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.
If you are planning on taking your tiny house on the road, you are going to have to tow it yourself or get someone to do it for you. Most folks choose to buy or rent the truck and tow it themselves. There is much to know about checking out the trailer before you tow it and how to go about getting it to its final destination. And that is all before you build a house on it. Not to worry. Dan Louche has put together another amazing set of tips, tricks and instructions to help make your first towing experience a pleasant one with his Tiny House Towing Guide.
We hear this a lot: “I need it as wide as we can go.” But do you really? What is your motivation behind that? Are you even aware of the legal road limits? Here are some considerations when choosing your tiny house trailer width.
Even though the average person only moves their tiny house three times in their lifetime, moving always comes up in conversations. Do I need a gigantic truck? Can I pull my home with an SUV? Can I rent a truck? There are a lot of questions, but we’re here to help you figure it all out. Here are some great recommendations when choosing a tiny home tow vehicle.
Something exciting is about to happen! You are searching for the most important feature of your Tiny House to be. The cornerstone. The tiny house trailer. What should you be looking for in a trailer that is about to carry a house?
I get a lot of questions about how to attach a tiny house to one of our trailers. You can check out my answer here.