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Shipping Container Homes

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204 Container Homes is providing durable structures perfect for personal homes, commercial buildings and industrial needs. We use durable Sea Cans/Shipping Containers to create incredible structures, designed and finished exactly to your needs.

Why Use Sea Cans to Build a Home?

Shipping Containers are growing in demand as consumers look for alternative construction methods that are sustainable and affordable. Our modular shipping container structures answer this demand and provide a unique home/building completely customized to your needs.

Benefits of Shipping Container Homes

There are many! Some of the benefits include the fact that shipping containers are sustainable, impervious to water, insects, rodents, mildew and fire, incredibly strong, less expensive, easy to expand, and they can reduce construction time by up to 40%.

Why Use Shipping Container Structures?

Our team has the proven knowledge and experience to help guide you through the process of building a shipping container home and ensure it’s built right. We also have a large shop where we can handle construction on-site.

Our team knows the ins and outs of how to turn durable Sea Cans into incredible homes. Working with 204 Container Homes allows you to take advantage of our skills, knowledge, experience and great features.

STANDARDS

All of our residential shipping container homes are built with the following standards:

  • 1-5-10 Year coverage comes standard with all of our builds.
  • Canadian Bank financing available on our container structures.
  • Draw mortgages included!

KEY FEATURES

Building with shipping containers and 204 Container Homes lets you take advantage of these amazing features:

  • 204 Container Homes are built in a controlled environment to the highest quality standards
  • Flexible foundation options
  • Fully customizable
  • Attach to services like any other build
  • Scalable
  • Stackable
  • Our products are under Home Warranty 1-2-5-10 Year Program with the option to upgrade:
    • 1 Year- Labour and Materials
    • 2 Year- Mechanical Defects
    • 5 Year- Building Envelope
    • 10 Year- Major Structural
  • We support local employment by hiring locally as much possible
  • Bank Financing is here! Traditional mortgages as well as draw/building mortgages!
  • All of our structures are built to applicable building codes including but not limited to ABC & Canadian building codes
  • Our products are fully engineered structures
  • CSA & ULC components
  • Our products can be delivered worldwide
  • We provide fast construction timelines
  • In-house professionals to work with you from design to completion
  • We offer turnkey service

Frequently Asked Questions

Because shipping containers are designed to carry heavy loads, stacked in columns, resist harsh environments – weather and resistant to salt corrosion etc.  They can withstand practically any extreme weather, such as hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes.  Securely anchored, containers can take winds up to 280 kilometres per hour. You can also rest assured that it will never collapse during an earthquake. By far, they make for the safest storm shelters. 

A house made from a shipping container is resilient to animals or pests because of its thick floor and strong metal walls and roof.

204 Container Homes are built as modern living houses. It can be used as a family home, a rental suite, office, guest house, cabin or cottage, multi-unit apartment complex etc.

The delivery time is 3 months from the date you sign the contract and make your first payment, installation requires on average 3-7 days

Yes, even within our standard finishing’s we offer a wide range of options but you don’t have to be limited by these. Exterior cladding, interior wall finishes, floor coverings, paint colors, counter tops, fixtures and appliances can all be chosen to meet individual requirements, and clients are welcome to supply their own items for inclusion should they wish to do so.

We are experts in energy efficient construction, therefore 204 homes are built according to Passive house building principles.  Shipping containers are very well insulated from all six sides so that container’s steel structure is located inside a house. It eliminates the risk of condensation and avoids any thermal bridges.

Yes, you will need to prepare your land for installation of the house. Typically land preparation involves leveling and compacting the land as well as preparing infrastructures such as electricity, water and sewage.

Yes! You can finance a 204 home just like you would finance any other new home build with a construction loan.

Yes, you will need a crane for the install, but we can manage this process for you. It is difficult to give an exact cost of the crane as it depends on many factors such as , the location of your land, the size of the house to be installed etc.

Zero energy homes are just like any home—except better.

They are regular grid-tied homes that are so air-tight, well insulated, and energy efficient that they produce as much renewable energy as they consume over the course of a year, leaving the occupants with a net zero energy bill, and a carbon-free home.

A zero energy home is not just a “green home” or a home with solar panels.

A zero energy home combines advanced design and superior building systems with energy efficiency and on-site solar panels to produce a better home. Zero energy homes are ultra-comfortable, healthy, quiet, sustainable homes that are affordable to live in

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