Tiny Home Builder Updates


Here are Tiny House Listings we like to take time to showcase builders from around the country, and even the world, to give prospective tiny home buyers and idea of the type of work available today. We thought it would be nice to provide an update or a “where are they now” with some of [...]

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The Future of Tiny Houses


It’s no secret that tiny houses have gained some serious momentum in recent years. It’s not uncommon to hear folks talking about them in coffee shops and obviously all over the internet. Just yesterday in a coffee shop I had The Tiny House Listings Facebook Page pulled up on my laptop and a lady walking [...]

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Transforming A-Frame Plans Giveaway


Back in November I had the privilege of checking out Deek’s awesome A-frame tiny cabin. The cabin was a three-party tag team effort. It was designed by Deek, put into plans by David Stiles and the actual model was built (you can see awesome photos of it here) by Joe Everson of Tennessee Tiny Homes. [...]

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Maiden Accident


Guillaume and Jennifer are brand new tiny housers. Just a few days ago, they pulled out of the driveway on their maiden voyage to the DMV to get a license for the house. This first trip is one of practicality but a needed one because the pair are embarking on an excellent adventure! Guillaume quit [...]

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5 Gorgeous Homes Shared on Small House Swoon


For those that may have not heard be familiar with it yet, earlier this yesterday I launched a new website similar to Tiny House Swoon that features the world’s most beautiful small homes called Small House Swoon. Since the website is finally starting to gain some traction and since some pretty-darn-beautiful homes have been shared [...]

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The Slowest Season: An Unexpected Glitch


What differentiates me from most of the other tiny house people is that I am using a technique which I refer to as the slow-build. Where most tiny housers finish their build within a few months, I have spent three years working on Tiny House Ontario. I do this as I have money, cooperative weather [...]

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Tiny Home Building: How to Start when You’re a Complete Beginner


When Matt and I started out on our tiny house journey we didn’t have any real experience building a house. We had done various home improvement projects over the years but it wasn’t the same thing. We added a porch to a home we owned in Michigan but we had contractors do the work. We [...]

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Well Wintered


The good news is that Tiny House Ontario wintered really well again this year. When I arrived there I could hear the smoke and carbon monoxide detector as soon as I opened the car door. It was low on batteries and beeping every few seconds to remind me to change it. Fortunately I had some [...]

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Does Technology Make the Tiny House Movement Possible?


When I was preparing for this post, I came across this article from February of this year. It briefly describes a project put together by students at Green Mountain College in Vermont. I, personally, would like to know more about it. The Fox article describes it this way: “The 70-square-foot half dome was designed to [...]

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Ramping up for the 2014 Season!


It looks like The Weather Network has made it official. There are not too many below 0 C days expected in this region. This is normally the time of year that I start packing up and getting ready to move back to Tiny House Ontario. It is a little different this year because I am [...]

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Take Your Tiny House Off The Grid!


by LaMar Alexander If you are considering a tiny house lifestyle I would also like to encourage you to consider taking your tiny house off the grid. I have been off-grid for over 15 years in a 14×14 cabin I designed and built myself for under $2000. I have a 480 watt solar electric system [...]

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My 4′x16′ Two-Person Sleeper Cabin


I recently began building a tiny cabin on the property that I purchased last summer outside of Wilmington, North Carolina that will serve as a place for me to sleep while building a larger tiny house on the property this coming fall/winter. This will allow me to spend several days (or weeks) at a time [...]

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