6404 Falls of Neuse Road - Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27615

FAQ

Welcome to the Boxt Containers Frequently Asked Questions page.

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What are the Container sizes that I can rent or purchase?

Boxt Containers offers 4 containers sizes:

  • 20 ft
  • 40 ft
  • 40ft High Cube
  • 45 ft

All containers are closed with two doors and equipped with safety locks.

How much does a container weigh?

The 20ft container weighs 5600 lbs. The 40ft container weighs 8900 lbs.

How much space do I need in order to get my container delivered?

A minimum of 80 to 120 feet of linear clearance and a minimum of 10 feet of width with 14ft of height.

Are the containers safe and lock-able?

Absolutely!  As a matter of fact Boxt Containers provides our customers with an option to have their container(s) delivered with a High-Security lock box affixed to the doors.

What kind of doors does the container have?

Our containers have 2 swing doors on ONE end. We can have the driver load the container up with the doors facing as per the customer preferences.

The picture shows the typical two doors and the safety box installed.

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How are the containers delivered to your location?

The containers are delivered on a Tilt-Back truck. Where-in the trucker backs into the spot, it slides the container off its back and gradually moves forward.

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Do you move containers on Customer's locations

Yes we can move containers, however we can only move empty containers.

Can the containers be stacked at the customers location?

Unfortunately, though the containers are structurally sound to be stacked, our current equipment does not allow us to deliver and stack the containers at the customers location.

Do I need a permit to have the container on my property ?

Rules and regulations differ from county to county, you will need to check with your county and may need to get a permit if required by local law.

What condition are these containers in? New, used?

These containers are retired shipping containers that have been completely refurbished, re-painted and are leak free.

How much notice do I need in order to have the containers picked up?

We would at least need a 4 days notice,  in order to have the containers picked up from your location.

Can I drill holes and put shelvings inside the container?

Although the containers are strong enough to sustain such modifications, Boxt Containers does not permit to have containers modified while on rent at the customers property. You should consider purchasing a container and equipping it the way you want.

Do you offer rent to own?

No, we only rent containers or sell them outright.

Do you have a facility to store the container(s) at?

Unfortunately, we only provide on-site storage.  We can get you a container and you can use it for as long as you want. Once you’re done, we pick the empty container up and take it away.

What is the turn around time to get a Container delivered to my place?

We can deliver with-in 3-4 business days post Order Confirmation.

How much do I need to pay before I get the container(s)?

You will need to pay a delivery fee, a pick-up fee and the first monthly rental, up front.

Are the containers Water Proof?

Our containers are Wind and Water Tight, they will be leak free at the time of the delivery.

What kind of floors does the container have?

Our containers have 1 1/4″ marine wood plank floors. The picture shows the typical flooring and special walls installed to turn the container into a office.

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Are these containers made of Aluminum or Wood ?

No, these containers are made out of 12 gauge corrugated steel, with a reinforced base.

Do I need a ramp to get a forklift in the container ?

That is not necessary, these are ground level storage containers, although the container sits on a 6 inch undercarriage lip. http://boxtcontainers.com/faq/ http://boxtcontainers.com/faq/ http://boxtcontainers.com/faq/Driving a forklift  should not be an issue.

What are the External Dimensions of the containers?

The containers are 20 or 40 foot long, 8 ft wide and 8.6′ tall.

Does the container have vents?

Yes our containers have vents on either side of the container for cross ventilation.

What color are the containers ?

We have containers ranging from Beige, to dark brown or red-oxide. We confirm the color preference with our customer, if needed, prior to delivery.

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Do you sell containers?

Yes, we do!  You can call our toll free telephone number or use the “button” to get a price quote.

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Can I purchase the container that I am currently renting?

Absolutely!  However you will need to call our toll free in-order to get a price quote and to initiate the sale order.

Does Boxt Containers provide financing for purchasing Containers?

At this point of time we do not have that facility.

Do you ship Containers oversea?

Unfortunately we do not ship or provide containers oversea.