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How to transform a shipping container into shed

If you’re looking for a super secure shed, consider a container shed, shipping containers make the perfect garden or storage shed as well a great workshop where all your tools and equipment is safe. Made of heavy grade steel a container shed requires special tools to break into, which makes a lot of noise that would attract attention so they are safe to store all types of stuff in.
·         Adaptability
Being made from heavy steel plates, shipping containers are very adaptable. You can turn them into any type of container shed you like. Adding doors, windows, vents and air cons are very easy. Insulation and plumbing as well as electrical, gas and compressed air lines can be installed in any position required.
With simple common tools such as a welder, gas cutter, grinder, electric drill and a cutoff saw, you can configure your container shed to suit any application you require, A workshop, man cave, garden shed, sewing room, computer den or just somewhere to keep the big boys toys.
·         Sizes
Containers come in a range of s, from 15ft to 40ft depending on your requirements and the space you have to put one.
If your container shed is too small, you can add another container or even a dome top to create the ideal space
·         Conversion
When your container is delivered, it will be empty and bare inside and out, ready for you to convert it to your purposes.
First, you need to arrange or a suitable foundation to raise the container above the ground as being steel they can rust if sitting in wet conditions. The floor of a container shed is self supporting, the consideration is in making a foundation that will accommodate the total weight and raise it off the ground.
Then consider the layout, where you want to position any doors or windows you may want to add.
·         Shipping containers come with a large lockable door that can be retained or converted as required
·         Shelving and partitions can be fitted by welding on brackets or drilling and bolting systems
·         Any openings can be made with the skillful use of a gas axe or a cutting wheel on a grinder, but always use the appropriate safety equipment
·         Electrical fittings should be installed by a registered and licenced electrician
·         You can do your own plumbing, but you must use a suitably experienced and qualified plumber/drain layer to connect any sanitary fittings or sewage outlets
Once any structural work is completed it’s time to consider painting and aesthetics to keep your container shed looking good and to preserve the steel.
If your container shed is exposed to the heat of the day, consideration needs to be given to having a good ventilation system, both to keep it cool inside and to reduce any condensation buildup that could occur and damage any of your equipment or possessions kept inside.
Shipping containers make wonderful, safe and secure cost-effective container sheds or workshops when you need extra space.