The term “shipping container home” can be used to describe any type of residence that was built using steel shipping containers. Shipping containers can be used individually to create tiny homes, or they can be welded together or stacked to build much larger spaces.
Shipping containers provide an affordable and secure structure for building a home. Shipping containers were originally designed to safely transport goods around the world, they are built to be waterproof, fireproof, and crush-resistant therefore a great foundation to build on.
Shipping container construction is a great example of ‘Reusing’ a material or product. It introduces a second useful lifecycle for used shipping containers that are no longer suitable for their intended purpose of carrying goods.
Standard dimensions are 20 and 40 feet long by 8 feet wide and 8.5 feet high.
Yes! Place one in your backyard or piece of land, and when you're ready, you can move it somewhere new.
Yes, all homes run on electricity!
All containers are insulated on the walls and roof to control the temperature. Large windows and doors create great airflow. Heating systems and air conditioners are also available.