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Many of our clients contact us overwhelmed by all of the different storage options available to them or unsure of what option will best suit their needs. At Great Lakes KWIK SPACE (GLKS), we offer storage containers and shipping containers in sizes ranging from 10ft to 48ft for rent or purchase. Deciding whether to rent or to buy a container is a hard decision for many of our customers. Renting…

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Greater Access and Less Hassle with Great Lakes KWIK SPACE

Once a standard ISO shipping container has been loaded it with all of your valuable items, they are only accessible through a single set of cargo doors located on one end of the storage container. Careful planning is required to make sure that you won’t need the one thing that has been placed at the very back of the storage container, hidden behind 20ft or 40ft worth of stored items….

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Storage Container Delivery Guide

At Great Lakes KWIK SPACE (GLKS) we get questions every day about what is necessary for successful delivery for your storage container or shipping container. Much like deciding on the size container you need or whether you should rent or buy your shipping container, it’s important to know what is necessary for an easy and successful delivery of your portable storage container. To that end, we at Great Lakes KWIK…

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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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Local Sports Teams Find Indispensable Storage Solutions in Shipping Containers

Great Lakes Kwik Space has been a longtime storage container provider for baseball and other professional sports teams, both big and small. Great Lakes Kwik Space has supplied storage containers to teams ranging from the majors to little leagues, delivering durable storage solutions for equipment, concessions, and promotional materials alike. Read on to learn how Great Lakes Kwik space has collaborated with baseball teams and associations in the past. These…

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Cargo Containers: Strong Enough to Move Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs might not still roam the Earth today, but certain zoos around North America are bringing them to life thanks to a certain traveling exhibition. Dinosaurs Unearthed, for instance, is essentially a mobile showcase of dinosaur skeletons, fossils and animatronic dinosaurs. Portable Storage Containers given their portability and security were selected to store and move the exhibit from one location to the next throughout North America. Dinosaurs Unearthed’s three different…

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Chicago Match Cup Series Creates Unique Container Ideas for Sailing Races

In the sport of sailing, match racing is considered by most to be the purest form of competing. All match racing sailboats are designed exactly the same—teams do not decide which boat they will race, nor do they have the ability to make any modifications to the boats. It’s the purest form of sailing, based only on the talent of the crew and helmsman. Every year some of the best…

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Schools Rush to Remodel – Containers become the perfect means for portable storage

Overview: When summertime rolls around, schools and colleges all over the country remodel and build onto their campuses.  A common dilemma in this process, is where to store all of chairs, desks, etc.  Where can you store the track and field equipment for the upcoming season? Well, the answer to that would be a Portable Storage Container that you could conveniently keep in the parking lot or easily move to…

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Refurbished Containers: The New Trend

Overview: In general containers are built to last the test of time. However, when used containers come out of international shipping service, they are typically between 10-15 years old. As expected, the containers have dents, dings, surface rust and can use a little TLC. Refurbishing or reconditioning a container can add years to the life of a container. It can also give a used container a substantial aesthetic upgrade from a…

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