A few weeks ago, the class was assigned to write a paper about tiny homes and problems they come in contact with. I took a different spin on the assignment and wrote about how tiny homes have been used to save the homeless in different areas of the United States. There are people that live … More Tiny homes and homelessness
Tiny Homes are typically much cheaper than conventional homes. Check out this article about a nonprofit who is fundraising to build tiny homes for veterans. Just like our home that will be donated to a Georgia Organic’s farm, this home will be donated as well. http://www.salisburypost.com/2016/12/05/local-nonprofit-fundraising-tiny-house-village-vets/
Last week, Dr. Skobba was a guest speaker for another Family and Consumer Sciences class at UGA where she discussed sustainable housing as well as our tiny house class! I am a student of this class as well so I was able to add in a few comments about our home. One question she raised … More Why do you think Tiny Homes are so popular?
As our semester comes to a close, we finally installed the first cabinets! The cabinets were ordered from IKEA, and assembled during class. After drilling a long metal runner to the inside wall, the cabinets were extremely easy to hook on. The house is finally coming together!
Last week we were required to write a paper about tiny homes and a problem that they faced. I wrote about how, for a person in my current situation, a tiny home may not be the best investment at the current time. Although they are really cool, and hopefully I will have my own one … More Tiny Disaster
With all the hype of tiny homes, many people still have a hard time imagining if they could actually live in a tiny home. Here is a list of tiny home hotels that you can stay in to see if living tiny is something you really want to do! http://www.curbed.com/2016/11/30/13784504/tiny-home-vacation-resort-international
Last week, we began to put in the toilet inside the bathroom. This is not your average toilet, it is a composting toilet (and it even came with a children’s seat). Composting toilets use little to no water so, they’re super energy efficient. They use an aerobic processing system to treat human excreta, by composting … More Composting Toilet
Thank you to George, Professor Berle and Dr. Skobba for making the tiny house a reality!
The tiny house is getting ready to make the journey south to a warmer climate!
The roof is nearly finished!