24 Jan 6 Unbeatable Advantages of Shipping Container Homes

Shipping container homes are the rage these days.

Customized container houses are a great option for those who are looking for a durable and affordable living solution. The leading tiny house builders, Custom Container Living, share a few of the innumerable advantages of living in shipping container homes.

1. AFFORDABILITY

Since there are several million abandoned containers lying across the world and a large supply to get building with, buying one is much cheaper than traditional building materials such as brick, steel, and wood. Shipping containers are extremely durable and have flooring fitted already; a container house will help you save cash on things like flooring, walls and roofing. All you would need to add is insulation and fixtures.

2. ECO-FRIENDLY

Tiny house builders recycle containers to make shipping container homes, in turn helping to clean the environment and keep costs low. To go a step further, you can use recyclable materials and build your home in a way that helps you contribute to the environment. For instance, solar panels on the roof can be installed to use solar energy in areas where you have plenty of Sun.

3. CONVENIENCE

Shipping containers can easily be remodeled, cut, or have items added to them to make them livable. A traditional home usually takes a few months to build while shipping container homes can be built in less than a one month. Speedy construction of a container house also means you are displaced only for a short period of time while your home is being built.

4. FLEXIBILITY

Shipping container homes allow a greater degree of flexibility when building your perfect home. Because the container house is made of durable steel, one can be stacked upon the other to create a two-storied structure. In addition to stacking them vertically, you can lay them down side by side and build out horizontally too. The internal walls are easy to remove, making it easy to connect multiple containers together. This convenience is great for tiny home builders because it allows them to use containers to build the exact home that they need.

5. DURABILITY

Shipping container homes are made to ship cargo across long distances. Since they are built to withstand harsh conditions and extreme weather, they are more than durable to be your container house. That also gives you a sense of safety and security in shipping container homes. They are also tougher than many other eco-friendly materials.

6. FASHIONABLE

Apart from being economical, eco-friendly and easy to build, shipping container homes look amazing and are in vogue too

This articles was originally published by Custom Container Living on ArticleBase

Liz Hryb
lhryb@moveablecontainer.com
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