You may have noticed shipping containers scattered all over on an airport or port areas. These durable containers are used to transport different foodstuff, luxury items, cars, spare parts and merchandise from one place to another. These are often discarded or recycled to use in different manners. These are often used to design radar stations, bank vaults, bathrooms and showers, military and fire training stations, shopping malls and mobile stores, concession stands, press boxes, trucks, elevator shafts, recording studio, and homes. There are numerous ways to use a shipping container because of their durability. It is affordable to buy a shipping container home as compared to buying a real estate. If you want to build your own house within your budget, you can design containers homes that are really beneficial. It is important to carefully select a shipping container that should be free from any damage and harmful chemical. These containers are available in different sizes and you can build a durable house with the help of one or two containers. You can select marine grade flooring and steel doors for durability and water-resistant qualities. You can use special insulation to increase the durability of your shipping container homes. You have to bear labor expenses for welding, cutting and important fixtures in your living space. You can adjust these containers as per your needs. Containers are available at different rates and construction involves a little labor. You can construct a house between $1,200 and $6,000. The container homes require support by their four corners and the foundation can be simple as per your needs. You can save thousands of dollars on cement and bricks and construct an eco-friendly house. This book is drafted to explain the usage of the container to build homes. You can put one, two or three containers together to build a wide living space for summer and winter. There are a few useful guidelines for your assistance.