What to Prepare Before Building a Shipping Container Home

Posted By: July 7, 2017 In Guides

Once you’ve decided to build a shipping container home, there are 5 key things you need to prepare before you go any further: Budget, Design, Land, Shipping Containers and Contractors. Without adequately preparing these key 5 things, you will already be off to a shaky start with your build.

Introducing the New Shipping Container Home Plans Package

Posted By: June 9, 2017 In Featured

It’s been nearly two years since we have published a book here at Container Home Plans. The reasons for this are numerous, but mainly it’s because we have been focusing heavily on our two key goals: Help improve the awareness of shipping container homes. Be the #1 resource for

This Couple Turned 2 Shipping Containers Into A Home

Posted By: May 22, 2017 In Interviews

Welcome to our third shipping container home interview of 2017. It’s my pleasure this week to introduce Jaimie from Kalama, Washington. She contacted us earlier on last month, informing us that along with her husband, she’d recently completed her shipping container build. Here’s what she wrote:   I wanted

Inside 5 Amazing Shipping Container Homes

Posted By: May 11, 2017 In Featured

Back in 2015, we first published a collection a shipping container home tours (you can see them here). Since then people have continued to visit this page to explore those shipping container homes. To this day in fact, it’s still one of the most popular questions I receive: ‘What’s

DIY Shipping Container Home Built For Less Than $10,000

Posted By: April 12, 2017 In Interviews

Welcome to our second shipping container home interview of 2017. As always, in these interviews we speak with shipping container home builders to help you. We speak with them about what worked and what didn’t work and how you can learn from their mistakes so you can build the