Whether you have been considering tiny living for a while now, or you are brand new to the movement, research is an intricate part of gaining the knowledge that you need and answers to the questions you have. Here are a few great tips to help you make the most of your time and efforts in your tiny house research.
There are many people who only live in their tiny house for a couple of years and then decide that they need a change. Some of these folks rent out their house or make a vacation cabin out of it. But some choose to sell it. If you are interested in owning a tiny house and are not wanting to build it yourself or wait the time to have it completed, then buying a used tiny house might be for you. Caveat Emptor (let the buyer beware)! There are a few things to consider as you make your way through the secondary tiny house listings. Here is what you need to know when buying a used tiny house.
This week we received a request from a student who is working on her thesis which involves tiny living and had some great questions. These are questions that we are asked quite often, so we thought that I would list them here with Dan Louche’s answers to them so that others could benefit as well. Special thanks to Nathalie K. for asking and good luck on your thesis! So without further ado, here are the top ten common tiny house questions and their answers.
Black Friday is but one week away, and we here at Tiny Home Builders are as equally happy and sad at the thought of another Black Friday. We are not a fan of the over-consumption that shopping days like black Friday can lead to. Where businesses market inferior goods so that they can lower the price to entice all of us to go out at 5am in the morning (or now, 6pm on Thanksgiving Day) to get to the front of the line to buy, buy and buy. But at the same time, there are some great Black Friday deals to be had on this day. If you need something and planned on purchasing it anyway, why not get it at the lowest price?
Here come the holidays and you have reservations about hosting people at your tiny house. Don’t count yourself out of entertaining just because you have decided to go tiny. Laura Fenton is the Lifestyle Director for Parents Magazine and has contributed to ShelterPop, AOL, Good Housekeeping, and Quick & Simple magazine. Her article for Refinery 29 is a perfect handbook for anyone looking to have a Tiny House Thanksgiving dinner (or ANY dinner party for that matter) in a small space.
There are a lot of people who take full advantage of their tiny home being mobile and move it often, getting out there and seeing the country. National parks are always a popular destination for the RV crowd, and the Tiny House crowd is not much different. Although the summer months have a ton to offer the National Park visitor, you would be surprised at how much there is to do and how much beauty there is to see during the winter months as well. Although this list is not comprehensive by any means, here are five great national parks to park your tiny house in this winter.
When you decide to cut the cord for the first time and go cordless on your power tools, there are a few choices that can be deceiving. Believe it or not, most of the choice is based around the cordless battery that the tool comes with. If you want to change your battery less and have enough power for the job, consult the following essential guide to power tool batteries.