Should you buy a brand new shipping container or should you buy a used one? What’s the best option? And which option best suits your purpose?

Every decision has its pros and cons so lets look at the benefits of buying a new or old shipping container to help you make the best decision when buying or hiring.

Pros of Buying a New Shipping Container

Safety from Cross-Contamination

A brand new shipping container has never stored any toxic or hazardous good that can be detrimental to health. This is very beneficial if you’re planning to build a house or a restaurant from the shipping container.

Perfect Condition

There are no dents, scratches, or damages from previous use. Scratches and marks are hard to get rid of and they can destroy the pristine condition and look you want while building your container into what you desire.

Airtight Seals

The brand new seals will ensure your container is air-tight, safe from dust, rainfall, and pests.

Longer Warranty Period

The warranty period is often longer when you get a new shipping container so you can rest assured that your investment is safe and covered.

Pros of Buying a Used Shipping Container

Constructing On-site Offices

It’s pretty common to use shipping containers as on-site offices on construction sites. There is no reason to buy a new shipping container when a used container is in good condition and perfect for the job.

Used Containers are Less Expensive

Used containers have many quality grades and they are priced according to that but they are cheaper than a new shipping container.

Quality Grades

Are you looking for a shipping container to build a home or are you buying simple storage shed. Grade B or C containers can be used in the case of building a storage shed. Additionally, if the shipping container has some minor imperfections like rust and dents you can save some money while buying it.

Perfect for Amenities

Want to build an ablution unit that can be used during a special event? Used containers can easily be used to make portable ablution units for sports events, exhibitions, and more.

Whether you want to purchase a new or used shipping container, Shipping Containers Adelaide has a wide range of containers to meet your needs. Come and see us.