Frequently Asked Questions about our container services:
Q – How much does a shipping container cost?
A – Shipping container costs vary due to the market, size, and type of shipping container you’re looking for. For example, a used 20ft standard may be priced at $1600+, and a used 40ft standard may be priced around $1900+.
Q – What can shipping containers be used for?
A – Shipping containers can be used for virtually anything. They can be used as storage, restaurants, houses, military facilities, etc. At Hamilton Container Services, we take your shipping container idea and bring it to life bringing over 30 years experience to this industry.
Q – How much does it cost to modify a shipping container?
A – This answer varies on what exactly you want to do! Simple roll-up doors installed in a container will be inexpensive compared to building a house out of shipping containers.
Q – Can I rent or buy a shipping container?
A – At Hamilton Container Services, we offer some of the best rates to buy and rent shipping containers. We believe our prices are the best in the area. As a small family and veteran owned business, we know the importance of sticking to a budget. We will always do our best to save you money and provide the best solution to all your shipping container needs.
Q – What is the average age of a used shipping container?
A- Average age is usually between 8-12 years old. The condition varies on every shipping container, but our containers are always repaired to wind and watertight condition. Rust, dents, and surface blemishes will be apparent on most used containers.
Q – Are shipping containers tornado resistant?
A – Shipping containers are not tornado resistant until they are modified into tornado shelters by Hamilton Container Services using our integrated technology to keep you and your belongings safe during tornados.
Q – Can I put a shipping container in my backyard?
A – This answer varies due to covenants and restrictions within your city. Please check with local ordinances and HOA’s before buying/renting a shipping container to put in your backyard.
Q- How much does a shipping container house cost?
A – This all depends on how big of a shipping container house you would like. Size, upgrades, location, etc, all play a factor in how much your shipping container home would cost. Hamilton Container Services is dedicated to creating your dream shipping container home
Q – Are used containers hazardous for my modification project?
A – Hamilton Container Services does not use any used containers for modifications. We only use the best new containers on the market to make your shipping container modification the best it can be.
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