Can I Have a Shipping Container in My Backyard?

If you’re in the process of relocating and need to store a shipping container in your backyard, you may have to keep it for a while until it is ready to be shipped somewhere. Or, maybe you’re thinking about building a container garage, shed, or workshop in your backyard, and want to know if it’s […]

Different Types of Shipping Containers and What They’re Used For

Types of Shipping Containers

There are many types of shipping containers in use today, and you may be surprised to learn that while some haul cargo, others are people’s homes or businesses. These highly versatile metal boxes can haul a surprisingly heavy amount of material but also get retrofitted to suit a variety of commercial and residential needs. Types […]

How to Keep Moisture Out of Shipping Containers

When it comes to preparing shipping containers for transport it is crucial that you are able to keep the goods inside of those shipping containers safe. After all, you’re likely going to be docked a portion of your payment for transport if the goods arrive in less than usable condition. So, it’s crucial that you […]

What States Allow Shipping Container Homes in 2021?

what states allow shipping container homes

If you are thinking of building a house, a shipping container home is a great option. But what actually is it? Well, you all know that shipping containers are used for storage. So the simplest way to put it is, making a shipping container into a tiny home which you can also strap it on […]

How to Connect Shipping Containers – Plus the Benefits

how to connect shipping containers

While many business and homeowners can get away with only using one container, there are equally as many people who need multiple shipping containers, especially if you’re building a shipping container home. But, how do you connect shipping containers? If you’re not sure, don’t worry! That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in today’s post. […]

How To Paint A Shipping Container – Plus the Best Paint for Shipping Containers


It can be exciting to set off on the process of acquiring and reclaiming an industrial shipping container for personal use. But for all the fun and experience that comes from this endeavor, there is an equal number of challenges and questions to answer. Chief among those challenges just may be the question of painting […]

Guide to Shipping Container Cabins – Examples, Pricing, Features, and More

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Shipping containers are no longer just metal cargo bins getting transported by sea. Thanks to the tiny home movement and increasing interests in low-impact, eco-friendly homes, shipping containers are now a cost-effective and trending alternative to traditional houses and cabins. People are building and refurbishing shipping container cabins in areas where they can fully appreciate […]

Shipping Container Workshops Guide for 2021

shipping container workshops

Having a separate workshop where your tooling, work and development can be both separate as well as protected is an ideal situation. Many who have had to try and operate a workshop in a combined facility or customer interface knows how frustrating it can be with sharing space, having equipment be misplaced, struggle to keep […]

How to Build a Storm Shelter Out of a Shipping Container

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There is no doubt that it can be scary and nerve-racking to go through a natural disaster. You probably know that hurricanes and tornadoes can cause considerable destruction and harm. Do you live in a region susceptible to hurricanes and tornadoes? If yes, you should consider building your storm shelter to protect yourself. We can define a storm […]

How to Reinforce Shipping Container Homes

reinforcing shipping containers

Does a shipping container make a good home? Will they sustain for years without doing multiple structural changes? The answer is yes. You can transform shipping containers into aesthetically pleasing houses, and steel construction will only make them strong and robust. These houses are safe, environment friendly, and pretty light on the pocket too. To transform a […]