This depends on the use of the container. Whether you want to buy it or looking for a container hire in Sydney, each of our shipping containers are designed and manufactured to deal with with a long and difficult life like moving goods around the world. Innately, they are very robust and secure.



Talking about the typical new price of a container, one can simply get an instant quote in order to make up a positive mindset.

Moreover, a used shipping container in Sydney will usually have been in global operation for almost or more than 10 years and sometimes longer but depending on your use, depending on its location and reasonable maintenance it is not unreasonable to expect a further 10 plus years of use.

Thus, the typical value at the end of the operational services can be counted at the time of sale.

Nonetheless, if you have decided to go with the used container hire in Sydney there are several key things to look out for:

  • Make sure it is impermeable and doesn’t have any leaks
  • Although, some typical wear and tear are expected but ensuring its condition intact or not is a must. Also it should not contain any holes.
  • Check the doors move freely inside-and-outside and the locking bars work.
  • Expect some dents and very light rust but if you can see through it- don’t buy it.
  • Get on the container’s roof and check if there are any signs of leaks or corrosion.

We hope this has answered your question, if not, please do Contact Us and speak to one of our container experts.

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