The Container Guy LTD

Converting A Shipping Container Into An Insulated, Fire Rated Utility Building

  • Converting a Shipping Container into a Master Control Room (MCC electrical service shack). The Container Guy will take you along as we modify a sea can into an MCC electrical shack.

    We will first install drywall and checker plate flooring before we cut out and install doors and ventilation frames.

    The next step is installing steel stud framing and spray foam, which is followed by a 2-hour fire-rated wall construction system.

    We will finish off the mod by installing a 10” exhaust fan, intake damper vents, a heat pump / AC unit, panic bar door hardware with a self-closing device, and a final coat of epoxy floor coating.

    Many construction methods and tips in this video transfer over to container home and cabin construction in Northern climates.

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