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Why Get Tiny House Advice from Ethan?
Hands on experience
I built my tiny house by hand. I’ve made all of the common mistakes so you don’t have to.
Focus on making good decisions.
I don’t just tell you want to do. I know that your tiny house needs are unique, so I focus on helping you make the right decisions.
Theory AND practice.
Everything I recommend is something I either have used myself or have researched extensively.
Tiny House Decisions was illuminating and I am glad you put it out there. Thanks for helping us get our mental wheels in motion.Jana Westover
Your book is at the core of our planning and research, and it gave us some extra motivation to make the leap.Jared Knight
You’re the best thing that’s every happened with tiny houses. Think of all the grief you are helping people to avoid! I loved your Tiny House Decisions!Kim R. Steinle
I’m so glad I started out with your book before getting knee deep in the construction!Brenda Moore
From The Tiny House Blog
Note from Ethan: This is a guest post about tiny house plants, by my brother Jesse, who works for a really cool plant nursery in Portland, OR. Houseplants are having their moment. Perhaps it’s because people want to bring a little bit of the outdoors in. Or, maybe...read more
Part of the appeal of tiny houses is the fact that they can enable you to live a more environmentally-friendly and sustainable life. Many people who want to go tiny dream of living in a solar-powered tiny house, using a composting toilet, and perhaps even collecting rainwater to reduce the impact they have on the environment.read more
Do you know how this tiny house blog began? I wanted to document my tiny house build, so my friends and family could see what I was up to. I started a Facebook page and a basic blog, so they could follow along. In this post, I'll teach you how to start a tiny house...read more
If you’ve been dreaming of living in a tiny house, or if you’re currently working on your build, you’ve probably been on the lookout for clever space-saving ideas. And while you might have come across fold-out desks, under-bench storage, and stairs made out of drawers, I wonder if you’ve considered alternatives to regular kitchen cabinets.read more
When they think of tiny houses, most people think of tiny houses on wheels. These portable homes have become the symbol of the tiny house movement. They’re popular because building a tiny house on a trailer enables you to get around pesky building requirements and zoning laws.read more
While my focus is on helping people to build their own tiny houses, I do recognize that not everyone wants to or indeed should build their tiny house. Building a tiny house is a huge thing to do. It requires a lot of time, effort, patience, and skill. If you’re even slightly unsure about doing it, you probably shouldn’t go there.read more