Building your first container home can be a stressful but at the same time rewarding experience. So in this article, we have consolidated the top 5 reasons of why you should build a container home.

1. Building a container home is cost effective.

Container homes are very affordable if proper planning is exercised. The price tag can start anywhere from $25,000 to $150,000 depending on the complexity and materials used. Why lock yourself in a mortgage when you can live a life of freedom with this affordable solution.

2. Eco-friendly

The concept of container homes has been growing in popularity due to its small footprint. By building a container home you project a strong message about re-usability and importance of conserving and protecting our environment.

3. Quick turnaround

Time takes to build a container home can range from 7 days to 12 weeks. Containers are already closed-off and complete structures so there is less work on your behalf.

4. Flexibility

Container structures can be as simple as one-bedroom dwelling to as complex as multi-level apartment block or resort.

5. Durability

Shipping container are designed to withstand high amount of stress and force. You will often see cargo ships full of stacked up containers. That’s why these steel boxes are ideal for home construction.