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4 Alternative Uses For Storage Containers

Learn about four alternative uses for storage containers.

Learn about four alternative uses for storage containers.

While storage containers are often used for construction sites and shipyards, storage unit containers are actually extremely versatile and have many alternative uses. Beyond the common uses of safely storing and transporting items, you can transform a storage container into a medical facility, a classroom, or even a restaurant!

Bar and Restaurant

Storage containers are gaining popularity in the food industry, as more and more bars are being constructed out of the containers. In urban areas where space is limited and rent is expensive, storage containers make an excellent alternative for a bar or restaurant. The innovative style tends to draw in more customers, as people are interested to see how the owners have transformed the space into a real restaurant.


Education facilities are turning to storage containers for temporary or permanent building additions, as an inexpensive way to add more classrooms. Schools often strive for innovation and creativity, and using storage containers as classrooms or offices is a great step towards a more sustainable future.

Medical Facilities

In addition to schools, medical facilities also see the many benefits of using storage containers as permanent building solutions. By using the containers as the main building material, hospitals and medical facilities can save money and cut down build-time by a significant amount to provide help and services to those who need it as quickly as possible.

Event Site

You may have seen storage containers at events such as concerts and sporting events, and there is a good chance they will continue to become more popular at these sites. Since storage containers are weather-resistant and secure, they are the perfect temporary solution for outdoor events.

At Allied Trailers, we are a full-service provider of event and security space and storage solutions, which means that we never outsource any part of the process. Our fleet of trucks and drivers deliver containers on time and pick them up when needed, without requiring a great deal of lead time. We know that events need a great deal of flexibility and reliability, and worked hard to provide both!

Contact Allied Trailers Today for Your Storage Unit Container!

Allied Trailers is a leading provider of space solutions for the construction, education, energy, industrial, commercial/retail, healthcare, and government markets. With operations on the East Coast of the United States, and serving more than 50,000 customers, Allied Trailers operates a fleet of nearly 10,000 modular space and secure storage units that are leased through a network of 8 branch locations along the East Coast of North America. Check out our Locations page for contact information, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, and our don’t forget to check out our blog.


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