Discover Containers


Everything you need to know about shipping container homes

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Basics about making homes out of shipping containers and if they are right for you

Case Studies

See examples of real container homes and gather lessons learned from their owners

Plan & Budget

Where to locate, how much to pay, and how to manage your container home project

Design & Build

Information on designing and building a container home for buyers and DIYers

If you love shipping container homes and want to know how to get started on building or buying one of your own, you’re in the right place!

For over three years, we’ve been helping people understand building with shipping containers. Our team has researched, analyzed, and collected the very best information on everything related to this unique building style:

  • The history of shipping containers and converting them into homes
  • Technical information about foundations, heating, cooling, ventilation, and other topics
  • Shipping container floor plans and designs
  • Profiles of and interviews with builders and owners
  • Recommendations on tools to help you with designing and building your container home
  • Tips and tricks to make your project a success
  • and a whole lot more!

You’ll find it all here so you can make your container home a reality!

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