If you’ve been asking yourself are composting toilets legal in tiny houses, you’re not alone. Our friend Richard Brunt, who we purchased our Separett composting toilet from a few years ago, wrote this article to discuss the legalities. Composting toilets allow many of us tiny housers to have a safe way to manage our waste […]
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The official vote count for the International Residential Code (IRC) Tiny House Appendix was released on January 31, 2016. The vote was close, as was the case in Kansas City during the “in-person” vote. We needed to win a 2/3 majority, and we did. The vote was within 2.6% of that threshold. Here’s how it came […]
TINY HOUSE WORKSHOP TO DO LIST: Book venues Sign contracts Set up fare watchers for air tix Yippee! With those tasks done, it means it’s officially time to open up registration for the next 3 tiny house workshops!! We will be in: Dallas: May 6 & 7, 2017 Toronto: June 17 & 18, 2017 Köln (Cologne), […]
Creating a tiny house interior design that best matches your needs is not always easy or simple. Tiny houses are space intensive and since most of us have different lifestyle needs and wants, it can be challenging to create a set up to meet all your immediate and long-term needs. In this three part series […]
As interest in tiny houses has grown exponentially, more and more insurance companies have found ways to underwrite them, giving us the benefit of coverage. A couple years ago, tiny house insurance options were limited to just a few states, but today, numerous tiny house insurance options exist and more are being added regularly. One […]