Should You Rent or Buy a Steel Container?

Buying or renting: which is the better option for you?

Both renting and buying a steel container comes with benefits, so it’s important that you get the right solution for your needs. In this article, we’re taking a look at how to figure out your requirements so that you don’t waste money unnecessarily. Continue reading “Should You Rent or Buy a Steel Container?” »

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Shipping Container Auctions: Reality TV vs. Reality

In recent years there has been a huge surge in the popularity of reality TV shows in which participants bid on auctions for abandoned storage containers in the hope of selling whatever they find inside to make a profit. From these types of shows, TruTV’s Container Wars was born, which followed participants bidding on shipping containers in a similar way, in search of a big payday.

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Are Containers Safe for Food Storage?

Shipping containers not only come in a wide range of sizes; they can also be used for a diverse range of storage needs as well. There are numerous products that can be stored within a one of these containers and they provide the perfect space to store and transport large amounts of food across the world.

We explore just how safe containers are for storing and transporting food, whilst also taking a closer look at which type of container is best suited to the job. Continue reading “Are Containers Safe for Food Storage?” »

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The Ultimate List of Uses for Shipping Containers

You may be surprised to learn that shipping containers are not exclusively used in the shipping industry to transport cargo around the world. There are plenty of innovative uses for shipping containers, for both domestic and commercial purposes. Continue reading “The Ultimate List of Uses for Shipping Containers” »

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Which Tool Storage Is Best for Construction Sites?

We offer a variety of construction site tool storage options on our website for those looking for steel container hire in London, but in this blog, we’re asking what type of tool storage is best for your business, and why.  Continue reading “Which Tool Storage Is Best for Construction Sites?” »

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Advantages of Portable Buildings

In our last blog we took a look at some of the many reasons why you should choose steel storage containers. Here at Flintham Cabins we’re also able to offer a range of other great products including portable buildings to meet your requirements. So, here we take a quick look at the key advantages that such buildings offer, and what makes them such a great option. Continue reading “Advantages of Portable Buildings” »

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Construction Site Tool Storage

If you want to keep your goods and tools in great working order, then you need to think about hiring portable storage for your business’s biggest projects. We can help you to determine the best construction site tool storage for your business with this product specific article:

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4 Important Site Accommodation Safety Tips

Ensuring your staff’s safety should be of the utmost importance during any project, but it’s especially important for those working in careers where danger is a higher probability, or where those dangers are exceptionally high-risk to an individual’s health. In this blog, we’re offering some health and safety tips for those working construction – a career which generally scores quite highly for its worker’s levels of happiness but undoubtedly comes with its own dangers as workers face dangerous equipment on a routine basis.

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The Best Ways to Ventilate Your Container Home


Shipping container homes and workspaces are a cost-effective and contemporary alternative to standard buildings, and ideal for those wanting something a little bit different. But as they are made from different materials to usual structures, different steps and techniques must be used in the build and maintenance of these constructions.

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Use Mobile Units for Temporary House Extensions

One of the best features about modular housing is that it doesn’t have to remain a permanent fixture. Shipping containers and modular units are transportable, so as soon as you’ve had your use of it, it can be carted off your premises, freeing up your space once more. Continue reading “Use Mobile Units for Temporary House Extensions” »

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