Simple Concept to Tiny Construction
My first tiny home experience was certainly met with apprehension along with excitement of the unknown of a 204 sf home. I've always lived in a large home with more stuff than 8 men could ever use! I've been a collector of unique trinkets for most of my adult life and wasn't sure if I could part with my trinkets let alone my large workshop with everything you could possibly need in life. But yet deep inside I yearned for a more simplistic life, a life without the corporate
Tiny house- winter grey water solutions
We have been doing some research on grey water solutions for our tiny house builds and found two solutions that would work well in the Michigan climate. Permanent/Semi-Permanent Location: We found that you can dig underground drainage and water supply lines that are insulated once they leave the ground. These connections are to be located under the tiny house where they could be covered up by insulated panel skirting (similar to mobile home skirting but better looking). The s
Heating your tiny house options...
I am just beginning to research this topic and find that there are many more options than I originally thought. So far one of my favorite products is the Envi wall mounted heater. It only weights 10lbs. And is run on the standard 120v. I am continuing to read up on this unit and encourage you to... Knowledge is power right! Here is a link to their site http://www.eheat.com If you prefer a wood burning stove I found a great option and the reviews are extremely positive! You ca
Where can you put your tiny home?
This is one of my biggest concerns when it comes to this journey. I continuously ask myself where can we put our home when we complete it and what are the laws regarding this. We live in Michigan where the Tiny Home movement really hasn’t taken off. A couple of nights ago my husband sent me this following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfLAKgJGc2g&sns=em It truly is a great watch and will get you inspired to do some digging into your own community. I have a lot of quest
Let the journey begin
Every Journey begins with the first step down a path to which you do not always have the option of knowing the outcome. I have always dreamed of living a simple life and over just a year ago I met my now husband Aaron and found he had a similar dream in mind. This dream is now slowly coming to its fruition. I welcome you to read along as we take this journey together down a unknown path. Throughout this blog I will plan to help educate others that have the same questions