When you think of shipping containers, the first thought that might come to mind are incredibly heavy and bulky steel boxes that are used to haul hazardous materials across the ocean. However, in this time of innovation and creativity, there are some pretty incredibly effective ways to use a shipping container to provide more functionality in your life.
In prior times, homes were only constructed of wood, brick, stone, and stucco. However, in today’s times, innovation is beginning to make way for alternative ways to construct and build beautiful homes for people to live in. Just close your eyes and imagine with me for a second what it would feel like to have your dream home in less time and for a fraction of the cost. Well, guess what, with a few shipping containers on your hands, your dream home is closer and cheaper than you think. Welcome home.
2. AS AN OFFICE
If you’ve ever looked into leasing a building to run your business out of, you know how costly that can be over time. With the cost of living (and running a business) continues to increase in our society, purchasing a shipping container to modify into the perfect office space may just be your best bet to saving your hard earned dollars and investing them back into the business you’re proud to own and run.
3. PERFECTLY SIZED POOL
What better way to relax in the summer time than to lay out by your very own pool! Now, in more traditional settings and times, pools have been known to be quite an expensive addition to a home. However, over the past few years, shipping containers have been used to construct some pretty amazing pools that are the perfect size for entertaining guests, relaxing after a hard days work and soaking up the sun!
4. COST EFFECTIVE STORAGE FACILITY
Tired of spending hundreds of dollars a month on a storage unit that can auction your precious items away if you miss a payment? Well, then you might want to consider the benefits of purchasing your very own shipping container that will save you money after just a few short months of having it and will provide you more space than a typical 8X8 storage unit ever could. From needing space to store your items for a remodel project, tools, seasonal items, and more, shipping containers are your best bet for space and dollars in the bank.
5. TRENDY RESTAURANT
If you’re the trendy type, a restaurant made out of shipping containers might be the right fit for you. This new trend is captivating and alluring all on it’s own. Then, coupled with the right food – viola, you’ve got a food sensation warehouse that could draw people in by the masses!
The common thread between all of these different uses for shipping containers are that they are cost effective solutions to the typical way of living life. Shipping containers can provide people with more space, functionality and enjoyment in their life for a fraction of the price. The sky is the limit with your options for uses with containers. You just have to get a little bit creative! So, what are you waiting for? Head on over to our shop page to see what container is right for you!