The Rise and Rise of Cargotecture

“Cargotecture” is a word you are going to hear more often over the coming years. It’s a buzz word that’s been created around a rising industry that involves recycling and using shipping containers for construction purposes. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at what Cargotecture is exactly, and why it’s proving to beContinue reading “The Rise and Rise of Cargotecture”

Why Shipping Containers Continue To Be the Best Sustainable Homes

For many years the humble shipping container was considered nothing more useful than being a metal box to either transport goods in a safe and secure manner, or a robust place to store things. Times have changed a lot over the past few decades and so have peoples’ views on the varied uses and applicationsContinue reading “Why Shipping Containers Continue To Be the Best Sustainable Homes”

Shipping Container Electrical Fitouts

If a shipping container is being used for a purpose other than transportation, you may find the need to fit it out with lights, electrical outlets, and possibly even air conditioning. This will be required to make the container functional for the intended purpose. Maybe you’re transforming a shipping container into a home office, orContinue reading “Shipping Container Electrical Fitouts”

Top Tips To Furnish A Shipping Container Granny Flat, Man Cave or She Shed

Shipping containers have become one of the go to building materials used in modern day construction, due to their cost, robust build, and the fact that even before modifications are made, most of the structure is already in place. Common uses of containers is for a quick and easy build of granny flats, she shedsContinue reading “Top Tips To Furnish A Shipping Container Granny Flat, Man Cave or She Shed”

Chill Out In Your Own Shipping Container Man Cave

Having your own personal space where you can “get away from it all” for a few hours is good for any man’s sanity. You might have just come home after a hectic day at work, need to escape the family for a while just to chill out and get your head together, or want aContinue reading “Chill Out In Your Own Shipping Container Man Cave”

What are the Different Types of Shipping Containers?

Shipping containers are needed for many different purposes, so they are manufactured in a wide range of sizes, shapes and configurations. Most products that are shipped around the world are shipped in a shipping container. If all shipping containers were manufactured identically, there would be problems with the products that could be shipped in theContinue reading “What are the Different Types of Shipping Containers?”

What Size Shipping Container Do I Need?

When you are considering the purchase or hire of a shipping container, you should know that there are several sizes available. The most common sizes are the 10-foot shipping container, the 20-foot shipping container and the 40-foot shipping container.  No matter what size of shipping container you ultimately decide to purchase or hire, these unitsContinue reading “What Size Shipping Container Do I Need?”

Which Do I Need? New or Used Shipping Containers?

You may not really know what the major differences are between new and used shipping containers. What are the main reasons to use new shipping containers as opposed to used shipping containers? Making the best decision for your needs is important because you want to get something that suits you and the purpose that youContinue reading “Which Do I Need? New or Used Shipping Containers?”

What Can Be Made from a Shipping Container?

We all know what shipping containers are used for – to transport all manner of goods around the world over our oceans and transport over land on transport truck and train once the container ships arrive in a port. Once the container has been emptied, it was not thought to have much use, but inContinue reading “What Can Be Made from a Shipping Container?”

What Should I Look For In A Shipping Container Supplier?

When you decide to purchase or hire a shipping container, whether it is new or used, you need to find a good and reliable supplier. This article should help you with the ins and outs of looking for that reliable supplier.  We have put together a short list of what you should look for inContinue reading “What Should I Look For In A Shipping Container Supplier?”