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Foundation Options for Shipping Container Homes

Design & Build

When constructing a shipping container home, a foundation must be laid for the containers. Decisions about the foundation type will vary depending on your budget, structural requirements, local soil type, and local building conventions. Getting this decision wrong can be devastating and it can bring your entire project to an abrupt halt. This is one […]

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Building A Shipping Container Home

Five Mistakes To Avoid With A Shipping Container Home

Design & Build

This trend of constructing with shipping containers isn’t surprising considering that container homes are Eco friendly, affordable, and incredibly strong. When you look at examples of shipping container homes, you find homes that were built extremely fast and for a small amount of money. However, there are also examples of container homes which have failed […]

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How Should You Ventilate Your Shipping Container Home?

Design & Build

One of the most important points for constructing your shipping container home is making sure you get your insulation right. Failure to do this will cause you a whole host of issues such as dampness, rust, condensation, and highly fluctuating internal temperatures. Equally important to insulating your container home is ventilating it properly. Without providing […]

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