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7 Myths About Shipping Container Homes Debunked

I think this was my personal favorite article of the year.

You would be amazed at how many emails I receive from people each week asking about building shipping container homes. It’s here where I find out about some of the ‘myths’ people think.

One of the most common myths is that: “shipping container home construction is complex”.

So in this particular article, I collected the 7 most common myths about shipping container homes and addressed them all.

My hope was that people can now refer to this article and learn the facts.

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Shipping Container Zoning Permits and Building Codes: Which States Allow Them?

I know this was an article that many of you have been wanting for a long time. As you can imagine, this was a difficult article to research and write.

I didn’t want to focus my efforts on one state, or district, as I wanted to make it as valuable as possible for the greatest amount of people.

So instead I focused on identifying the most popular states for shipping container homes.

I also included a checklist of key things to research before applying for a building permit. You can find all the information here.

What’s Coming for Shipping Container Homes in 2018?

As previously mentioned we have two main goals here at Container Home Plans:

  1. Help improve the awareness of shipping container homes.
  2. Be the #1 resource for all things shipping container homes- whether that is construction, planning or simply advice on living in one.

This coming year will see us moving forward with these goals in mind.

Earlier on this year I contacted some of you to ask for your advice. I wanted to know what we (Container Home Plans) can do to help you build your dream shipping container home.

Thank you to everyone who responded back and rest assured I aim to address as many of the topics you suggested as possible.

Also it isn’t too late for you to suggest ides/topics you’d like me to cover. Make sure to leave a note in the comments section below if you do have any ideas!

Thank You Readers of Shipping Container Home Plans

Before I finish this article I want to take the time to thank you, the readers of Container Home Plans.

It has been a privilege to help so many of you this year.

Without you, Container Home Plans wouldn’t be the amazing resource it is. We have more than 10,000 fans on Facebook now and even more subscribers via email.

We have a lot of amazing articles planned for 2018, and I hope that you trust us to continue providing you with the most helpful and insightful shipping container home guidance around.

Until then, I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Tom Woods