How to Build Your Tiny Home, from Someone Actually Doing It

It’s the trend sweeping the nation, and you suddenly have found yourself in the midst of it all. From the unconventional with creative storage outlets to the unique arrangement possibilities, tiny homes are slowly but surely taking over the country.

Have you found yourself wanting to build one, but have no idea where to start? Did you stay in one for vacation, and have been literally dreaming of them ever since? First, do these eight things. Then, watch this.

Brandon Medina, a proud tiny home owner, breaks down his approach for us and shares his insights about the process.

A honest perspective from someone actually going through the process is always the most enlightening. Hearing that the decision to truly convert to a tiny home took about a year to a year and a half is a more realistic approach than what HGTV shows might lead you to believe.

Another great tip to keep in mind is that selecting a home with a layout and customizing the details will keep your costs down, as opposed to building an independently designed model.

Take a peep at the progress of Brandon’s tiny house build!

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Photo by Taylor Kamnetz
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Photo by Taylor Kamnetz
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Photo by Taylor Kamnetz

Still considering a tiny house? Take these tips and start shopping around. You’ll never know until you downsize!