Building The Crestone

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![…]

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[…]