Couple Build Amazing Shipping Container Home For Debt-Free Living

This amazing shipping container home is guaranteed to impress! Constructed from one 20ft and one 40ft shipping container, this compact container home has it all!
Built entirely as a DIY project, this home is filled with with some amazing features. Jaimie and Dave constructed their home to be beautiful, artistic and have everything the couple need, while fulfilling their dream of living debt and mortgage free. Living debt free was important to the couple, who wanted to break free of the rat race and be able to live a life of their choosing with more options and more freedom.
Jaimie and Dave’s story is one of resilience, love, choosing joy and overcoming adversity. After Dave suffered a major brain bleed, the couples dreams of building their own mortgage-free shipping container home were almost shattered. Together, they pushed through the challenges and the building of their shipping container home actually become part of Dave’s physical and mental recovery.

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video credit: Living Big In A Tiny House

11 Responses to “Couple Build Amazing Shipping Container Home For Debt-Free Living”

  1. Trevor says:

    Could not whatch video . Corona speeds! .3 down load speed
    What country
    How much the container
    Are they new container
    What have you used for insulation
    What is the footprint of stair well

    Sorry Old idea good for 3rd world
    don’t like the collour
    Have been thinking of doing it my self but the containers are more expensive than raw materials $ 800 per ton for used container
    Pherhap you can post still then I can see it
    I’d like to see your concepts mybe I am wrong!!

  2. John stone says:

    I need it bad

  3. Peni Tirikula says:


  4. Harold Abbou says:

    Hi, how do people find land to build these wonderful homes locally or GTA in Toronto, Ontario.
    Thank you

  5. Atitso Akpalu says:

    Ingenious, can I have design or link to download video?

  6. Anthony E Davis says:

    Go to for land in us and abroad

  7. Ian Webster says:

    How can I learn more about container homes?

  8. Michael says:

    Materials might be cheaper than container, but the containers do not need to be built and they are pretty solid.

  9. Lidia Grot-Baran says:

    Beautiful ideas and very cool people

  10. MICHAEL NOBLE says:

    Awesome job, very nice home. Made me cry for the personal story, I am so happy you got better.

  11. Danjuma A says:

    Africa needs this and a few are being built in cities across Africa but not rural areas

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