Month: October 2020

Secrets to Living Green in Your Shipping Container Tiny Home

A recent study found that more than half of Americans would consider living in a home smaller than 600 feet. The demand for tiny houses is rising and people want to spend less on housing. Want to live green in this modern world? You can help reduce your carbon footprint by reusing a shipping container for …

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Top 5 Questions When Shopping for Modified Shipping Containers

Shipping containers are an ideal solution to create a custom office space, workshop, or design a cozy one-of-a-kind home—but not all shipping containers can help you accomplish what you want. Do you know what to look for when choosing the right modified shipping containers? Before you buy new or used containers, consider your needs, and ask a few …

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A How-to Guide on Building a Shipping Container Workshop in Houston, TX

At least 85% of homebuyers in 2020 want ample garage space. They want a place to not only keep their vehicles, but to also store their gardening supplies, lawnmower, and sporting equipment. Many people also want workshop space in the garage for woodworking, crafting, or working on home improvement projects. The trouble is, a basic one-stall garage …

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Dig This: How to Build an Underground Home Using a Shipping Container

Between energy concerns and overcrowding fears, the idea of living underground is currently gaining some popularity. Articles by industrial and construction companies muse about the possibilities, but rarely (and perhaps, ironically) go in-depth on the how and what of creating an underground home. This undercurrent of interest now meets the booming interest of converting shipping containers into homes. …

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