Before you start towing your tiny house or even before you start building on your tiny house trailer, there is no doubt you will need some accessories to make towing easier and safer. You will also need to keep your investment safe and secure when you are not present as well as some things to assist in setting up your … Read More
Santa Cruz To Allow Tiny Houses On Wheels As Primary Home!
Santa Cruz County Leaps Over Other Jurisdictions to Lead The State In Innovative Housing Santa Cruz is the First County in California to Legalize Tiny Homes on Wheels as Primary Homes Santa Cruz County, CA, November 2022 – Santa Cruz County Supervisors led by First District Supervisor, Manu Koenig, unanimously passed SCCC 13.10.680 to legalize tiny homes on wheels as … Read More
Should You Build a 10ft Wide Tiny House?
in 2014 when we built our very first Tiny House Basics Trailer which would later be the foundation for our own tiny house we still currently live in, 10ft wide trailers weren’t even a thing in the tiny house world. The max width we could go was 8ft 6in (which is the legal limit to travel on roadways in the … Read More
After 8 Years of Living Tiny, We’re Building a Second Tiny House! – Part 1
The Entertaining Abode 2.0 – This is our second tiny house which will act as an addition to our current tiny house we live in now. Our Current tiny house is 374 sq/ft built on a 28ft x 102in wide Tiny House Basics Trailer with 2 lofts (one master loft and one sleeping loft) This new build is on a … Read More
Tiny House Shell Roof Color Options
When building your tiny house shell, We offer the option for choosing your own custom colors for your roofing & or siding. Below is our 25 available colors for your tiny house shell and full build. Tahoe Blue and Winter White are standard colors and there may be a small upcharge for other colors listed. Download The PDF of Colors … Read More
The First Step To Take When Designing Your Tiny House Floorplan
Wells let’s just say its the first step after deciding the length of your tiny house 🙂 This would be, where are the fenders located? This greatly affects everything in your design, especially door placements. Below is our master list for fender locations for a majority of our trailer lengths. When it comes to placing your doors in your floor … Read More
New Factory Location in Texas!
Over the past 7 years we have had hundreds of customers in the great state of texas and now we are happy to announce we have a new factory location to serve our customers better, right outside Dallas, TX! We will be building trailers in all our sizes even the return of the 12ft wide models. Please request a quote … Read More
How To Visit Us In Person
At Tiny House Basics, Our goal is to simplify the process of going tiny and to provide the best possible prices for our customers on our custom tiny house trailers. With the worldwide pandemic continuing to impact so many aspects of our daily lives and our supply chains we wanted to share some updates as well as clarify options we … Read More
Custom Plans & Elevations Now Available!
Custom Tiny House Floor Plans and Elevations are Now Available from our online shop at www.TinyHouseBasics.bigcartel.com These custom plans can start with any size trailer from 12ft to 56ft and any width up to 12ft wide. We have long offered our custom plans when we build our tiny house shells for clients but now we are opening up the offering … Read More
34ft Gooseneck Tiny House Shell Tour
Starting with the 26ft + 8ft Tiny House Basics Gooseneck Trailer we shared in the last blog post. We built this custom tiny house shell for a family in Georgia. https://www.TinyHouseBasics.com/shells This Shell includes the standard features of 4 windows, a Glass front door, a Standing Seam Metal Roof, an Insulated Subfloor, T1-11 Siding, and a Shed Roof. The Customer … Read More