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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
I'm so glad I started out with your book before getting knee deep in the construction!Brenda Moore
From The Tiny House Blog
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...read more
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.read more
In this article, we're going to explore what makes a shipping container a great starting point for a tiny house, what drawbacks shipping containers have, and how you can build your own shipping container tiny house.read more
Usually when you picture a tiny house, I imagine you think of one with wheels. If there is such a thing, the "standard" tiny house is built on a trailer, often to get around pesky codes and zoning rules that require buildings to be a certain size in order to be deemed...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
One of the questions I get asked most often is, “how much does it cost to build a tiny house?” Of course, that's a difficult question to answer because the cost of building a tiny house varies enormously. Just as it's impossible to say how much it costs to build a regular house, it's impossible to give one definitive price for tiny houses.read more