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We often talk about the many advantages of modifying a shipping container – for all the different aspects of residential and commercial use, however often the thought of the interior for actual use is only lightly touched on. Why is it important to modify the interior of your container to suit its use? Many work, […]

When permanent structures built traditionally aren’t an option for either functionality or financial reasons, what do you do? Order a Rural Container Shed from the Container Traders of course! A Rural Container Shed is a hybrid shelter storage space with a flexible design that enables you to have an outside mount with a large space […]

If you have a teenager, one thing is for certain. You, or they, need their own space at various intervals during the teenage years. Some houses don’t necessarily have the layout to help with this problem, and with the expense of traditional building costs, a teenage retreat is a pipe dream for many parents – […]

Shipping containers are often thought of in regards to storage, or transport, but how often do you think about using shipping containers for farming? New advancements and trials around the world  and Australia have shown that containers are suited to a new trend called vertical farming – using artificial LED lighting and usually smaller types […]

While not entirely necessary for a storage container, adding an extra entry point into your container can benefit you whether you’re using your container for storage, or converting it into a site office. And while it seems simple – add in a door here please – there are a few different types of doors to […]

When you’re looking at starting up a new venture, one of the first things you take into consideration is the start up cost. Too high, and your new business could be doomed to fail before you’ve even had a chance. So what is one way to lower all costs and still create the fantastic plan […]

Last week, we started looking into shipping container accomodation, (see here) and why it’s becoming more and more commonplace to use a shipping container as the base for creating your own space. After you’ve answered the questions of; what purpose the accommodation will be used for, where location the accommodation will be and what your […]

With a high surge in the trend of downsizing and minimising possessions, there is an even larger trend pattern developing with shipping container accomodation. Affordable, transportable and easily modified, shipping containers are the seemingly perfect example of minimalist living. But what do you need to do to get one for yourself? How to obtain or […]

Previously, we have looked into the way you could go about creating your own shipping container workshop, what you would need to look into beforehand and the accessories that could be included – and today we’re looking at how shipping containers are perfectly ideal for workshop conversions. There are quite a few characteristics of containers […]

If you’ve been wondering where your next marketing campaign could be going, consider large format advertising. Shipping containers lend themselves to the very type of ads that can transform our landscape – with the added advantage of storage included. Traditionally only used in remote places, showing only localised companies or products, large scale adverts are […]