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Seven Myths About Shipping Container Homes Debunked

Design & Build

If you’ve been interested in shipping container homes for any length of time, you have probably noticed that there is a tremendous amount of information online.  Unfortunately, not all of that information is helpful or even factual, despite what are probably good intentions from the people who write it. We’ve spotted and been asked about […]

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Rust and Corrosion In Shipping Container Homes

Design & Build

Many people are under the false belief that shipping containers are bulletproof and rustproof. While many general purpose shipping containers are made from Cor-ten steel, this does not mean that they are rustproof. Failing to protect your shipping containers from rust can spell big trouble when using them to construct a shipping container home. In […]

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How to Choose the Right Shipping Containers

Design & Build

When it comes to building your own shipping container home, one of the most important steps is purchasing the right shipping containers.  They form the backbone of your build, serving as the walls, floor, roof, and overall structural support. While you may think that “Containers are so strong and interchangeable, any of them will work,” […]

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Shipping Container Flooring and Pesticides

Design & Build

One of the most often asked questions that we receive is “Should I remove the floor in my shipping container?” When converting shipping containers into a home or office, one of the easiest ways to save money is to keep the container’s original flooring. However, the main concern with using the existing floor is safety. Typically the […]

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