Barbers convert disused shipping containers into barbershops and hair salons. Containers provide a cheap secure room from which to work. The owners electrify the containers by connecting the electricity supply from their. To advertise they paint different hair styles on the outside walls.
Inside their salons they have modern equipment such as, hair driers, combs and hot brushes. They also have sinks with warm water for washing hair. Township barbershops and salons are well supported by township people as they are seen to deliver a good service.