Can this be done? You can get pretty big ones for not too much money.
sancraft said:Can this be done? You can get pretty big ones for not too much money.
I believe the shipping container type are more doable. There can be a lot of issues with local building codes, but if that is not an issue:sancraft said:Can this be done? You can get pretty big ones for not too much money.
Contact all the mobile home dealers you can find and ask them if they have any for free m'hs. Explain your situation to them and believe that you will get help. Lot's of decent people out there. You might ask them to put you on a waiting list for one and when they come up with one they could call you.sancraft said:I am just exploing all options. I've got to get a roof over our heads and with God's help, I will dog-gone-it. I chcked out some sites witht he container houses. The only one I saw a photo of was very modern, almost loaf-like in appearance. I oud do mine with much more of a farm house feel.
We had a 20 x 20 double carport. Here you can get them for about the same price. It depends upon the tubing.Cyngbaeld said:Sandra, are there any local contractors that will put up a metal building or carport? They advertise locally here, a 20x20 carport for under 500$. You could get them to put up a roof and then you and the girls could stack straw bales for outside walls.
And you might look at the strawbale house book by bill and athena steen. There is a studio building in there that some people in arizona did rather quickly and inexpensively.
I once lived in a converted Hippy Bus,it was real comfy.almostthere said:My uncle did the old school bus thing. Ripped out the seats, except the driver seat. He put in a pot belly stove, a couple twin size beds, furniture for storage.