Artificial reef

Shipping containers fall off ships at a rate of an estimated 10,000 per year, some carrying toxic materials that harm sea life. Fortunately, some countries are seeing the positive aspects of shipping containers on the ocean floor as a healing entity.    The ocean is losing coral reefs, home to billions of fish, at a …

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Stacked storage containers

Nowadays, it’s known that storage containers have a hundred-and-one uses in your life. Whether you’re looking to stash your belongings in a safe spot, ship them out to parts unknown, or refurbish it into a cost-effective living solution, they always come in handy. However, the container’s only as good as the steel it’s stamped from …

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New opportunities come up all the time. In the case of these people and businesses, they are finding an excellent setting to set up or expand their businesses. The location is inside this state-of-the-art shipping container business complex that is both innovative and practical all the same. These people have a lot of good things …

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At this point, we’ve all thought about owning a shipping container home. It just seems so affordable, comfortable, and environmentally-friendly. So, of course we’d want to live in one! But, what about building a shipping container home? As in, building your very own shipping container home. Sound easy? Yes and no… let’s explain. Building a …

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Stacked storage containers

Shipping containers provide a crucial function in the world of modern business, but their uses don’t end there. With a little creative thinking, shipping container customization allows you to turn the unit into something that can provide years of additional service. Storage on Wheels boasts a wide range of used shipping containers for sale. Here …

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Ladder leaned against storage containers

Did you know that there are all kinds of different shipping container sizes? Not only that, but each size serves its own unique purpose? It’s true and now we are passing that knowledge onto you so you can decide which sizes of shipping containers you’ll need. What Are the Shipping Container Sizes? 10ft shipping container …

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Stacked Containers

Today, most people don’t know who invented the shipping container or where they were created. Many believe they were invented in China! Unfortunately, this is not true. The history of shipping containers began in 1956 and was created by an American man names Malcolm Mc Lean. This man had a vision of a more efficient …

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Rusty storage containers

Refurbishing a shipping container exterior will ensure a clean and professional look. Painting it is especially important if the container is one of your business’s brand ambassadors. Many shipping container modification companies, including Storage on Wheels, offer to repaint any container of your choosing. Although, if you decided to take on the challenge of painting …

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Shipping containers on a boat

Shipping containers will go down in history as one of the most underrated inventions of our lifetime. This Invention has changed the process of trading goods all around the world. These containers made national and international trade more efficient than ever before. We’re going to go over plenty of shipping container facts that you probably …

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