FAQ'S - J2 Containers
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FAQ’S

Commonly Asked Questions:

All containers must be delivered on level & hard packed surfaces. Our trucks are not 4-wheel drive and there will be a charge if our trucks get stuck due to road conditions not acceptable for the large trucks. 20’ containers require a minimum of 60’ in front of where the container will be placed. 40’ containers require a minimum of 100’ in front of the container. Minimum 12’ width and 16′ height. We will also need to consider the large turning radius of the trucks. Delivery site must be free and clear of fences, power lines, trees, shrubs, personal items, cars, etc. If the driver cannot place the container in the position you prefer, they will suggest an alternate placement where there is room to safely deliver.
If you do not have the minimum space to deliver via our trucks, a forklift or crane service will be needed. Please note these will be additional costs to the delivery rate. If you do not want to add this additional service(s), the driver will deliver the container(s) where there is adequate space and this may not be in the area you has originally envisioned.
We have our own in-house modification yard in Wilmington, CA where we can custom make your desired size. Any size outside of 20′, 40′, 45′ lengths will most likely cost more. There are additional labor costs to modify an existing container to your requested size.
Yes we offer mobile installs for steel shipping containers. This service is only available within Los Angeles County. We will bring out our mobile modification crew to complete the work on your business or personal property.
Full balance of your invoice is due before the delivery date is scheduled. Invoices are sent directly to your email through our secured online system. All major credit cards and ACH transfer payments can be submitted directly through the invoice. Please call us for other acceptable forms of payment.
Yes, we have partnered with Klarna to offer financing payment options to all our customers. Please note all financing decisions are handled by Klarna. Klarna is an independent company and is not affiliated with J-2 Containers & Storage LLC.
We welcome guests to our yard in Wilmington, CA by appointment ONLY. We can show you our latest projects we are working on. Many times the containers in our yard have already been purchased by customers and are awaiting modifications. Give us a call to discuss availability (833) 269-4887.
All container sales are final, as is. We strive to provide our customers with an accurate understanding of the container condition they are purchasing through our sample pictures listed on our website and various social media pages. Please view through our various container condition pictures to determine which would suit your needs. If you have any questions or concerns call our office at (833) 269-4887.
Call us for bulk package pricing if you are intending to purchase several containers at once.
You cannot select the color of your shipping container, they come “first off the stack”. You can select a specific color if you purchase an exterior paint job. New (One-Trip) units are typically beige color.
All used containers will have rust and dents. If rust is not acceptable and the appearance is important, we suggest purchasing a New One-Trip container.
Cargo doors require a little strength to open and close. If you have any physical limitations perhaps consider adding a side door or roll-up door to your purchase. Cargo doors will bind and not open properly if the container is not placed on a level and hard packed surface.
Yes, all containers will resist water penetration. Prolong the life of your container by keeping it up and off of the moist dirt. If the container will be placed on dirt we recommend treated 4×4’s or railroad ties (available for purchase) placed under the container which will help promote airflow.
We typically deliver a container (without modifications) within 5-7 business days from purchase. Deliveries are scheduled Monday - Friday. Containers ordered with modifications will require more time, we will be in contact with a delivery date. Please note if purchasing more than one unit, the containers may be delivered on separate days. We cannot control mother nature or unforeseen mechanical breakdowns; we make every effort to keep our 98% timely delivery rating.
All our containers come with a no leak warranty. A New (One-trip) container comes with a ten (10) year warranty and used containers come with a one (1) year no leak warranty. Our modification labor is warrantied for one year. All other installed components (Electrical, A/C, etc) may have varying manufacturer warranty periods, please contact us for more details.
We understand things can come up; we can reschedule your delivery to a better date, however we cannot push out your delivery more than one week past your original delivery date. If you are not able to accept delivery within this time, we will assess a $60 per day storage fee.

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