Category: Tiny Living

  • What PFAS are and How to Filter Them Out of Your Water
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    What PFAS are and How to Filter Them Out of Your Water

    PFAS contaminants in the water supply have been popping up in the news a lot lately. The reports are concerning, to say the least, but many people I’ve talked to are still wondering what PFAS actually are and what risks they pose. As part of our overall series on water filtration while traveling or living […]

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  • Can Water Filters Remove Lead
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    Can Water Filters Remove Lead

    Lead is one of the most significant and dangerous potential water contaminants. Even small levels of exposure can result in severe and long-term health issues, and its presence in vast swatches of the world’s water supply makes it difficult to avoid. Thankfully, advances in water filtration technology have made it easier and far more affordable […]

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  • How Much Does It Cost To Live In A Tiny House Community?
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    How Much Does It Cost To Live In A Tiny House Community?

    One of the questions we hear the most about tiny houses is where to park it. One emerging option is tiny house communities. These are tiny house focused villages and neighborhoods that offer a way to connect your tiny home on wheels to utilities while also offering a sense of community with like-minded tiny enthusiasts. […]

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  • Is van life lonely? | What you need to know
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    Is van life lonely? | What you need to know

    Van life, that sounds romantic. To be free to go wherever you want, when you want, and take your house with you. But what is the reality of living in a van? Is it as good as we think? Can it get lonely to live in a van? In this article, we will dig deeper […]

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  • What kind of people live in tiny houses? 
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    What kind of people live in tiny houses? 

    In this article, we will explore the kinds of people living in tiny houses. The outcome may surprise you; we all have our prejudices. We will see that the kind of people who have tiny houses vary greatly: tiny houses truly suit people from all walks of life. Artists and craftsmen When the tiny movement […]

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  • How Water Filters Work
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    How Water Filters Work

    Water filters are more widely available and affordable than ever, but many people wonder how water filters work. Today I’ll run through how different types of water filtration work, why filtering water is essential, what types of contaminants you need to watch out for, and whether or not you even need a home water filter. […]

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  • 10 jobs that are a great fit for people living in tiny houses
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    10 jobs that are a great fit for people living in tiny houses

    What kind of jobs do people who are living in tiny houses have? Living in a tiny house means that one is limited in space, obviously. Does that restrict people in the kind of jobs they have? One would think so, but let us dig into this a little deeper. Or maybe, living in a […]

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  • When did the tiny home movement start
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    When did the tiny home movement start

    Tiny houses seem to be everywhere. These days, we can live in tiny house communities, book a tiny house holiday, rent out a second tiny house, and buy a ready-made tiny smart villa – you name it. However, this is all relatively new: the concept has only been here for about twenty years. In this […]

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  • How Long Does It Take To Build A House With Earthbags
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    How Long Does It Take To Build A House With Earthbags

    Building with earthbags: there are so many excellent reasons for doing it, and below I have listed a few just because I can not restrain myself. But what we really want to know is how long it takes to build one. Of course, it depends on the size of the building and the number of […]

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  • 10 Ways To Keep Your Tiny House Safe And Secure
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    10 Ways To Keep Your Tiny House Safe And Secure

    What a great feeling, to finally have that tiny house, or to build towards living the tiny life. But what about theft and protection against the elements? A tiny house may be more prone to theft and the elements than a regular house. This greatly depends on the kind of tiny house that we are […]

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  • Building With Cob In A Humid Climate
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    Building With Cob In A Humid Climate

    Building with cob in a humid climate Building with cob is a way to use soil as a natural building material. It is durable, ready at hand, and easy. People all over the world have built with cob for centuries. But how to deal with humidity? Hot climates, as well as cold climates, can suffer […]

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  • Best Books On Minimalism | Read These To Transform Your Life
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    Best Books On Minimalism | Read These To Transform Your Life

    Minimalism goes hand in hand with any form of tiny living. When your living space can be measured in dozens of square feet you have to reduce your possessions down to the minimum. For many, beginning their minimalist journey or moving past the basics can be a daunting task. I’ve picked out several of the […]

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  • 5 Most Popular Hobbies For People Living In Tiny Houses
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    5 Most Popular Hobbies For People Living In Tiny Houses

    5 most popular hobbies for people living in tiny houses Living in a tiny house seems like a dream come true. But what do people living in a tiny house do as a pastime, and how do they pursue their passions in the limited space that they have at their disposal? Arnold from The Netherlands […]

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  • Full-Time RV Living Must Haves
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    Full-Time RV Living Must Haves

    There are times when all of us fantasize about buying an RV, loading it up with loved ones and pups, and hitting the open road. While traveling full time is every bit the adventure you think it is, there are also plenty of practical considerations and needs that you still have to manage. With that […]

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  • How to find land for a tiny house in Europe?
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    How to find land for a tiny house in Europe?

    So you have made the decision to live in a tiny house, or are contemplating the option to do so. A key factor is finding a location: how can you find land that you can use to set up a tiny living life? Tiny house is a broad term – we are talking vans, gypsy […]

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  • Top 5 Apps for Tiny House Holidays
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    Top 5 Apps for Tiny House Holidays

    Planning your next big trip and want to try something a little different? A tiny house is one of the coolest places to stay during a holiday and thanks to the massive popularity of the tiny movement there are now more tiny house rentals than we ever could have imagined a few years ago. Even […]

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  • Are tiny houses the future? Here is what you should know
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    Are tiny houses the future? Here is what you should know

    Tiny homes have been around for more than a decade now, and many people are wondering what place they hold in the future of sustainable living. While some of the earliest claims made by tiny movement enthusiasts haven’t come true and it’s unlikely that everyone will be “going tiny”, it’s clear that tiny homes and […]

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  • What are the reasons people consider living in a tiny house?
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    What are the reasons people consider living in a tiny house?

    Tiny houses are growing in popularity and have an increasing audience. And that is not without a reason. There are many reasons why people consider living in a tiny house. This article will discuss a number of them. Live environmentally friendly One of the most popular reasons for people to consider living in a tiny […]

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  • Decluttering for a tiny home
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    Decluttering for a tiny home

    A tiny house means smaller bills and a smaller impact on the environment. But it also means less space for objects. Deciding what is necessary for you and how it can fit best in your house is a big job. This article will give you several tips for decluttering your tiny house and maximizing the […]

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  • Perks of a Tiny House Community
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    Perks of a Tiny House Community

    Today, more and more tiny home dwellers around the globe are taking initiative to create neighborhoods that can accommodate the sustainable lifestyle. As society becomes increasingly aware of the fulfilling life that is available in regenerative small decentralized neighborhoods, it’s no surprise that so many tiny house communities are popping up all over.  This article […]

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    Developments in Tiny Living

    Tiny homes and tiny living have been a cultural force for more than a decade, and like any phenomenon, there have been developments and improvements made since the movement began. We know more about tiny home building than we did in the early 2010s, and there are now more options and more economic reasons behind […]

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