Fast-to-build Houses. Fully-equipped Container Homes
Container homes are not quite yet the trend, though the components are cheap and can be assembled in record time and the entire house can be easily adapted to further needs, by simply adding other containers. Find out more about fast-to-build houses out of containers and see some exemplifying designs.
Due to their high resistance, iron containers are used for cargo transportation. Although their life span is approximately 30 years, they are disposed of after about 10 years in mos cases. That’s why there are approximately 30 million abandoned naval containers worldwide. A container costs 1,500 – 2,500 dollars, depending on the size. Add the cost of the insulation, finishes and appliances, as you would for any other home. By choosing this alternative you will save money on building a home and contribute to tackling pollution.
Fast-to-build houses. Terms and conditions
If you decide you want a container home, inquire on what type of permit you need and how to obtain it at the city hall. Most certainly you’ll need one to connect to local networks (electricity, water and sewage).
Make sure the entrance into your yard is large enough for a big truck to bring in the container or containers, otherwise you’ll have to get a crane, which is more expensive.
Get information on what the container you want to order carried, it might have been something treated with pesticide or .
Fast-to-build houses. Homes for singles or couples
A container house can be very practical, but very nice as well.
Here’s an example of a house with a nice door lock hardware, to keep away unwanted visitors when the owner is away.
It has a small hall, a large living room which comprises an office, a dining place in the center and the kitchen, and, in the corners – the bathroom and a bedroom.
Here are other container homes designs, as well as vacation or guest container houses.
Fast-to-build homes. Family container homes
Family homes can also be built out of containers, both on one and on two levels.
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