DBA Great Western Secure Storage
CONTAINERS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
Customize them to suit your storage needs!
2354 NW Vine Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526
|BUY or MODIFY to fit your specific storage needs! Serving Oregon and Northern California. CONTACT OUR FRIENDLY STAFF BY PHONE OR BY WEB. (541)479-5750 or email@example.com |
|To stand up to the rigors of sea travel, shipping containers have to be very strong, secure, and weather proof. Our containers... |
- Are sturdy, safe and more secure than the average home.
- Provide weather and rodent proof storage.
- Are fully portable. Store at your site.
- Come in 20', 24', 40', 45' & 48' lengths to suit your needs.
- Can be delivered to, or picked up from your site.
Great Western Storage containers meet virtually any long or short-term storage need, including...
- Seasonal Inventory
- Office Furniture
- Recreational Equipment
- Agricultural Supplies
- Construction Tools and Building Materials
- Mini Storage
- Any Sudden or Unplanned Storage Requirement
Containers also offer many solutions for the job site!
- Containers can be converted into portable on-site offices with electrical wiring.
- Keep your tools and supplies safe and secure with water tight, high security lockable storage.
- Containers can be moved from job site to job site and are a great business investment.
|Custom Options Available:|
|- Windows and Vents |
- Display Panels
- Electrical Packages
- High Security Bars
- High Security Locks and Cut Prevention Lock Boxes
- Interior or Exterior Storage Racks
- Work Benches
- 4', 6', and 8' Locking Roll-Up Doors
- Custom Paint to Match Home or Business Buildings/Color Schemes
- Business Logos and Advertising
- Insulation and Paneling for Climate Controlled Products
... OR ANY OTHER OPTIONS AS PER YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS!
|~Build a Home~|
|We have posted on here some pictures of the many amazing spaces you can create with Steel cargo Containers! |
Work with your designer or engineer to make your green dream come true!
Most of us have seen a tower of shipping containers at least once in our life. Throughout the US there are over 700,000 abandoned shipping containers. As the US moves away from being a manufacturing economy, we receive many more of these containers than we use to export goods, creating a surplus of containers that, well, donít contain anything. Reusing them for importing more goods is inefficient, since itís usually less expensive to manufacture a new container than to reuse an old one. Thus we are left with man-made mountains of empty steel boxes sitting in shipyards across the United States.
As the world scrambles for ways to become greener, people are looking for ideas for recycling these old containers, and putting them to some good use. With the help of some creative entrepreneurs and architects, these cocoons of the industrial age are undergoing a metamorphosis into portable stores, emergency housing, and luxury homes. These containers allow for innovation in construction, as well as an efficient and environmentally friendly way of building our new homes and businesses.
The most popular type of shipping container construction is modular construction. Modular construction involves pre-fabricating the containers at a site, then shipping them to the end location to be assembled. This sort of construction allows for single containers to be fabricated as small homes or offices and be delivered as is, or alternatively to be constructed as a series of connecting parts. Simply choose the size and floor plan for your new building and the required containers are assembled together. Itís like the IKEA version of home building. From two story homes, to schools, to extremely affordable apartment buildings, shipping containers allow for quick construction and additions. Because they are already designed to be stackable, very little modification and preparation is needed to add new floors to existing container structures. Container City, one of the most successful modular shipping container construction firms in the world, was able to install a fourth floor to Container City 1 in less than 48 hours.
People are also looking to shipping containers to solve problems of world housing. Millions of people around the world live in what are considered ďsub-standardĒ living conditions. Pablo Nava won Notre Dame Universityís Social Venture Plan 2008 competition and received funds to start a business that will convert these shipping containers into single family homes, with the goal being a final price tag of $8000. Mr. Navaís company Por Fin Nuestra Casa (Finally, a home of our own), is a for-profit company because of the belief that this will further promote its success.
Not only is shipping container construction incredibly environmentally friendly, it can also be used for emergency relief. In disaster relief or refugee situations, shipping containers can be modified to be emergency housing. Future Shack has modified a container to be a fully self contained disaster housing that can be deployed in less than 24 hours. The construction includes solar panel cells to power the unit, bathroom, and a fold-away bed and desk. While itís currently only in the prototype phase, the incredibly durable container could be reused around the world for up to 25 years, giving shelter relief to dozens of people during its lifespan.
Shipping container construction is the new craze in modern architecture. They can allow for buildings made out of up to 80% recycled materials. More importantly they allow contractors to return to their childhood dream of building with legos.
*Taken From* -- http://www.uship.com/blog/archive/2008/10/02/living-inside-the-box-creative-eco-friendly-design-using-shipping-containers.aspx
**These photos only represent what can be done with these, Great Western Storage did not have any part in the design or fabrication.**
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We're moving to a new location! On October 1, 2015 we'll be just down the street from our old location. Now at 2354 NW Vine Street, Grants Pass, Oregon.
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2660 NW Vine Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
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