Container Home Research

Mackenzie Bollman

Standard Shipping Container Size

20 to 40 feet long, 8 feet wide, and 8 feet tall.

It has about 144 square feet inside.

4,840lb is the standard weight.

Local Shipping Container Sales

Office Location; 9921 Woodgrove Drive
Dallas, TX 75218

Electrical and Plumbing

Currently electrical is not yet available in Wisconsin but they are working on integrating it into their homes. Plumbing is available.

Concrete Pier Foundation

Six concrete piers are needed for each container.

Slab on Grade

Slab on Grade is better for softer soils and more time consuming to lay.


Spray foam, insulation panels, and blanket insulation are all methods to insulate your container home.


Six containers can cost 8,400 to 16,800 dollars.

A single shipping container can cost from 1,400 to 2,800 dollars.


Numen Development, LLC

SG Blocks

Jetson Green