Sunday, 28 May 2017

How to build a shipping container cabin?

Shipping container homes are today's most eco- friendly homes all across the globe. But, there are so many people still wasting containers as they do not know how to build it. They either dump it someplace or, end up hiring a terrible engineer, ruining their dream homes.

Container homes are not that complicated to build if only, a certain process is followed. Here's a process which you can follow right away and build your home in no time:


Design your cabin: Before anything, sit down and think how you want your dream home- how lavish or, sober you want it. Planning your steel homes is the key. If you're building it yourself then, good luck because, to be on the safer side, it's a must for you to hire a prefab homes builder with an architect!

Consult an engineer: If you're building the container all by yourself, it's better if you do not cut down any walls, etc. instead, hire an engineer who's well- qualified and can keep your beautiful eco- friendly home in Bangalore steady and lovely. 

Purchase your container: There are 2 kinds of containers you can look out for on a broad level- used cargoes or, unused containers. Most eco- friendly homes in Bangalore are built using used cargoes and are very affordable. However, certain things had been kept in mind while looking out for the best shipping containers- 

*They must be rust- free
*Look out for any defects
*Manual inspection is “A MUST” and more

Build a steady foundation: IT can vary from a wooden one to  any other, based on your preferences, needs, designs and so on. Remember, your base is the crux of your container house and there should be no compromise on quality there.

Place and connect the containers well: If you're doing it all by yourself, you may be provided with a stipulated procedure which you must follow while placing and connecting your shipping container house. If not, your engineer, architect and contractor shall take care of everything. Also, add reinforcements.
Build a roof and cut out openings: You need a door, windows, a roof, etc. You have to cut out the openings by referring to your blueprint, take the dimensions well and, even have a closing medium like a gate or, a window, etc. However, the roof can be of nay material like wood, steel, etc., as per your taste.

Insulation and other tasks: Some of the other tasks in your container house shall include electrical fittings, the kitchen, the d├ęcor, and more. It's essential to keep your home well insulated with several insulation techniques which you can choose from.

This is just a synopsis of the huge process. Which is why, the most preferred option must be that of opting for a prefab home builder who can build your dream home for you in no time, at the most affordable rates.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Prefab Homes : A place for everything and everything in it's place

 We're all busy people or, workaholics or, just lazy humans. However, at the end of the day, we've all got to clean our mess up. Be it living in the most lavish not- so- eco- friendly- homes to the most eco- friendly homes- Prefabricated homes, container homes, etc., there are certain rules one has to keep in mind while de- cluttering your home!


Here are a few general principles which shall definitely be of use to you-


Why traumatize yourself in the middle of the night just to grab a little something and go back to bed? Instead of keeping all your stuff here and there or away from you that is so important and required immediately, opt for cabinets, bedside tables and more.

Things which are used once in a while like expensive chinaware or, seasonal clothing can be kept away rather than storing them along with the rest of your stuff and, making your organizational skills go hay- wire.

Try keeping things in a more organized, in one spot, when needed- for instance, take spoons or bowls, they can be kept together! Not only does it look lovely and organized, it saves up on a lot of your storage space as well.

Safety too is important irrespective of your age- Even today, people who are in their mid- forties tend to drop glasses from heights because they were 'unaware' of it's existence and ended up hurting themselves. So, why not store heavy or, damaging products in places where you can see and access them without breaking your head and the product as well!

Do you remember, “Please do not store in cool, dark and damp places” labels? The trend is still on- if you violate this rule, your entire house might end up getting those molds which is going to be so exhaustive to get rid of.

The above tips were general ones but, imagine this- you're living in a very restricted space. There are so many things to keep- furniture, clothes, cabinets, etc. Is it possible to it let go off any of your clothing and store it all easily?

Here are a few tips which shall help you deal with limited storage spaces-

It's all about creativity- there are so many new kinds of furniture out there- be it sofa- cum- beds or, shoe pockets, etc. It's affordable, space saving and adds something 'different' to your container homes!

Or, you can just cut down on unnecessary expenses- why not rent out air coolers and so on when needed? It won't cost you much and keep your house less cluttered!

Yes, as mentioned above, creativity is the key to building the ideal, spacious home! It'll do you so many benefits while you design your wooden homes or, any other prefab homes!

It's hard to adjust all the time but, it's all about your home's perfect imperfections! Building a prefab home, an eco- friendly home and a neat and genuinely clean one must be the key because, if you want to go someplace, anyplace all of a sudden, you'll exactly know where's what without damaging your own property!

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