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How Big Have Tiny Houses Become

I thought I’d show you just how big tiny houses are becoming. I’m also curious to know what you think about this trend – so if you have a strong opinion leave it in a comment below. In the beginning, tiny houses were very small. Jay Shafer’s original Tumbleweed was 12-feet long, which is the […]

How to Select a Tiny House Trailer

One of the first big purchase decisions you’ll make when starting to build a tiny house on wheels (THOW) is the trailer. In fact the trailer is likely to be the single most expensive purchase in any tiny house project. In the past, most folks just went down to their local trailer retailer and bought […]

Road Limits for Tiny Houses on Trailers

Building a tiny house on a trailer is one way to avoid certain limitations that are often unavoidable when building on permanent foundations. For example, while building codes can be a great guide for building a safe home, I’ve never heard of a planning department expressing any desire to examine a tiny house on a […]