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How to protect your family and your shipping container from condensation

Posted By: August 31, 2018 In Guides

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, meaning that we may receive a small commission (at no additional cost to you) on any purchases you make after clicking on these links.  Click here for more information In Part 1 of our two-part discussion of condensation, you learned how condensation forms and why it

The science behind container condensation: Ignorance isn’t bliss

Posted By: August 31, 2018 In Guides

If you’ve done any research into shipping container buildings, you know that condensation is a common concern for a lot of people.  However, like many of these more technical topics, there is a lot of confusion and misinformation out there.  Our purpose with this two-part series is to pull

Essential knowledge about heat transfer in shipping container buildings

Posted By: July 10, 2018 In Featured

If you’ve ever touched a hot stove, used a hair dryer, or felt the heat of a bonfire on a cold night, you have an intuitive sense of heat transfer. Adding heat where it is needed and removing heat where it is unwanted are two of the most energy

Best options for offloading your shipping containers

Posted By: April 18, 2018 In Guides

You’ve done it.  You’ve committed to purchasing a shipping container (or several of them) and have the perfect place in mind to set it up and start your build.  Now it’s time to think through the logistics of the delivery and offloading. How much clearance do you have around

Interview: Short Term Rental Container Home Build

Posted By: March 1, 2018 In Interviews

We recently had the opportunity to interview Shelley from the Elgin region of South Africa.  Shelley is a grandmother who had the idea of building a shipping container house to use for short-term rentals.  She overcame quite a few obstacles to end up with the beautiful home you see