Category: Site Preparation

Shipping Container Offices – The Way of the Future?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. The humble shipping container has no reason to be humble anymore. Shipping containers are the way of the future (and, as it turns out, the present). Increasingly, the combination of creative design and innovative transformation is driving shipping container popularity to new heights. Particularly in the […]

Packing a Shipping Container – Tips and Tricks

When it comes to moving house, we are all looking for ways to simplify the big job it can be. And one of the cheapest and easiest way to relocate, is to use shipping containers! Here at Container Traders, our Self Pack Removal Service is just that – packing yourself, and your home into a […]

Rural Container Sheds

When permanent structures built traditionally aren’t an option for either functionality or financial reasons, what do you do? Order a Rural Container Shed from the Container Traders of course! A Rural Container Shed is a hybrid shelter storage space with a flexible design that enables you to have an outside mount with a large space […]

Preparing your Site for a Shipping Container Delivery

One of the most commonly asked questions by customers in the shipping container industry is ‘How do I prepare my site?’ – so today we’re going to clear this up. When you make the decision to buy or hire a shipping container, you need to plan your site according to the containers – and your […]

How to Make your Shipping Container into a Home

Have you ever thought of creating your own space out of a shipping container? Many of us admire those who can do it and wish we could do our own – and Container Traders are here to help with that. With the growing demand for customised containers, we’ve compiled the following steps to help you […]

Positioning Shipping Containers for a Shelter

Container Shelters are a popular storage solution for outdoor equipment that can’t fit into shipping containers. Not only are they easy to install and highly durable, but they are specifically made for Australian wind ratings. Container Shelters feature a waterproof, UV Stabilised 250GSM Polyethylene fabric cover – which has a low flammability index – and […]

Levelling your Container

An important part of getting a shipping container is proper care – and this includes levelling the ground underneath it, before it arrives. If the container will be sitting on soil, any moisture trapped underneath it can rise into the subfloor, creating mould – which means your container won’t last as long as it should. […]