Retaining the strengths of the basic container's characteristics, while adapting them into an attractive and livable home plan is a little more complex than a You Tube video or a video tutorial can express.
As you probably know, when it comes to design and construction work, the devil really is in the details. And there are literally hundreds of details involved in successfully adapting shipping containers for habitation.
But one thing you can be certain of....
If it involves your family’s safety and the local building department, it is NOT going to be as easy as stacking Lego.
I'm sure you would agree with me that if you are actively considering building a container home, you want to approach it from an educated perspective, and the truth is there are major potential traps and pitfalls to this construction method. To name just a few of the big ones
- Obtaining Building Permits
- Meeting Required Building Codes
- Understanding the Engineering
Perhaps its not surprising there is so little information available on these vital aspects of container house construction, Have you noticed how all the web sites quickly makes the disclaimer that these areas are "out of the scope of...." ?
The 2011 Constructure Guide is the only source that has been expanded to include an comprehensive section on the engineering and building code questions that have been raised so often over the years.
If you feel you have been spending too much time looking for useful information about container structures on the Internet, isn't it time to let the CONSTRUCTURE GUIDE provide you all the information you have been searching for - today?
The Constructure Guide is written in layman's terms with lots of illustrations & photos that will guide you through the engineering, design & building of a container structure. Every step is covered.
- Building code compliance? - Explained!
- Enginering requirements? - Explained!
- Container home design criterion? - Explained!
- Plumbing a container structure? - Explained!
- Container home foundations ? - Explained!
- Insulation for containers? - Explained!
The details found in the CONSTRUCTURE GUIDE will help assure that you are prepared to maximize the saving on every aspect of your project
The idea of re-purposing some industrial junk into a viable living space makes sense on so many levels that the container home concept has been winning converts nationwide. Nearly everyone responds to the idea in a positive way.
But, unfortunately, even when building with shipping containers you can't just ignore engineering and building codes. This is just one more reason you need the Constructure Guide, to show you how to navigate the "roadblocks" that those other websites just ignore.
Given today's economic conditions, more and more people are getting serious about saving on construction costs, reducing maintenance, and keeping more equity in their pockets. So, when it is possible to build a sleek, secure, modern home with classic good looks for a fraction of the cost of traditional construction, people pay attention. If you are considering building your next home you have to check out the possibilities of using recycled shipping containers for construction, along with the details from the Constructure Guide.
You download the Constructure eBook straight onto your computer. Why bother with memberships and association auto renewals when you can own the material and print it for your use even when your are away from your computer?
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