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Shipping Container Houses Flooring

How to Cover Your Container Floors? Considering that containers are made from metal, it’s very important to choose shipping container houses flooring. In this article, we are explaining the advantages and disadvantages of each material so that you can make the right choice. Plywood (sub)-flooring Plywood boards are manufactured from thin layers of wood (veneers) …

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Second Hand Shipping Container Houses – Risks

Second Hand Shipping Container Houses Problems to Consider: Ceiling Height The interior height of a standard cargo shipping container is about 7ft 10 inches. This height is slightly lower than the normal 8ft-9ft range in residential buildings. However, this already tight headroom is further decreased once the floor and ceiling are adapted for habitable spaces. …

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Rust Protection of Container Houses

Find here step-by-step instructions on rust protection of container houses. Corrosion is the biggest enemy of your shipping container home! Frame: Rust & Corrosion Protection Frames of Customized Container(s) houses are made from GI (Galvanized Iron) steel. The Galvanization process protects the steel from rusting (oxidation). It is done by applying a layer of zinc …

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Shipping Container Homes Basics for Beginners

Shipping container homes basics will help you decide whether it is a good solution for you or not. Let’s start from the beginning: ISO Shipping Containers Standard ISO shipping containers used by the transport industry come in three generic lengths correspondingly:  10ft (2.99m)  20ft (6.06m)  40ft (12.2m) All of them are 8.0 ft (2.44 m) …

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What are International Shipping Container Standards

What ISO #6346 stands for? If you are deciding on a container home it is important to know what are International Shipping Container Standards. ISO #6346 standard describes the identification (ID) of shipping containers including their size, owner, category, serial number, type and some other important characteristics. Some call it Container Identification Number (CIN). All …

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