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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
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From The Tiny House Blog
Once you've decided you want to live in a tiny house, the next big question is, “should you build your tiny house yourself or should you have it built for you?”read more
One of the most obvious benefits of living in a tiny house on wheels is that you can move house, quite literally! But towing a tiny house isn't no simple task. If you've ever towed any kind of mobile home, you'll know that a lot goes into making sure it will be safe while it's on the road.read more
I'm often asked how families or couples with children can all fit into one tiny house. Others want to know how they can find the space to host guests in their tiny houses. Well, it's not easy to find extra bed space in a tiny house, but if you get creative with bunk beds, you might just be able to do it! I have therefore compiled a list of bunk bed ideas for tiny houses.read more
One of the questions I'm asked most frequently is, “where can I buy tiny house plans?” And while I ended up working with an architect to design a completely custom tiny house, you may not know that, before that, I bought plans for the Tumbleweed Fencl (now called the Cypress). I've also collaborated with lots of brilliant tiny house builders, many of whom have put their tiny house plans up for purchase.read more
Hot water. Most of us just take it for granted, but when it isn't there we realize what a luxury it is. And if you're seriously planning a tiny house, you'll need to decide on a tiny house hot water heater. In this post, I hope to help introduce you to all of the...read more
One of the parts of building a tiny house that many people worry about is tiny house plumbing. This is one big area where your tiny house will be very different from a regular house. While normal houses generally have permanent access to water because they're on the grid, when your house is mobile, there's no guarantee that you'll always be near to a water source that you can hook up to.read more