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Top 5 Common Uses for Portable Metal Buildings in QLD

  • by   Elite Portables
  • 11 Jun 2022
  • Blog

Metal portable buildings can be utilised for a range of diverse uses, from additional detached living to remote portable offices and entire homes. Elite Portable are experienced suppliers of premium quality portable homes and portable offices for sale across Queensland. Below, we look at the 5 most common uses for portable buildings and their benefits.  


1. Granny Flat 

Granny flats are one of the most common uses of a portable metal building today, accounting for a significant majority of the work we do at Elite Portables. Granny flats are essentially a secondary dwelling. typically located in the backyard of the main property. They facilitate self-contained living for elderly family members, adult children, teenagers and guests.  

 With prefabricated portable buildings delivered and quickly installed on your property, getting a granny flat can be a fast, convenient and affordable way to add extra living space to your property. Granny flats can also be used to generate additional income as a short or long term rental.  


2. Studio 

Granny flats can also be used as temporary offices at home, as an art or music studio or as a simple recreational space. Are you an avid student of woodwork or pottery? Need a place to rehearse or record music? Portable buildings are a great option when you need to add a dedicated space for exploring your talents and passions. 


3. Pool House 

If you’re looking for an affordable way of adding a pool house to your pool area, a portable granny flat style building is ideal. You can fit the space out with everything you need, from a bathroom/change room area to a dedicated kitchen space and living area where you can add things like a bar, pool table or table tennis table.  


4. Modular Homes 

Your house doesn’t have to be built from scratch with a construction site on your vacant lot. An increasingly popular option today is prefabricated modular housing. This involves your home getting built entirely off-site in sections  and then delivered to your property where it gets installed. 

For those looking to custom build their dream home, this is a great alternative to the expense of building from scratch, allowing you to reduce construction times and costs while maintaining high quality builds. Need inspiration for a custom portable home design? See our gallery of past projects.  


5. Office Building 

Portable offices are ideal for industries that involve working on remote sites or on a temporary basis before needing to move. Construction, mining, education and medical industries are just some of the few examples that regularly opt to work from temporary site offices.  

They can be customised to suit your organisation’s exact needs and provide long term durability thanks to a steel skid base and steel frame construction complete with Colorbond steel cladding. This means our portable offices can withstand any harsh Australian weather conditions and be relocated multiple times without risking damage to the structure.  


Contact Us for Portable Offices for Sale Across Australia 

Elite Portables are the experts you can count on when you need premium quality temporary offices and portable homes in Queensland, Australia or overseas. From temporary site offices to granny flats, we provide portable buildings in a range of sizes and styles, with the option to fully customise depending on your needs. To get started, check out our price guide or contact us today.  

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