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How to Design a Tiny House on Wheels


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Upgrading your life is one of them. downsizing is another. Even better, regular maintenance is much easier to accomplish, and the costs of living are going down as well! It is no wonder that more than 50% of all the population will consider living in a tiny house.

Upgrading your lifestyle and living in a small home with a smaller house bathroom is very desirable. But how much space do you really have? Can you afford it? Do you have the room? There are many things to consider before moving forward with your plans.

A Bathtub And A Small Vanity Unit

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Many people start by selecting a bathtub and a small vanity unit. While these items are essential, don’t overlook the value of having a luxurious shower. Showers are a key element in designing a tiny house bathroom. You can get away with a small shower stall if you have the room, but remember that it will be a lot less luxurious than a real shower.

Many tiny homes are built with a built-in kitchen and a pantry or utility room. The kitchen is a major selling point for anyone selling. Think of how much you would love to have your own kitchen, instead of eating meals at the dining room table! A fully equipped kitchen will help you design a house that fits into every square foot and is affordable to every income level.

A Tight Budget

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Don’t forget to add touches to your house that will make it unique. If you’re on a tight budget, consider doing something unusual with your tile backsplash. Most homes have tile painted directly over the cabinetry. Some homeowners like to accent their tile by adding beautiful floral shower curtains. Other homeowners will add special touches like framed photos or portraits. Tiny home decor ideas abound!

Remember, a large percentage of any home’s square footage is made up of floor space. You must learn how to design a tiny house that will fit into every square foot of space. Most tiny houses are built in an “L shape” which is an open floor plan, so make sure you plan your floor plan carefully. If you are in a tiny apartment or have limited space, you’ll want to maximize your floor space. Look for small furniture pieces that will maximize your space and bring functionality to your room.

A Small Walk-In Shower

Don’t forget about your shower! The toilet and shower are the biggest expenses associated with a tiny house bathroom design. A small walk-in shower will be a great feature for a bathroom and will help you save money. Consider a showerhead that can be lowered to give access to a lower level when necessary. A shower curtain that pulls back from the wall will also give you more room to dress.

Don’t forget about your composting toilet! If you’re in a small house, composting toilets may be just what you need to save money on monthly bills. When using a composting toilet, water consumption is dramatically reduced since the waste is simply flushed away rather than treated with additional chemicals. With these tips, you’ll have a beautiful and useful tiny house bathroom that will save you money over time.

Don’t Have To Have A Lot Of Space

One thing that many people forget to consider when designing a tiny home is how much square footage they will actually need. Keep in mind that you don’t have to have a lot of space to be able to build a good sized home. It’s important to keep in mind what you will be using your house for before you begin to work out a plan. If you simply want a place to sleep, eat, and/or study, then a compact design would be best. However, if you’re looking for a place to grow small plants and possibly a garden, then it will be important to get as much square footage as possible.

The last thing to consider is the design of your house and how you intend on moving it from one location to another. While it may be tempting to build your tiny houses right on your local street, it may not be legal. For example, building on a hillside may be allowed, but it would be wise to check with your local laws first. Additionally, you will also need to take into consideration any local laws that may govern the construction of your new home. These are typically pretty straightforward, so don’t let them scare you away from your project.

Conclusion

When it comes to designing a tiny house on wheels, there are several different tools you can use to get your creative juices flowing. Many people feel that a good pencil and paper will get the creative juices going, but really all you have to have is a sketch of your new place. Sketching out your new place is not only fun, but it’s also a great way to think about your design. Take time to sketch out the general look and feel of your new place, then make additions as you go. After you’ve finished sketching out your new tiny dwelling, take your pencil and paper and start planning.

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