With the popularity of used shipping containers being used as the beginning structure for building a home many people are looking for design ideas and “how to” information.
A container home is a perfect choice for an offgrid cabin or home. Unlike traditional construction it is weatherproof when it arrives on your site. The container can be used to store your tools and supplies securely right away. You will not have to worry about having your supplies and tools exposed to the weather or theft while you are building.
Used shipping containers are inexpensive. Compared to traditional building methods, they are much cheaper.
You can make it as big or small as you like. You can use one container or more to achieve any size home you desire and they are easy to add on to later if the need arises.
Shipping containers are built to be sturdy. Valuable goods are shipped in them so they must be sturdy enough to protect their contents.
They are built in different sizes so you are not confined to a given size. Some of the more attractive homes are built using different size containers put together to have a truly unique home.
A shipping container is also a great choice for a work shop or storage building. What you can do with these things is limited only by your own imagination.
The plans in this link will tell you; where and how to get yours at the best price, what to look for before you buy, how to prepare your footings or foundation for a sturdy building, and electrical and plumbing layouts. Let your imagination run wild and build yourself a truly unique and beautiful home.