Shipping Container Site Preparation

Plan & Budget

There is a surprising amount of site work that needs to be completed before you deliver your containers to the building site. If you fail to think through and execute on these items early on in the project, you can cause expensive rework later on. At a high level, the site planning and preparation that […]

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DIY Costa Rica Container Homes

Case Studies

Chris and Shayna decided they weren’t happy with the direction their lives were headed in, so they made some big changes.  Shipping container construction enabled them to downsize their family home and build two short term rental units.  And a relocation to Costa Rica gave them tropical weather, beach access, and a desirable area for […]

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Container Home Locks and Security

Enjoy

One of the many benefits of shipping containers is their strength and durability, whether used for storage or for building a home.  These qualities are useful for enduring inclement weather, resisting environmental decay, and keeping animals and pests at bay, but there is another reason why many people gravitate toward containers: Security. Whether concerned about […]

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Best tips from container home rental hosts

Case Studies

The increasing popularity of Airbnb, HomeAway, and other sharing-economy businesses that facilitate short term rentals is a trend that many in the world of shipping container homes have taken interest in.  While some people choose to rent out rooms in their existing homes, others are choosing to build separate residences just for this purpose.  The […]

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Atlanta Backyard Container Rentals

Case Studies

There is a lot of interest in using container homes as accessory dwelling units (ADU’s) or similar: small houses that are placed on the same lot as another single-family home.  This practice is becoming more popular and prevalent for urban and near-urban homeowners. The more traditional role of ADU’s is to increase the housing density […]

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