Recently, the ideas using shipping container for modular unit in building house becomes very common. This is because in the US states had been found a lot f ports that becomes the storage problems. Then several architects with the builders start think to get the advantage from these recycle container as the new house alternative. Beside you can use the shipping container homes, you able use it as a office or small coffee shop.
Over last several years, the trend building a house from shipping container had been taken off. This trend does not surprising because the container house is eco friendly, economic, strong and easier to built with. When you see some examples from the house container, you may think that you can build house quicker with the lower amount, however, there are still some failure of container house building that you should avoid. This is because you need to take some consideration before you build your on container house to get the best results. Same with the hobbit home that very popular in the latest time, because eco friendly and lower costs as well. but, you should know the basic.
The basic is deciding your shipping container for your home that based on your need. You cannot choose any shipping containers that will make you failed. Most of them use the usual shipping container with the “high cube” container which use the additional feet from the height. The regular container has the 8 feet and 6 inches of height that the high cube is 9 feet and 6 inches of height. You can choose based on your need, you can choose the high cubes that will cost around $1000 with their benefit.
When you guy the containers, make sure that you really know about the conditions. The most mistakes is peoples tend to get their container through online without see the container directly. Make sure that you see directly or you will end with the old container and waste your money. By seeing directly, you know the certain situations, such as: how bad their corrosion, damp, height, ect. You should notice that building home with containers is totally different with the normal home. You should know the regulations and the rules. Ask the professionals or contractor that can help you to build your container house. This is because the basic knowledge is needed; especially this is your very first experience to making your own house.