Shipping Container Homes: 15 Tips And Tricks On How You Can Build Them Quickly And Econoomically In No Time
- Publish Date: 2016-09-29
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Carol Marshall
This book has been inspired since shipping container homes have become a hot trend in home building over the last few years. Performing a simple internet search for shipping container home will demonstrate to you just how interested people are in building shipping container homes. This popularity can be attributed to several different reasons. What a Shipping Container Home Is As the name implies, a shipping container home is a house that is actually built using a shipping container/ shipping containers as the frame of the house. Thats right, people are actually using steel containers used to ship cargo as the building blocks of their homes, and more and more people are turning to this option. Have you ever wondered why? Here are just a few benefits of building a shipping container home that this book will go to a great extend to highlight. Cost-Building a shipping container home can save you almost 50% of the cost of building a traditional, wooden-framed house (if you do it right). Going green-Re-using shipping containers is a way of befriending the environment. There are literally millions of used shipping containers that are clogging up shipping ports all over the world while serving no purpose and taking up space. This vast amount of steel can be repurposed to make a cheap, durable housing frame that benefits the environment. More durable than traditionally framed houses-Shipping containers are meant to be tough and resist the effects of the elements. Steel cargo boxes can withstand hurricane and tornado force winds. They are resistant to fire and mold. With a shipping container frame, you dont have to worry about termites. Easy to build-With the proper design and building plan, you can quickly build your home in as little as 90 days. Making the right choices when planning transportation of your shipping container can cut costs and save time. Simple transportation options-Getting the shipping container to your home can be easy process once you know how.