No other structure designed for transportation is as indestructible as a 20ft shipping container.
A shipping container is capable to withstand hurricanes* and other natural disasters.
*One Tiny House Container has gone through a direct hit by a hurricane and two tropical storms without damage.
We currently offer three models. All models are based on 20ft shipping containers.
1. "Happy Weekender"
Studio with kitchenette and over-sized bathroom.
2. "Guestroom Suite"
Queen size bedroom with over-sized bathroom
3. "XL Bedroom"
Queen size bedroom with walk-in cabinet.
Any vehicle rated to pull 10,000 pounds works:
I.e. Ford F250, GMC/Chevrolet 2500, Dodge 2500
A 15ft or 17ft U-Haul truck will pull it if you do not have an own truck available.
Enterprise Truck Rental offers a F250 (3/4ton) that is also rated to pull a Tiny House Container.
No. The Tiny House Container can be moved on and off the trailer as needed.
Yes, but we recommend to keep it at least 12 inches off the ground.
We are more than happy to set it up for you.
Please note: Placing it directly on the ground will void the 12-month service plan.
Yes. We work with an insurance company specialized in Tiny Houses.
Yes, a Tiny House Container is designed to hook up to off-grid water and electric.
Tiny House Container models are for recreational purposes. Please check your local building code if you are allowed to live in a Tiny House Container permanently.
The shipping container itself is certified, the modifications we perform are not certified.
Zoning requirements in the USA vary from no-restrictions to prohibited. We are happy to work with you to find solutions.
Depending on the model and modifications, 1 – 5 months.
Tiny House Container are wired similar to the electrical codes for a bedroom and a bathroom in a regular house.
Standing outside looking at the big container doors, the Sunrise version has the French Door on the right side, the Sunset has them on the left side.
Please check the "Store" page for pricing.
We intend to offer those options in the future.
A Turn-Key Tiny House Container includes a 12-month service plan including warranty.
Absolutely. It’s a tiny space and you certainly would want to optimize it. A Tiny House Container is built modular therefore adding, changing and removing items is very simple.
Several options are available before construction begins. During construction the modifications will be limited.
Yes. A refundable pre-order deposit is required to receive a detailed quote and to receive a date for your build-slot, the starting date of the construction. Please visit the Store to place your pre-order.
Not difficult: We will discuss or even visit your site during the order process.
Not difficult: We will deliver and setup your Tiny House Container. If you elect to purchase a Tiny House Container with a trailer we will thoroughly discuss the procedure to lift it on and off.
No. Shipping containers can be transported in a variety of ways. However, we recommend a trailer that is specifically designed to carry a 20ft container. We have them available for purchase.
All Tiny House Containers come with a regular dual flush European style wall hung toilet. We are happy to modify the setup if you prefer another system.
A Tiny House Container is designed for on and off-grid. Water usage can be adjusted by the user accordingly.
A Tiny House Container is designed for on and off-grid. Electrical usage can be adjusted by the user accordingly.
Yes, we offer a basic solar system.
Yes, a Turn-Key Tiny House Container is insulated.
Yes, we recommend to purchase or rent the land before construction begins.
A Tiny House Container is structurally more than 7 times stronger than a wooden tiny house.
A Tiny House Container comes with an over-sized bathroom including a large corner shower and a flushing toilet.
A Tiny House Container can be placed on and off a trailer as needed.
A Tiny House Container has three doors. The bathroom has its own outside access.
A Tiny House Container can easily be inspected for mold and critters.
There are many other differences.
We highly recommend to compare both by looking at them in person.
The water lines are designed to be drained quickly. Only common tools are required.
One Tiny House Container is 160sf.
No. The shipping containers are completely sealed.
A Tiny House Container comes with an optional roof frame. Use it as a base for solar panels, green roof or a roof deck. We will add roof options in the near future.
Yes. You can use it as a toy hauler. There is enough space and some of the original tie down rings are available.
Yes. We can purchase a one-trip shipping container in a different color, if available. However, we recommend to change the trim colors instead of the container color.
Yes. All shutters and awnings can be removed easily. We have three colors available, dark green, midnight blue and Bordeaux red.
The inside bottom trim is designed to be removed to conduct water and critter damage inspections.
No. During the order process we will discuss your setup at your property and recommend either the Sunrise or Sunset version.
The shipping container itself is designed for severe storms. Doors, Windows, and other openings might leak under extreme conditions. We are happy to do an inspection. Inspections are included in the 12-month service plan.
Extremely strong: A 20ft shipping container can hold around 60,000 pounds of cargo. On a container ship they are typically stacked 6 -7 high.
No special permits are required. No professional movers needed.
No problem, open up, air out for 5 minutes, ready to use.
There are very limited opportunities for critters to crawl in. A Tiny House Container allows for an easy inspection. Inspections are included in the 12-month warranty and service plan.
In any small space moisture is an issue. We incorporated several features in the Tiny House Container to combat moisture issues.
No. Inevitably there will be some surface rust which can be contained easily. However, all Tiny House Containers are build out of one-trip containers and are structurally sound. We also inspect all containers before we purchase them.
Open all doors, take a broom and sweep for 2 minutes.
Mop floor for 5 minutes. Leave all doors up to air out.
Use it as foundation for solar panels, green roof or a roof deck. In addition it serves as the foundation of a modular porch and atrium when you want covered outside space.
Yes, we are happy to hook it up during the initial setup.
Connect a regular garden hose and a splitter to the hook ups.
We are happy to hook it up during the initial setup.
The Tiny House Container is designed for several options including a regular outdoor extension cord.
No. All Bathrooms come in one size.
Not at the moment. We recommend regular cabinets, chest drawers to optimize your space.
A good place to start is of course IKEA.
A Tiny House Container has built in provisions to secure freestanding equipment during use and also during transportation.
Our standard option for an air conditioner is a window unit with 8000BTU. Depending on your location you might need a smaller or larger air conditioner.
Yes. We will make some recommendations during the order process.
Yes, that works well if you leave the Tiny House Container on a trailer.
We recommend to compare both type of structures by looking at them in person.
Check with the camping ground, but as long as a Tiny House Container is on a trailer you should be fine.
A Tiny House Container comes with hook up provisions.
Several of the original tie down rings are available.
Yes, we can retrofit your Tiny House Container.
Every turn-key Tiny House Container comes with a 12-month service plan on a Tiny House Container.
Our standard Tiny House Container is wheelchair accessible through the big container doors.
However, the standard interior is not designed to accommodate any type of physical disabilities.
We are happy to look into modifications on an individual basis.
We use common building materials.
It’s all about the best setup when it comes to a tiny house. We are more than happy to assist.
Yes, we offer inspections and a buy-back program.
Yes, we offer a service plan.
No. We are specialized in 20ft shipping containers.