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What Size Shipping Container is Right for You?

Have you made the decision that a storage container is what you need? Compared to other options it makes the most sense. But how do you choose the best storage container or shipping container that best fits your needs?

A typical ISO shipping container is made from Cor-ten steel also known as” weathering steel”. Cor-ten steel is a corrosion resistant steel that is used within many industries where exposed steel is in harsh conditions.

  1. Steel corrugated sheet sidewalls, roof, and back panel
  2. Purin reinforced 1-⅛” Marine Plywood Floors
  3. Steel corrugated sheet sidewalls, roof, and back panel
  4. All-welded-steel, continuously
  5. Floor structure is 6” steel crossmembers


20ft Containers: The size of a 20ft container is the equivalent of one standard parking spot. During a home renovation, if you need to storage household items and furniture, a 20ft container will conveniently fit in your driveway. It is our most common size and one of the more popular sizes. It can hold about the amount equivalent to a one car garage. A 20ft container can comfortably hold the amount of one room, possibly two. A 20ft container holds about 1,150 cubic feet.

Weight 4500lbs

Interior Dimensions: Length: 19′ 5″    Width: 7′ 8-⅛”    Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening:    Width: 7’ 8-½”    Height: 7’ 5-¾”




40ft and 40ft High Cube: The40ft containers are the most cost-effective option because they are usually not much more than the 20ft containers. High cube containers are great for tall items and stacking boxes because of the extra height. The 40ft containers can hold the equivalent to a two-car garage or about 2-3 rooms. They are ideal for larger homes that require a lot of storage space and have ample amount of space for shelving. A 40ft container holds about 2,400 cubic feet and a 40ft high cube container can hold as much as 2,700 cubic feet.

Weight 8500lbs

Interior Dimensions: Length: 39′ ⅜”    Width: 7′ 8-⅛”    Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening: Width: 7’ 8-½”    Height: 7’ 5-¾”





Interior Dimensions: Length: 39′ 4”    Width: 7′ 7”    Height: 8′ 9″

Door Opening: Width: 7’ 8″‘    Height: 8’ 5”

If you are still feeling unsure about what size container you need, let us help you decide on which size is best for your individual or business needs. Our knowledgeable sales reps can answer any questions you may have. We want to point you in the right direction.

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