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Shipping Containers Vs Condensation

What is Condensation? Condensation can be an issue when owning and using a shipping container. The build-up of moisture in a unit can lead to damp or spoiled cargo. Condensation happens when two varying air temperatures meet. For a shipping container, when the inside walls are at a different temperature

Why Shipping Containers Make Great Garden Sheds

Is your garden shed getting old and worn out? If you’re thinking about buying a new one, it’s worth considering the benefits of replacing it with a shipping container. Really? you might ask. It’s no joke – shipping containers are gaining popularity around the world as a valuable alternative to

Which Size Shipping Container Should I buy?

Do you have a project in mind and are considering a shipping container as a solution? As the use of new and used shipping containers for building projects gains momentum we thought it would be helpful to layout the different sizes you can buy and what they could be used

Why Buy a Shipping Container?

There are so many uses for a shipping container. Besides traditional uses such as storage, temporary construction site offices and of course, transporting goods, containers today are used for a multitude of reasons across a range of businesses and organisations. From sophisticated conversions into shops, cafes and classrooms to laboratories,

Containers Create Sustainable Buildings

As interest and desire to build sustainably grows, it’s time to give the humble shipping container the attention it deserves for its contribution towards sustainability in the construction industry. Not only is the re-use of shipping containers providing a positive use for industrial waste, the structural strength and integral free-standing

Converted Shipping Container Developments making the Australia Headlines

Container developments are making headlines across the Australia as the popularity of these strong, versatile and easily transportable building blocks are being used to help with regeneration, affordable housing issues, office developments and accessible living. Here’s a few examples of current container developments, either in the planning or build stages,

What can you fit inside a 20ft Shipping Container?

The 20ft shipping container is a popular choice amongst our customers, who buy it for a wide range of uses from storage to creative conversions. It can sometimes be hard for people to visualise just how big this container is, so we’re sharing a list provided. What can you fit

Shipping Container Inspiration for Home Owners

Longing for a little more space at home? Whether you’re after storage, guest space, a sun lounge, kitchen, office or studio space, a container conversion could be the answer. As well as creating a highly functional garden space, container conversions can also become aesthetically pleasing spaces. Containers can generally be

Create a Garden Sun Lounge with a Container Conversion

Longing for a little more space at home? Container conversions are opening up exciting possibilities for low cost garden rooms which can function as studios, sun lounges, kitchens and guest rooms. The great thing about containers is that they offer cheaper, faster installed buildings, so if you’re looking for a

Container Communities Helping Small Businesses Thrive

Whilst containers used to be viewed as single unit space solutions on construction sites, in recent years container conversions have become more creative, inspiring and ambitious. The low cost and flexibility of the shipping container have resulted in the growing popularity of ‘container communities’, where many containers are clustered together

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Container to Convert

Do you have a building project in mind or need a space/storage solution for a site? Whatever your needs, shipping containers could be the answer to your project spec. Here we look at the pros and cons of converting a shipping container, as opposed to building from scratch. Pros Ease

Shipping Container Inspiration for Home Owners

Longing for a little more space at home? Whether you’re after storage, guest space, a sun lounge, kitchen, office or studio space, a container conversion could be the answer. As well as creating a highly functional garden space, container conversions can also become aesthetically pleasing spaces. Containers can generally be

Shipping Containers Helping Solve the Urban Housing Crisis

If you think the idea of living in a steel box is unappealing, it might be time for a rethink! Architects the world over are designing multi-storey accommodation using shipping containers which is cheap, quick to build and, most importantly, homely. Containers for Sale members have been working with architects

How big are Shipping Containers?

Are you in the market for a shipping container but not sure about which size? Keep reading our blog post and we will answer all your questions! What is the width of a shipping container? Containers are built to certain international standards. These standards define the dimensions for all the

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