About Tom Bastek

Tom Bastek is the Director of Marketing for Tiny Home Builders and has been on the tiny bandwagon for years. In his spare time he enjoys improv comedy acting, pinball, LEGO building, bowling, craft beer and the New York Jets. He resides in Atlanta with his wife and his hound Josie, who takes up most of the bed. He can be reached at tom@tinyhomebuilders.com or on twitter @tinyhousetom.

Tiny House Problems

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.

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Even though the average tiny house owner moves their home only once every few years, there are still some people that go tiny so that they can travel. So why a tiny house and why not an RV? Why not buzz around in your SUV and pull a Tear Drop? Here are the pros and cons of Tiny House Travel.

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Moisture is one of a builder’s biggest concerns. Water can damage wood, ruin structural integrity and even cause toxic mold which can lead to severe health problems. The good news is with weather and vapor barriers acting as your mold prevention, you will be well on your way to a safe, happy, dry environment.

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Let’s face it. Going tiny is no small endeavor. We all desire or even resolve to get organized, downsize our personal belongings, and simplify our lives. But actually going through with the major change that is going tiny is tough to attempt. Don’t worry, there are warning signs to help you see if this is the right time in your life to tackle this massive undertaking. Here are five signs that you are not ready to go tiny.

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If you consider yourself a culinary connoisseur, love to cook, or just see eating as a functional event, you are going to need a way to prepare your meals. Many people believe that when you move into the tiny lifestyle, that you have to make sacrifices when it comes to cooking. That doesn’t have to be the case. Here are some options that will allow you to have full-size cooking features in your tiny house kitchens.

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Let’s face it; America has a lot of stuff. We have so much stuff that not only can we not fit it all in our full sized houses, but we even have extra storage spaces offsite that we pay monthly to keep around. This is precisely the reason why tiny living is so appealing. So how can you reduce a lot of that stuff that is cluttering up our lives? Go digital! Here are a few tips and tricks to getting your eLife going digital.

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A couple of years ago, Dan built a home for Austin and Heidi Thompson from CreateContentment.com. Now that they have been in it for a while, we thought we would reach out to them and find out how they are doing. Here is what Austin has to say about tiny house living two years in:

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