Shipping Container Home Contractors: 8 Golden Rules To Save Money

Posted By: February 16, 2017 In Featured

According to the National Association of Home Builders, labor costs typically make up around 20-30% of the total construction budget. With shipping container homes this figure is generally even higher at up to 40%, because with shipping container homes the actual material cost is less. Whilst shipping container homes

Shipping Container Home Rust and Corrosion: Identifying, Preventing and Treating

Posted By: January 24, 2017 In How To

Unfortunately many people are under the false belief that shipping containers are “bullet-proof” and rust proof. Whilst many general purpose shipping containers are made from Cor-ten steel this does not mean that they are rust proof. Failing to protect your shipping containers from rust can spell big trouble when

My Shipping Containers Have Arrived, Now What?

Posted By: January 11, 2017 In Guides

The moment your shipping containers arrive is definitely one of the most exciting parts of building a shipping container home. You’ve planned the build, chosen your containers and your containers have arrived. But now what? Before the containers arrive you should have already prepared your building site. This makes

Must Read Shipping Container Home Articles of 2016

Posted By: December 20, 2016 In Featured

Welcome to the final article of 2016 for Container Home Plans. It’s been a fantastic year for us here as we’ve helped thousands of shipping container home enthusiasts. In this article we want to look back on 2016 and also look ahead to what’s coming in 2017. 2016 Container

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