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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

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 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