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Expandable container house
Expandable container house is a kind of container
house with a high prefabrication rate. The middle part of
the house is a prefabricated kitchen or bathroom, which
can be used after the ground is connected to water and
electricity and the two sides are folded open, and the
partition wall can be prefabricated according to demand.
After the overall completion of the area is about three
times the original.
1. A 40-foot container can hold 1-2 PCS (depending on custom size)
2. High prefabrication rate. The bathroom or kitchen is installed in
the factory, and the house can be used after connecting the water
pipes and wires.
3. Quick installation. The wall, top, and bottom are all prefabricated
and only need to open the reinforcement bolts to move in.
4. Long service life. The main frame of the overall transport, more
solid, can be used for 15-20 years.

Suzhou MH Container House Technology Co.,Ltd.

About MH

Suzhou MH Container House Technology Co., Ltd. is a professional enterprise engaged in integrated house design and manufacture. With the concept of "green, environmentally friendly, and efficient", the company is committed to creating high-quality integrated houses. The company was founded in 1995, after more than 30 years of development and technology accumulation, Suzhou MH has a full range of capabilities from design, and material selection to manufacturing. The company Participated in the construction of the Shanghai World Financial Center, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, Hangzhou Asian Games Village, Hangzhou Alibaba Global Headquarters, South Korea SK Dynamic Battery factory, Shanghai Huawei R&D Center, and other major projects.
Suzhou MH Container House Technology Co., Ltd. looks forward to working with you.

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What is the process of setting up an expandable container house?
The process of setting up an expandable container house involves several steps, from site preparation to finalizing the interior. Here is a general overview of the process:
Site Selection and Preparation:
Choose a suitable location for the expandable container house. Ensure that the ground is level and stable.
Clear the site of any debris, vegetation, or obstacles that might interfere with the installation.
Depending on the design, some expandable container houses may require a foundation or footings to provide stability.
Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for foundation specifications, which may include concrete piers or other support structures.
Delivery and Placement:
Transport the expandable container house to the site using appropriate transportation methods, such as trucks or cranes.
Position the container on the prepared foundation, ensuring it is level and securely anchored.
Expandable Mechanism Setup:
If the container is designed to expand, follow the manufacturer's instructions to deploy the expandable sections.
This may involve using hydraulic systems or manual mechanisms to extend the container to its full size.
Connection of Utilities:
Connect the container to necessary utilities such as water, electricity, and sewage according to local codes and regulations.
Some containers may come pre-equipped with plumbing and electrical connections for easier setup.
Interior Finishing:
Complete the interior finishing work, including insulation, wall coverings, flooring, and ceiling installation.
Install fixtures, appliances, and any other interior elements based on the design and customization chosen.
Exterior Finishing:
Complete the exterior finishing, which may include painting, cladding, or other materials to enhance the aesthetics and weather resistance of the container.
Utilities Testing:
Test all utilities to ensure they are functioning properly. This includes checking for leaks, ensuring electrical systems are safe, and confirming that plumbing works as intended.
Inspections and Permits:
Obtain any necessary inspections and permits required by local authorities. This may include building inspections, zoning approvals, or other regulatory checks.
Landscaping and Exterior Features:
Complete any landscaping around the container house and add exterior features such as decks, porches, or other amenities if desired.
Final Checks and Handover:
Conduct a final walkthrough to ensure everything is in order and meets the required standards.
Hand over the keys to the owner or occupant and provide any necessary documentation, such as warranties or maintenance instructions.

Are there any limitations or considerations for moving an expandable container house?
While expandable container houses offer flexibility and mobility compared to traditional structures, there are still limitations and considerations when it comes to moving them. Here are some important factors to keep in mind:
Transportation Logistics:
The transportation of expandable container houses requires specialized equipment such as flatbed trucks, trailers, or cranes.
Consider the logistics and costs associated with transporting the container to a new location.
Site Accessibility:
Ensure that the destination site is accessible for the transportation equipment. Factors such as road width, turns, and obstacles may impact the feasibility of moving the container.
Permits and Regulations:
Check with local authorities to understand the permitting requirements for moving a structure. Permits may be needed for oversized loads, road closures, or other transportation-related activities.
Structural Integrity:
Moving an expandable container house may put stress on its structural components. Ensure that the container is designed and built to withstand transportation stresses, and follow any guidelines provided by the manufacturer.
Utilities Disconnection and Reconnection:
Disconnect utilities such as water, electricity, and sewage before moving the container. Plan for the reconnection of these utilities at the new site.
Weather Conditions:
Consider weather conditions during transportation, as adverse weather can impact the safety of the move. High winds, storms, or extreme temperatures may affect the stability of the container during transit.
Costs and Budget:
Moving a container house involves costs beyond transportation, including disconnection and reconnection of utilities, site preparation at the new location, and potential modifications to meet local codes.
Zoning and Land Use Regulations:
Ensure that the new location complies with local zoning and land use regulations. Some areas may have restrictions on the placement of container houses.
Foundation Requirements:
If the container house requires a specific foundation, ensure that the new site meets those requirements. Foundation types may vary, and adjustments may be needed.
Community Acceptance:
Consider the social and community aspects of moving a container house. Ensure that the community and neighbors are receptive to the presence of a container house in the area.
Professional Assistance:
Engage professionals, such as structural engineers or transportation specialists, to assess the feasibility and safety of moving the container house. They can provide guidance on potential challenges and solutions.