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Advantages of Building with Shipping Containers

Fundamentals

Those of you who’ve read our articles for any length of time know that we’re certainly advocates for shipping container homes. They are a fantastic building material, and when used appropriately, they offer several advantages over traditional construction materials and methods. In this article, we’re going to cover the main benefits of building your home […]

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When Should You Not Build With Shipping Containers?

Fundamentals

Shipping container homes have become increasingly popular over the last decade, and we’ve covered a few of the reasons why. However, there are times when you should consider not using shipping containers to build your home. The same goes for any almost building material.  There are situations in which certain materials and constructions techniques are […]

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Seven Myths About Shipping Container Homes Debunked

Fundamentals

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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How to Choose the Right Shipping Containers

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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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