Your friends will think your crazy! Old train carriages for sale in Australia. Where to buy them cheap?

Want something different to show off to your friends?  Ask anyone that you know I'm going to buy myself an old rail car for sale and they will most likely reply, are you nuts? Old train carriages are always intriguing, not only when in full operational daily use for transporting passengers but long after they have been taken off the tracks and decommissioned. No matter …

Shipping Container Homes -13 Steps To Building An Amazing New Container Home.

What are the set of steps in building shipping container houses? If you search Australia's most popular online real estate for sale websites such as: domain.com.au realestate.com.au homehound you will find very few listings for shipping container homes for sale.  Even private for sale by owner websites have nothing for sale. From time to time, shipping container homes do come up, but when compared to …

Can You Name Any Benefits Or Downsides; Building Shipping Container Homes?

Building and design trends come and go. Recent trends in building using materials such as shipping containers have seen a market for people wanting much smaller living area and accommodation.  The trend has been to build shipping container homes from secondhand steel shipping containers that were once used to carry cargo.  There has also been a push to another alternative accommodation form, tiny homes.  This …

House Insulation. Keeping You Warm Or Cool Or “Rust Free”.

Shipping Container House Insulation - The savings when building with a shipping container Yes, acquiring containers may be cheap, that one thing, but remember that you have other costs involved.  These costs start from the time of purchase, and apart from delivery, you are building a shipping container home from scratch - bare bones.  For the home, you will need to get services put into the …

Before You Build A Container Home, Some Considerations To Make.

It is easy to buy used shipping containers for container home construction; the whole acquisition process is very simple.  Buy a used container from a supplier and away you go.  Preplanning ensures the shipping container sizes are preset, and one would think just one metal, oversized cargo box would mean one room built, that is it, simple, done.  Stacking containers on top of each other …

Shipping Container House Plans. Getting The Building Process Started.

Shipping Container House Plans, Planning and designing your shipping container home with ease. As with building any small or large home the complete process is roughly similar.  First, there is design selection, finding consultants and tradespeople to complete the work can be a very stressful exercise.  Building for some is overwhelming for some, for many people building a home, they revert to conventional forms of …