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  • You say people can 'store anything' with TITAN. Is that true?

    Almost. We want you to get the most out of your container and have few restrictions. You generally can’t store living creatures or plants or perishable goods, though exemptions may be possible – please explain your requirements on your quote form.

    Among the items that are definitely banned are fireworks, firearms, explosives, flammable liquids, radioactive or chemical materials, hazardous, toxic or corrosive materials, waste products and any illegal or illegally obtained goods. If you’re unsure, please contact us.

  • What's the most effective method for loading a container?

    It’s mostly a question of common sense. Group similar items together so that you can find them; load heavier goods at the bottom; stack items carefully and with safety in mind.

    We also recommend leaving a small amount of space between your goods and the walls of the container to allow for airflow. This is especially true when using refrigerated containers.

  • Is there any way to protect my goods from freezing?

    Yes, we have insulated containers to hire and for sale. While they are not heated, they offer a degree of protection from winter temperatures.

    If you need to be 100% sure that your goods in storage don’t freeze, our ArcticStore refrigerated containers can maintain a constant heat up to +45°C. The smallest model we have for hire is just 10ft.

  • Can I put shelves in my container?

    If you buy a container, it’s yours to do with as you please. Rental containers, however, cannot be modified in any way that will affect their structural integrity or condition.

    Therefore, screws, glues and welded brackets are not allowed. Free-standing shelving that isn’t attached to the container is, of course, fine. We have several fantastic shelving solutions available to rent or buy.

  • Can I keep animals/livestock in a container?

    Not normally with a rented container – though we may be able to offer a solution if you get in touch. When buying a container, you’re free to modify and use it as you see fit. We’ve seen shipping containers converted for use as everything from horse stables to hen houses.

  • Can I sleep in my container?

    Our rental containers are not designed for this purpose and don’t come with windows – unless you’re hiring welfare units from us.

  • Can anyone force me to show what's inside a rented container or a self storage unit?

    Customs & Excise and police officers may have the power to make you open your container in certain circumstances.

  • Can I use my container as an office, shop or workshop?

    Rental containers can be used in a multitude of ways, but you have a responsibility when returning your container to us to make sure it is in the same condition as when it was delivered.

    We have a wide range of welfare units for hire that may serve your needs. Alternatively, purchasing a shipping container for DIY conversion is an option, as is our bespoke conversion service.

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