How to Build a Tiny House - Part 2: Setting a Tiny House Foundation - Community - GRIT Magazine
Setting a tiny house foundation doesn't need to be a daunting task. These easy instructions will make the necessary steps clear and manageable.
Off-Grid Water Systems: 8 Viable Solutions to Bring Water to Your Homestead | SHTFPreparedness
Without water, there is no life. As such an important commodity, we need to constantly look for ways to make sure our supplies are reliable and sustainable.
Trinidad by Cubular Container Buildings
At just over 600 square feet this design isn't tiny - but a great idea for outdoor living and something similar could be done with 20-foot containers. Two 40ft containers set parallel to each other, separating the living from the sleeping and in doing so, forming a private entertaining courtyard. The Trinidad makes the most…
Build a Sustainable House Infographic - juicy green mom
This infographic breaks down how to build a sustainable house, providing simple options with excellent explanations.
Dear Pat: I am planning a large storage shed in my backyard under some trees. I may keep power tools and a riding mower in it, so it must be strong. What is the best foundation to use so the trees are not damaged? -- Lynn E. Dear Lynn: People don't often think about nearby trees, but installing a foundation will definitely damage some of the root system. Your goal should be to minimize...
I'll try to make this concise. 1) Building a tiny house in Austin, TX as an ADU in the back of my lot in central Austin. Existing house is net positive (orig 1948 CMU 1,000 sf deep energy retrofit + 2012 stick frame 1,100 sf addition).2) The lot has signi
Construction & Contractors: your kingston jamaica pier answer, kingston jamaica, north elevation
kingston jamaica, north elevation, residual clay: Wind from tropical storms can be significant and you may not want to rely on topographic features; these may protect the property from prevailing winds but not from aberrations in wind direction as can occur with storms. Your decision. Anchoring the piers...
Installing a Homestead Solar Electric System
We recently installed a solar electric system on our off grid homestead. We ordered equipment from Backwoods Solar, and did the install ourselves.
Want to Build Your Tiny House on a Foundation? 13 Permanent Homes
Not all tiny houses are built on trailers. In this article, I highlight 13 tiny houses built on foundations and skids to show you how creative you can be when you skip the trailer.
160 Sq. Ft. Tiny Loft Cabin with Wraparound Porch
This is a 160 sq. ft. 10'x16' tiny loft cabin with a wraparound porch. Inside you'll find a kitchen, dining area, upstairs loft, and more.
Shed Converted into Retirement Tiny House for Mom
This is the story of how a daughter and her husband converted a shed into a retirement tiny house for her mom so she could live simply nearby.
Beautiful 12′ x 24′ Tiny Cabin by Droug Schroeder of Timbercraft Tiny Homes
A beautiful 12' x 24' Craftsman style $18k tiny cabin for sale in southern Indiana designed and built by a professional builder with 20+ years experience.