Why buy designs from ContainerHome.Biz?
- Our designers/architects are trained and highly specialized in designing shipping container homes.
- We re-sell our designs enabling us to offer you low costs plans for an estimated savings up to 90% of having a custom home designed.
Does ContainerHome build my home for me?
No, we do not build but in addition to supplying the designs, we can suggest qualified builders in your area to build your home for you.
Can ContainerHome recommend builders in my city?
We are working in searching and qualifying builders in major cities. Contact Us to know about this process. We’ll be listing of them as soon as we can.
How does the building permit process work?
In addition to providing designs & working drawings at a low price, ContainerHome can work on your behalf to obtain building permit approval through your city’s building department, with building officials in your city.
Can my ContainerHome have a basement?
Our designs and drawings specify engineered slab, instead of full foundation. We recommend this because, it reduces the building material used, with less demand on the earth’s resources and is much faster process. However, if a basement is required, we can provide additional services for foundation design and drawing through our additional design services.
I’m a builder/developer, can I be referred to build your designs?
Yes, please get in contact with us to start a simple qualifying process free of charge.
I’m a architect/designer, can I sell my designs with you?
Yes, please get in contact with us to start a free and simple qualifying process. Our goal is to create a community of enthusiasts in sustainable building.
Wouldn’t living in a shipping container be really cold or really hot?
Not at all, the shipping containers that make your home will be clad with standard materials to insulate, air seal, sound proof & waterproof, to keep you fresh, warm and dry.
What is the economic savings of building with shipping containers?.
The savings of building with shipping containers versus regular wood frame is up %54.
Studies suggest from shipping containers that have not been preserved by building materials on the interior and exterior but rather exposed to extreme temperature of the ocean, to last 50 years or more before they are de-commissioned. With cladding on the interior and exterior, studies suggest that a container home should last up to 90 years.
Why should I buy ready made plans instead of having an architect design my shipping container home?
All of our designers have been trained as architects and lead by designers who have specialized in the building, designing and production of shipping container homes. We are experienced, proficient, and work with the best in this specialized building industry from around the world. Plus, because we resell our designs, you get the benefit of buying it at a reduced price, estimated savings up to 90% of having a custom home designed.