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Building a Tiny House is simple when you learn best practices for construction details. We show you how to build efficiently and cost effectively by applying 20 years of construction experience.

Free Book Chapter: Tiny House Bathrooms

We are delighted to offer you a free chapter from our new book: “Tiny House Designing, Building, and Living” published by the Idiot’s Guide series. Our giveaway chapter focuses on tiny house bathrooms. Below are just some of the key excerpts; to read the entire chapter, simply click on the link below. Designing a highly […]

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Sane Person’s Guide to Installing Tiny House Faucets

After years of me (Gabriella) installing faucets in all of our construction/remodel projects, Andrew finally saw me putting one in and wondered why on earth I was under the sink and why hadn’t I installed it BEFORE setting the sink itself?? Trust me, save yourself the sore neck, do it Andrew’s way, and use the […]

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How to Heat Your Tiny House

Choosing and installing the appropriately sized heater for your tiny house is pretty important. Get it wrong and you’ll a) spend long winters perpetually cold when home, or b) end up wasting power/fuel as you open windows to allow excess heat to escape. In this article, learn how to heat your tiny house while keeping […]

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Super Easy Bathroom Sliding Door For Tiny Houses

For two years our family endured a quasi-private bathroom with nothing more than a red curtain separating it from the rest of the living area (see photo on right). I was actually quite proud of that achievement because it epitomized our sense of ease around each other. But then the day came. The moment fell […]

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Wide Load Tiny Houses: Life Beyond 8’6″

The maximum trailer girth of 8’6″ (102″) has been pummeled into us tiny housers for so long that most of us don’t even consider breaching it when designing our tiny houses. In truth, trailers up to 16′ wide are allowed to be towed down major highways provided all safety measures (permits, flags, pilot cars, etc.) are met. […]

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