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Also don’t forget to meticulously examine the shipping container you will be purchasing especially if you will be purchasing quite a lot. It is wise to check the history of second-hand shipping containers like what were their usages before and how old they were. Most of allow check if the containers you are eyeing to purchase have vermin proofing and weatherproofing certifications as well as pinholes and other possible damages.
A couple of weeks ago we visited 4 different RV parks and found it was a big disappointment to see that the space allowed between each RV was not even enough space to have the awning opened up with a couple of chairs and a BBQ. Prices for monthly rentals ran approximately $400 per month, but the real nice RV parks were about $700 per month. These, on the other hand, had all the great amenities like pools, extra space for an RV, concrete parking, picnic tables, laundry, gazebos and many more great facilities.
Believe it or not, it is actually cheaper to produce a new shipping container than transport one back. So the question is: Shipping containers are definitely a renewable resource.
Wind damage – While water damage far surpasses other forms of damage incurred from hurricanes, damages caused by high winds can also be severe. There are generally two sources of wind damage incurred during hurricanes. The first, and most obvious, is from the hurricane itself. In a strong hurricane, the wind speeds can reach upwards of 160 mph. However, the strongest winds associated with hurricanes are generally caused by tornadoes spawned by the hurricane. The winds from a strong tornado can be higher than 250 mph. A high percentage of the wind damage is actually a result of debris being hurled through the air.
First, you need to realize that a shipping container home is definitely not a traditional house. This may seem obvious, but it’s an important factor to consider. Even though homes built out of cargo containers seem really cool now, you may find that the novelty wears off after a few years. Any home is a long-term investment, so you need to be absolutely sure that you are happy with your potential living situation before you invest thousands of dollars into it. Even though container homes are a smart, eco-friendly choice, you may find yourself yearning for the comforts of a traditional home after a while. Also, consider your space needs before you start construction. If you have a big family, or just want a lot of bedrooms, you may need multiple shipping containers to have the house of your dreams. This requires a lot more work and customization than homes that only use one cargo container.
The Urban Space Container City system makes the most use of space utilizing the original design of shipping containers – the stacking process. These container units can be used for homes, apartments, office and work spaces and simply bolted together easily. The Container City designs are already being used all around the world by youth centers and for classrooms, art studios and retail spaces.
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