Your #1 Contact for Custom
Storage Container Solutions

Let us be your trusted partner in creating a space that reflects your vision, meets your practical needs, and elevates your ideas to new heights.


At Square 1 Containers, we’ve been creating unique and custom storage container projects since 2004. We are pioneers in creating custom container solutions that redefine versatility, functionality, and style. As a leading provider of shipping container modifications, we transform ordinary containers into extraordinary spaces for a multitude of purposes.

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Step 01

Determine size, type, and what
modifications you want.

Step 02

Pricing is submitted to you, and the
design is finalized.

Step 03

Deposit is paid to Square 1 and the
construction begins.

Step 04

Delivery, Installation, and
Final Payment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Crafting tailor-made solutions is at the heart of our business. We understand that each project is unique, and we take pride in turning your vision into reality. Our customization process is an engaging journey that begins with attentive listening and a lot of questions! From the placement of windows and doors to the selection of colors and materials that resonate with your style, our team will work closely with you to create a container that aligns perfectly with your needs and vision. We’re always willing to go the extra mile by accommodating special requests, we’ve even incorporated fixtures personally sourced by the client in order to provide the perfect finishing touch to a project! Rest assured, our process is driven by collaboration and communication. Have a question? Don’t be afraid to ask! We will guide you through every step, ensuring that your container is a true reflection of your vision.

The timeline for completing a custom container project can vary, influenced by factors like the complexity of the build-out and the ongoing projects in our shop. Our aim is to provide you with a well-informed estimate, and we will diligently strive to meet it. Nevertheless, it’s important to note that occasional delays can arise due to factors beyond our control, such as unexpected weather conditions or unforeseen material availability issues. Throughout the entire process, we maintain open lines of communication to ensure you’re always up-to-date on the progress of your project. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we make it a point to keep you informed every step of the way.


While we always strive to avoid any unexpected delays, we believe in transparency. If any potential challenges arise, we proactively reach out to you at the earliest sign to discuss the situation and find the best possible resolution. We value your time and trust and will strive to complete your project as quickly as possible without sacrificing quality.

We offer a comprehensive range of services, from design to installation, based entirely on your needs, and can handle as little or as much of the project as you prefer. In the past, we’ve collaborated with architects and engineers to draw up plans and conduct thorough structural analyses for city inspections. You have the option to decide how far you’d like us to take the project. Some clients choose to take the reins after a certain stage, while others rely on our expertise to bring the project to completion. Our goal is to make the process as seamless as possible, and we adjust our involvement to best suit your project’s unique requirements.

 We do not offer financing at this time.

The floor is 1 3/16” marine grade plywood which sits atop 5 ½” steel cross members on 12” centers.

It could have been anything but rest assured we do not use containers that have had hazardous material shipped in them.


While the original contents of each container can vary widely, we prioritize your safety and peace of mind. We assure you that we never utilize containers that have previously transported hazardous materials. Your well-being and the quality of our products are of utmost importance to us!

The weight of a container will vary based on the specific finish and customizations you choose. Here are some approximate standard weights for reference:

  • A 20ft container typically weighs about 5000 lbs.
  • A standard 40ft container typically weighs about 8500 lbs.
  • A 40ft high cube container typically weighs about 9500 lbs.

Preparation will vary based on your property and its specific conditions. To ensure a stable foundation, a level surface is required. You may consider using any of the following options:

  • A rock or crushed concrete pad
  • Railroad ties
  • Cement pads

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Share your vision with us, and let our skilled team bring it to life with precision and excellence. Contact us today to experience the convenience and practicality of our custom-designed containers, meticulously crafted to enhance your workflow.