How To Prepare For A New Shipping Container

If you are looking for shipping containers in Gastonia NC, Allstate Container offers a wide range of viable business solutions—from storage units and workshops to on-site offices. Repurposing used containers promises customizability, quick modification, portability,...

Why You Want a One-Trip Shipping Container

For the best results, personal items or business-related cargo should be shipped with one-time shipping containers. One-time shipping containers are brand new containers that have only been shipped once after manufacturing. They don't have blemishes, dents, or ware....

Great Uses For Your Construction Container

Shipping containers are multipurpose products that are ideal for construction sites. Construction businesses have been using shipping containers for decades to resolve storage and office issues making construction sites a complete work site. These containers are...

How Do You Stop Condensation In Your Shipping Container?

Condensation inside a shipping container occurs when the temperature inside drops below to dew point. The dew point is the temperature when the airborne water vapor will condense to form liquid water. When condensation forms on the interior of the container, the...

How Shipping Containers Took Over The World

Globalization and free trade across the globe have benefited the economy of every country directly or indirectly. In this trade era, shipping containers have contributed to the ease of transport significantly. The scenario which we see today is very different from the...

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20 foot storage containerSteel storage containers are built using sturdy materials to make them strong and durable. This is why they are still useful even when they are not ferrying cargo across oceans. The following are some creative uses of steel storage containers that you probably have not thought of before.

Housing solutions

Steel storage containers have the ideal shape to act as housing solutions. The box shape of the container can make the ideal dwelling. Furthermore, you can stack up more the one container to create a larger home or a complex of small homes. The containers are easy to set up and relocate. All you need is some ventilation, insulation, lighting and plumbing and the home is complete. There are some great examples of housing projects from used storage containers including the Ecopod, the Illy Push Button House or London’s Container City.

Work site offices

If your company does most of its work onsite, having a single location for your offices may not be ideal for the running of business, especially when you need managers on site supervising the work being done. Storage containers are the ideal solution for this problem. They are easy to transport from one work site to another, simple to set up and require little maintenance. A single 20ft storage container can fit at least three or four desks comfortably where your project managers and supervisors can work.

Food kiosks

Storage containers have been used in commercial applications quite a lot. If you are in the food business and are looking for an affordable and convenient alternative to opening a restaurant, you can use a storage container instead. You can modify the design of the storage container to fit your particular needs, for instance opening up the side of the container where you can set up counters to serve clients.

Children play centers

Play is necessary for the healthy and happy growth of children. There is you are looking for some extra room for children around the neighborhood to play in, storage containers may be your answer. Fix up the interior of the containers, stack them up together and join them with walkways and staircases. Voila! You have a play center where children can come to play and even learn if you throw in a few storybooks and educational material. The potential of what you can do with storage containers is almost limitless.

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