In this post I get to show you the basics of how to build a tiny house on wheels.
This is a tiny home on a trailer with a deck built right over the tongue of the trailer (a feature that I really like).
Ever Wonder How to Build a Tiny House?
It all begins with design. In this case the team at Brevard Tiny House Company develops a scale model to work with their clients and better meet their needs. Check it out below.
If you ever wonder how these tiny houses are built from the trailer to the framing then you’ll enjoy getting to see it all come to life below:
One of the First Steps: Develop a Model of Client’s Design
Then Adjustments Are Made Here for the Client First
Once the design part is settled it’s time to start the build.
Step 1: Custom trailer was ordered
Add Flashing to Protect the House
This metal flashing prevents critters from getting in and also protects your home when it’s being towed on the road.
Add your first layer subfloor and start floor framing
Add insulation to the floors. Then bolt the trailer to the floor and wall frames to secure everything (very important).
Start Framing your Walls
When You’re Done Framing Sheath the Frame and Cut Windows Out
Then Begin Carefully Doing your Roof Framing
Sheath the Roof
Seal the Roof
Add your choice of Housewrap
Frame the Interior Rooms
Add Loft Beams
Wire Electric and Plumbing
Install Metal Roofing
Tongue Turned into Deck with Built In Hidden Storage
Install your windows and door.
The Perfect ‘Twig’ Beam to Match the Robin’s Nest Design
Install your choice of Siding
To continue following their progress you can “Like” them on Facebook and visit their Robins Nest section on their website to continue watching the construction process.
Video: Three Days of Building the Robins Nest Tiny House
Learn More About Brevard Tiny House Company
- Near Asheville, NC
- Affordable Pricing and Delivery
- Benefits of working with a team
See the links below to learn more about them below at their website:
Check out more designs from Brevard Tiny House Company.
Meet the team behind this company.
Learn about hiring them for your own micro house project.
Follow and “Like” them on Facebook here.
How to Build Tiny Houses: Step by Step Guide
If you’d like to learn more of the nitty gritty details on how to build a tiny house I recommend this guide.
Ready Made Trailers to Build Tiny Houses On
Also- if you need a trailer to build your tiny house on- I recommend these trailers since they’re made for it.
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