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Birmingham Shipping and Storage Containers for Sale and Hire
Shipping containers start their life journey as very big packing boxes for a diverse range of goods that eventually reach our shores. The Birmingham containers are robust and hard-wearing because they are designed to deal with extreme weather conditions whilst carrying large and heavy cargo all around the world, this truly makes them a perfect fit not only for shipping but for home and business storage or as a a start point for a custom container project. Steel containers are available from 3J Services as new or used units and we have volumes of stocks currently available in Birmingham and West Midlands.
Used Shipping and Storage Containers in Birmingham and West Midlands
Used steel containers are available in a variety of sizes, as standard, we can provide 10ft, 20ft and 40ft used containers throughout Birmingham and West Midlands. However, our ability to modify containers means that we can provide used containers in any size to suit your needs.
What does used West Midlands shipping container mean?
Used containers in Birmingham have been owned by a number of years by a shipping line who have used the containers on a number of occasions to ship goods around the UK. A used container enters the market when the contract with the leasing company has expired.
Used containers are usually at least 10-12 years old, however, their age should not influence your buying decision, the grade, or quality should.
Our used containers are checked upon entering and before leaving our storage depots. They are weather proof and although they may not look too pretty, we still expect them (with the right upkeep) to last you around 10 years.
Security features can easily be added to used shipping containers. A lockbox is a steel shroud that is welded to the container doors, a steel lug is located inside the lockbox which houses a high security padlock. We can recommend the best padlock to use with your lockbox.
3J Services deliver brand new and second hand Birmingham steel containers for sale and converted containers across Birmingham, West Midlands, West Midlands & the UK. Our containers are ideal for West Midlands domestic or Birmingham commercial storage, portable building, site office, canteen, portable toilet, chemical storage, West Midlands welfare units, Birmingham farm storage and so much more. 3J Services containers are Robust, Weather-proof, Secure, New or Used, available to be a good fit for a full range of budgets, Readily Modified.
New Shipping and Storage Containers in Birmingham and West Midlands
The new container has been built (most likely in China) and stocked up with cargo, and then been loaded on to a shipping vessel where it has begun its journey travelling around the world with the cargo being loaded and un-loaded as required. The new container has then finished its journey in the UK where the container is emptied and enters the UK domestic market.
New containers are sometimes known as ‘one-way’ or ‘once shipped’ containers.
Aesthetically, they are much neater than used containers, generally speaking they are available in blue or green.
Special Containers in Birmingham and West Midlands
A wide variety of ‘special’ containers can also be provided, these include
- Side Loading Containers for Birmingham – Available in 20ft or 40ft lengths, these Birmingham containers have full concertina doors to one 20ft side and to one 8ft end, they make loading large or awkward equipment very simple. These units are usually only available as new.
- Dual Side Loading Containers for Birmingham – Available in 20ft lengths, these rare containers have concertina doors to both 20ft sides and to one 8ft end! They are ideal base units for a conversion project, or for loading awkward equipment. These units are usually only available as new.
- High Cube Containers for Birmingham – Available in 20ft and 40ft lengths, these units have an extra 1ft in height, therefore, as oppose to the usual 8ft 6ins external height of a standard shipping container, these units are 9ft 6ins externally. Whilst 20ft high cubes only tend to be available as new units, or as modified cut downs, 40ft high cubes are usually readily available as new or used units.
- Double Door or Tunnel Containers for Birmingham – Available in 20ft and 40ft lengths, these units have double cargo doors to both 8ft ends of the container, this makes loading and unloading the container very straight-forward as a forklift can unload/load from both ends without having to remove all of the equipment to get to the front of the container. These units are usually available as new, however, used modified units can be fabricated.
- High Cube Double Door or Tunnel Containers for Birmingham – Like a standard double door / tunnel container, these units have doors at both 8ft ends, however, they also provide an extra 1ft in height providing an external height dimension of 9ft 6ins. These units only tend to be available as new, unless modified.
- Pallet Wide Containers for Birmingham – These units tend to be 45ft long and have a slighter larger internal width of 8ft, they were made with the Euro Pallet in mind, and, the extra internal space means that a pallet wide container can load an additional five Euro Pallets to a standard width 45ft container.
- Open Top Containers for Birmingham – Open top containers are available in 20ft and 40ft lengths and can be procured as new or used units. They were designed for extra large pieces of cargo that was simply too high or awkward for a standard container, these units do not have a roof, instead they are covered by a tarpaulin.
40 years of Birmingham Container Experience
We have over 4 decades of experience in providing Birmingham containers for a vast range of uses, from home moves to top-end, in-depth container customisations and structures. These can be fabricated to almost any size and custom built to suit your specific needs.
The team at 3J provide you expert advice, take care of your West Midlands storing needs, guiding you throughout the sales process and making sure that your Birmingham delivery is done effectively through one of our West Midlands haulage professionals. Typically, our containers are delivered using a Hiab truck which also off-loads your Birmingham container.
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True insights into Birmingham Metal Containers For Sale
82 ft) The most common containers used in the building and construction of container houses are the 40 foot containers. The simple answer is yes. There are numerous examples of container houses all over the world. However the more complicated answer is, it depends where you live! As with any new building and construction you ought to constantly call your local planning authority prior to dedicating yourself or investing too much money.
If for instance you live in a location of outstanding natural beauty or all the houses around you are conventional stone cottages etc. you’ll likely discover that the planners won’t be very responsive towards the idea of a house constructed out of big steel boxes. sea containers. You’re container house will also have to reveal that you adhere to fire policies and other structure control requirements.
It’s presumed that they’re a low-cost approach of constructing a house as the cost of purchasing a container is very reasonable. However, as with anything there is an element of you get what you spend for! – lots of older containers will have had a tough life and may well be twisted or bent.
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No Rust – new containers will have a good coat of fresh paint and ought to be rust complimentary. – if you’re utilizing several shipping containers you’ll want them to line up perfectly and new containers will. – New Hi-cube 40′ containers can cost around 3,000 – 4,000 but used 40′ containers can be gotten from under 1,000.
If you need 4 containers the price difference can soar to over 10,000 very rapidly. – there are great deals of companies who can offer you used containers at very brief notice from local stock so you might have it onsite in a matter of days. How hard can it be? You buy a few containers stack them up, eliminated a few doors and windows, bonded them together and you’re done, ideal Not quite! As soon as you cut a hole in a shipping container it loses a lot of its strength and rigidity, and you’re going to have to cut a lot of big holes unless you want all your spaces to be 12m long x 2.
4′ x x7. 7′) with no additional windows or doors. As soon as you cut a hole, you’re going to have to reinforce the whole container in order to change the lost rigidity. sea containers. This indicates you’ll need to include a lot more steel to your container and that’ll require the services of a structural engineer, if you want to do it right! The next thing you’ll need to think about is condensation.
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No matter whether you insulate internally or externally, the insulation really needs to be touching all the uneven contours of the steel, otherwise the condensation threat increases within the voids that are left. You’ll also need to install a good vapour barrier to the warm side of the insulation to avoid moisture coming into contact with the steel of your container home.
At which point you ‘d get condensation forming which might cause rust to the steel and decrease the efficiency of your insulation. In my viewpoint the very best method to insulate a container houses is to utilize among the closed cell spray foam insulations available. My thinking for this is the spray foam will bond to the uneven surface of the ribbed steel walls/roof meaning there are no air voids for condensation to form on.
Whether you select to insulate internally or externally is a concern for personal taste. But in any case it needs to be done carefully and properly if you want to avoid rust issues in the future. More affordable I’m on the fence with the one. Building container houses can in theory be cheaper than conventional building and construction.
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– re-using old containers sounds like a terrific method of re-cycling. But the fact stays that shipping containers are method over crafted to be a home. So you end up cutting out and getting rid of a lot of steel to then include a lot more steel in order to change the structural stability.
– containers are very resilient as they’re developed for usage at sea. the structure of your house might be up in a few days. But only after prolonged engineers reports and reinforce works etc. have actually been carried out. Availability – containers are relatively abundant and simple to get. – as they’re steel they’ll transfer heat very rapidly, so in hot environments they can get too hot and in cold environments they can be very cold. You may have to sandblast them to get rid of the paints and change the plywood flooring. – as quickly as you cut an opening in your container it’ll lose part of its structural stability. Implying you’ll most likely have to get an engineer’s report for your local authorities. Particularly if you mean to stack them more than one high.
While I was initially drawn to the idea of container homes being a terrific method to recycle containers by turning them into homes. The more I researched it the less convinced I was that they’re as green as we like to envision. I think by the time you get all your engineers reports and bring out all the needed enhancing works and design a good jointing detail to sign up with the containers I ‘d be astonished if they’re more affordable than a standard house on the exact same size.
But as a means of providing a roofing over your head, they’re definitely compromised and while I applaud anyone who takes one on and succeeds, and lots of have, I don’t believe they’re for me. Container Residences.
We do not transform old shipping containers for people to live in. We produce brand new container homes to an ensured develop basic, backed by a 10-year structural service warranty. Your home is developed, from the ground up, to be a home, unblemished by seawater or contents that might have undermined its structural stability.
Our container real estate units are function developed and not converted shipping containers. Unlike old shipping containers, a MAC container home has a solid steel, sealed flooring. The underside of a common shipping container The underside of a bespoke MAC container home The roofing of a MAC container home is of pressure-bowed building and construction, so that the centre of the roofing is a little raised to permit rainwater run-off.
Corrugated Smooth-sided Any colour you like as long as it’s MAC. Our container houses are painted with a one-coat, Hempel chlorinated, rubber-sealed paint system. You have a choice of no less than 197 colours, providing an excellent surface that you can alter or touch up later on with normal paint. The UV worths of a MAC container home are typically as excellent or much better than a bricks and mortar equivalent.
We can also soundproof your container house. From outside paint colours to window positioning to wallpaper. We can decorate your home, just the method you like it. We can adjust your home for accessibility for the comfort and convenience of senior or handicapped people. We can assist with every aspect of your container real estate needs.
We deliver your new container house all set to live in, with all your options of surface and design fitted at the factory.
We pride ourselves that the shipping containers we supply are of the very best quality and highly economical. We supply a variety of containers for almost every possible application. sea containers. From 6ft, a container can be used for motor bike or garden storage all the method to 45ft monsters which might even be customized into a swimming pool, the limit is only your creativity.
With our large range of sizes you can also select the colour and level of usage from brand new, one journey or under ten years used. In addition to our ‘just a container’ service we offer a bespoke and customised alternative for all of our containers. You can merely select the colour, select a particular colour of your option or even deal with our imaginative team to develop a really bespoke building and construction.
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