April 2017

Flat Pack Storage Containers for Cobridge Community Group

We recently supplied Urban Expression Cobridge with a 3x2m flat pack storage container with green powder coating for their community garden project in Staffordshire! Urban Expression is an urban mission agency that recruits, equips, deploys and networks self-financing teams of people who offer creative and relevant education of the Christian Church in some urban and deprived areas. Our range of flat pack storage containers offer a suitable alternative for customers with sites that can’t be accessed by large [...]

Shipping Container Desiccants

A common question we get asked is "will my container get condensation?" Luckily we have the answer! All our shipping containers are sold wind & watertight guaranteed. But even if the containers are sat static on a site, because they are all essentially big metal boxes, when they cool overnight they will sweat and you will find that condensation forms on the inside of the roof as the container cools. This can cause problems if your [...]

New Waterborne Shipping Container Paint Regulations

From 1st April 2017, all manufacturers of shipping containers in China will have switched or be switching over to a new waterborne shipping container paint instead of the traditional solvent paints used in the past. This article explains a little about what this means for customers and retailers in the UK, and for the market in general. What is Waterborne Paint? Waterborne shipping container paint is a water based paint instead of a solvent based [...]

Shipping Container Conversions

Shipping container conversions are made possible as the shipping containers themselves are manufactured from COR-TEN steel which is a solid and versatile material to work with. At Budget Shipping Containers we receive requests for all sorts of fantastically weird and wonderful shipping container conversion projects from cafes to house boats! We have the capability to convert shipping containers to a variety of uses to suit your needs. Please see below just some of the conversion options [...]