How to Stucco A Shipping Container

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Exterior Stucco Finish For A Container Home

There are a variety of ways to finish the outside of a shipping container home to both make it more attractive and to protect the metal surface from the elements.  One way to apply an exterior finish to a shipping container is to use stucco.  A stucco finish can make a shipping container home look more like a traditional home and blend into the surrounding homes.  The stucco may be painted after applied and allowed to dry.  This video shows how to stucco a shipping container.  Here papercrete is mixed with portland and a small amount of latex paint are used to spray several layers on stucco on a shipping container used for a tool shed.

How To Stucco a Shipping Container

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  1. […] A main concern of using steel containers for a house, particularly in wet areas, is corrosion resistance. You need a durable outer coating to make sure the steel is protected, or you could have serious rust issues in a couple years.  Here’s an example of how to put an exterior stucco finish on a shipping container building. […]

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