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The Latest Trend: Shipping Container Parks

It may come as a surprise to you, but your local mixologists, foodies and retail junkies may have found a new place to frequent:  A Container Park.  We’ve already discussed the potential benefits of Container Living, containers for urban farming, and the traditional storage benefits of industrial containers.  It’s high time we dove into the […]

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Are Portable Storage Containers Strong Enough For My Project?

When considering durability, strength, and craftsmanship, the term “military grade” often comes to mind. Often times when considering using a storage container for a project, there is a high probability you are looking for something that is safe, secure, and can take some level of abuse both inside and out. If you are concerned about […]

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A little 411 on the 911: On-Demand Storage Containers Provide Relief in a Pinch

There’s no two ways about it.  People don’t think about storage until they have to.  Usually that spells an impending move or renovation.  However, there are times when storage needs move quickly from a rarely contemplated issue to a code red concern.  It stands to reason that emergencies, severe weather events and other unpredictable scenarios […]

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Would You, Could You in a Box? Container Living 101.

If you’ve never stepped inside one, you can’t hope to understand just how inviting shipping containers are. Yes, shipping containers. The workhorses of global trade have an alluring quality about them. I know it sounds strange, but get in one and see for yourself. And that might explain why shipping containers, formerly affixed to ships, […]

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Why Choose a Shipping Container Over a Storage Facility?

Using a portable shipping container for long or short-term storage needs beats remote location facilities hands down. Many people don’t yet realize that portable, or Instant Storage as it’s come to be known, is an option for secure, affordable storage that boasts unmatched convenience and security. When you consider that the storage unit comes to […]

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Why Construction Companies and Contractors Choose Instant Storage

Pemberton Building Inc. is a general contractor and construction company located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Pemberton Building Inc. specializes in constructing and renovating restaurants, gas stations, shopping malls, hotels, and more. During restaurant renovation projects, Pemberton Building Inc. often struggled to find space to store the furniture inside the restaurant, like tables and chairs. […]

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Got a Question About Portable Storage Containers? We’ve Got Answers.

We tend to think about portable storage containers only when we’re forced to – which means that some event has occurred, or will occur, that necessitates the most convenient, least obtrusive storage solution possible. The good news is that portable storage containers are ultra-convenience and will yield you time savings. Portable storage containers are delivered […]

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Go Green with Instant Storage

All consumers identify with the benefits of instant, or on-demand products and services. Unfortunately, because of their ease and convenience, such products and services aren’t always so easy on the environment. One industry that’s far gentler on the environment than its predecessor while granting tremendous time and cost savings to the user is portable storage. […]

Storage Containers: The Future of Farming

Shipping Containers: The Future of Urban Farming?

The farming industry is evolving rapidly, and shipping containers are one of the catalysts for change The shipping container has, in no small way, shaped society. Nondescript and unassuming, it has propelled globalization and spurred world trade. As global container traffic grew, ports became wider and larger, changing the face of cities. Over the years, […]

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An Affordable Approach to Hospital Storage Solutions

For decades, healthcare facilities were designed to host as many patients as possible in order to maximize profit. The patient-centered design movement has changed the way that hospitals are designed by emphasizing the importance of larger, more private patient rooms. While larger rooms may improve the patient experience, other spaces, like storage areas, may suffer. Storage space is not […]

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Rethinking Retail Storage

When shoppers enter your store they see a beautiful display of racks and shelves full of colorful products. What they don’t see is the retail storage area or stockroom where all of the back stock is stored. New business owners are rarely prepared for how much retail storage space is needed to maintain a robust operation […]

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5 Benefits of Construction Trailers

Construction companies are legally responsible for providing a clean and safe workplace for their employees. However, constructions sites are often inherently dangerous. This is because employees are working on and around unfinished structures that are not yet “up to code,” and may include dangerous elements like exposed wiring and uneven floors. To add to this challenge, workers may have […]