We’ve got a lot of love for storage containers, but we know that not everyone feels the same way. A few people view working in a storage container as something to complain about, never mind thinking about living in one full time. This blog is here to extol the virtues of the humble container house and the people who live in them. Perhaps you’ll think differently next time you find yourself working from a storage container.
At Flintham Cabins, we aren’t struggling to contain our Christmas spirit; in fact, we love filling our steel containers with it. In this blog, we’ll share our favourite Christmas decorating tips and hints for keeping warm in our containers this Winter.
When it comes to storage containers, size matters. You need to know exactly how much space you’re going to need to store all of your goods in. Too little space, and you’ll find yourself wishing you’d bought something bigger; too much space, and you’ve wasted your money.
Pop-up containers are some of the most flexible solutions available when trying to create the perfect business or living space. Shipping containers have been used for transporting goods for many years, but today these pop-up containers have a variety of more unusual uses.
Are you moving abroad or setting up new trade relationships overseas? Do you need to ship personal effects to family members? Or perhaps you are regularly sending products to foreign customers but need to cut costs? Well, sharing is caring in this situation – in more ways than one!
There are so many different containers available, all of which are designed to suit a variety of needs. So, it’s important to carefully consider what you’re going to be using the container for; there are a number of all too common mistakes people make when buying or renting a shipping container that you need to be aware of.
From Pop Brixton to the Amsterdam Science Park, steel containers are creating incubator hubs for entrepreneurs. Vibrant communities and businesses are flourishing in these robust and rust proof containers, ideal for everything from pop-up shops and restaurants to office space and warehousing.
One of the chief concerns of companies who store assets in areas accessible to the public is security. The equipment and machinery in storage units is often extremely valuable, which would naturally make it a target for thieves and vandals. Losing equipment to such crimes can be a very costly affair for any business, so there needs to be appropriate storage units to protect against these dangers.
There comes a time when simple storage options just won’t cut it, especially if your business is expanding. More often than not, expansion means seeking different storage options, often much larger.
As you’d imagine, there’s many ways to tackle this, but investing in steel storage is one way to benefit your business, for various reasons.
In the construction industry, over £70 million is lost each year through plant theft. Altogether, theft from construction sites and the associated costs are estimated to top £800 million every year. Construction sites are frequently targeted because of the high value equipment and materials they contain, which is often left out in the open while work is ongoing.