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 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 […]

Complete Guide to Installing Shipping Container Vents

shipping container vents

Shipping containers are more than just a big metal box. They can withstand the turbulence of the open ocean and handle anything thrown at them, such as harsh physical environments, strong gusts of wind, and extreme weather. A shipping container is built to be airtight to provide insulation. However, it’s important to have proper ventilation. […]