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15 Great Spare Room Ideas That You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

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Shipping containers are an ideal way to build a new spare room for your house quickly, cheaply and effectively. You can either modify one yourself if you are into DIY or take a pre-built container “cabin” and repurpose it to your hearts content. By taking a 20 or 40 foot container, adding access doors, windows,…

Shipping Containers: A Medical Clinic in a Box

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Disease and illness have no boundaries. It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, there’s a chance of getting sick and needing urgent medical attention. The problem is, there are many places that it’s simply impossible to build a medical clinic quickly and cost effectively, be it in harsh climates, developing nations or conflict…

Urban Agriculture & Shipping Containers – A Greenhouse in a Box

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Shipping containers have been used to transport food and fresh produce around the world since they first hit the seas over 60 years ago. Times are changing however, and shipping containers are no longer being used just to transport food – they are being used to grow it. Shipping container farms are increasing in popularity…

Electrical Fitouts: 7 Reasons to Use Modified Shipping Containers

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You’ve spent ten’s of thousands of dollars on sensitive electrical equipment such as computer servers, power generators, switch rooms or control systems for your business and you will need somewhere to safely store and operate it. Many businesses will have custom rooms built into their facilities, but what happens if you don’t have the space available to expand…