Complete Guide to Buying Shipping Containers

Posted By: December 8, 2016 In How To

When it comes to building your own shipping container home, one of the most important aspects is purchasing a shipping container in good condition. Unfortunately some people think that shipping containers are “bullet proof” and any container will do. This is a myth. Purchasing a rusty or worn container

Building A Shipping Container Home: Cost Breakdown

Posted By: November 23, 2016 In Guides

I’ve spoken a lot here at Container Home Plans about the importance of planning your shipping container home before you build. This will help you avoid simple mistakes before you start building. But how are you meant to plan if you can’t estimate the cost? I’ve previously shared examples

Building Foundations for Shipping Container Homes

Posted By: November 7, 2016 In How To

Along with the appropriate insulation, making sure you use the correct foundation for your shipping container home is crucial for a successful build. If you’re from a construction background you will be familiar with pier and raft foundations- if these terms are new to you don’t worry, we will

How to Build Your Shipping Container Home the Right Way

Posted By: October 19, 2016 In How To

Shipping container homes have really taken off in popularity over the last few years. From tiny container homes to large 5 bedroom homes it’s truly encouraging to see their progression. With this, there has been a rise in the number of people offering advice on how to build container

Should You Remove The Plywood Floors In Your Shipping Containers?

Posted By: October 4, 2016 In How To

When converting shipping containers into a home, one of the easiest ways to save money is to keep the container’s original flooring. But is this safe? It’s a question I get asked through email at least several times a week. “Should I remove the floor in my shipping containers?” The