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Renting a container home is quite unheard of. Most people would rather purchase and own shipping containers and convert them into their personal spaces, given the fact that shipping containers are already pretty cheap on their own. However, lower income groups might not be able to afford that solution either. The great thing about shipping container homes is that renting these spaces are even more affordable than ordinary homes and apartments – here’s why. Shipping container homes have their spaces customised to be as small […]

The moment you mention the subject of shipping container homes to any contractor, he’ll immediate ask about its insulation methods. Insulation is one of the most fundamental components of what makes shipping container homes comfortable. Without proper insulation, the shipping containers are just going to rust from prolonged exposure to weather, and end up turning into an oven. No one would want either of those two instances happening to their shipping container homes, which stresses even more on the importance of having proper insulation. So, […]

Now that you’ve made up your mind that you want to buy a shipping container home, you need to get over the next hurdle; finding out how to buy one. Fortunately, the process itself isn’t as complicated that what most people would anticipate. The main difficulty lies in installing utilities into the home, such as plumbing and electricity. Everything else, in a sense, is secondary. Here’s everything you need to know about how to buy a shipping container home.   Finding out where to buy […]

Before delving into the whole argument of whether shipping container homes are energy efficient, we need to truly understand what energy efficiency means. In most cases, energy efficiency simple refers to energy conservation or using alternative sources of energy to power your home. Energy efficiency has been around for as long as the invention of electricity; it’s not a concept that we’re unfamiliar with. But what people don’t really understand is the connection between shipping container homes and energy efficiency. Shipping container homes can be […]

It’s hard to put a specific resale value on shipping container homes. Every single container home has its construction methods and materials that are unique to its structure. These minute points of differentiation can be incredibly significant when it comes to figuring out the true resale value of shipping container homes. To put things a little more simply, there just isn’t a number or range that points to an accurate resale value of shipping container homes. Let me tell you why. Shipping Container Costs Are […]

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