$18.000 Off-Grid Container House in South Africa

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We continue to discover for you. Our container house on today’s tour is from South Africa.

Completely off-grid using a 1x40FT shipping container, the container house was built by Berman-Kalil Housing Concepts.

Have you ever heard that the global container houses market has been at a value around $50 billion for a long time? It specifically shows us the fact that today’s people have started to prefer container houses more than those who lived years ago.

Plenty of acceptable reasons can exist for such decisions, however, it doesn’t make things simple for those to try to make a decision on investing in a normal house and a container house. We are experts focusing on this market particularly and aim to help you for your decisions and learn a lot.

As you can see in the photos below, container shipping houses can be very stylish and look attractive in relation to your design mentality. They generally cost 30-35% cheaper versus traditional house, nevertheless.

Another reason to invest in a shipping container house is that thay can be delivered within 30-45 days as they have two bedrooms, useful tables, chairs and very-well fitting decors.

Let’s think a bit of your extensive wealth when you want to have a beautiful house where you can not find any available land. What would you do?

Well, that is why you need to have a look at container houses and give a chance to that extreme pleasure. It probably matter where you live, since there are some countries to take serious roles in the global container houses market such as Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Australia, UK and USA. There are of course the othre countries as well, but those ones are the easist ones for you to give an container house order.

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Before you get into order details and collecting proposals from the companies, it would be better to make sure what kind of container house you would like to have.

They have two types according to the construction type, fixed or movable; four types according to their purpose of usage such as residential, recreational, emergency or nursing houses; three types according to architecture type such as duplex, tiny, multistorey ones.


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