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Jenine Alexander's homemade mobile tiny house
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DIY Tiny House for less than $3,500

...DIY Tiny House projects, be sure to check out her blog where she writes about small house building projects and low-impact living - and if thinking of buying a Tiny House on wheels for sale locally, read this first. Here she offers a tour of her Tiny House and shares some of her thoughts on how to live big in a tiny ...

A Tiny House for sale locally set me thinking, should I buy a Tiny Home?
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ARE TINY HOUSES FOR SALE LOCALLY A GOOD CHOICE FOR A FIRST HOME?

...Tiny living! Now you know more about buying a Tiny Home on wheels and why I decided not to live in a Tiny House Find more pages about Tiny Houses and resilient green building techniques here : See more photos of Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes See Architect designed prefab Tiny Houses for sale ...

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
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Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...tiny house, and with a few benefits that make it more liveable than your average tiny house, like being able to stand up in your bedroom while pulling your trousers on in the morning! The LEED for Homes ready modern style tiny house prefab home kit - Le Refuge LEED, Passive House & Net Zero Energy ready prefa...

The Affordable Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab 2 Bed kit home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab 2 bed kit home

...tiny house on wheels that has to meet highway regulations for vehicle size. It’s a bit more like a bijou 2 bedroom condo than a tiny house, and with a few benefits that make it more liveable than your average tiny house, like being able to stand up in your bedroom while pulling your pants in in the morning. Or having f...

Shipping container homes, Good or Bad?
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly & good or bad to live in?

...Tiny House option , but will probably end up costing more once heating and cooling is taken into account. Now you know more about whether Shipping Container Homes are Good or Bad :- Find more pages about Tiny Houses and resilient green building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes ...

$40k Interest-Free Loans for Green Home Renos, How to Apply Canada 2021
Grants and incentives

Greener Homes interest-free loan scheme 2021 Canada - the ultimate guide

...house or the outside. Learn about the best way to insulate exterior walls here , since that is the easiest way to make a house airtight during renovations since you will need a weather barrier. Exterior peel and stick weather barrier / air barrier on a LEED V4 Platinum airtight house Even the house wrap you sel...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...houses don't have to be energy hogs. The energy savings in the Edelweiss house are so extreme that it would be considerably cheaper to buy and live in this house rather than a house built simply to meet the base requirements of building code - just about anywhere in North America. The Edelweiss House is in Quebec, so...

Carpenter ants are a common pest and nuisance to get rid of in homes
Pest control

Removing insects and rodents from your home, safely & humanely (by preference)

...house cleaning and safe storage of food. Depending on what your conscience allows there are a few options: poison works, but that is also dangerous to humans so it needs to be placed in a very safe location, where it is inaccessible to children or pets. Poison should never be used outside the house to avoid killing o...

Spray Foam Insulation - Is it Good or Toxic & Dangerous?
Insulation and soundproofing

Is spray foam insulation a good choice for your home? Or a toxic recipe for disaster?

...tiny homes, shipping container homes , and basements. Tiny house builders often don’t include ventilation systems , leaving you penned in with your newly sprayed chemicals, and certainly no off-gassing will occur to the outside with metal boxes and concrete basements. Virtually no air will leak through spray foam aft...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
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Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...Tiny House construction video of Ben's first design, the 'Hobbit House'. So that covers how to build a tiny home in a cold climate, see other Tiny house designs such as the Tiny Tack Hous e , Built-in storage designs for small spaces , Coach houses , Laneway houses , and learn if Tiny Houses are Good for the En...

Snowboarder, Mike, Basich's, off-grid cabin in the woods with hot tub
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Off-grid tiny house in the heart of the Sierras.

...Tiny off-grid cabin. Without a bedroom or bathroom per se, but equipped with a hot tub and chairlift, this gorgeous Tiny House is most perfectly situated in the heart of the Sierras. © Mike Basich Basich began his career as one of the pioneers of snowboarding. Once embroiled in competitions, h...