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

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