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Make the Most of Your Space in a Shipping Container Home or Office

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Make the Most of Your Space in a Shipping Container Home or Office

There are many benefits to building a home or office with a shipping container. A shipping container is: wind & water tight, stackable, highly customizable, can be built quickly, and simply cool lo...

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Weather & Your Shipping Container Home

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Weather & Your Shipping Container Home

Shipping containers are an obvious choice for portability and versatility, but what’s often overlooked is the durability of a shipping container home or office. The security of the structure is jus...

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Shipping Containers in Austin: Unique Uses

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Shipping Containers in Austin: Unique Uses

Austin is Unique Austin, TX, where Bob's Containers is headquartered, is quite the place. The eclectic population, quirky events and venues, and some of the best food in the world solidifies Austin as a great place to be. When you are perusing the streets and shops in Austin you may notice some of these things. One thing we have noticed is the creative uses of shipping containers in Austin. Whether it be the majestically rustic container bar on Rainey Street, a creative and custom container home, or a workplace for a business, Austin knows how to use shipping containers to their...

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A Shipping Container’s Lifecycle

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A Shipping Container’s Lifecycle

Shipping containers usually come in 20 or 40 foot varieties. If you are employing the imperial system of measurement, 6–12 metres long. Most are 8.5 feet, or 2.6 metres tall. While some have doors ...

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