Shipping Containers can be an affordable temporary or permanent living space and has become a great solution to the rising costs of housing across the world. The robustness of shipping containers can be used to build beautiful container homes at affordable prices. Here at Absolute containers we have some of the most amazing container home designs available in the country. Shipping Containers homes offer a sustainable housing solution through converting decommissioned shipping or “one trip” containers into low-cost temporary or permanent solid homes and commercial accommodation.

Park Homes / Mobile Homes

These units are available in both standard rental and purchase options.

General Specifications

Chassis and Floor

Steel Chassis is 275mmx65x20x3mm Lip Channel at 1600mm centres with 75mmx50mmx20mmx2mm Lip Channel at 600mm centres painted with primer and black top-coat with chassis lengths of up to 18m. An 18mm Plywood Timber Base is screwed to the steel chassis using self-drilling self-tapping screws at 400mm centres.

Roof and Ceiling

The 5deg pitched roof is constructed from a 50mm Polystyrene Core composite panel with Colour Coated 0.47mm Zincalume on both sides with an IBR Profile on Top. Floor to ceiling height – 2400mm.


The walls consist of a 50mm 16DV Polystyrene Core with 0.47mm Colour Coated Zincalume on both sides.
Units come in Single, Double-Wide and Multi-Slice Units:
Single Wide units are 3m Wide and come in 6m, 9.6m, 12m, 15m and 18m Variants.

Features and Benefits of shipping container homes

  • Easily transported
  • Little or no site preparation.
  • Quick delivery.
  • 100% Re-locatable.
  • Complete turnkey projects.

Standard Optional Extras

That can make your shipping container house homelier.

***Anything else required can also be supplied.

  • Exterior skirting.
  • Fly-screens for windows and doors.
  • Air conditioners.
  • Double wide units are 6m wide and come in the same lengths.
  • Multi-slice units will give you most combinations you can think of.


Uniits are wired for 220 volt supply in accordance to SABS 0142:1987.


Low theft SABS approved plastic piping is used for water supply and PVC for sewerage and waste water.


Anodised Aluminium top-hung windows fitted with 4mm thick glass, burglar guards and blinds.


We use the cut-out framed with specially formed Aluminium sections with rubber gasket and 3 lever locks.