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Clever Design Ideas for Using Vertical Space

Vertical Gardening Ideas Vertical gardening is using vertical space to grow vegetables (or herbs, or flowers, even root crops), often using containers that hang in a sunny space. Traditional gardeners have achieved this by installing climbing plants like squashes and beans for centuries by building trellises. Vertical gardening takes it one step further by giving…

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Tiny House DIY: Four Must-Know Tips

A decade ago, when the tiny house movement was just gaining momentum, many were reportedly buying completed models in the $15,000-$30,000 price range. Since the explosion of growth in alternative housing and the struggle for most Americans to keep up with the high cost of living and an impossibly low “living wage”, some seeking to…

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Comparing Certifications of Tiny House Builds

While the tiny house movement catches the country off guard with its over 900% increase over the past decade, the idea of alternative housing continues to grow while industry standards struggle to catch up. This leaves holes in major parts of the building and homeownership process that are making tiny house dwelling difficult for many.…

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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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