Advanced Container Company installs shipping container doors and windows of many types and variations. These modifications are unique to each client and how they will use it. A few uses include portable offices, retail spaces, storage, portable restrooms, and more.

Whether you need an entrance, more ventilation or simply want to let in more natural light, our team can custom-fit your container to suit your needs. We also offer a variety of door and window options, including sliding, roll-up, and hinged doors. So if you’re interested in adding doors and windows to your shipping container, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’ll be happy to provide a free estimate and answer any questions you may have.


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A very popular modification to steel shipping and cargo containers is adding doors and windows. They are added for many different reasons including accessibility and ventilation. Contact our modification specialists to configure the perfect container door and window combo.

Shipping container doors and windows can be used in many ways including container office spaces, workshops, restrooms, and more. This is a standard modification that we offer.

Container Homes with Doors and Windows

Container homes have been increasing in popularity over the last few years. One of the first modification decisions when building them is where and how many doors and windows will be necessary. Contact us to learn more.

Shipping Container Doors

Cargo doors come standard on all shipping containers. For enhanced utility, you my want to add additional entryways. We add custom doors to containers that meet our client’s exact specifications. Doors of all types can be added to steel shipping containers, see our list below for examples.

Shipping Container Door Options

  • Personnel doors
  • Personnel door with security swing arm
  • Hideaway entrance with entry door
  • Roll-up door and powered roll-up door
  • Sliding glass doors
  • Steel sliding doors
  • Full glass french doors
  • Cargo doors
  • Barn doors
  • Sliding interior privacy doors
  • Dual cargo doors
  • Butcher door
  • Single cargo door
  • Corrugated container door
  • Marine doors and escape hatches

Standard Container Doors

Double cargo doors on one side come as a standard feature. Below are other door options.

Double Door Containers

Double door containers are available in 20’ and 40’. They are called 20’-DD and 40’-DD. They are sometimes referred to as tunnel containers because they have doors on both ends.

Open Side Containers

Open side containers are also considered a standard type. They are available in 20′ and are built with doors on the side that open the entire length of the container. The large doors open all the way and increase productivity when unloading items.

Security Doors

There are several security features that can be added for extra protection. For instance, instead of adding doors and windows to the sides of the container they can be installed behind the cargo doors.

Security Door Options

  • Hideaway entrance with entry door
  • Burglar bars on standard doors
  • Heavy duty mesh door with a lock
  • Secure steel lock boxes installed over the padlock
  • Y-shaped lockbox

Shipping Container Windows

Window modifications to shipping containers help create an open, workable space. Natural lighting can be incredibly beneficial.

Windows are a simple modification and add natural lighting and ventilation. We can also add protective covers or burglar bars to windows if there is a security concern.

Shipping Container Window Options

  • Standard window with blinds
  • High quality dual-pane windows
  • Smaller privacy windows
  • Electric window shutter
  • Awning window
  • Low E insulated tinted windows
  • Personnel man door window
  • Concession window
  • Skylights
  • Large double-paned window
  • Burglar bar window

If you are looking to buy a shipping container with windows or doors, we are here to help.

Advanced Container Co. is dedicated to providing the best steel containers and we have highly skilled fabricators to customize shipping containers to fit our client’s needs. Contact us today to find out more.