How to protect your family and your shipping container from condensation

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In Part 1 of our two-part discussion of condensation, you learned how condensation forms and why it is a relevant concern for shipping container homes.  Here in Part 2, we’ll discuss the problems that unaddressed condensation can cause and how you can prevent them. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links,

The science behind container condensation: Ignorance isn’t bliss

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If you’ve done any research into shipping container homes, you know that condensation is a common concern for a lot of people.  However, like many of these more technical topics, there is a lot of confusion and misinformation out there.  Our purpose with this two-part series is to pull

Essential knowledge about heat transfer in shipping container buildings

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Adding heat where it is needed and removing heat where it is unwanted are two of the most energy consuming processes affecting your energy use.  They both deserve your attention and planning when designing and building a shipping container home or building. If you’ve ever touched a hot stove,

Best options for offloading your shipping containers

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You’ve done it.  You’ve committed to purchasing a shipping container (or several of them) and have the perfect place in mind to set it up and start your build.  Now it’s time to think through the logistics of the delivery and offloading. How much clearance do you have around

Interview: Short Term Rental Container Home Build

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We recently had the opportunity to interview Shelley from the Elgin region of South Africa.  Shelley is a grandmother who had the idea of building a shipping container house to use for short-term rentals.  She overcame quite a few obstacles to end up with the beautiful home you see