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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
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.
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.
A SIPs tiny house uses Structural Insulated Panels. You can build a tiny house with SIPs that you cut, resulting in an efficient, strong tiny house .
How big can a tiny house be? For people who aren't bothered about owning big houses and having lots of possessions, we sure do seem to worry a lot about size!
Securing your tiny house so you can tow it is one thing, but what if you live in an area that experiences hurricanes, tornadoes, and other dangerous types of weather? If you do live in such an area, it's important that you know how to prepare your tiny house for extreme weather conditions.
One concern I hear from many would-be tiny house owners is that they're not sure they'll be able to downsize to live in a tiny house. They like the idea of cutting down their possessions and living tiny, but they don't know if they'd actually be able to do it.