You may see shipping containers passing by on your local highway, train track, or even at the shipyards.
But have you ever thought about all the ways that people can use these cool containers?
They are so versatile!
You will probably be amazed at all the fascinating things that people do with them.
Check out 8 of the coolest ways that people use containers.
Container Cabin or Bunkhouse
Have you ever seen something like this before? Imagine a getaway or bunkhouse to go to for the weekend. All the comforts of home can be built inside of a modified shipping container. Check out these amazing cabins and bunkhouses for some more ideas.
A shipping container can also be used for a locker room. Maybe you need a separate space for the opposing team? You can even have individual lockers, and this can be fully-equipped with showers and plumbing. It will give people a place to lock up their belongings. This is a great add-on anywhere that you need a place for your team to clean up after a rigorous game or practice.
Ever thought about cooking in a shipping container? Well you can if you build it into a kitchenette. Imagine the convenience of having a separate fully functioning kitchen at your disposal. The kitchenette could be used when there is a big crowd or extra kitchen space is needed. It could be put at a camp or recreational area.
Bathrooms and showers
Imagine you are at a remote work location or even just somewhere that doesn’t have a traditional bathroom or showers. With a shipping container modified with toilets and showers you won’t have to use smelly outhouses. This is a very viable option gaining popularity. Think about outdoor events, festivals or concerts that people camp at. A converted shipping container made into a bathroom and shower house could be a great addition.
Concession stand or Produce Stand
Think of all the fun little concession stands that could be made from a shipping container. A little coffee shop, a hot dog stand or even an ice cream shop can be built from a shipping container. You can also very easily create a roadside produce stand with a shipping container. It only takes a slight modification, some shelves and some fresh produce. You could dress it up with some bright, fun paint and attract passing motorists. What’s great is that these stands can be built for temporary or permanent use at a site. Maybe you just need one for a season? It is all up to you and what your needs are. These things are so versatile.
Need a place for guests to rent? What about a small hotel? Let your mind be blown when you watch how these shipping containers were transformed into a small hotel. It can be a very environmentally friendly way to create a little place for guests to stay. They also have the benefit of being put together very quickly.
This is yet another amazing way that you can use a shipping container. There are many ways to design a shipping container pool. There are some that even feature a side window to see into the water. It can even be set up to have a pool and a hot tub. Here is a little tutorial to build your own.
Many great fireworks stands are built from shipping containers. Shipping containers work so well because of their metal walls. It would work much better than a tent or wooden building with such combustible material. These guys will show you how to build your own. Selling Fireworks from your own stand could be such a fun summer entrepreneurial adventure.
As you can see, there are so many ways to use a shipping container.
If you like what you see, we would like to tell you even more.
Give us a call at (805) 206-6963 and we can help you get your own shipping container for all of your creative ideas.