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Renting vs. Buying Storage Containers – How Do You Decide?

November 18, 2021

Your business needs storage. And storage containers are the chosen solution. Perhaps you have already decided on the number of containers you need and what…

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions [And Answers] About Renting Shipping Containers

November 15, 2021

Helping people find the right shipping container rental to meet their needs is the ModuGo mission.  Part of achieving that goal means answering shipping container…

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Container Rentals: The Ultimate Guide To Renting Shipping and Storage Containers

November 15, 2021

While the needs of businesses vary dramatically from industry to industry, the one thing they all have in common is a need for storage.  Purchasing…

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12 Biggest Benefits of Renting a Storage Container

November 10, 2021

Whether you are a large manufacturer, a construction company, or a small retail business, you will undeniably need additional storage. None of the above? The…

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Backyard Shipping Container Projects You Have to See to Believe

September 13, 2021

To the untrained eye, backyard shipping containers serve as nothing more than extra storage space. But for creative minds, these versatile boxes provide boundless building…

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Considering an Accessory Dwelling Unit? Try a Shipping Container

September 13, 2021

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are rapidly transforming backyards across the world. ADUs can provide affordable housing solutions, growing space for cramped homes and creative building…

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Shipping Container Bars are Awesome. Here’s 10 Reasons Why

September 13, 2021

When inspecting the rugged exterior of your average shipping container, you may never think those steel sides and heavy-duty doors could house a trendy space…

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Shipping Container Greenhouses: How They Work and Why You Should Have One

June 29, 2021

Modern farming has a big problem. Researchers estimate that, by 2050, there will be a 66% drop in arable land around the world. For a…

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Ever Consider Creating a Shipping Container Gym? Here’s Why You Should

June 29, 2021

Here’s the usual story for people who decide it’s time to get fit: get a gym membership, drive out to the gym a couple of…

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Shipping Container Flooring to Consider for Your Project

June 18, 2021

Choosing the best shipping container for your next project can be challenging. Depending on what you plan to use your container for, there is a…

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Shipping Container Conditions: Your Quick Handbook for Choosing the Right Container

June 10, 2021

Do you want cargo worthy containers? Or, is a wind and watertight container what you need? Do you even know what these terms actually mean?…

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Does Your Shipping Container Need Ventilation?

May 19, 2021

With shipping containers being used as common storage solutions for businesses around the world, the subject of shipping container ventilation comes up quite often. People…

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Stacking Shipping Containers Safely for Efficient Storage

May 19, 2021

Shipping containers provide a variety of efficient solutions. From their days aboard sea freighters to their new lives as storage containers, cargo containers are meant…

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Does Your Storage or Shipping Container Need a Foundation?

May 19, 2021

Shipping containers are sturdy enough to last for a long time. But like a lot of structures, some shipping containers need some extra support to…

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Guide to Buying Shipping Containers

May 13, 2021

Did you know there are new and used shipping containers for sale all across the United States? Better yet, did you know you can have…

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Different Types of Shipping Containers: One for Every Need

April 15, 2021

Renting and buying shipping containers shouldn’t be complicated. But when you set out to acquire containers for your business, the sheer number of types of…

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2021 Welcomes the Continued Rise of Shipping Container Offices

April 15, 2021

When you choose an office for your business, you probably want something that is affordable, durable and spacious. If you’re dreaming big, you may even…

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10 Shipping Container Apartments That’ll Have You Booking Your Next Travel Destination

April 15, 2021

Creative children playing with blocks see unlimited possibility in what they can build. Squares become cozy houses. Rectangles become towering castles. Shapes become cities. That’s…

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9 Advantages of Renting a Shipping Container Office

March 22, 2021

When you know you need office space for your business, you likely picture a gray and characterless four-story building with fluorescent lights, bluish carpet and…

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Should You Buy a Shipping Container Pool? We Think YES!

March 10, 2021

We are seeing a huge shift towards environmentally friendly alternatives to everyday items in today’s society. Not only are these alternatives promoting the safe keeping…

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Understanding The Shipping Container Shortage and Prices in 2021

February 25, 2021

Due to COVID related supply and production delays, there is a global shortage of shipping containers. This shipping container shortage is leading to skyrocketing shipping…

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Why Restaurants Are Utilizing Shipping Containers [+ 9 Container Drive-Thru Examples to Make You Envious]

February 11, 2021

Drive-thrus have been a mainstay for years, providing consumers fast access to food and other goods on the go. During these socially distanced times the…

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13 Tips To Best Use Shipping Containers as Storage Units

February 10, 2021

We’ve all come across a variety of ways shipping containers are being used today. From homes and pools to towering apartment complexes, shipping containers are…

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5 Ways to Enhance Your Construction Site with Jobsite Storage Containers

January 15, 2021

Every construction site manager is always looking for ways to enhance their site’s efficiency, safety, and organization. While there are many ways you can improve…

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Never Overpay for a Shipping Container Again!

January 15, 2021

We all want shipping containers. They’re versatile, durable, and they can be used for anything from housing and storage, to pools and restaurants. But no…

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The Shipping Container Shed Revolution

December 16, 2020

Tons of properties across America have ancillary storage sheds. For some of us, sheds are a space to get out of the house. For others,…

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Conex Boxes, Sea Cans, and More – Where Shipping Container Names Came From

December 16, 2020

When people say “shipping container” most folks know exactly what they’re talking about, steel, interchangeable, 20 or 40-foot cargo containers. But standard shipping containers also…

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Steel Shipping Containers 101: Materials and Terminology

December 16, 2020

Shipping containers come in two major sizes – 20’ and 40’ – and a wide variety of colors. But beyond these slight differences, steel shipping…

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How to Join Two or More Shipping Containers Together

November 3, 2020

Today, we’re discussing the ins and outs of connecting or joining two shipping containers together. This 5 step “how-to” should give you enough information to…

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Start Buying Your Shipping Containers in Bulk

November 3, 2020

Many new businesses start by buying only the number of shipping containers they need – usually in groups of one to three. And while this…

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The History of Shipping Containers

October 28, 2020

Shipping containers are ubiquitous parts of the shipping industry. More recently, shipping containers are being used as storage, habitable buildings and even as building material…

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Find Out Why People Are Switching to Side Opening Containers

October 28, 2020

Have you ever tried loading a shipping container using a tractor or piece of heavy machinery that won’t fit in the entryway? Or have you…

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Best Options for Insulating Your Shipping Containers

October 2, 2020

Shipping containers are tough, durable storage solutions that do a great job of keeping your stored items out of the harshest weather elements – rain,…

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Double Door Shipping Containers – Why They Might Be a Good Choice for You

September 28, 2020

You’re loading a standard shipping container for the first or second time ever and after several hours of loading your heavy furniture and goods, you…

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How to Move a Shipping Container

September 28, 2020

You bought your brand new, shiny shipping container from ModuGo. It was the perfect experience. The container came promptly. It was delivered in the exact…

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Shipping Container Interior Designs You Won’t Believe!

September 16, 2020

Shipping container homes and commercial structures such as restaurants and coffee shops are becoming popular all across the world. And while many newcomers to the…

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Shipping Container Site Preparation Guide: Do These Things to Make Delivery Easy

August 21, 2020

Shipping containers provide plenty of solutions to your storage and space obstacles – they can be homes, schools, restaurants, and fulfill their original purpose as…

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The Shipping Container You’ve Never Heard Of – The Flat Rack Container

August 21, 2020

Yeah, they are a type of quote on quote, “shipping container,” even though they don’t necessarily look it. And you most likely won’t be building…

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Practices for the Longest Lifespan of a Shipping Container

July 28, 2020

We get it. Steel shipping containers are no different than your other essential business assets and tools. And containers are a significant investment. Worth every…

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How Much Does a 20 Foot Shipping Container Hold?

July 14, 2020

The quick answer is that your shipping container will hold 32.6 cubic meters or 1,172 cubic feet worth of material, but likely you will want…

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How Much Does a 40-foot Shipping Container Hold?

June 30, 2020

“A good rule of thumb is to assume that you’ll get around 2300 ft.³, or about 68 m³, of space on the inside of a…

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15 Reasons to Rent or Buy Construction Storage Containers (And Breathe Easier)

June 30, 2020

You strain as you push the doors shut. They’re heavy. But that’s good. Since you’ve moved your materials and equipment to this location, you haven’t…

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14 Creative Ways to Use and Reuse Your Shipping Containers (Plus Images)

June 29, 2020

Sure, the primary use of shipping containers is in their name: they ship things. But shipping containers, far from being hunks of steel only good…

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How to Reduce Humidity in Your Shipping Container To Keep Moisture-Sensitive Items Dry

June 29, 2020

You’ve just purchased your next container and you’re looking to store items that are sensitive to moisture. Given enough time in stagnant storage spaces there…

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What do those labels on your shipping container mean?

May 13, 2020

If you’ve ever had to travel on a highway, you’ve probably noticed the labels on shipping containers without even realizing it. Now, you’re the person…

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Comparison: High Cube Shipping Containers Vs. Standard Shipping Containers

May 7, 2020

What is a High Cube (HC) Shipping Container? While these containers are available in sizes and layouts similar to any other standard sized container, high…

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How To Find Used Shipping Containers Like an Expert

May 5, 2020

Why Buy Used Shipping Containers? Are you in the market for used shipping containers for sale or rent to store your company’s tools, keep your…

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