Mobile home / Discussions

Can a manufactured home be retrofitted with hempcrete?

...mobile home. It has a 12 ft by 12 ft add on. The home has sheet rock with 1/2 inch stucco on the walls and ceiling. There are 12" by 12" tile through out the ho...

Posted by Chryss James Nov. 19, 2020, 9:06 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How to improve the water quality in my old Mobile home?

...mobile, but the solution is the same so check this page first – How to remove radon gas and sulfur from well water There may also be other issues with your ...

Posted by Ann Meacham Nov. 26, 2020, 7:17 p.m. Drinking water and treatment 1 Responses

Do you have on a category on insulating vans?

...mobile homes well without coughing up a lot of interior space . Because of that, people often choose a wood-framed interior and spray foam. That would provide a...

Posted by chantal fortier April 14, 2019, 2:08 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

What is your advice on exterior wall insulation for a tiny home?

Hello , I live in the Ottawa region and currently building myself a tiny house. My plan for the exterior walls are as follows, from inside out: Ship lap wo...

Posted by Mitch Fowler Aug. 27, 2020, 7:04 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...home. We have been exploring tiny houses, yurts and renovating an RV style trailer (if we can find one that does not off gas). The idea of a moveable home is at...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...home' in our part of the world) anyways I am hoping you guys could give some pointers on where to start. The home will have to be 100% off grid due to locatio...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

Can you recommend consultant for hire to optimize tiny home build?

...home at home! The other problems with the wheels, is that by having a house bounce down a highway it puts a lot of stress on the air barrier as well as joints...

Posted by Felicia Hobert July 20, 2020, 5:39 p.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

What is the best approach to insulate the floor in a tiny home, built on a trailer?

I am looking for best approach to insulating a deck over trailer. -frame is 2x6 steel tubing 24" oc (wheel wells under the floor frame) -ideally i do not w...

Posted by Dustin Hartwig May 28, 2020, 4:31 p.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

Best small ventilation HRV or ERV for a camper van or tiny house?

...mobile camper van, but there are now a choice of ductless HRV and ERV units ideal for Tiny Houses and Homes like converted vans . I had been researching HVA...

Posted by Ron Timmins June 6, 2020, 8:05 a.m. Tiny house 5 Responses