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The Comprehensive 2020 Tesla Solar Panels Review and Guide

Solar panels are a great way to make your home eco-friendly and off-grid. Tesla and its chairman Elon Musk are well-known for their grand technologies – and their solar panels are no exception. After merging with SolarCity in 2016, Tesla Energy announced its plans with solar technology and has since become the largest installer of residential solar panels in the United States. SolarCity currently sells third-party brands of solar panels, so finding an exact source on what you actually get …

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The 5 Best Angle Grinders for Shipping Container Homes

Converting this shipping container into a home is going to take a lot of DIY effort and more than a little sweat and tears (let’s keep the blood to a minimum okay?)  You embarked on this undertaking because you wanted to build it yourself and because after a little research online, you found that ordinary people like you and me can, and have, built large scale projects like this. Don’t be intimidated by the massive amounts of work ahead of …

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Rainwater Collection System Tips for Shipping Container Homes

We have seen a trend across the country of moving towards a more sustainable lifestyle in all aspects of our daily lives. This is evident in areas where people have taken roots in creating their homes out of recycled materials such as shipping containers. You are reducing your carbon footprint by reusing an item and reducing the amount of waste that our society creates. Another way we can reduce that carbon footprint and evolve into a more sustainable lifestyle is …

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The Comprehensive 2020 Tesla Powerwall Review and Guide

The Tesla Powerwall is a large capacity energy storage unit available for light commercial and full residential use.  Here we are in the year 2020, two decades after the turn of the century.  The long fantasized future is here and now.  Cartoons promised us flying cars, movies promised us jetpacks, novels told us we’d all be living in Utopian communities by now. The problem with predicting the future is we always get it wrong.  Our vision of Utopian life centered …

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4 Shipping Container House Myths Busted By Life Containerized

Shipping container homes have been gaining in popularity.  Younger generations seeking out new and interesting living arraignments, older generations of retiring thrill seekers, and middle generations ready for change, it seems that there is no specific market for the alternative housing market. If you’ve seen some of these shipping container homes profiled online, you may have thought about embarking on your own adventure and doing the same.  They look great and are a real conversation starter.  But worries and doubts …

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12 Tips Before You Build A Shipping Container Home In 2020

With millions of abandoned shipping containers in ports all around the globe, there are plenty of ways to utilize one. Some people purchase them for offices or storage space, but they can also be transformed into some neat and affordable houses. Whether you’re looking for lots of square footage, or multiple stories, it can be done by converting shipping containers. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as stacking some containers. There are many things to keep in mind to ensure your …

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Shipping Container Home Ideas: 10 Unique Customization Tips

Personalizing your container can truly make a difference. Depending on your business or industry’s needs, containers can include add-ons that are not only affordable, but convenient as well. Our Top Shipping Container Home Ideas Containers are trendy, it pays off to take advantage of their features! Let’s run through 10 tips that can assist you in customizing your container. Bigger containers = bigger opportunities. The size of your container is going to depend on the size needed to store equipment …

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