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Save Money in a Tiny House: Our Monthly Living Expenses

Tiny house cost of living

Mrs. Epic and I have been officially living in the Epic Tiny House for nearly 10 months! We’ve been paying close attention to our monthly living expenses, and we thought you may be interested to see what it costs to actually LIVE in a tiny house! Before we dive into the expenses, keep in mind …

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6 Steps to Winterize Your Tiny Home

Preparing your tiny house for winter

In the words of our beloved Lord Stark of Winterfell, “Winter is coming.” Since moving from sunny California to Tennessee, we’ve had to adapt to the colder weather with some winter prep for our tiny house. This is critical if you live in an area where it regularly gets to below freezing temperatures. Here’s what we …

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Keeping Cool in a Tiny House

Keeping cool in our tiny home.

Here are some ways we’ve come up with to keep cool inside our tiny home during those simmering summer months! When planning our tiny house build, we also wanted to do everything we could to minimize our utility bills, especially when it comes to cooling down a house in summer heat. Choose your insulation carefully. …

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Pet Friendly Tiny House: Helping Our Cat Feel At Home

Bucket and Mr. Epic in their Epic Tiny Home

When you’re building a tiny house, it’s important not to forget about the furry members of your family (and no, I’m not referring to Uncle Frank). Here’s how we made our tiny home pet friendly: Our little baby boy and tiny house pet is named Bucket. He’s most definitely our child because he demands so much attention! …

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Simple Tiny Home Storage Couch Bed Tutorial

Simple Tiny Home Storage Couch Bed Tutorial 1 We designed this custom storage couch with our budget and unique storage needs in mind for living comfortably in our tiny house. The finished product allows for ample storage, both behind the back rest and within the ottomans that slide underneath the bench of the couch. For overnight guests, the couch converts effortlessly to a full size bed.

We designed this custom storage couch with our budget and unique storage needs in mind for living comfortably in our tiny house. The finished product allows for ample storage, both behind the back rest and within the ottomans that slide underneath the bench of the couch. For overnight guests, the couch converts effortlessly to a full size …

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Tiny House Plumbing: Gray Water Disposal

Tiny House Plumbing: Gray Water Disposal 2 An important question all "tiny housers" must consider: Where will our waste water go? 

An important question all “tiny housers” must consider: Where will our waste water go?  Truthfully, I don’t like to even call it waste water. Waste typically refers to something that can’t be recycled, restored, or reused. This doesn’t have to be the case with gray water. Depending on the system set up and the substances …

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