Storage Containers

  • Video Shows New Invention to Pick-up and Deliver Storage Containers

    Shipping containers are loaded onto ships using giant dedicated cranes, but that’s only a small part of their journey. To get to the port where it is loaded on the ship, the container must travel many miles overland. Some ports have rail lines directly into the freight yard, but generally, the rail hub is miles away. A loaded container may travel from Kansas City to Los Angeles by rail, but it also travels to and from the railyard over the roads. Containers are built to highly standardized...

  • Add a Rooftop Patio to your Storage Container- Video

    If you’ve already got a storage container on your property, or you’re thinking about getting one, why not add a rooftop patio? Whether the container has been modified or is still in its original form, adding a rooftop patio is a fairly easy week-end project. Once you’re finished, and have proper railings installed for safety, the rooftop of your storage container can be a perfect space for relaxing with an elevated view, an outdoor barbecue and dining space, or even a space for yoga. If...

  • Why Are Storage Containers So Popular?

    Whether you live on the West Coast, the East Coast or anywhere in between, it’s likely that you’re seeing more and more converted shipping containers being used as storage buildings, jobsite offices, mobile event buildings, and even in permanent architectural installations. There’s a reason for that, actually, several reasons. If you’ve looked into the costs of having a shed pre-built and delivered to your yard, you may already know one of those reasons. Pre-fab wooden sheds are expensive. The...

  • Storage Containers Tough Enough to Withstand Hurricanes

    Storage containers are used for a wide variety of purposes. They can be simple storage sheds, professional jobsite office buildings, and even tiny homes or apartment buildings. Solid steel framing and walls and one inch thick hardwood floors make the basic container structure as solid as can be. In fact, they are probably more solid than is needed for most residential or commercial applications. Shipping containers are designed to be sturdy enough and weather-tight enough to protect their...

  • Expanding a Home-Prepared Food Business

    Many states offer easy licensing for small businesses offering home-prepared foods and agricultural products. Those with the right recipe or marketing ideas can become quite popular and profitable until they run into a capacity problem. Often one of the biggest problems is space. A good, dedicated workspace for the preparation of food, and the refrigerator or freezer space to store both the finished product and the initial ingredients can be expensive barriers to the growth of the...

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