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40 foot storage containerSteel shipping containers are so far the most effective way to get goods across nations fast and easy especially in large quantities. The best thing about these containers is that they can be reused to store items in the same conditions they are in. There are many places in Charlotte NC, whether online or offline that you can acquire storage containers for your own needs. Here are a few steel shipping container uses that you can embark on.


This is one of the most obvious uses whether you are planning to do it at a personal or commercial level. Storage containers are ideal when you are in need of extra storage space in the home or workplace without having to build up new structures for the same.


One of the most versatile uses for a steel storage container today is modern housing. There are many amazing designs and concepts that have been developed for residential housing today thanks to the structure of the steel container. Steel containers come with unmatched structural strength that enables them to be easily converted into home spaces with the incorporation of other materials such as glass, wood, metal and glass. The fact that they are considerably cheaper and easier to use makes them a cost effective option for those looking for something different when it comes to housing. The containers can be easily stacked onto each other to create stories and can be easily fused to create some very interesting designs without compromising their structure which is what make them ideal.

Portable shelters

Portable structures are an easy way to move your business from one place to another at minimal cost. Steel storage containers make this possible due to the fact that they are detachable allowing mobile clinics, pop up shops and mobile homes to become a reality. These are easily mounted on trailers and moved to a preferred destination without affecting the integrity of the structure.

Swimming pools

The cost of building a swimming pool can be quite intimidating for most home owners and thankfully, this has been made easier due to the fact that steel storage containers allow one to create interesting concept swimming pools at minimum cost. The fact that they already come in container forms makes them easy to modify and create swimming pools by combining them or simply doing small ones.

Other ideas include creating exhibition stands, restaurants, training facility simulators and simple storage. All these are forms of shelter are used at different levels proving that a steel container is as versatile as building options get.

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