Shipping Container Siding: How-to, Cost Breakdown, and More!

Shipping Container Siding

Do you know that the market of tiny houses is expected to grow by $3 billion between 2021 and 2025? No kidding; people are opting out of the ridiculous expenses of owning a house and buying shipping containers to live in instead.  I’ve been exploring siding materials for quite some time now, and I can […]

Your How-To Guide on Cooling a Shipping Container

Guide on Cooling a Shipping Container

Shipping containers can get heated up pretty fast, especially during summer when the sun’s heat is at its peak. Unless built for refrigeration purposes, steel shipping containers are excellent heat conductors whose internal temperatures are regulated by their external temperatures. On a hot day, most shipping containers can heat up beyond 100 degrees. Such extreme […]

How to buy a shipping container in 2022

how to buy a shipping container

The world of containers can be complex and challenging. For first-time buyers, this complexity is seven-fold. In an industry fragmented with thousands of middlemen offering variety, our step-by-step guide on how to buy a shipping container will help you familiarize yourself with the container industry before you start handing out your money. Size and Number […]

DIY Shipping Container Pool – How to Build a Shipping Container Swimming Pool

diy shipping container pool

As consumers become more conscious, there’s a movement towards using upcycled, sustainable and cost-effective materials. The use of shipping containers is at the center of that movement – everything from shipping container offices, restaurants, homes, and even swimming pools. What is a Shipping Container Swimming Pool? Shipping container pools are pools made of recycled or […]

How To Open and Close Shipping Container Doors

shipping container doors

When trying to figure out how to open shipping container doors, you must first understand how they are manufactured. For instance, large storage units have difficult-to-operate locking mechanisms welded in place.  Shipping container doors also typically have 4-5 hinges. These hinges have to be in perfect alignment for the container to open safely and correctly. […]

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 […]

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. […]