How to Use a Shipping Container For Your Garage

You must have already heard by now that decommissioned shipping containers are making headway in the construction business. Shipping containers – steel boxes that are 20 or 40 feet long and 8 feet wide used to store and ship commodities all over the world – are no longer just for these purposes. There is a […]

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Finding Freight containers/housing Companies

When building homes from corrugated steel shipping boxes, finding freight container manufacturers may seem like a daunting challenge but in reality many options exist. Before coming to any kind of final decision, here are some things to consider. Will the building be a dwelling that people will live in, or something with a specific function […]

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Green building blocks for grown-ups

Building with freight containers – A common phrase overheard by children using building blocks to create toy structures is, “I wish I could have a house like this for real!” Shipping container construction allows grown-up architects, contractors, and construction workers do just that – create full-sized buildings with a type of green building blocks. The rectangular shape […]

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Prices for Shipping Container Homes

When creating a budget for a container home, the first question that begs asking is this – what is the cost of used shipping containers? The answer largely depends on the source that lists the cargo boxes for sale. New ones cost upwards of a couple of thousand dollars or more, but previously used freight […]

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Freight container Housing Plans

Shipping container homes are some of the most influential dwellings built in this generation. Freight container homes cost less than a traditional, stick-built structure and are more eco-friendly, using recycled materials would otherwise head straight to the trash. Freight container houses sprayed with ceramic insulation also conserve valuable energy necessary for heating and cooling. When […]

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