Here you’ll find the latest news and information from Tiny Home Builders. Learn and be inspired as you follow along with us as we discuss the most asked about topics on tiny houses.
There is a fact finding mission that everyone goes through when they are starting out looking to go tiny. During this search, most people’s idea of what size they want their house to be changes a couple of times. There are definitely some pros and cons to the different sizes that are out there. Here are some of items to look over when considering your tiny house size.
Going tiny is a big decision and certainly not an easy one. As this niche industry continues to build, so does its naysayers. Don’t give up on your big dream to live tiny! Most of what they say isn’t true anyway. Here are a few of the most common tiny house problems which are really myths.
Tiny Home Builders has been working with the tiny house community for over 10 years. We have been in the business of building homes and designed one of the first trailers specifically designed to be the foundation of a tiny house on wheels (THOW). We know a lot about construction and quality building materials.(more…)
If you have ever seen a tiny house reality television show, you are probably surprised by the more than occasional reveal at the end where the couple who is moving in says, “Wow, it’s so tiny!” If you are like me, you yell at the TV, “WHAT DID YOU THINK IT WAS GOING TO BE? IT’S A TINY HOUSE!!!” But the sad truth is that many people who get into the tiny house market have never seen a tiny house in person, let alone been inside of one. So how do you prepare yourself for the conversion to a tiny home? Well you need to get inside of them, of course! So if you have ever asked, “How do I find tiny houses near me?” then here are a few ways that you can get a taste of tiny living without making the commitment to buying.
One of the growing trends of the tiny house world is going as big as you can and still going tiny. We are asked a lot about the maximum lengths, widths and heights. Our normal builds are 13’5” high, just one inch below the legal limit set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The response is normally, “WOW! How do you drive with that in tow?” Here are some of the things to think about when it comes to respecting tiny house height.
Tiny homes have become super popular all around the country. And why not? They are affordable to build, easy to maintain, can be moved to almost any location, are great for the environment and are just so darn cute! Many people have taken the giant leap to live tiny permanently but others are still on the fence, not sure if they can be happy in such a small space. An entire new market of vacation rentals have sprung up to satisfy the curiosity of the tiny house lover. If you want to know if tiny is for you, renting one of these small abodes is a great start. There are so many great tiny house rentals out there, from single units in remote locations, to small villages in popular areas. Here is a list of my top 7.(more…)