Furniture in a Tiny House

Furniture in a Tiny House: Would you rather have actual furniture in your tiny space if it meant you would lose a little bit of storage but you would gain a lot of comfort? It’s seems that the popular option for many tiny houses is to have built-in couches that can store a lot of things. This may work great … Read More

Tiny House Basics’ Home Shell Kit On Wheels (Video Tour)

Check out our recently completed video tour of the 24ft Rubicon Tiny House Shell   Get a Free Tiny House Shell Quote Below   [contact-form-7 id=”3637″ title=”Shell Quote”] Tiny House Shells Ship From These Locations: Tiny House Basics’ San Francisco Shell Builder (Gilroy, California) Tiny House Basics’ Oregon Shell Builder (Monmouth, Oregon)  Tiny House Basics’ Indiana Shell Builder (Lafayette, Indiana) … Read More

A Look Inside a Award Winning Tiny House

This month Santa Clara University’s Tiny House got a big celebration at Santa Clara University where hundreds of students, faculty and staff, stopped by to congratulate the team for winning the SMUD Tiny House Competition, a new competition challenging collegiate teams to design and build net- zero, tiny solar houses. SCU beat out 8 other California universities and colleges, taking home the win for … Read More

A Tiny Look: Tiny House Master Loft

Here is a closer look at some more pictures of our Tiny House Master Loft as featured on our Instagram – Dont Forget to Follow us!             Throw By Happy Habitat        Floor Storage Built Into Loft Floor                               Throw … Read More

24ft “Rubicon” Tiny House Shell Walkthrough

Tiny House Basics Tiny House Shell

The Rubicon 24ft x 102″ 14k GVWR Tiny House Shell The Tiny House movement should be about affordability and a high quality end product. Many people just like us are looking for more affordable options for Housing and that is why many of us choose to build our own house with our own hands on a Tiny Scale. But what … Read More

Welcome To Tiny House Basics! / Our Tiny House Questionnaire

To start off, i thought i would answer some common questions people ask regarding our decision to go tiny Who will be living in your tiny house? Myself: Joshua and my darling wife: Shelley. Plus, 2 small dogs and 1 awesome cat Occupation? Tiny House Basics We Design and Build the Number #1 Tiny House Trailers & Shells What is the … Read More

Using a Composting Toilet: A Woman’s Perspective

Tiny House Composting Toilet

The #1 question I have been asked as a woman living in a tiny house is; How is using the composting toilet? followed by: Is it easy to use? Does it smell? How easy is cleaning and changing it? What kind do you have? Well I shall address all of the pros and cons of a composting toilet in my experience. This will … Read More

Buying A Tiny House Trailer

Who Is Tiny House Basics? We are Joshua and Shelley and we are Tiny House People with a extensive background in Tiny House Trailers and Tiny Houses. We design and sell the #1 Tiny House Trailers Available from Manufacturers that Have Been Building High Quality Trailers for over 30 Years. As Tiny House People ourselves our number one goal is … Read More

The Cost of Tiny House Freedom

The Cost Of Tiny house Freedom

Originally Featured in Issue 41 of Tiny House Magazine Written by: Shelley & Joshua Engberg We all keep hearing about the freedom that tiny living comes with, the simple lifestyle with less stuff to maintain and of course, saving the big bucks! But how true is it? Is it realistic to think going tiny will give that much more freedom or is it just … Read More

Tiny House Basics’ Tour Now On RelaxShacks’ YouTube Channel

Before Shelley and I left on our 6 week cross country road trip we finally filmed a informal tiny house tour of our very own Entertaining Abode for our good friends at and now its finally live on their YouTube Channel. Check it out and let us know what you think!   Joshua and Shelley of Tiny House Basics … Read More