Top 15 Pros and Cons of Building a Shipping Container House in 2017

by Nicholas

Top 15 Pros and Cons of Building a Shipping Container House in 2017

If you love shipping container homes; or are exploring the possibilities of building your own; this video brings to you the top 15 pros and cons of building a shipping container house, starting with the advantages.

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15. Containers are largely available.
14. Container homes are portable.
13. Container homes are structurally sound.
12. Container homes are fast to build.
11. Container homes are ecofriendly.
10. Modular container homes.
9. A container home can be a steel security box.
8. Container modules offer flexible design layout options.
With so many good things to say about shipping containers, let us look at a few pitfalls you need to consider before building a shipping container home.
7. Container indoor climate control is a challenge.
6. Containers have rigid dimensions.
5. Container homes can be health hazards.
4. Finding contractors with experience is hectic.
3. Cutting containers creates structural weaknesses.
2. On-site construction challenges.
1. Restrictive building permits and building codes.

Just like traditional home construction, shipping container homes have their drawbacks. if most of the shortcomings are addressed, building a shipping container home can be one of the most rewarding experiences.
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