A Recyclable Solution to Reducing Homelessness: Custom Shipping Containers Converted to Housing

Half a million people live on the streets or in shelters on any given night in the U.S. Around a fourth of the homeless are children. The reasons for homelessness are varied, but the most common are poverty, joblessness, and falling incomes. Apart from these causes, inadequate affordable housing and declining public residential assistance programs have worsened both homelessness and the existing housing crisis.

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The Many Possibilities Offered by Shipping Container Modifications

Looking at shipping containers as mere transport containers for huge loads of goods is now a thing of the past. Aside from this traditional function, ordinary people and businessmen are finding new uses for shipping containers. Advantages in shipping container technology has also made it easier to personalize them to a customer’s exact specifications. In fact, if you can imagine it, chances are it can be built.

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Why You Should Look for Used Shipping Containers for Sale to Build Your New House

There are many reasons why now is the time to start thinking about being green when you consider buying or building your next house. That’s why many people are looking for used shipping containers for sale for a more environmentally friendly home. Shipping containers have huge advantages over traditional buildings which make them an appealing option.

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After Shopping for Shipping Containers for Sale: What to Expect When Turning It Into a House

If you’ve set your mind on having your very own container home, it’s no surprise that you’d want to get started on looking at various shipping containers for sale in Houston and elsewhere right away. After all, the sooner you find the perfect unit for your project, the earlier you can get started on developing your dream container home.

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Container Modification


Looking for custom shipping containers? EMS specializes in modifying shipping containers to fit your unique requirements. Our wide range of modified shipping or cargo containers for sale run the course from mobile offices, electrical switch rooms, container homes, emergency shelters and beyond. Whatever your needs are for shipping container modifications, if you can imagine it, weThe Possibilities are Endless with Shipping Container Modifications can definitely build it.  For businesses that require additional facilities and customization such as doors, windows, air conditioning, etc, we can handle that too.If you have some unique ideas in mind, you have come to the right place.
At EMS, we can turn your ideas into reality and build a modified shipping container that meets your special requirements. Wondering if that crazy idea was possible? All you have to do is ask and we’ll tell you if it is. We can do the modifications in-house at our facilities or through our partnerships with various reliable factories throughout America. We can build brand new customized container units according to your specifications or we can also modify used shipping containers for sale based on your requirements.  All you need to do is share your ideas with us and we will make your shipping containers look the way you want and with the functionally you need.

If your business is expanding at a rapid pace and you need worksite solutions that can be deployed quickly, modifying shipping containers into portable office spaces is a great idea to scale up while keeping your costs low. Better yet, EMS can modify new and used shipping containers into lunch rooms, first aid rooms, storage rooms, switch rooms, etc for your business. You can even ask us to build a shipping container office for your team! And through our relationships with various depot operators across the US, we can have these fully modified containers delivered to your worksite quickly and efficiently.


At EMS, we offer you the ability to fully customize your container according to your own specifications. You get to choose the dimensions, the kind of accessories you want in your container, the color, and many others. Our modification team will work with you to make sure the final product looks exactly like the one you had in mind.  We will listen to your ideas, pay attention to your needs and keep your requests in mind and then our modification team will chalk out the best possible way to build your modified shipping container at a very competitive price. If you have any questions about our shipping container modification services, get in touch with us by dialing 713-675-4442. Or, you can also send an email to sales@ems-llc.com


CALL US with your ideas and specifications in mind and our customer-friendly team will get back to you right away. Whether you are looking for shipping containers for sale  or storage containers for sale or just need to modify a container, we have everything you need when it comes to shipping containers. Have special requests that require major modifications? Well, get the ball moving by contacting us today and we’ll come up with the best possible options and pricing. Looking to buy a shipping container today? Contact us to get more information and we’ll help you get started as soon as possible.