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DIY Shipping Container Builds

DIY Shipping Container Builds

We have started to build out our DIY container offering a little more. We have always supported the DIY community with plans and consultations, but we are taking it to the next level. We are now offering fully-customizable DIY container builds with the ability to select all of the options you want on our website. We are more than happy to chat through some of your options, but we want the process to be as seamless as possible for you. Below is a breakdown of some of the DIY container options you have at your disposal. DIY Container Homes DIY...

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5 Unique Uses For Shipping Container “Offices”

5 Unique Uses For Shipping Container “Offices”

With the landscape of working life-changing, people are finding more and more innovative ways to incorporate shipping containers into their work. Containers provide a low-cost, convenient, and unique solution to many of the problems we see today in the workforce. Here are just a few of our favorite shipping container offices/workspaces. Backyard Office The increasing popularity of working from home also brings the problem of separating that work/life balance. A backyard office is a convenient and practical answer to stepping away from the potential noise and distractions of home while being able to focus on that next Zoom meeting. Large...

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Can Shipping Containers Withstand Hurricanes?

Can Shipping Containers Withstand Hurricanes?

With one of the busiest seasons for named storms in the gulf over recent decades, considering ways to protect belongings is something on everyone's minds. Hurricanes have the potential for 150+ mph winds and much higher than that in certain pockets depending on how big the storm is. This lends the question, can shipping containers withstand hurricanes? The answer is not cut and dry and requires a bit further explanation, but, from a core perspective, a shipping container can be a great way to protect your belongings through a hurricane if installed and secured properly. The Science of Hurricanes Before...

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5 Unique Container Home Customizations

5 Unique Container Home Customizations

Container homes are not aesthetically pleasing out of the box. If you've gotten your hands on even a gently used container you've probably seen more damage and rust. As experts in customizing shipping containers and shipping container design we have some awesome ways to improve the curb appeal of your shipping container home. Custom Doors & Entryways We offer both french/atrium doors and sliding glass doors that look great and maintain structural integrity. Even though you are acquiring a piece of equipment, implementing some of the creature comfort elements can make the shipping container feel much more like a home....

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Mini Splits & Keeping Cool In Your Container Home

Mini Splits & Keeping Cool In Your Container Home

Nowadays, we’re seeing a trend in homeowners and renters making the switch from overly standard or traditional homes and apartments for shipping container homes and cabins. If you are not grabbed by the minimalist and relaxing lifestyle, the energy efficiency may seal the deal. Shipping container homes consume much less energy, resulting in lower bills and a smaller carbon footprint. Usually, only one cooling unit is needed to keep a container home cooled and heated for comfort. For this, we like to use ductless mini-splits, which consist of an outdoor compressor or condenser connected to an indoor air-handling unit. Experts...

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