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How to Insulate a Shipping Container?

Date: June 13, 2024

It’s becoming increasingly important to insulate shipping containers, especially if they're being used as a place to live or work. Proper insulation helps make sure that the inside of the container stays comfortable, no matter the weather outside.

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How Many Pallets Fit in a 20ft Container?

Date: May 31, 2024

When loading a shipping container, you’ll need to know how many pallets you can fit so you can make sure your load isn’t too much for the space available. Likewise, you’ll want to ensure you’re maximising every centimetre of space in there. We’ll discuss common pallet sizes you may come across and reveal how many of them you can fit into standard size shipping containers.

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Shipping Container Foundations: Getting the Base Right for Your Shipping Container

Date: May 22, 2024

It’s not enough to simply place your shipping container on the ground you intend to use. A stable and durable foundation is essential for ensuring your container remains secure with structural integrity. 

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Shipping Container Lifespan: How Long Do Shipping Containers Last?

Date: May 14, 2024

Shipping containers are versatile. As well as for shipping, they're also used as storage facilities, on-site offices, and even for converting into living spaces. The lifespan of a shipping container depends on how you use it, what environment it's in, and whether it's properly maintained.

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Are Shipping Containers Safe to Live In?

Date: May 7, 2024

Many people are turning to shipping containers as affordable options to build a home. Not only can they be very cost-effective, but they are also durable and highly customisable. From structural integrity, to build quality, fire resistance, and more - we’ll cover all the bases to give you peace of mind. 

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How To Protect Your Shipping Container From Condensation

Date: April 30, 2024

Shipping containers are an indispensable part of global logistics, serving not only for cargo transport but also as storage and even living spaces. However, they often face the challenge of condensation due to temperature changes and humidity. Recognising and addressing shipping container condensation is crucial for protecting the items inside and extending the container's lifespan.

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Shipping Containers on Private Land: Can You Put a Shipping Container on Your Property?

Date: April 29, 2024

If you are lucky enough to have some spare land that you are looking to make use of, then a shipping container can be the perfect way to add another building to your property. This could be for extra storage, or perhaps an additional residential building that could be rented out. 

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How Much Does a Shipping Container Weigh?

Date: April 19, 2024

Every year, tens of millions of shipping containers criss-cross the oceans and roads. Each one of them is carrying a carefully-calculated load, optimised for weight, cost, and efficiency. We cover the most common shipping container sizes and weights you need to know for loading, shipping, and transporting containers.

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What Is a Shipping Container Pool & How Much Does It Cost?

Date: April 16, 2024

People around the world transform shipping containers into incredible homes, functional office spaces and unusual entertainment venues. However, a new trend is beginning to take hold, with an increasing number of people using shipping containers to create their very own swimming pools.

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How To Stack Shipping Containers

Date: March 20, 2024

Stacking shipping containers is an essential concept in many different shipping container use cases, ensuring efficient space usage whatever you’re using them for. Whether you’re stacking containers for shipping overseas, building accommodation, or you’re using containers on a construction site, it’s critical to know the best practices to ensure safe and secure stacking. 

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