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.

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