Container conversions – the sky’s the limit
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
6d ago
Occasionally, trends emerge that seem to have a firm grasp on large proportions of the UK. And it’s no different with converted shipping containers. During the UK lockdowns, the backyard bar gave homeowners and their families a safe place to socialise without fear of COVID-19 transmission. But what are people using shipping container conversions for now?   The biggest container conversion trends of 2024 As technology and shipping container architecture continue to make leaps, those looking for more space might be considering the following trends of 2024 to bring their plans to life. Multi ..read more
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Can you convert a shipping container?
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
2M ago
An increasingly popular solution for businesses and domestic properties alike is converted shipping containers. Now surplus stock for the busy shipping industry, an estimated 14 million modal containers are sitting around waiting to be repurposed across the globe. So, what do you need to know about converted shipping containers?   How are shipping containers converted? Most shipping container conversions use the pre-existing roof and walls of a used shipping container as the structure of the new building. The used containers can then be altered by: Joining multiple containers together Ad ..read more
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How do you move a 20ft shipping container?
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
2M ago
With an estimated 65 million shipping containers in use worldwide, moving them is a day-to-day reality for container companies and haulage teams across the world. But how exactly do you transport containers over 20 feet long and 8′ 6” high? The experts at Gap Containers tell all!   How do you transport containers? Intermodal containers are generally moved using specialist lifting machinery, namely forklifts or lorry-loader cranes, also called HIABs. At Gap Containers, specially trained lifting teams predominantly use HIABs to lift the container from one of the nationwide depots and positi ..read more
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How do you move a 20ft shipping container?
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
2M ago
How do you move a 20ft shipping container? With an estimated 65 million shipping containers in use worldwide, moving them is a day-to-day reality for container companies and haulage teams across the world. But how exactly do you transport containers over 20 feet long and 8′ 6” high? The experts at Gap Containers tell all!   How do you transport containers? Intermodal containers are generally moved using specialist lifting machinery, namely forklifts or lorry-loader cranes, also called HIABs. At Gap Containers, specially trained lifting teams predominantly use HIABs to lift the container f ..read more
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Get Your Garden Room Ready for Summer 2024
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
5M ago
Get your garden room ready for summer 2024 The green-fingered among us will already be getting their ducks in a row for the start of meteorological spring next month. But for those considering a garden room project this summer, although it may seem a long way from BBQ season, preparations also need to be started sooner rather than later! So, how can you get your garden room ready for summer 2024?   For traditional garden rooms Design your garden room Before you can build your garden room, you need to design a structure that meets your needs and ideal budget without breaching the requireme ..read more
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New year, new me: will a home gym container help me get fit?
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
6M ago
New year, new me: will a home gym container help me get fit? As the new year unfolds before us, chock full of possibilities, most people will be considering New Year’s resolutions – the most popular of which tends to be exercising more and getting into shape. But for those who are nervous about busy places, or who are embarrassed about their current fitness levels, going to the gym in January can be nerve-wracking! To put your fitness first without the stress and nerves, why not consider a home gym in a shipping container?   Benefits of a shipping container gym Container gyms are an excel ..read more
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Are shipping containers good for storage?
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
7M ago
If you are drowning in clutter and have filled the cupboards and lofts of your house, you might well be looking for alternative options. With more people than ever working from home or using their houses for socialising and homeschooling, our domestic sanctuaries need to be versatile and clutter-free so we can utilise them effectively – but this can be hard if you are stuck moving seasonal goods and mementos from one room to another. If this sounds like you, consider shipping container storage for your drive or garden.   Why choose shipping container storage to store your goods? With thou ..read more
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5 reasons a shipping container conversion could save Christmas
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
8M ago
Halloween and Bonfire Night are in our rearview mirror and the Christmas adverts have started – it can mean only one thing… Your house is about to be taken over by the Christmas spirit – and the kids! Now before you run for the hills, there is a solution, and it is much simpler than you might expect – a shipping container conversion. But how can a shipping container conversion help keep your festive season more merry and bright then angry and uptight? Read on to find out more!   What is a shipping container conversion? Put most simply, a shipping container conversion is the process of tur ..read more
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Can you insulate a shipping container?
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
10M ago
Insulation is a key factor in keeping your home comfortable and reducing your energy bills. Helping warm homes to cool down on balmy summer afternoons and keeping the heat in the house during winter snows. But is it possible to invest in shipping container insulation to keep your home office or outdoor gym habitable?   Is cargo container insulation possible? Put simply, yes! Shipping container insulation is a relatively simple way to make your extra living space much more pleasant no matter the temperature outside – making it easier for you to use the space all year around. But temperatur ..read more
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It’s like camping…but better – shipping container glamping this summer
Gap Containers Blog
by Lauren
11M ago
The summer holidays have arrived. Long summer days playing contentedly in the sun with your little ones…ice cream smiles and late-night BBQs… picnics in picturesque UK staycations…bliss. Well, after the wettest July on record, it might not be quite the idyllic summer you planned. So, how to entertain the kids – little or larger – this summer? How about glamping in shipping containers?   At home, just not as you know it The great British camping holiday in the summer can very quickly turn from full of fun to plain awful after too many rainy days. So, could the summer holiday saving solutio ..read more
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