It’s no secret that heating your home with wood is a lot more cost effective than heating with other forms like propane or electricity. With a small or tiny space, it makes even more sense because so much less fuel is required. I like heating with wood because the mechanism to do so is very…

In retrospect the 1970s was a peculiar decade. In 1970, under the Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug on the basis that it has “a high potential for abuse.” Subsequently in 1973 the DEA is formed. H.R. Pufnstuf became a popular television series in 1971. Roller rinks rose higher on the…

Recently the 2013 press release announcing IKEA’s entry into the small prefab housing market began circulating on Facebook yet again with their IKEA Flat Pack. Originally posted on sites like Inhabitat.com, Greenprophet.com, and buildinghomesandliving.com. The press release heralded the development as “a real game changer”. The lightweight flat pack was dubbed the “Better Shelter” and…

Way back in 2013 I shared with you guys the story behind me finding and acquiring my 3+ acre parcel of land out in the boonies for $2,000. Since then I’ve been slowly working on it, board by board. A few weeks ago my Dad and I started working on a two-person sleeper cabin. The…

It sometimes seems as if there is nothing new under the sun in regards to tiny houses. There is little truth in that though. There is always something new. Sometimes you just have to adjust your point of focus and look at things less than obvious. Thus is the case with Free Spirit Tiny Homes…

Most tiny houses begin the same way (although even this is becoming less true). The trailer gets a deck, the wood framing is added, the wood sheathing goes around the frame. For the majority of tiny houses the process doesn’t stop there. But in the case of Japanese architect Kengo Kuma’s latest project, “jyubako,” (loosely…

There is only about three reasons you continue to visit Tiny House Listings. The first is that you are genuinely looking for a tiny house to purchase. The second is you just like to look at tiny houses (which I can’t say I blame you!). The third represents a smaller figure of visitors but is…

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