Author: Kathleen Donohoe

How To: Move house at the end of the year

Do you need to move house at this time of year? During the summer can be one of the worst times to move house or pack up your business – not only from the heat, but also from the exorbitant costs that can come with moving near public holidays. BUT. Did you know that you […]

Party… in a Shipping Container

We’ve been through so many different modifications that you can create from the humble shipping container – most of them easy, and all of them unique. From personal use to business use, a shipping container can fit any purpose – and parties are no exception! Around this time of year, both individuals and companies are […]

The Ultimate Christmas Present: A Shipping Container

It’s a fact that some people are hard to buy Christmas presents for. So what can you find for the person who has everything? A shipping container! This could be considered an unusual or unique gift, but they’re easily paid for by cash or credit card, and a gift that can be purchased so close […]

Secure Storage for the Christmas Period

Whether you need storage for personal use or business use, a shipping container can be your own saviour during the Christmas period. Known for being the busiest time of the year, sales go up and therefore we have a collection of either (a) personal Christmas items around – most likely taking up space after December, […]

Ablution Unit or Bathroom Block?

Another great easy shipping container conversion is a container bathroom block, or ablution unit. Wether you need to create a temporary deluxe bathroom for a high end client, or a set of economical toilets or showers for low cost housing, a shipping container is an ideal shell to be able to house all your bathroom […]

Lockboxes: The unsung hero of security

Have you heard about lockboxes? Or know what they do? When you purchase or hire a shipping container, chances are, you have done so to protect or keep items or equipment as safe as possible during transport or storage, right? This is the case with almost all container users – and rightly so. A shipping […]

Butcher Doors in Refrigerated Containers

One of the most interesting container modifications is the addition of a butcher door within the side of a refrigerated shipping container. Coming in a variety of sizes, a butcher door can be of a range of types, from elevated sliding doors to PVC Strip curtains or air curtains. Often arriving with other accessories as well, […]

40′ Side Opening Container Review

The ultimate shipping container – in size and accessibility is without a doubt, the 40’ Side Opening Container. Forty feet in length, it comes in both the standard general purpose and high cube height – with this one being an impressive 9’6” in total. Made to accomodate all odd shaped parts, the added bonus of […]

How to choose a container layout

Not sure on what kinds of containers you need to buy to modify into accomodation? Or what about how to layout these containers? While your best bet will be a draftsman or designer/architect to help you, you can always investigate the different layouts first to have an idea on what will suit you in the […]

New vs Old Shipping Containers: Which is right for you?

When you’ve finally done the research to realise you need a shipping container in your life – for whatever reason, whether it be storage, transporting goods, or a modified area; you then need to decide if you want to buy a new one trip container, or a used, older container. NEW ONE TRIP CONTAINERS One […]