Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) May 30, 2012
Australia’s leading shipping container company Containers First is currently enjoying the advantages of the general public’s appreciation of the concept of container homes. It has recently observed the rising popularity of its modified container units, which directly influences shipping container sales.
From the United Kingdom to Mexico and many places in between “container cities” or singular container homes are springing up. In Australia, it is fast becoming a favorite sustainable green housing solution. Container homes are certainly a more viable option to both the economical and eco-conscious, being much cheaper and less invasive of the environment to construct. In fact, many container homes are actually made of used shipping containers, which is an excellent upcycling measure.
In the case of Containers First, it has ready-made portable buildings for sale. Shipping containers have been properly modified for people to stay inside them. “Containers First provides a portable building range. They come in 3m, 6m, 9m and 12m sizes and are perfect for mine site offices, lunch, first aid, and meeting rooms,” enumerates a Containers First representative. Containers First portable buildings are also often used as construction site offices, homes, and structures of varied function. “They are versatile to meet all your requirements.”
Containers First displays a lot of creativity and innovation in producing a wide array of modified units. “We at Containers First pride ourselves when it comes to creating your unique modified container,” the representative asserts. “We have the very best engineers and container builders in the industry throughout Australia and can design and custom build almost any requirement you have.” Some of the projects that the company design team has completed are shipping containers turned into switch rooms, workshops, water treatment plants, classrooms, home, office, archive storage, etc.
“Our design team is fully qualified when it comes to the various specifications and special requirements you may have, from ensuring the containers are built to meet all safety aspects to building complete and comfortable accommodation units with all the modern comforts we enjoy today,” the representative continues. Those who are interested to buy a shipping container to turn into living quarters need not worry about slumming it or having people think that they are. Pictures on the Containers First website will prove that container homes and offices can look very chic and comfortable, without any industrial vibe as some assume they would have.
On questions of durability, shipping containers can be as strong and enduring as any traditional home. “Our containers are constructed from steel frame, timber flooring, and corrugated steel walls,” the Containers First representative points out.
The company can definitely expect even better business as it expands its market to cater to other needs besides shipping. Interested parties can visit containersfirst.com.au for more information.