CONTAINER CONVERSIONS Garage unit 24ft x 20ft CS37850
- Roller shutters
- External Shiplap wood cladding
- 3 x 8ft ramps
- 12mm ply lining and insulation
- Painted roofs
Step 1 - work to create the 24ft x 20ft joined container
- The first task is to remove the sides on the three containers to be joined. and re-enforce the top rail and sides with 100mm x 60mm box section (to prevent the top rail from sagging).
- We removed the original doors from these containers, welded on steel sheets to make new walls and "made good" around the gaps where the hinges were located - to prevent leaks.
- We welded box section upstands to the top-rail to enable the fitting of a "top-hat", which will make the container watertight across the joins.
- Our client requested a welded access hole, and extraction pipe, in the container, to accommodate their own fittings after deliver, including electrics.
- We then fitted brackets for engaging the ramps.
- The new steel is painted, including the roof.
Step 2 - Ply lining and insulationBoth containers are insulated with 100mm rockwool and ply lined with 12mm standard ply, which will keep the containers at a constant temperature and prevent condensation. For more on the ply lining process, see out article Ply Lined Containers
Step 3 - CladdingWe used Shiplap softwood timber cladding panels, which are particularly suited for exterior work, on both containers, for a resilient and attractive finish.