4 Reasons Storage Containers the Future of America!

Cargo Ship Containing 40 foot storage containers

Ever see shipping containers on your daily commute? Either in transit or on the side of the highway, or at a construction site? What happens to them after they get off a ship and why do we see them on land now? Well, lots happen! Containers are put to use long after the shipping world has employed them. Here at American Trailer Rentals we use them as Storage Containers! Some would say, they’re a big part of America’s future…if you can think outside the box. (See what we did there?)

Containers are Eco-Friendly and Sustainable


You know what grinds my gears? Constantly throwing away cheap goods only to buy another replacement cheap good. Shipping containers break that nasty disposable cycle because they last for what feels like FOREVER! 

The life cycle of a container can go from overseas, to local storage use on land, and even to a final use of a permanent or mobile structure. Shipping containers can offer us an eco-friendly highly sustainable solution and at a cheaper cost than traditional materials. Instead of building new structures from scratch, repurposing existing storage containers reduces waste and minimizes the environmental impact. These durable containers are made from corten steel that can withstand years of use, reducing the need for constant replacement and the resources required to produce new materials. 

By giving these containers a second or third life, we’re taking a significant step toward a more sustainable future.

Containers Mods are Cost-Effective and Efficient


Let’s face it, building new structures can be costly and time-consuming. Storage containers provide a cost-effective alternative that saves both time and money. They’re readily available, and setting them up is a breeze compared to traditional construction methods. Whether you need storage for tools and materials or a temporary office space, storage containers can be customized and deployed quickly, ensuring that your project stays on schedule and within budget. Their affordability makes them accessible for businesses of all sizes, from small startups to large corporations. Speaking of affordability, did you know American Trailer Rentals has the BEST PRICES around?! Seriously though, we ain’t lyin’!

Containers are Versatile and Adaptable

The versatility of storage containers is unmatched. They can be modified to fit almost any purpose, making them ideal for a wide range of applications. At American Trailer Rentals, we’ve modified our containers into mobile offices but we’ve seen others turn containers into cafes, barber shops, and even dorms. With the ability to add windows, doors, insulation, and climate control, storage containers can be transformed into virtually any type of space you need. Here are a few of our personal favorites we’ve spotted recently – a mobile cafe and a mobile DJ booth!



Containers are Durable and Secure

Built to withstand the rigors of ocean travel, storage containers are incredibly durable and secure. Made from high-grade corten steel, they offer superior protection against the elements, pests, and potential intruders. This durability ensures that whatever you store inside remains safe and intact. Their robust construction makes them ideal for both short-term and long-term use, providing peace of mind that your assets are well-protected. In a world where security is paramount, storage containers deliver top-notch protection.

There you have it—four compelling reasons why storage containers are poised to shape the future of America. Their eco-friendly nature, cost-effectiveness, versatility, and durability make them an ideal choice for a variety of applications. As we continue to seek sustainable and efficient solutions for our storage and construction needs, storage containers stand out as a forward-thinking option that meets the demands of modern life.

So, whether you’re looking to streamline your construction project, create a unique retail space, or simply find a secure storage solution, consider embracing the future with storage containers. For more information and to explore the possibilities, request a quote today! Together, let’s build a smarter, more sustainable future!

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