Do you have a display unit I can view?
Yes, you can view our display unit at our construction yard located in Wakerley. Viewings are by appointment only. To arrange an inspection, please call John on 0433 385 337. With new containers underway every week, you will be able to preview our builds at different stages of construction.
How much do your containers cost?
Black Fly offer containers from $12,000 +GST and up depending on your build requirements.
Do you do custom builds?
Absolutely. All containers are customisable to your specific layout, interior fit out, colour scheme and windows and door sizes. We offer a range of door and window sizes.
Do you have a DIY option?
Yes. The Black Fly DIY container is the perfect option for those wanting to save thousands and complete their own project. Let us do the hard work with the cuts, installations of windows, doors and frame work. You simply finish it off! Prices starting from as low as $12,000 + GST (depending on containers, windows and door sizes). Contact us for more details and a personalized price for your custom build.
How long does it take t o build a container?
Containers can be built in as little as 14 days.
How big is a converted container?
Measurements are 6m x 2.4m or 14.4 square meters. Total height is 2.9m with a completed ceiling height of 2.4m
Do you have options for solar power? Yes. We offer custom solar power packages depending on your needs. Do you have delivery options? We offer different methods of delivery depending on the needs of the client, from delivery on a tilt tray tow truck or crane truck to lift over fences straight onto your footings.
Do you offer new container builds or just B grade?
We convert all styles of 20ft containers How do you deal with t he pot ent ial cont am inat ion from previous use of t he cont ainers? Depending on the container selected for construction we offer a range of methods for this process. We construct the majority of our builds out of steel floor containers eliminating the potential contaminates from being absorbed by the ply flooring in a standard shipping container. We also pressure wash all of our containers inside and out with an industrial grade disinfectant and detergent. We also offer replacement of the original ply flooring to each container. Can we choose t he colour of our cont ainer? Yes, each build can be completely customizable to your needs Can we have a com post ing t oilet ? Yes, composting toilet options are available Hot wat er syst em s? It?s your choice. Gas, electric storage or instantaneous. All options are available to be added to your build Air condit ioning ? Yes, we supply AC units with our builds. Depending where you would like the compressor mounted we can either install it before it leaves the yard or it can be completed on site. Black Fly can provide you wit h everyt hing you need for your building approval What approvals do we need? This depends on your block of land, best bet is to contact a local certifier for the correct approvals required of your block of land How m uch does a cont ainer weigh once it has been fit t ed out ? This depends on what container we start with and how much we modify it.ie Contemporary Blonde container 4.8 ton Can we connect it t o norm al t own services ie. electricit y/ sewage? Yes, we offer containers with off grid options to full connectivity to local services How is t he cont ainer inst alled? This will depend on your build and the specifications of the engineers design. It can be as simple as four post or on an existing slab. How do you insulat e your cont ainers? Black Fly has a combination of insulation methods. Generally the use of R 3.5 batts combined with a full moisture barrier wrap across the entire container including the floor. Yes, we insulate under the floor. Are your convert ed cont ainers able t o be inst alled in areas prone t o bush fires? Yes, we can work to whatever BAL rating is required for your build