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How and Where to Buy Shipping Containers

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Figuring out how to find and purchase shipping containers is a unique challenge, even if you already know what kind of containers you want.  For first-time buyers, the difficulty is only magnified. Prices are often guarded and hard to determine without some extra legwork, and there many different kinds of sellers with their own pros […]

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Shipping Container Dimensions

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While the standard 40-foot container is what most people are familiar with, there is quite a wide variety of container types and sizes available. Longer, shorter, and taller options exist, not to mention less common choices like refrigerated, open-top, platform, and tank containers. In order to properly design a shipping container house, you need to […]

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How Long Will My Shipping Container Home Last?

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A practical concern that most potential shipping container owners have is wondering how long their container home will last.  When people start to seriously consider constructing a building from shipping containers, they also want to compare the cost of constructing with containers compared to constructing with traditional materials. When doing this comparison, remember to take […]

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Seven Surprising Uses for Shipping Containers

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Over the years, there have been some truly amazing uses of shipping containers outside of just the transport of goods. People are really beginning to see the potential for using containers as a building material from which a variety of things can be created. From swimming pools to art studios, the uses of containers are […]

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