Thursday, June 7, 2018

Shipping Container Homes

So you have heard of shipping container homes? You probably have a few of them tucked away somewhere, and now you're wondering how to make best use of them.


You're close to using one of the best ways of implementing shipping containers - housing. Shipping containers have practical uses even after they have served their useful life overseas. And the great news is that it cost just a fraction of what you would pay otherwise for a decent-sized home built in traditional manner.

Shipping containers have several features that you would otherwise not find in materials used in the traditional way of building houses.

1. They are made of tenacious reinforced steel that can withstand heavy punishment. These containers have been used to carry heavy loads across long distances.

2. Containers have modular shapes and are designed to prevent slippage.

3. Shipping container homes can easily last for a decade or more without showing any signs of wear and tear.

4. Now you are able to procure complete plans for one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom container homes of your choice.

5. All you have to do is refer to a blueprint created by an expert and then implement those plans with used shipping containers. The good news is that a simple container home can be assembled in less than 6 weeks.

6. You only need a design that can be used to assemble your container home in any location. If you are short of space, try out a 20-foot used container. In your farm, use as many 40-foot containers as desired to assemble your DIY Home even in a remote location.

shipping container homes

Once you know how long you wish to stay at a specific location, you can decide on the type of shipping container to use.

You can easily transport your shipping container to another location, once you have decided to relocate. All that is needed is to remove attachments before shipping container homes are lifted and transported by crane or pick-up truck.

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