The NewHomeSource Awards recognizes and celebrates local businesses across the country that provide the best services for new homebuyers and the construction industry.
We found the top container home builders in Houston, and are showcasing them for homebuyers who want a reputable builder to help make their dream of a non-traditional home a reality.
What Makes a Good Container Home Builder?
Container homes are an exciting walk on the wild side for home shoppers that want to embrace alternative housing but aren’t sold on the tiny life. Finding the right builder makes the difference between you looking forward to moving into your new home and spending your days dreading the next disaster to befall your home.
When you move in, your new container home should delight you and should be 100% free of any unwelcome surprises. As you start looking for a container home builder, make sure to look for companies that want to work with you and deliver a house you love.
5 Attributes of a Good Container Home Builder
- They are passionate about building quality container homes
- They have experience building container homes
- Their former clients liked working with them, and love life in their new home
- They know how to design container homes that are comfortable and energy-efficient
- They are commuted to customer service and are flexible enough to provide the features you want in your home
Best Houston Container Home Builders
NewHomeSource has compiled a list of the top container home builders in Houston, TX so you can easily find the best builder to help you on your journey to homeownership.
We analyzed over 15 local container home builders and narrowed it down to 7 winners. Check out the full list below.
Backcountry Containers is a premier provider of custom shipping container homes. We work with customers across the state to design and construct their dream container homes. Whether you are looking for a primary residence or a secondary dwelling, our team can bring your vision to life. Using a combination of 20 and 40-foot containers, we provide modern, durable, and cost-effective container homes for customers that meet their needs beautifully and uniquely.
Houston Container was founded 19 years ago as a source of new and used shipping containers at the best prices in the Houston area. Our custom container experts specialize in bringing customers’ container home ideas to life. We have experience making all types of containers for our clients and can make your vision for custom container exactly the way you imagine it. Our goal is to work with clients in a personal and direct way when it comes to creating a custom shipping container home. We handle everything from start to finish, you just need to bring your initial idea!
Ricky Hill Enterprises
Ricky Hill Enterprises, located in Houston, TX builds custom-made, eye-catching container homes. Need a small cottage for hunting? Looking to simplify by living in a tiny house? Or maybe you want a sprawling home built from recycled or new shipping containers. Our sustainable housing modifications are perfect for not only permanent homes but for temporary living quarters as well. We can build your home to your specific needs as our container modifications have endless possibilities. Our container homes are cost-effective, weather-resistant, and built to stand the test of time.
All Star Containers
All Star Containers is Houston’s premier family-owned and operated container business, specializing in the sale of top-quality new and used container homes. Our homes can be easily customized with windows and climate control, with few modifications like windows, electricity, air conditioning, and heating. The only limit to the modifications that we can do is your imagination. We take pride in our customer service and strive to make your experience with us one that you will remember and keep you coming back for all your container needs.
JFM Services has been an industry leader in shipping container modification and repair since 1987. Thirty years of experience means we have the skills and expertise you can rely on to turn an ordinary shipping container into the state-of-the-art container home you’ve only dreamed of. Whether you want a container home as your principal residence, as a guest house, or even as a rental unit, our customized, personalized shipping container houses, and tiny homes give you an economical, distinctly contemporary dwelling. Exceptional quality and happy customers are our hallmarks.
Krieger Containers creates durable and affordable shipping container homes in the Greater Houston Area. We have successfully built containerized projects ranging from affordable housing as low as $55/sqft to higher-end custom homes, to commercial structures. Nobody in the US has as much experience and capabilities surrounding containerized construction as we do. The materials we use to build our homes distinguish our company from other container builders.
Containerhouse has been doing the impossible with containers for over forty years. We convert (repurpose) existing ISO shipping containers and also fabricate buildings and structures from the ground up. All work is performed in-house, including fabrication, blasting painting, electrical, and finishing. Our team of container home experts knows the importance of offering customers high-quality products that fit their specific requirements.
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