Three reasons to stay away from Slide-Outs!

We frequently get requests to build tiny house shells with a slide-out.  Slide-outs add some critical square footage to such a small living space, so we understand the desire! Here are three things to think about before deciding if you want a slide-out, or not! Water penetration into your Tiny Home No matter what you Read more about Three reasons to stay away from Slide-Outs![…]

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Framing your Tiny House – Wood Studs, SIPs and Steel, Oh My!

When it comes down to framing your tiny house, there are generally three options (Minus cardboard – and yes, that’s a real thing – look it up!). Standard Wood Framing Structurally Insulated Panels (AKA – SIPs) Steel What should you choose? Each has their pro’s and con’s. Let’s check them out! Standard Wood Framing (2×4 Read more about Framing your Tiny House – Wood Studs, SIPs and Steel, Oh My![…]

We’ll be at the 2016 Tiny House Jamboree!

We will be showing a Tiny House Shell at the 2016 Tiny House Jamboree from August 5-7th! We’ll also be bringing our “homemade” expandable solar generator. Expect great discount on our custom Tiny House Shells, and our unique hands-on workshops! Get your tickets here! Did you attend last year’s Tiny House Jamboree? What did you Read more about We’ll be at the 2016 Tiny House Jamboree![…]

Beware of trailer weight ratings for your tiny house!

The last thing you want for your beautiful tiny home, is to finish it and find out it weighs too much for your trailer. Overloading your trailer capacity can be dangerous, on top of potentially damaging to your tiny home foundation. Here can be some of the dangers or issues of an overloaded trailer: 1. Read more about Beware of trailer weight ratings for your tiny house![…]

Planning your tiny house build – 5 things to think about

1. Remember to be road legal. You want to be sure that the end result of your tiny house build is one that you can legally tow down the road without incurring any trouble or extra costs on the way. This means you should be no more than 8’6″ wide, and 13’6″ tall from the Read more about Planning your tiny house build – 5 things to think about[…]

Choose a Truck to Tow Your Tiny Home!

Towing your Tiny House Tiny homes can be heavy. Depending on the length and trailer type (Standard flatbed vs Gooseneck) your tiny home can range from 6000-18000 pounds! Buying the right truck can be a seemingly daunting task. Hopefully, we can help you find your way to the right vehicle to move your beautiful home Read more about Choose a Truck to Tow Your Tiny Home![…]