Top 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid Before Building a Shipping Container House

Not every shipping container is suitable for building a Container house. The general misconception that any container can be used as a building block for a new container home is misleading. With the rising cost of building and more people becoming environmental conscious. Building with shipping containers is becoming a new fad for green building and also an alternative cost-effective material for building a new house. If you love shipping container homes; or are exploring the possibilities of building your own; This video brings to you the Top 7 common mistakes to avoid before building a shipping container house. Stay tuned to find out the DOs, and DONTs, of building with shipping containers.

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Top 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid before Building a Shipping Container House include:
Number 7. Buying the Wrong Type of Shipping Container.
Number 6. Buying very Old Containers.
Number 5. Using wrong type of insulation.
Number 4. Over Modification of Containers.
Number 3. Using Inexperienced Contractor or Builder.
Number 2. Ignoring Building Planning Laws and Regulations.
Number 1. Assuming Container Homes Are Cheap To Build.

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7 thoughts on “Top 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid Before Building a Shipping Container House

  • September 11, 2017 at 8:07 pm
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    10th comment

  • September 11, 2017 at 8:45 pm
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    Your first Problem is Make sure the land you want it on is legal to have it as a home and the requirments for plumping and electrics …no sence of buying land that you cant have containers on

  • September 11, 2017 at 9:41 pm
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    I wasn't able to watch any of the videos you posted. I got a pop up that says they don't exist. Would love to watch them.

  • September 11, 2017 at 10:39 pm
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    I hate computer generated voice narration, annoying enough that I didn't watch a good video to the end.

  • September 11, 2017 at 11:29 pm
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    There was a few good pointers there.

  • September 11, 2017 at 11:50 pm
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    Hey great video. can you make some more videos on containers?

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