After the trailer purchase and finding a spot to park while I build my tiny house, I’ll start on the subfloor. The insulation in my subfloor will be within the trailer ribs and frame itself, gaining about 4 inches of headroom without losing trailer ground clearance.
I have a Pinterest page where I collect many ideas that embody the style and creativity I’d like to see in my own future tiny home, but today (it’s my birthday!), I’ve created a more pinpointed planning board for my tiny house. I’d love for you to take a look and let me know what you think!
You can also see the board by clicking the “Design Inspirations” link in the navigation bar, or click here to open it in a new window.
For those of you who haven’t yet heard about the disaster that was me trying to find a tiny house trailer fabricator in Texas, I’ll sum it up: It was frustrating. I tried emailing, calling, and visiting local trailer fabricators, and either they never called me back, stopped calling, told me I was crazy for putting a tiny house on a trailer, or told me their trailers couldn’t handle tiny houses. As disheartening as it was to be rejected over and over again, I am now thankful because all that rejection eventually led me to talk to Damon at Trailer Made Custom Trailers. Continue reading “Planning, part 1: The trailer”
I’m currently in the planning and budgeting process to build a tiny house on a trailer. The house will be modeled after Alek Lisefski’s Tiny Project. I was lucky enough to visit his tiny house in person in October 2014, and the moment I stepped inside, I breathed a sigh of relief – this is definitely the direction I want to go. The space was light, airy, and I felt like it was the perfect size for my needs. I do intend to make some minor changes to his floor plan, as will be detailed in future posts, but overall the end result will be pretty close to what he has created already. Continue reading “Planning, budgeting, and preparing”