Top 5 Reasons to Choose Steel for a Modular Building
BigSteelBox Structures has been modifying shipping containers for years and we've completed and delivered more than 600 projects. With our sophisticated team of designers and builders, we have the skills and specialized expertise to take on large-scale modular building projects for companies around the world.
There are many reasons to choose a steel structure over wood frame for your office, lab, living quarters or any other type of mobile building, and even more reasons to choose BigSteelBox Structures to design and construct it. Here are just the Top 5 Reasons to choose steel for your modular building:
1. Strong & Durable
A BigSteelBox is composed of corten corrugated steel and has been designed and built to withstand the heavy abuse of ocean travel. Opposed to traditional steel, when corten steel is exposed to the elements it creates a skin of rust, which actually acts as a rust inhibitor. This means it will stand up to any climate, no matter how harsh the elements.
2. Portable & Easy to Move
Shipping containers are built to withstand consistent movement and designed with transportation in mind. You can ship them by boat, truck or train and they are virtually indestructible. With multiple lifting points and a rigid steel frame, containers can be craned, forklifted or flown into almost any location.
These life size lego blocks are commonly stacked in shipping yards up to 9 units high, fully loaded. Whether for interim storage or for a smaller footprint, the structural integrity of our steel buildings makes saving space simple. If there are space restrictions on your job site you can stack units, or we can build you a multi-story building.
Unlike traditional wood structures, a modified BigSteelBox can be refurbished and repurposed, even after many years in the field.
BigSteelBox Structures can customize a modular building to fit your needs. If you can dream it, we can build it!
Residential Moving & Storage
BigSteelBox makes residential moving and storage simple.
We deliver a BigSteelBox to your home, you pack it at your own pace, then we pick it up and move it to your new home. If you need storage, keep the Box at your place or we'll store it at one of our secure locations.
Benefits of Building with Steel
For mobile structures on remote worksites, building with steel makes sense when compared to wood-frame construction.
BigSteelBoxes are built for ocean shipping and withstanding the elements, so they're much more solid, durable and stackable than trailers.