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How to Install Plumbing In a Shipping Container: 6 Steps

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Sep 21, 2023

Shipping container homes are a unique and sustainable housing option. However, installing plumbing correctly in a shipping container is crucial for functionality and comfort. Before interior construction begins, you must plan how to put plumbing in a shipping container. Properly installed plumbing in shipping container homes ensures freshwater supply and wastewater removal. When it comes […]

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How to Put Electricity In a Shipping Container: 4 Steps

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Sep 14, 2023

Shipping containers offer more than the opportunity to transport goods by ships, trucks, or trains. You can convert one into a compact, energy-efficient space suitable for yourself or your business. In order for your container living and working spaces to be comfortable and livable, you need to ensure there is adequate lighting. Here’s how to […]

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4 Container Home Floor Plans That Work Every Time

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Aug 24, 2023

The average cost of owning a home in the state of Washington is very high. According to Zillow, it’s currently $578,460, while a multi-container home can go as high as $250,000 for a 3-bedroom home. Thus owning a traditional home in Washington is 231.4% more expensive than a large container house. Owning a container home […]

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9 Shipping Container Sizes to Know and Why They’re Important

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Aug 08, 2023

Shipping containers transport goods across oceans and continents, store our excess belongings, and are even transformed into innovative homes, offices, and event spaces. When designing a shipping container to fit your needs, knowing the different sizes available and how they can be used is essential. At Dry Box, we rent and sell nine shipping container […]

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Shipping Container Garage: Everything You Need to Know

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Aug 01, 2023

Shipping container garages are becoming increasingly popular among homeowners for their versatility, durability, and cost-effectiveness. These repurposed containers offer a unique and modern solution for storing vehicles and belongings while maximizing space on your property. We’ll explore the various benefits of having a shipping container garage, including increased security, customization options, eco-friendliness, and more. Whether […]

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4 Tips for Successful Shipping Container Transportation

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Jul 24, 2023

Successful shipping container transportation relies on advance planning and consideration of all factors. Assess the goods you’re transporting, the sizes of the container needed, and estimated travel time depending on the terrain you’ll be crossing and the weather you may run into. Let’s dive into everything you need to know for successful transport. 1. Choosing […]

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Shipping Container Abbreviations 101: Top 10 to Know

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Jul 17, 2023

If you’re new to shipping containers, all of the industry terminology can be overwhelming. But fear not because in this post, we’ll cover the essential shipping container abbreviations you need to know when buying or renting a shipping container. 1) TEU This stands for “twenty-foot equivalent unit” and measures the container’s carrying capacity. A standard […]

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How to Safely Pack and Store Fragile Items in Rental Storage Containers

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Jun 23, 2023

Rental Storage Containers When it comes to storing fragile items, such as delicate glassware, electronics, or sentimental heirlooms, proper packing and storage techniques are crucial. Rental storage containers provide a convenient and secure solution for keeping your belongings safe, but it’s essential to take extra precautions when dealing with fragile items. In this article, we […]

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The Advantages of 20ft Storage Containers for Construction Sites

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Jun 23, 2023

20ft Storage Containers Construction sites are dynamic environments that require efficient organization and proper storage solutions to ensure smooth operations. In this regard, 20ft storage containers have emerged as a valuable asset for construction companies, offering numerous advantages tailored to their specific needs. In this article, we will explore the role of 20ft storage containers […]

Shipping container history

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May 26, 2023

A Quick Shipping Container History Guide Shipping container history is a dense topic, but we’ll keep it simple with a few interesting facts! The modern shipping container has only existed for            less than a century, so it’s incredibly impressive how versatile shipping containers have become.  To fully appreciate the shipping […]

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