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Edinburgh Shipping and Storage Containers for Sale and Hire
Shipping containers begin their life journey as very big packing boxes for a wide range of goods that in due course reach our shores. The Edinburgh containers are robust because they are made to stand-up to very challenging and severe weather conditions when at the same time carrying bulky and heavy cargo around the world, this ideally makes them a perfect fit not only for shipping but also for domestic storage or as a base for a modified container project. Steel containers are available from 3J Services as new or used units and 3J have large volumes of stocks currently available in Edinburgh and Scotland.
Used Shipping and Storage Containers in Edinburgh and Scotland
Used steel containers are available in a variety of sizes, as standard, we can provide 10ft, 20ft and 40ft used containers throughout Edinburgh and Scotland. However, our ability to modify containers means that we can provide used containers in any size to suit your needs.
What does used Scotland shipping container mean?
Used containers in Edinburgh 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.
We deliver new and second-hand Edinburgh metal containers for sale and converted containers across Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland & the UK. Our containers are great for Scotland domestic or Edinburgh commercial storage, portable accommodation, portable office, mess room, portable toilet, construction site cabins, Scotland welfare units, Edinburgh smoking shelter and much more. Our containers are Hard wearing, Weather-proof, Highly secure, New or Second hand, available to suit a full range of budgets, Readily Modified.
New Shipping and Storage Containers in Edinburgh and Scotland
The new container has been manufactured (most likely in China) and filled with cargo, and then been loaded on a shipping vessel where it started 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 Edinburgh and Scotland
A wide variety of ‘special’ containers can also be provided, these include
- Side Loading Containers for Edinburgh – Available in 20ft or 40ft lengths, these Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh – 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 Edinburgh – 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 Edinburgh – 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 Edinburgh – 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 Edinburgh – 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 Edinburgh – 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.
Over 4 Decades of Edinburgh Container Experience
3J Services have over 40 years experience in providing Edinburgh containers for a wide range of requirements, from moving premises to exclusive, intricate container customisations and structures. They can be made to any size and can be custom built to suit your needs.
3J Services offer you expert advice, take care of your City of Edinburgh storing needs, leading you through the sales process and making sure that your Scotland delivery is done effectively by one of our City of Edinburgh haulage experts. Most of the time, our containers are brought to you using a Hiab vehicle which also off-loads your Edinburgh container.
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True insights into Edinburgh Shipping Container Prices
82 feet) The most typical containers used in the construction of container houses are the 40 foot containers. The simple response is yes. There are numerous examples of container houses all over the world. However the more complex response is, it depends where you live! Similar to any new construction you must always call your regional planning authority prior to dedicating yourself or spending excessive cash.
If for instance you live in a location of exceptional natural beauty or all your homes around you are standard stone cottages etc. you’ll likely discover that the planners will not be very receptive towards the idea of a house constructed of huge steel boxes. sea containers. You’re container house will also have to reveal that you abide by fire policies and other structure control requirements.
It’s presumed that they’re a cheap technique of constructing a house as the expense of purchasing a container is very reasonable. However, as with anything there is an aspect of you get what you spend for! – lots of older containers will have had a hard life and may well be twisted or bent.
True insights into Edinburgh Shipping Container Prices
No Rust – new containers will have a good coat of fresh paint and must be rust free. – if you’re using several shipping containers you’ll want them to line up completely and new containers will. – New Hi-cube 40′ containers can cost around 3,000 – 4,000 but used 40′ containers can be picked up from under 1,000.
If you require 4 containers the price difference can soar to over 10,000 very quickly. – there are lots of companies who can sell you used containers at very short notice from regional 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, right Not rather! As quickly as you cut a hole in a shipping container it loses a great deal of its strength and rigidity, and you’re going to have to cut a great deal of huge holes unless you want all your spaces to be 12m long x 2.
4′ x x7. 7′) without any extra windows or doors. As quickly as you cut a hole, you’re going to have to reinforce the entire container in order to change the lost rigidity. sea containers. This means you’ll require to include much more steel to your container and that’ll require the services of a structural engineer, if you wish to do it right! The next thing you’ll require to consider is condensation.
Finding out about Metal Containers For Sale pricing in Edinburgh and City of Edinburgh
Despite whether you insulate internally or externally, the insulation actually requires to be touching all the irregular contours of the steel, otherwise the condensation threat increases within the spaces that are left. You’ll also require to set up a good vapour barrier to the warm side of the insulation to prevent wetness entering contact with the steel of your container home.
At which point you ‘d get condensation forming which might trigger rust to the steel and minimize the effectiveness of your insulation. In my opinion the very best method to insulate a container houses is to utilize one of the closed cell spray foam insulations offered. My reasoning for this is the spray foam will bond to the irregular surface of the ribbed steel walls/roof significance there are no air spaces for condensation to form on.
Whether you choose to insulate internally or externally is a concern for personal taste. But in either case it requires to be done thoroughly and correctly if you wish to avoid rust issues in the future. Cheaper I’m on the fence with the one. Structure container houses can in theory be cheaper than standard construction.
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– re-using old containers seems like a terrific method of re-cycling. But the truth stays that shipping containers are method over engineered to be a home. So you wind up eliminating and throwing away a great deal of steel to then include a lot more steel in order to change the structural integrity.
– containers are very durable as they’re designed for use at sea. the structure of your house might be up in a few days. But just after prolonged engineers reports and reinforce works etc. have actually been performed. Accessibility – containers are fairly plentiful and simple to get. – as they’re steel they’ll transfer heat very quickly, so in hot climates they can overheat and in cold climates they can be very cold. You may have to sandblast them to get rid of the paints and change the plywood floor. – as quickly as you cut an opening in your container it’ll lose part of its structural integrity. Suggesting you’ll probably have to get an engineer’s report for your regional authorities. Particularly if you intend to stack them more than one high.
While I was at first drawn to the idea of container homes being a terrific method to recycle containers by turning them into homes. The more I investigated it the less persuaded I was that they’re as green as we like to picture. I presume by the time you get all your engineers reports and perform all the essential strengthening works and design a good jointing detail to join the containers I ‘d be surprised if they’re much cheaper than a standard house on the very same size.
But as a way of offering a roofing system over your head, they’re absolutely jeopardized and while I praise anybody who takes one on and is successful, and lots of have, I do not think they’re for me. Container Houses.
We do not convert old shipping containers for people to live in. We produce brand new container homes to an ensured build basic, backed by a 10-year structural service warranty. Your home is designed, from the ground up, to be a home, unblemished by seawater or contents that might have undermined its structural integrity.
Our container housing systems are function developed and not converted shipping containers. Unlike old shipping containers, a MAC container home has a solid steel, sealed floor. The underside of a normal shipping container The underside of a bespoke MAC container home The roofing of a MAC container home is of pressure-bowed construction, so that the centre of the roofing is slightly raised to enable 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 an option of no less than 197 colours, offering an outstanding surface that you can change or retouch later on with common paint. The UV worths of a MAC container home are normally as good or much better than a traditionals equivalent.
We can also soundproof your container house. From exterior paint colours to window positioning to wallpaper. We can decorate your home, simply the method you like it. We can adjust your home for availability for the comfort and benefit of senior or handicapped people. We can assist with every aspect of your container housing requirements.
We deliver your new container house ready to live in, with all your choices of surface and layout fitted at the factory.
We pride ourselves that the shipping containers we provide are of the very best quality and highly affordable. We provide 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 modified into a swimming pool, the limit is just your creativity.
With our vast variety of sizes you can also choose the colour and level of use from brand new, one trip or under ten years used. Along with our ‘simply a container’ service we provide a bespoke and personalized option for all of our containers. You can simply choose the colour, choose a particular colour of your option and even work with our innovative group to build a genuinely bespoke construction.
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