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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.
I'm so glad I started out with your book before getting knee deep in the construction!
From The Tiny House Blog
Tiny Housing Regulations: Exploring the Past, Present and Future With Jay Shafer
Jay Shafer is often referred to as the granddaddy of tiny homes. He’s largely credited with sparking this modern-day movement. It all started back in the ’90s when he moved into a 14-foot Airstream. He began to understand what he needed for simple living and that, for...
Building an Off-Grid Tiny House Homestead: 3 Tips From Someone Who’s Doing It
Richard Ward is no stranger to tiny living. Back in 2015, he built a gooseneck tiny house. He then downsized — to a Honda Element (yes, the car), which he used to travel the country. Finally, he found his sweet spot: a hand-built 54-square-foot micro-home. After...
How to Stay Warm and Toasty in an Off-Grid Tiny Home When You Live in a Cold Climate
Not long after Ariel McGlothin moved into her tiny house in the western Wyoming mountains, her propane heater quit working. It was winter. Temperatures had dipped to -30 degrees Fahrenheit. And Ariel had the flu. After that, Ariel realized that relying on...
How To Turn Your Tiny Home Into an Income-Generating Investment Property
Have you thought about leveraging your tiny house as an income-generating property? Husband and wife duo Lauren Hudson and Chris Krieger did exactly that — the entrepreneurial couple purchased a tiny home with the goal of creating a new income stream. ...
3 Cheap Ways to Build Your Own Tiny House on a <$12K Budget
The post below is awesome, but also really long. If you don't have time to read it, I've put together a quick, 2-page cheat sheet that shows you how to use these strategies to build a tiny house cheap. It's free and you can get it when you click here...
How to Have Stairs Instead of a Ladder in your Tiny House
Most tiny houses builders make the most of the space they have available to them by incorporating a loft into their build. The loft area is then used as a bedroom, and it's accessed via a ladder. This all makes space-saving sense.