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10-foot shipping containers are large enough to be sufficient for most modification and storage needs, but small enough to fit into many tight locations. Aztec Container is considered a key leader in the industry of shipping containers, especially 10-foot shipping containers. Here is some information about the many uses of a 10-foot shipping container.

10 ft. shipping containers can be used in many ways. The most common uses are commercial and residential secure storage, guard shacks, and custom office containers. They can come with front walk-in doors, cargo doors, and roll-up doors.

10 ft. Shipping Container Dimensions:

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Guard Shack

A 10-foot shipping container is a perfect solution for a guard shack because it is compact, mobile and offers security for anyone working inside.

Some custom features that can be added to a 10-foot guard shack offered by Aztec Container include the following:

  • Electrical
  • AC/Heat
  • Toilet and Sink
  • Windows
  • Interior and Exterior Lighting
  • Electrical outlets
  • Data and Phone Jacks
  • Windows
  • Ventilation
  • Doors (front or side)
  • Custom Flooring
  • Security Bars on Window

Shipping container guard shacks are manufactured from the same heavy-duty steel frame used to manufacture storage containers. The guard shacks are designed to be used by security guards and can be moved easily from site to site. Guard shacks made from 10-foot storage containers are ideal for portable security at locations that are remote.

Secured Storage at Location with Limited Space

The 10-foot steel cargo shipping and storage containers offered by Aztec Container are an excellent option for mobile onsite storage.

Some features of these containers include:

  • One-inch thick wood floors
  • 14-inch gauge steel body construction
  • 8-inch gauge steel frame construction

10-foot shipping containers are great for both long-term and short-term storage space. They can be used for commercial and residential.

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You can use a 10-foot shipping container to add workspace to your home or business or worksite quickly. The open container office will offer you a professional and polished workspace in an environment that is safe and climate-controlled. You can place the shipping container directly on the ground, no foundation is necessary. Aesthetically, you can expect the shipping container to give off a vibe that is both structural and modern. This makes the use of shipping containers as a workspace very appealing.

Another advantage is that it is typically a lot cheaper to use a 10-foot shipping container as an office versus building a structure from the ground. In fact, it can be cheaper to use a shipping container versus prefabricated materials. If you have a shipping container, the base form already exists. All you need to do is fortify and insulate the shipping container to make it habitable. Shipping containers are very modular, so you should find it easy to expand you see fit.


A 10-foot shipping container can be customized to be a bathroom. Unfortunately, many people view restrooms on oil fields or industrial job sites as unsanitary. Traditional port-a-potties and mobile restrooms also tend to be viewed as unclean and uncomfortable. Shipping containers can be used as a more comfortable, durable, and clean alternative. Shipping containers modified to be used as restrooms tend to be easier to clean and long-lasting. Modified shipping containers have done wonders when it comes to boosting the morale of employees and making worksites more efficient.

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If you don’t have enough room for a designated break room, you should consider using a modified shipping container for this purpose. All you need is to add climate control to make the environment more habitual. You also have the option of adding plumping. Using a modified shipping container as a break room will also do wonders for employee morale and will give your employees a comfortable place to wind down and relax before they return to work.

Concession Stands

Building a concession stand from scratch can take some time and funding. A 10 ft. concession stand can be customized to your exact specifications. They are a much quicker alternative than constructing a new building. These containers can be optimized for a variety of needs, whether you are looking to serve food, sell tickets & merchandise.

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There are many uses for shipping containers for sale, as long as you’re willing to be creative. For more information about what you can do with a 10ft shipping container, don’t hesitate to contact us here at Aztec Container.

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