Our adventures in tiny house building continue, as we (finally!) installed a mudroom tile floor for only $20.
As our family builds a 350 square foot off-grid home, we have to make many decisions about building materials. Out of the many ways to insulate one’s home, we decided to go with a green material, blown cellulose. Get an inside view of the process!
As our family continues to build our tiny home, we’ve explored some unique ways of finishing walls, such as a gypsum based plaster that removes the necessity of traditional drywall finish. Learn about our success, and our room for improvement!
Building a home can be costly and time consuming, but using reclaimed and recycled materials can keep the costs low and create gorgeous results! Take a peek inside (and outside) Homestead Honey’s tiny house-building progress!
One way to score some free wood is to get old shipping pallets, which are easy to find for free. A lot of pallets (most, it seems) are made of treated wood but some are heat treated instead. You can easily identify which are heat treated because they will be stamped “HT” like this:
When you’re creating a homestead from scratch, as my family is, you start to realize that one of your main jobs is Pile Manager. On our homestead, the work of building and creating begins with piles.