Supplying You With High-Quality Shipping Containers
For years, shipping containers had one use — shipping products and goods from one place to another using boats, trains, trucks, and more. However, now a shipping container’s uses are endless! These containers are built using high-quality materials, and their large size makes them ideal for a number of different needs, including needs you might find on a construction site.
If you’re the construction manager or you own a construction company, JGS Containers may have the solution you’ve been looking for. We have an extensive number of high-quality used shipping containers in various sizes, making it easy to meet the needs of you and your crew. We’re proud to provide our shipping containers to residents and business owners throughout Waxahachie, as well as service an extensive number of industries. If you have questions about our shipping containers or you would like to schedule an appointment to tour our lot and see our containers for yourself, give us a call today!
Why Your Construction Site Needs a Shipping Container
A shipping container may seem like an odd addition to a construction site, but it can be extremely beneficial. One of the key benefits of shipping containers is their versatility. Because shipping containers come in a variety of sizes and are made using high-quality materials that can withstand various weather conditions, they could be the perfect solution for storage, offices, and more. To give you a better idea of how you could implement a used shipping container on your job site, we’ve compiled some of the most common uses for shipping containers, specifically in the construction industry.
As any construction manager or company owner knows, tools that are properly stored or put away can be a safety hazard. However, depending on your job site, finding a proper place to put all your tools where they are out of the way while they’re not in use, as well as safe overnight, can be tricky. That’s where a storage container comes into play.
Storage containers come in a variety of sizes, making it easy for you to find a container that is small enough for handheld tools or big enough for some of your larger machines. Additionally, you can have the option of lining the inside of your storage container with shelves to help keep your tools more organized. At the end of a long shift, all you have to do is lock your storage unit, and your tools will be completely safe and secure through the night or weekend.
Another important asset that you will need to protect on the job site are the materials. Regardless of what project you may be working on, you’re sure to have an excess of materials. Whether you’re working with metal or wood, you don’t want any of your materials to get damaged, as that might come out of your pocket. However, if you have a storage container at your job site, you can easily use it to store extra materials. Not only will they be out of the way, but storing your materials will also keep them in the best condition.
As the site manager, you need a spot to call your own where you can tackle all the necessary administrative work. With all the noise of construction, as well as the dirt and dust flying around, you can’t think, much less get any work done out on the site, which is why you need your own office — a place where you can shut the door and focus on the task at hand. As mentioned above, storage containers are extremely versatile, and you can easily turn a storage container into your own personal office. As an added bonus, a storage container also works if you need to have a quick chat with your team or an individual.
Another great way to use a shipping container on your construction site is as advertising. If you plan to place your shipping container where it will be visible from the street by cars and pedestrians, you can use the side facing the street as free advertisement for your company or the company that hired you for construction. In addition to providing your company with free advertising, you can’t let an empty storage container go to waste, so you might as well use it in any of the ways we mentioned above.
Ready to Buy a Shipping Container?
As you can see, there are many ways you can utilize a shipping container in your construction business, and at JGS Containers, we are more than happy to provide you with the container that meets your needs. We’re proud to offer an extensive collection of used shipping containers to residents and business owners throughout Waxahachie, so if you’re ready to invest in your new container, reach out to our team to schedule a tour of our inventory.
We look forward to working with you!