-pleasing look. In this article, we will discuss the key reasons why you would clad a shipping container, the benefits, how to do it, the costs, the different types of cladding, and more. 

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15 Common Types of Shipping Containers & What They Are Used For

Date: January 31, 2024

Understanding the different container types is important. With so many options, choosing the right type of shipping container is not only crucial for the safety of your cargo, but also ensuring your shipment is cost-effective.

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Choosing the Right Method to Transport Your Shipping Container

Date: January 12, 2024

Transporting a shipping container takes a bit of know-how. If you’re going to be moving this amount of weight across distances there are a few options available, including DIY methods.

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5 Reasons To Use Shipping Containers On Construction Sites

Date: December 29, 2023

Seeing a container on a construction site probably isn’t an unusual sight, it’s more common now than ever before. Construction sites appear as quickly as they depart so it’s important that any site necessities can be transported at short notice to the next location. What is a construction site container? A construction site container, often

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Inside the Steel Walls: What Are Shipping Containers Made Of?

Date: December 12, 2023

The materials used to construct a shipping container are essential in establishing how they will perform in transit. The two most commonly used materials are steel and aluminium, and each has unique properties, advantages, and scenarios where it excels. 

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Painting a Shipping Container: Tips & Tricks for Longevity and Style

Date: November 30, 2023

Whether you’re customising a brand new unit, or giving something old and tired-looking a new lease of life, painting a shipping container can completely transform its appearance. It can also help it last longer, blend into its environment, or even become part of a company’s marketing strategy.

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Affordable and Unique Workout Spaces: Shipping Container Gym Ideas

Date: November 13, 2023

If you’ve ever considered making a home gym or creating a personal workout space, you might not have considered the potential of shipping container gyms. Shipping containers are extremely versatile and have been converted into all kinds of storage or living spaces, so it didn’t take long for enterprising individuals to realise they also make good gyms.

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Buying and Leasing Shipping Containers: Why Hire a Shipping Container

Date: October 30, 2023

Moving home or office? Construction site needing temporary storage? Transporting goods from point A to point B? Need event catering storage space? You might be torn between buying and leasing shipping containers for any of these purposes. 

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How Much Are Shipping Containers? Shipping Container Costs Explained

Date: October 22, 2023

Shipping container costs can be confusing to understand due to all the different container sizes, conversion costs, and the cost for any specialised containers you might need. There are also a whole bunch of factors that impact the price of a given shipping container, such as size, age, and condition, among others. 

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Shipping Container Sizes & How to Use Them

Date: September 26, 2023

No longer is the shipping container JUST a shipping container. Once simply the mainstay of ports and docks, these steel boxes are now commonly seen in urban landscapes, rural settings, and everywhere in between.

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