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 are several different ways to build a house, each having their own advantages and disadvantages. The most common approach is called ‘stick-built’, which refers to the 2x dimensional lumber used to construct a wall. Stick-built walls, which are comprised of the dimensional lumber, sheathing, and insulation, are normally assembled at the location of the structure being built. An alternative approach to building residential and light commercial structures are called SIPs (or what are sometimes referred to as tiny house SIP panels).
When you are building a tiny house, there are many potentially dangerous situations that will come up during the construction process. Don’t get discouraged – with a few tiny house construction safety precautions and some properly paid attention, you will be a pro, build a beautiful home and actually live to tell about it. Here are five Tiny House Construction Safety Precautions that will help you know how not to die while building your tiny house.
Living tiny is really only 10% the actual tiny house itself and 90% the attitude of the people going to live there. There are many people who have their mentality backward – they say, “Living tiny will allow me to do these things,” when they need to start living tiny well before they even get there. If you wait to start living tiny, you are going to be in for a heck of a shock when moving in day comes. So if you want to be ready, or even just see if you are able to start living tiny, here are some radical ways to start living tiny right now!
One of the biggest fears that people have, when building their tiny home, is properly installing the plumbing. Whether they are afraid that they are going to flood their house or just have a small leak, most people will pay an exorbitant amount of money to have a plumber come out and take care of it. But you would be surprised how easy and safe plumbing can be. Here is what you need to know to take away your fears of tiny house plumbing.
We’ve all heard it before, and perhaps you’ve even said it, “It’s in my five-year plan”. While planning is extremely important and encouraged, you need to be careful to avoid falling into the ‘planning trap’ where you spend more time planning for your goals than moving towards them. This trap is especially easy to fall into when you set your goals to 5, 10, or even 15 years out.
Getting geared up for another season of hands-on workshops, we love to look forward to watching the growth of people and their confidence in just one weekend. There are many people who come to a workshop just for that very reason: because they feel like they could never build a tiny house. Well, anyone who doubts themselves is totally wrong! Not just anyone can build a tiny house, everyone can. Even you! Here are just a few of the many reasons why you, too can be a tiny house builder.