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From the Desk #11

The number one reason for going Tiny…To save money.   Financial seems to be the number one reason from those endeavoring to go Tiny. Of course, there are save the planet, less of a footprint, all of those reasons. But most people want to know what’s in it for them. That just seems to be…

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From the Desk #10

Question:   Is this legal? It’s an image I found online. Can I have a propane bottle in the house under the sink or somewhere in the house? I was also planning on putting the hot water heater under the sink. Thank you! Propane tanks can not be under the sink or anywhere on the…

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From the Desk #9

Following hurricane Andrew, Miami Dade adopted a new building code for roof shingles. Only two shingle manufacturers had a product which could meet the requirements. Many more shingle manufacturers have since come to the market with shingles that will withstand High winds.   Hi, my name is Robin Butler with NOAH and as I travel…

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From the Desk #8

From the desk of…   Propane   Propane has become popular for use in Tiny Houses on Wheels. Propane is a liquid that turns into gas for fuel by burning the gas. Propane is a powerful and relatively inexpensive way to produce heat for your home, for cooking and heating hot water. Propane is maintained…

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From the Desk #7

5 reasons to live in a smaller home   Why do people go tiny? Those individuals choosing to live in a 155 sq. ft., more or less, tiny house on wheels each have their own reason(s) to do so.     Freedom This means to no longer being “pushed around” by advertisers, politicians and society.…

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From the Desk #6

From the desk of:   “The greater the risk the greater the potential reward.” But what if you miss? When I was a young teenager, my dad gave me a fifty-cent piece to go to the store to buy him a pack of cigarettes. They were $.35 per pack.  I am dating myself in two…

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From the Desk #5

As CEO and President of NOAH, I am often asked a wide variety of questions pertaining to the Tiny House Movement. These questions range from why Tiny Houses exist, and why should Tiny Houses continue to exist all the way to Egress windows and what their purpose is in a Tiny House plan. All in…

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From the desk #4

From the desk of Robin Butler   I recently asked our team to answer one question.  Why does NOAH exist?  Collectively the team came up with the following answer: NOAH exists to promote freedom to live…   And by boiling down the responses we came up with some interesting statements: NOAH is here to do…

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From the Desk #3

From the desk of Robin Butler…   As President & CEO of NOAH Certified I am often asked many questions that pertain to the Tiny House on Wheels (THOW’s) movement.   In an effort to respond to some of these questions I am offering my personal opinion based on the insight that I have come…

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From the Desk #2

From the desk of Robin Butler… As President & CEO of NOAH Certified I am often asked many questions that pertain to the Tiny House on Wheels (THOW’s) movement. In an effort to respond to some of these questions I am offering my personal opinion based on the insight that I have come across. One…

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