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Shipping Container Door Seal Replacement – How To Do It Yourself

by Tami McDonald   Shipping container door seal replacement isn’t as difficult as you think.  All you need is some time and patience. The door seals around a shipping container are there for a reason.  They help to…

How To Open And Close The Doors Of Your Shipping Containers

Written by Tami McDonald Opening and closing shipping container doors aren’t as easy as it seems.  Unless you are buying a brand new container you will run into problems. There are some good ways around this. First, you’ll…

Collapsible Containers | Why Use Them?

Collapsible Containers / Written by Tami McDonald   It’s a known fact that we now have a global warming problem.  Our Mother Earth is heating up more and more every year. What if I told you that collapsible…

What Are the Different Types of Shipping Containers?

Shipping Containers / Written by Tami McDonald There are many different types of shipping containers available today. Find out what they are and why you should choose one over another. There are many different types of shipping containers…

Three Disadvantages of Shipping Container Homes

  There are three disadvantages of shipping container homes. Find out why these are important when choosing a new home. Written By Tami McDonald The disadvantages of shipping container homes may be a reason why some people aren’t…

How ONE Shipping Container Vertical Farm Can Destroy a Food Desert

Shipping container farming cost / by Tami McDonald   Food deserts are an ever-present danger across America. They hit the low-income populations the most.  It can happen in rural and urban America alike. But did you know you…

Don’t Live In A Shipping Container Home – Rent It Out

Shipping Container House Build Cost by Tami McDonald   It sounds like a great idea.  But how much does a shipping container cost to make that pretty passive income? It’s a fact that shipping containers are being used…

Difference Between CFS and ICD for Dummies

CFS and ICD / by Tami M.   Have you ever wondered what the difference is between CFS and ICD?  You’re not the only one. Many people within the shipping industry feel that it means the same thing.…

Can I Use A Shipping Container For Personal Storage?

Shipping Container / by Tami M.   You’re not the only one out there thinking about this! Let me ask you something when you think about using a shipping container what comes to mind first? Using it to…

Can I Rent To Own A Shipping Container Instead Of Buying It?

Shipping Containers / by Tami M. Yes, you can! Here at Used Conex, we not only sell shipping containers but you can also “rent to own” shipping containers. But wait, there’s more than just renting to own, there…

How to Handle Stiff Container Doors

Is your shipping container door stuck or hard to open and close? A few years after you’ve purchased your shipping container, your shipping container doors could get stuck and become hard to swing open. You might hear that unpleasant creaking. There can…

Accessories for Your Shipping Container

Are you thinking of securing, decorating, or renovating your shipping container? There are several accessories, furnishings, and decorations you can add to your shipping container. But let’s discuss the important ones. Shipping Container Locks We specified in a…

Ways to Prevent Shipping Container Condensation

Think of when you parked your car under the sun and left it there for an hour. When you got back to your car, could you endure the heat? I think not. You had to air it out…

Natural Ways to Eliminate Odor From Shipping Containers

You might notice an unpleasant shipping container odor when you purchase one. This is because they’ve been exposed to seawater and the sun’s heat. Another reason for the foul smell could be the transported cargo. You could not…

Will Shipping Costs Continue To Rise, Or Will They Finally Drop?

Cargo Transport Fees Transporting your goods efficiently can be a challenge, especially if it’s your daily task and primary source of revenue. A shipping container would be your best option, and it is an investment worth its price. Many…

What to Consider Before Buying a Shipping Container

There are a few things we need to consider before buying shipping containers. First, shipping containers are an excellent investment because they were built with a great foundation. They are significantly cheaper than building your office or storage…

New, Smart, and Creative Ways to Reuse Shipping Containers

Want to open your own business but don’t have the space? Need a new storage unit? Just starting up your new business and looking for a new office? Shipping containers are the hot topic for these nowadays! Shipping…

How to secure your container

Are you trying to find the best ways to secure your shipping container and keep your items safe? Of course, you want your valuable belongings to reach the desired location safely. Therefore, it would be best to secure…

Reusing Shipping Containers: Pros and Cons

Reusing shipping containers is very cost-effective and eco-friendly. Aside from that, shipping containers are built with a strong foundation which means you already have your building once you purchase one. So now, you only have to worry about…

Shipping Container Delivery Options

There are a few different ways that shipping containers can be delivered. The first one we will mention is the most common method for container delivery, and that is tilt-bed delivery. A tilt bed delivery is the most…

Shipping Container Grading System

What are the different grades of shipping containers? Many companies grade their containers on a three grade scale: A, B, and C. Grade A containers are in top shape and are probably worthy of shipping, grade B containers…

Factors to Consider Before Buying a Used Shipping Container

Shipping containers are popular for storage use due their strong steel structure and the fact that they are spacious and they can provide enough room to store many items. To make a good purchase you will need to…

How to prepare the ground before having your shipping container delivered

A shipping container is built to last for about 10 to 12 years. One of the aspects of ensuring a shipping container lasts for many years is preparing a solid and stable foundation for the container to rest…

Storm Shelter Using Shipping Containers

No doubt, severe weather like tornadoes is life-threatening. When they come, you do not have adequate time to move your loved ones to a safe place. You need to make an urgent decision to save their lives. Instead…