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THOW Life – Must Know for Life on the Road

Living in a tiny house is both a growing trend as well as a novelty to hundreds of thousands binge watching episodes on HGTV of how to build a tiny home. There are certainly freedoms and unexplainable excitement that accompany living in a home that allows you to pack up and hit the road at…

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DIY Tiny House Options

The tiny home movement has rapidly grown in popularity over the last decade. The ability to maintain a small budget, free up time, and live simply has become a very popular way of life for singles, retirees, and growing families alike. Since the boom of the industry, many seeking to build their dream house on…

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Where to Cut Costs When Building Tiny

By the nature of tiny homes, choosing to downsize and live a more minimalist lifestyle will likely save you money both upfront as well as on monthly maintenance and mortgage costs. When you are in the process of design and building or buying, here are some places where it is safe to cut costs and…

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What Size THOW-Which Way Should I Go?

Everyone goes through a research period before jumping into tiny living. For some it might be weeks and others read hundreds of articles, speak to dozens of builders, and pursue their tiny dream for years before pulling the trigger on it.   During this search, most people’s idea of what size they want their house…

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Five Myths About Tiny House Off Grid Living

With the crisis in our country and the growth in the tiny house movement, there are many who are looking for a way to decrease their environmental impact and have the ability to be off-grid capable so they can pack up their tiny house and move freely without the need to be hooked up.  …

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How Tiny Living Saves Big Money

The tiny house movement has swept our nation and the globe over the last decade and beyond, with states and municipalities jumping on board legalizing tiny homes on wheels and ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units). Though some report an increase in building costs, tiny home dwellers are still finding a much lower cost of living over…

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DIY Tiny Homes vs Hiring A Builder

DIY Tiny Homes vs Hiring A Builder Can you see yourself enjoying more time relaxing, traveling, or time with your loved ones instead of commuting to a job to work long hours to pay for a mortgage? The tiny house movement rapid growth of over 900% during the last decade is proof that you aren’t…

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What Tiny House Dwellers Actually Say About Tiny Life

With so many people beginning to embrace the simple life and the idea of minimalism, tiny house living may be in for an even bigger boom in the coming years. When interviewed, current tiny home dwellers usually echo similar sentiments that surprise most listeners.   If you think tiny house living could be in your…

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NOAH-Tiny House Living: Ladders vs Stairs

Tiny houses attract people from all seasons in their lives. You may be a recent college graduate wanting to spend your money on paying off student loans instead of expensive housing costs so you opt for an affordable DIY tiny. Others might be retirees wanting to travel the country with your THOW (Tiny House on…

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Tiny House Toilet Talk

When catching up with tiny house inspectors and builders across the country, they all agree on one thing: They talk about toilets a lot. Why Are Toilets Such A Big Deal? When building a traditional home, toilets are pretty much basic outside of fancy upgrades like a dual flushing. When you are talking about a…

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