Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

How much is a container house in Kenya?

They start off from Ksh 500,000 excl VAT and can range anything up to Ksh 3.5 million

How long do container homes last?

You should expect your containers to last for at least twenty-five years without any problems. If you maintain the containers and keep on top of any rust then you can expect your containers to last longer.

Isn’t a container home very hot or very cold?

We insulate our container homes which very effectively controls the heat and cold inside the Container Home.  A Large chunk of the building cost is exclusively for insulation of the interior.

Another way to control the temperature is to put a roof over the entire structure.  This not only controls the interior temperature, but helps protect the containers from the weather.

Do shipping container homes need a foundation?

With shipping container homes, the concrete piers are generally laid at each corner of the container. … You save a lot of time and money with pier foundations because you don’t need to excavate a lot of earth at all. You only need to excavate the ground for the piers, which are generally 50 cm X 50 cm X 50 cm.

How do you insulate a shipping container home?

We use Mineral Wool insulation. It is fire retardant, mold resistant and water resistant