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FAQ’s

If you are considering buying a used shipping container it might be helpful to answer some frequently asked questions:

1. Are your used shipping containers water proof and vermin resistant?

YES. We only sell shipping containers that are inspected by a professional to ensure that meet high standards.

2. What is the normal cosmetic condition of a used shipping container?

Generally all used shipping containers have varying degrees for wear & tear, from minor cosmetic dents and scratches to surface rust, visible damage and past repairs. To help with your decision most used containers are graded to identify the condition. We label ours Standard, Premium & Export Grade and of course there is always the option to buy BRAND NEW.

3. What colours can I choose from?

Shipping containers are painted in a many colours. Green, blue, grey, red and brown are common colours. As there is such a variety of colours to choose from the colour options can change depending on the number of containers in stock. If you would like a specific colour there is also the option to have the container freshly painted. You can even choose to paint them in colorbond colours.

4. What are the exact sizes of standard shipping containers?

There are a number of sizes and small variation with some specialised units however the most common would be a standard 20ft & 40ft….

20ft standard shipping container: External Height = 2.59m (8.6ft), External Width = 2.44m (8ft) & External Length = 6.05m (20ft)

40ft standard shipping container: External Height = 2.59m (8.6ft), External Width = 2.44m (8ft) & External Length = 12.19m (40ft)

If you have any other questions or if you would like help with deciding the best options for your needs please feel free to call on 1300 558 327