Insulating Your Shipping Container

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If you plan on spending any time in your shipping container, it’s essential you insulate it. America’s climate can be harsh at times, with hot summers and freezing winters meaning your container should be appropriately prepared. Although we have seen container repurposing boom as of recently, shipping containers were never designed to accommodate humans. Furthermore, they are essentially solid steel boxes, which leave them susceptible to the elements. This includes…

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A Series Of Scenarios Illustrating GLKS’s Value To The Food Industry

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Great Lakes Kwik Space provides 20 foot and 40 foot walk-in refrigerated freezer and cooler storage containers. No matter how much extra stuff you need to keep cool, cold, or frozen, we’ve got a home for it. We offer our containers all throughout Chicago and the greater Chicagoland area, including certain parts of southern Wisconsin. Want to learn more? Have a look at our website. Scenario 1: A Restaurant Owner’s…

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20 Footers, 40 Footers, And Why They’re Great

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We sell and rent storage containers to clients in and around the greater Chicago area. It would be our pleasure to make you our newest customer. We promise that by picking Great Lakes Kwik Space as your storage containers Chicago provider, you are picking the best. Here’s what you need to know about the advantages of each of the various sized containers that we provide. The 20 Footers To help…

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Buy a Bike Box for Chicago Bike Week

Chicago Bike Week is coming up! In just a few short weeks, thousands of bicycle enthusiasts will come together for a week-long celebration of Chicago’s vibrant bike community. Are you ready? As a long term supporter of the Chicagoland cycling community, Great Lakes Kwik Space is proud to feature our Bike Boxes. Bike Boxes are shipping containers installed with a patented rack system that allows for quick, easy, and efficient…

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Using Paint for Company Branding

The secret’s been out for a while about the fantastic storage abilities of shipping containers—their strength and resilience makes them ideal to hold just about anything that can fit inside, keeping their contents safe with unrivaled steel protection. Companies and individuals have been taking advantage of the interior benefits of shipping containers for years, but what most people don’t know is that the benefits shouldn’t and don’t have to stay…

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Ocean Freight Containers: One of The Most Important Inventions of Our Time?

The Ocean Freight Container is a huge component of international trade, and has been an extremely important aspect of how cargo transportation has taken shape through the years. In the most recent decade, the volume of global ocean going cargo reached more than 8 billion tons. This fact, coupled with an annual average growth rate in this respect of 3 percent proves that the Steel Shipping Container was an invention…

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Dave Werner Elected Chairman NPSA Board of Directors

December 1, 2012 Local Aurora area businessman Dave Werner has been elected to become the 2013 Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Portable Storage Association The National Portable Storage Association (NPSA) formed in 2003 to represent the interests of companies and employees in the portable storage industry. The portable storage industry rents, and sells storage containers, shipping containers, storage trailers for countless applications. These companies rent, lease,…

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Building Hybrid Green Homes out of Shipping Containers

Sustainable thinking and design is leading the way by using shipping containers to build innovative homes. The practice is a diverse and full-service design collaborative that examines and explores practical ways to integrate client needs, project cost limitations, physical construction, energy conservation opportunities and innovation with local climate and living systems in a responsive way. It embraces the philosophy that all things are inter-connected and merely exist at different levels…

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Why On Site Portable Storage Containers Have Grown in Popularity Over the Past Few Years

Need a place to store seasonal or surplus inventory? Need convenience and fast access? Need secure and durable storage? Need temporary storage? Need temporary office? If you answered yes; then secure steel portable storage containers are your holy grail. On-site portable storage containers are portable and meant for the accomplishment of business and commercial purposes. They are usually made up of steel, are durable and keep your goods completely safe…

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