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Six Practical Shipping Container Accessories

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Feb 06, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

So you’re getting an onsite storage container or mobile container office delivered. Is there anything else you’re going to need? Here are six practical shipping container accessories that will help you set up your container structure and make it more secure.

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Tags: Popular Container Modifications

The Definitive Container Capacity Chart

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 @ 09:58 AM

If you’re planning to use a shipping container for storage, you’re probably wondering how much stuff you can fit inside. To help you gauge the amount of inventory or equipment you can keep in an onsite storage container, we’ve crunched the numbers and created the definitive container capacity chart.

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Tags: Conex Container Basics

Do Shipping Containers Need Foundations? It Depends.

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 24, 2019 @ 12:30 PM

One of the greatest advantages of shipping containers is their mobility, but should you pour a foundation each time you relocate your shipping container? The short answer is probably not. If you have a single unit shipping container structure that you plan to keep mobile, you can place it directly on any flat, dry, and level surface. However, there are a few situations where some kind of foundation may be required.

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Tags: Conex Container Basics

Can I Join Two Shipping Containers? Your Guide to Modifications

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

If you’re designing a shipping container structure, you probably have questions about what’s possible and what’s cost effective. To help, we made an eBook to introduce you to the scope of options available for ISO container modifications. Here’s a sample of what we cover.

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Tags: Popular Container Modifications

Shipping Container Permitting Terminology

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

When it comes to permitting structures that use shipping containers, there’s more than one option and a lot of acronyms. To get oriented, let’s go over the who, what, and why of some terminology you’ll run into as you try to permit your container building. We recommend reading these definitions in the order written because they build on each other.

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Tags: Building Code for Containers

Metal Sheds VS. Onsite ISO Storage Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jan 02, 2019 @ 10:11 AM

This week we're doing an analysis of the pros and cons of metal sheds versus onsite ISO storage containers. We compare factors like cost, security, and assembly time.

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Tags: Storage Solutions