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1. Don’t Require Significant Building Costs
Yes, you’re building a house. But you don’t need to worry about all of the building structures.
There’s a structure already in place for you to design exactly how you want it. It’s essentially a blank canvas, what more can you ask for?
2. It’s A Modern Concept
It might be hard to believe that living in a shipping container is becoming somewhat trendy, but you’d be pleasantly surprised.
Outdoor design expert Daniel Halse echoes this sentiment. “Who would have thought that shipping containers could be used for homes? Surprisingly, there’s lots of modern touches that people can put on it to truly make it their own home.”
More and more people are turning to this option as a cheap way of living. For a mere fraction of what a normal house would cost, you can own a piece of modern trends that people will be talking about.
3. Join a Wonderful Community
People who live in a container home are part of a wider community that they likely didn’t even know they exist. It may sound silly, but all who live in a container home share a bond that is unbreakable, whether they like it or not.
You can share tips on different aspects about your container home that no-one else can give. Whether it’s something to do with electricity, cooking or even plumbing, you’re likely to encounter another fellow container home habitant who has had similar experiences.
4. Repair Specialty Parts Quickly
When it comes to patching up any issues in your container home, this is going to be a wonderful starting point.
There are several things to think about as you look at different options. But knowing that container homes are more or less the exact same material and models, it’s quite a comforting notion to know that parts will be easily replaceable.
Additionally, just because you are in a container home doesn’t mean that all your necessities need a container home specialist to fix them.
The experts at Mr Highlights Roofing explain that “while a container home is obviously different from a normal house, installing and repairing necessities such as hot water really isn’t that different than a normal house.”
Container homes are meant to be re-designed. Let your creativity go wild with taking out metal from the sides and putting in doors or glass windows.
Hypnotherapist Ilona Nichtelein believes that it’s all about creating a space that you love, especially because you’ll be living in it for quite some time. “You need to have a place that you can truly call your own. Whether that’s moving around the interior design or renovating it, it’s important to make the place truly your own.”
6. Unique Living Space
When it comes to the living space, you are going to have so much on offer with a container home.
They are deceptively long, and also can be quite wide. It allows for a lot of customisation within a small space but it doesn’t feel small at all.
7. Your Friends Will Love It
It's something unique and that is what makes it a favourite destination for your friends. They will want to visit and make the most of their time in a unique style of home. This is a wonderful way to attract them and enhance your social life.