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So far, we’ve covered for you the beginning of creating a shipping container home – and the planning, preparation, research, budget, and local council rules and regulations – but where do you go from there? Quite often this is a sticking point for those designing their own home, as each home and space are different, […]

Have you ever thought of creating your own space out of a shipping container? Many of us admire those who can do it and wish we could do our own – and Container Traders are here to help with that. With the growing demand for customised containers, we’ve compiled the following steps to help you […]

With any shipping container conversion, there are some inherent characteristics that carry to all the different types of adaptations, and some that only work with specific functionalities. Each container conversion will obviously depend on the function needed from the container, and the budget limitations for the job – but what else? We’ve broken down the […]

When you’re trying to create the best outdoor space that you can, look no further than the Rural Container Shed. These sheds, available in so many sizes, materials and colours are fully customisable – so they will always be able to fit into the area you have convenient. But what are they? And how do […]

The time has come to wrap up the year that was – with a compilation of the best (and most unusual ways) to use a shipping container! From a tilted trend to creating a space aged dream area, we’ve collected some of the strangest, greatest, or most unusual ways shipping containers have been used in […]

Shipping containers revolutionised the world of shipping after being invented, and these great assets that modernised the shipping world are now going to take the business world by storm. Their most redeeming features – strength, mobility, the ability to stack and their inexpensiveness means they are the perfect bones to begin an office modification, whether […]

Although similar to a standard shipping container in some ways (mainly in the materials they’re made of – corrugated steel, and either a plywood or bamboo floor); there is one big difference – and it’s in the removable top of the Open Top container. This top can come in different forms – either a hard […]

Moving is easily one of the most stressful times of your life, but there is an easy fix – using a shipping container. Known as Self Pack Removals, or a Freight Move to some, its a stress-free way to save up to 50% on traditional removalists costs, move on your own schedule and increase security […]

When designing, launching, and running a small business, entrepreneurs often require a certain set of capabilities and conditions in order to see and exploit a business vision or inspiration. These conditions, or capabilities can, and often will, change from person to person, depending on outside factors like personality, financial or real estate markets and laws […]

The world has begun an obsession with shipping containers as modified pieces of accommodation – and this has gradually extended out to include shipping container hotels. From small boutique rooms only made of one shipping container, to massive hotel structures, shipping container hotels are becoming more mainstream as property developers realise that using shipping containers […]