Month: August 2019

40ft Used Steel Container for Sale Blue UK

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM A USED SHIPPING CONTAINER?

​Contrary to popular belief, used shipping containers provide excellent secure, dry storage. When purchasing a used shipping container, you can expect a sturdy, robust steel structure with no holes. You can expect a fully weather proof ex shipping container with fully working door gear, vents and a marine ply floor. You can expect 10-15 years …

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HOW SECURE ARE SHIPPING CONTAINERS?

​Shipping containers, like your home, car, or garage, are as secure as you are willing to make them! Like any belongings, we would recommend keeping your container close to a well lit area, if possible with CCTV cameras and high foot traffic.  We would recommend having a security lockbox fitted to your container doors. These …

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ARE SHIPPING CONTAINERS WEATHER PROOF?

Shipping containers are the perfect way to protect your items from the elements. The raised marine ply floor of shipping containers mean that they will not absorb water from the ground. The all steel construction of a shipping container makes them wholly weather proof, even the vents are designed to ensure that water cannot ingress. Shipping …

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WHAT COLOURS DO SHIPPING CONTAINERS COME IN?

New shipping containers tend to be available in various shades of blue and green in the UK. However, from time to time, other coloured units such as grey, black, red and white, can enter the UK market, although this is very rare. Used containers however tend to be a wide range of colours, most commonly, …

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HOW MUCH WEIGHT CAN I PUT IN A SHIPPING CONTAINER?

​Shipping containers are designed to store heavy items and transport heavy equipment around the world. Therefore, both 20ft and 40ft containers can store extreme weights, especially if they are being used for static storage and do not need to be transported with the weight inside. 20ft containers can store up to 28 tonnes and 40ft …

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CAN I HAVE SHELVING IN A SHIPPING CONTAINER?

Many of our customers use shipping containers for storage, specifically document storage, archiving, storage of tools and secure storage of smaller items. For these applications, shelving can often be beneficial in your container. We are able to add shelving to your shipping or storage container prior to delivery. Our container shelving is available in a …

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40ft overflow storage container for sale west midlands

SHOULD I BUY A NEW OR A USED SHIPPING CONTAINER?

Shipping containers are available in new, sometimes called ‘once shipped’ condition or as used containers. New shipping containers have been used on one occasion to transport goods from their place of manufacture, often China, to, in this case, the UK. The containers could have been loaded with a variety of goods, from cars, to ceramics, …

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HOW CAN I STOP CONDENSATION IN MY CONTAINER?

​This is a question we are regularly asked, and 3J have the perfect solution! Shipping containers are made out of steel. As a result, when it is hot, they get extremely hot, when it is cold, they get extremely cold! These temperature swings twinned with the fact that storage containers are often full of items, …

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