5 Questions You Should Ask A Tiny House Building Company Before You Choose The Builder That Will Be Best For Building Your Tiny House

There are many Tiny House Builders.  How to choose the best one for building your Tiny House can be a very difficult task.  You will need to do a lot of research and learn a bit about the Tiny House Building Business.  There are a few questions you can ask that will help you in your decision making.

5 Questions to Ask Potential Tiny House Builders:

  1. How Long have the Builder been in the Tiny House Building Business?

It may seem that Tiny Houses has only recently come to the forefront and that a company with one or two years experience might be efficient enough.  The truth actually is that Tiny House Building Companies has been around much longer than that.  Rather look for the older building companies.  They will have relevant expertise and experience.

  1. Have they Built Tiny Houses Before? How many have they built?

Most Tiny House Builders started out as traditional house builders.  Having built a big house does not make you qualified to build Tiny Houses.  There are many different aspects to Tiny House Building that you will know nothing about when you have experience in big houses.  The materials are different; there are different types of trailers for different types and models of Tiny Houses, and much more.

  1. What type of Materials do they use and why?

Different finishes will have different prices.  Not all materials are suitable to use for Tiny House building.  Tiny House Interiors are also different in many ways, different fixtures, different appliances, etc.  The cheapest are mostly not the best choice for a Tiny House Builder.

  1. Will they be able to build your Tiny House to your Specifications and Needs?

There are many Tiny House Builders that will work from your own plans or design a customized Tiny House for you.  If a builder says they cannot build your dream Tiny House to your specifications, rather find one that will accommodate you.  There are Tiny House builders that work only from their own designs.

  1. What kind of Reputations does their Company have?

You can ask the building company to provide you with references from earlier customers, and if the customers will allow, have a look at the finished product.  This way you can see their workmanship and what type of processes they follow.  Most building companies will have a website, where you can also find feedback from customers.

When you have your questions answered you will be able to make an informed decision on your choice of A Tiny House Building Company for your building project.

5 Reasons Why A Tiny House Is Considered To Be More Environment-Friendly And Energy Sufficient Than Traditional Housing

The Big Question about Tiny Houses is whether they are, in fact, really helpful to their surroundings and the environment?  The answer, in short, is, yes.  A Tiny House has a significantly lower environmental impact than a bigger house.

5 Reasons Why a Tiny House Has a Reduced Environmental Impact:

  1. The Use of Fewer Materials: Tiny Houses needs much less building materials.  This comes down to, less lumber needed, fewer trees to cut down, less fuel used for transport,(because the truckload is small).  Less harm to nature around the Tiny House, because it is taking up less space, and still more benefits associated with everything that is smaller and less.
  2. Lower Replacement Cost: A Tiny House normally has only one of everything, one bathroom with one bath, one basin and one toilet, which means in the long run, it has fewer fixtures to replace or repair.  Everything you replace, or repair, has an influence on the environment.
  3. Reduced Energy Use: The biggest impact any house has on the environment comes from its energy usage, for example, water heating, lights, etc.  There are considerably less of all of these elements in a Tiny House, and therefore it will have a much-reduced impact because of less energy use.
  4. Fewer Electrical Fixtures and Fewer Appliances: You can only fit as many appliances in a Tiny House, no room for unnecessary appliances and fixtures.  The spaces that need heating and cooling are also much smaller.
  5. The Potential for Using Environmentally Friendly Supplies is much bigger: Because the quantities of materials needed are small, it is easier to use recycled building materials.  Recycled materials are mostly not available in large quantities.  Recycled, environmentally friendly materials will also be more expensive and therefore more feasible to use in smaller quantities.

Mostly, Tiny Houses uses less of everything, which ultimately means that the influence they have on the environment is also reduced and much lower than the influence of a traditionally larger home.