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It Ottawa zoned for Tiny homes?

...Tiny Houses in the US but it may still be valuable to you : How to get help from the Tiny House Industry Associationto be able to legally live in a Tiny House...

Posted by May Sizer March 9, 2021, 1:36 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Where can I buy a tiny house and plot of land to put it in a tiny house community near Seattle?

...tiny house and plot of land to put it in a tiny house community in the greater Seattle area, but don't see online where to do all this or how to start. Can some...

Posted by Marc von Borstel May 19, 2020, 10:19 p.m. Tiny house 0 Responses

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

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

Can you use insulated plasterboard on a tiny house that moves?

...tiny home might crack the plasterboard when driving on the road Your assumption is correct, Tiny Houses present greater challenges to walls systems than a norma...

Posted by Nadine Dermody April 23, 2021, 12:40 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

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

...tiny house I would start on this page here , its the best tiny house we have seen - How to build tiny houses on Wheels for cold climates And on the other si...

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

How do you install grey water recycling in a tiny house?

...tiny houses and RVs. For more design and building tips see this page - How to build a tiny house for cold climates You might also consider a dry composting ...

Posted by Grace Schock June 21, 2018, 3:23 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

How do you insulate exterior walls if a tiny house?

...tiny home shell with wood 4x8 sheet siding. I want to put viny siding on. For insulation foam sheets on exterior can I use formular 1/2" or does the foam sheet ...

Posted by John Boy Feb. 23, 2021, 10:21 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 0 Responses

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

...Tiny house we've seen, and it was insulated with Roxul batts, more than we have seen before - How to build a tiny house in a cold climate And this page will...

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?

...tiny house or 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 r...

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

What permits do I need to start building prefab commercial Additional dwelling

I am interested in building prefab additional dwelling units for retail, what permits are required? Secondly can imported shipping containers that has been mod...

Posted by danny babson Oct. 1, 2020, 8:33 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Is it possible to build a prefab as a guest home next to an already built home?

...tiny House Kit houses for sale here that are available across the US. This is of course dependent on availability, and everything slowed down due to Covid but t...

Posted by Sadhvi Alam Jan. 17, 2021, 5:48 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Do you have on a category on insulating vans?

...tiny house we have come across, as well as a link to all our tiny house pages. That should help you come up with a good design. Here are some other pages on t...

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

Will a wind turbine work on the outside of an RV while on the freeway?

...Tiny House rolling down the highway will definitely spin, but it is unlikely that the amount of energy you generate would be as much as the added gas you use be...

Posted by magnuSong July 16, 2021, 4:26 a.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Can you help trouble shoot my Lunos HRV e2 system in my tiny home?

The LED light came on indicating a filter change, though my builder told me that was optional. Do I need a new filter or can I wash and reuse the existing one?...

Posted by L Dingwall May 24, 2018, 11:06 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

My husband and I have begun to look into creating/purchasing our own home. We have been exploring tiny houses, yurts and renovating an RV style trailer (if we ...

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

Can a manufactured home be retrofitted with hempcrete?

...tiny houses" for myself and my son and his two sons. I own the home and the land it is on. The Tulalip Tribe is open to this option. The remodeling permit is $1...

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

Can basement walls to dry to the inside with foam board?

...tiny air gap. Looking for thoughts on these 2 options. Yes, below grade basement walls can only dry to the inside, but I would add as a caveat – they don’t actu...

Posted by Tim Hanrahan Aug. 20, 2020, 12:34 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses

Should I put foam boards right against my basement wall or leave an air gap?

...tiny stream of light coming through only one block and had to seal it. Rain does not get directly on the walls and the crack was so small that nothing comes thr...

Posted by Elijah Hargett Jan. 9, 2021, 5:31 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 4 Responses