New research from Mobile Mini suggests the UK's construction industry could struggle to attract new talent – despite the fact that nearly half of young people agree that it's a vital part of the UK economy.
Mobile Mini polled over 650 18 ... Read More
If your house is fit burst with possessions, there's no longer room for your car in the garage, or you've resorted to using your garden shed to store any belongings which aren't fit for the great outdoors, it's probably time to consider another storage option. Enter the self-storage unit.
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Many of us associate decluttering our homes with the ubiquitous 'spring clean'. But as we accumulate more belongings, it often becomes necessary to spend time decluttering throughout the year. With summer well and truly here, now's the perfect time to get motivated to spruce up your homes and gardens if ... Read More
In a world where our carbon footprint is - quite rightly - becoming increasingly scrutinised, it makes sense to embrace eco-friendly lifestyle choices where we can. The decision to lead a greener lifestyle also extends to the choices we make about how to store our belongings, or manage large-scale events ... Read More
Big, sturdy and hard-wearing, storage containers are an invaluable tool for the construction industry, with a variety of uses. Large steel containers can provide a number of functions without putting too much of a dent in a project's budget, with plenty of options to hire on a job-to-job basis, or ... Read More
Storage containers on the silver screen? Most of us have probably never given it a second thought. And yet storage containers crop up in many of our favourite films throughout the decades. So let's take a look at where, why and how this somewhat unusually popular movie prop has been ... Read More
Although "thinking outside the box" is a common example of business buzzwords, there are actually many educational benefits of staying inside the box every once in a while. Much like in the classic Schrödinger's Cat thought experiment, which debunks quantum physics by means of a cat in a box (we ... Read More
What better time to address construction site hazards than during Health and Safety Week? Construction is a high risk industry – it accounted for 32% of employee fatalities in the British workplace throughout 2013/2014, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Many of you probably know the general dos ... Read More
As the festival and sporting seasons are now in full swing, plenty of events will be using shipping containers to ensure that a good time is had by all.
The British Grand Prix, Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Glastonbury and the Edinburgh Festival, have all used shipping containers over the years for extra ... Read More
The 18th May is officially known as International Museum Day and to celebrate all things (or at least some things) old and fusty, we're taking a look at some of the truly weird and wonderful objects found in storage containers over the years. Some containers are – quite literally – ... Read More