By . Containers Home. Published at Sunday, March 15th, 2020 - 20:40:30 PM.
Cons: Need for an effective insulation and maybe extra roof to stay cool, as they are made of steel and this steel is an extreme heat conductor
There are few shipping container companies that specialize just in security reasons alone. In Costa Rica, there seems to be a growing trend in security for homes because of petty theft. I have been there and have seen many homes with steel or iron cages over the windows. One thing really nice about container homes is that usually the container is made of corrugated steel and are real safe.
Solvents used in shipping container construction could be harmful as they initially were not made for living
Additional containers can be added for creating more living space
In the meantime, many of us have heard about recent proposed changes that affect the RV regulations, namely FR-5877-P-01. To sum it up in simple words, there were articles and videos making reference to the Government HUD Rule Could Prohibit Use of Tiny House as Dwelling Domicile Primary Residence. But nothing farther from the truth, as the regulations being proposed refer to Recreational Vehicles only. Basically, Recreational Vehicles are exactly that and nothing more. RVs are for recreation and are not to be used more than 30 consecutive days as implied in primary residences. RVs are not ruled by HUD, they fall under a different set of regulations.
Owning a home is most likely the highlight of one’s many accomplishments and now the prefab container homes are ideal for this purpose. Because of rising land costs, land inaccessibility, and natural concerns, many are investigating other options to the traditional house residences we are all acquainted with. One awesome substitute, and maybe the most mainstream today with regards to option home building, is the utilization of shipping containers as prefab container homes. With the end goal, you should see how they are made, certain variables ought to be thought about.
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