Frequently Asked Questions

Custom Container Homes offers a perfect, cost-effective solution for Australians of all ages. However, we’re sure buying a container or relocatable home or site office will still spark some questions from you.

Whether you’re unsure of how our relocatable granny flats, site offices and homes assemble, the warranties, delivery, or what custom options are available to you, below are some of the frequently asked questions we get at Custom Container Homes.

Naturally, if you can’t find the answer to your question and want immediate personal service, just give us a call today on 1300 899 108.

Q. What is a popup container home?
A.  Our popup container homes are compact, prefabricated units that transform into amazing full size homes within minutes, using a unique custom designed expansion system. Our popup container homes are available in 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, and come complete with an all inclusive bathroom, spacious kitchen, living area, bedrooms, flooring and electrical and plumbing systems. Our popup container homes are an ideal instant living solution and can be delivered to you within 8 weeks! Contact us for more information. 

Q. Do you have a display model?
A. Yes, from November 2019, we will have a popup home on display at our warehouse in Silverdale, near Penrith in Sydney. Please contact us to book an appointment.  

Q. Do I need council approval for a container home?
A. This really depends on where you live and what your intentions are with your new portable home. Our range of popup container homes have been designed and engineered to meet the BCA and council standards. Please contact us for more information.

Q. Do you deliver container homes and site offices Australia-wide?
A. Yes, we deliver anywhere in Australia, so contact us for a quote for delivery. 
Q. What sizes are your popup container homes available in?

A. Our popup container homes are available in 3 sizes: 39m2 (20ft), 58m2 (30ft) & 75m2 (40ft). These sizes offer 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms with kitchen and bathroom, 4-6 bedrooms dormitory style accommodation or empty house plan (shell only).

Q. Do your products meet Australian Standards?
A. Yes, our container houses are all built to Australian Standards, are asbestos free, and have SAA certification on electrical systems and glass, and watermark on all plumbing. 
Q. Are your container homes built on site?

A. No, all Custom Container Homes are manufactured off-site in our factory and delivered to you 95% complete. The only building works that takes place onsite is the laying of the foundation, final installation and connection to water and electrical services.

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Craning-of-40ft-home-768x1024.jpgQ. What warranty do your container homes have?
All of our container homes have a solid 10-year structural and 1-year warranty on materials.

Q. Can I customise my container home or building?
A. Yes, our buildings offer a wide range of custom options such as external cladding, extra doors or windows, extra walls or partitions. 

Q. Can you organise the installation as well as the delivery ?
A. Yes, for sure, we can offer you the full package including custom design, supply and installation.

Q. What about the plumbing and electrical?
A. All plumbing and electrical is already installed prior to delivery. We can arrange a plumber and electrician to connect the services if you like, or you can take care of this yourself. All of our products and services are tailored to suit you.
Q. Do you have a price list or guide?
A. Yes, you can download our latest FREE product guide at the bottom of this page by entering your details. Alternatively, you can request the guide by emailing us at or calling 1300 899 108. 


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