How to Remove Storage Container Odors

If you have just bought or rented a used storage container, you may notice a lingering odor when you sniff inside. You really have no way of knowing what the container was used for before it got to you. It could have transported anything from fresh produce to frozen goods. And if the container had […]


Shipping Containers: Should You Rent or Should You Buy?

The decision to rent a storage container or buy it outright can be a tricky one, but not if you take the time to determine your needs and carefully weigh each option. Here are some considerations to think about for each option. When Should You Buy? 1.     You need to make modifications When you buy […]


3 Reasons to Reconsider a 20-Foot Container: Go With a 40-Foot Instead

If you’re in the market for a storage container, you may be torn between the two main sizes: 20-foot and 40-foot. A 20-foot container may seem ideal for you if you can’t quite fill a 40-foot container (20-foot containers measure about half the cubic volume of a standard 40-foot container). But there are some times […]


How to Choose the Best Enclosed Storage Trailer in Miami

In the market for an enclosed storage trailer in Miami? You may be wondering where to start and how to ensure you get the best value for your money. First, you’ll have to determine what exactly it is that you need to store or haul. The primary purpose of any enclosed trailer is to protect […]


Common Misconceptions About Shipping Container Conversions

Many people have common questions when doing their homework on shipping containers. There are also a lot of misconceptions out there when it comes to shipping container conversion projects. Here are the ones we hear the most often here at Tropical Trailer: It’s easy and cheap to build with containers. You may have heard how cheap […]


The Many Uses of Storage Trailers

Storage trailers offer many benefits to business owners in particular. These are essentially accessible loading docks that come with either roll-up or swing doors. They may also feature a pallet jack or forklift for easier access. Crafted from aluminum and steel, storage trailers are strong, durable and built to last, with the ability to withstand harsh […]


4 Uses For Shipping Container Offices

The landscape of employment is evolving day after day, especially after a year in which the whole work-life balance was thrown into chaos. With more people working from home, it puts on the pressure to find a creative and alternative way to blend the office into the house. Shipping containers offer a low-cost, unique and […]


Everything You Need to Know About Container Chassis

Container chassis are available in a variety of types, but the one you choose will depend heavily on your needs, budget and shipping requirements. Such chassis can accommodate many different weight loads, as well as container sizes and types (including specialized containers). The chassis plays an important role, as it connects and carries the weight […]


Questions to Ask Before Buying a Storage Trailer

When in the market for an enclosed cargo storage trailer, there are a few questions you should ask yourself before you commit to anything. What do I intend to haul with my trailer? The purpose of your trailer, whether for simple storage or transport of goods for your business, will determine the type of trailer […]


Storage Container Sizes: How to Choose?

If you’re thinking of leasing, buying or renting a storage container for personal or business use, your first thought may be: what size should I get? Your answer will depend on whether you need the container for custom use or on-site storage, what you need to store in the container, and how much space you […]