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June 10, 2021
Coast Containers
Shipping Containers vs Prefab Steel Sheds: Pros and Cons of Using
This blog will be comparing a shipping container vs steel shed. Always consider price, durability, security and if you need any modifications.
May 27, 2021
Coast Containers
Rent or Buy a Shipping Container: What to Choose?
In this blog post we will be looking at the pros and cons of renting vs. buying a shipping container. When comparing the two options it usually comes down to what you plan on using the shipping container for and what your budget is.
May 11, 2021
Coast Containers
5 Tips for Shipping Container Maintenance During the Summer
In this blog post, we will go through some helpful tips on how to maximize the life span of your shipping container with semi-annual maintenance.
April 21, 2021
Coast Containers
How to Make a Container into a Pop-Up Shop?
Learn about what you can use a shipping container pop up store for and how creating a pop up store brings brand awareness and a wider customer base.
February 22, 2021
Coast Containers
What Is a WWT (Wind and Watertight) Shipping Container
Depending on what you are planning to put inside your container you may wonder are shipping containers waterproof and what condition will my container be in when I purchase it?
January 15, 2021
Coast Containers
Don’t be a victim of shipping container scams
As one of the largest shipping container suppliers in Canada we wanted to put together a guide for customers on how to purchase a container from Coast Containers while avoiding scams on the internet.
December 9, 2020
Coast Containers
How to Modify a Shipping Container into Home Office
Opportunities for remote employment have been on the rise for years, but now that we are amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have had to restructure their operations and shift towards remote and telework.
November 17, 2020
Coast Containers
Do You Need a Permit to Put Shipping Containers on Your Property?
As modified shipping containers continue to grow in popularity for their versatility and affordability, we have seen them transform into home offices, pop-up shops, tiny homes and more.
September 29, 2020
Coast Containers
How to Build an Emergency Shelter from a Shipping Container
This article will discuss the reasons for building a shipping container emergency shelter, the different types and options available when building a shelter from a shipping container, and finally it will broadly discuss the steps involved in the process of making a shelter from a shipping container.
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