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If you are thinking about moving into a tiny house or any other type of small space like a studio you might want to consider a washer dryer combo unit. There are plenty of choices to pick from and different features that you’ll want to know about, so I’ll go over all of that with you here and you’ll have a pretty good understanding about what’s available after you’re done reading this post.

Washer Dryer Combo Units Save Precious Space in Tiny Houses

Load capacities range from 11 to 22 lbs. Some models do not even require a vent hook up for the dryer. And if you’re on a tight budget or just don’t have the space to spare I’ll also show you an interesting countertop alternative. Ready? Let’s go…

Tiny House with a Washer Dryer Combo Unit

Before we get started I wanted to show you an example of a tiny house for sale that I posted on which included a washer dryer combo unit with it. Here’s a shot of it installed in this tiny home’s kitchen.

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Top 5 Washer Dryer Combo Units for Small Spaces

Which one would you pick for your tiny house or small space? I rented an apartment once that had an older version of the LG WM3987HW you’ll see here. Since the dryer does not use a vent it takes at least double the normal amount of time a vented dryer would. But you don’t have to take the time to move your clothes from the washer to the dryer so that’s nice. Most of these dryers are more environmentally friendly because they use less power to operate and although they are required to run longer during the drying period they also use significantly less water because of the front load design. But don’t worry, they do make some of the combo units that are vented so that drying your clothes can be faster. Just look out for ventless versus vented and know the difference. 🙂

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Here at our Tiny House Talk, we love celebrating innovative designs that blend comfort, functionality, and eco-friendliness. Today we’re talking about something truly exciting – a vehicle that might revolutionize the way we approach camping, road trips, and van life.

Introducing the Maxwell Vehicles ePro Vanacea Electric Camper Vans, a fusion of modern technology and classic adventuring spirit, all powered by reclaimed Tesla parts (battery and motor) and a Ram ProMaster chassis. Maxwell’s Vanacea is a 100% electric camper van that combines driving and camping into a single electric ecosystem, simplifying your journey and leaving a lighter footprint on our planet. So, buckle up as we take you on a tour of this incredible vehicle and its awe-inspiring features.

Maxwell’s ePro Vanacea: Combining Camping and Driving in One Electric Ecosystem

the eNook electric camper van collaboration with Maxwell Vehicles ePro chassis

Image via Nook Vans

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Do you love submarines? The Beatles? Nautical history? This amazing yellow submarine is “floating” among the trees on this scenic New Zealand property — and it’s on Airbnb!

There’s sleeping for up to 5 inside, with two double bunk beds and a small berth up in the steering area. There’s also a couch, little kitchenette, and a toilet/sink room. What a fun spot to vacation!

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Epic New Zealand Vacation Property in the Trees

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Carina (Dirtbag Minimal on YouTube) built this spacious and minimalist DIY tiny house on wheels with no previous building experience!

It was a housing solution for her that fit into the gap between renting and buying a full-sized home, and another advantage of building a THOW was that she could move it wherever she wanted (as long as she could find a parking spot for it!).

Carina DIY Tiny House 2 - Exploring Alternatives

Image © Dirtbag Minimal

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The Shiship is a really cool tiny cabin that was designed and built by Repère Boréal in Quebec, Canada.

It’s a simple structure made with a single high-cube shipping container and it measures 31′ long x 8′ wide, and 9’6″ tall.  On the exterior, you can still see most of the original shipping container with lots of exposed corrugated steel and massive cargo doors at one end.  It’s an interesting visual reminder that the shell of this cabin had another life before it was repurposed.

The cedar accents balance out the more industrial look of the container and make it feel more welcoming, and the massive wooden window frame at the other end is a dramatic feature that defines the outside of the structure and makes it pretty unique.

Shiship Repere Boreal - Outside - Exploring Alternatives

Image © Exploring Alternatives

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Hope you’re not afraid of heights because this tiny A-frame cabin is perched 40 feet in the air!  The exterior is all windows and angles, including a diamond shape on one side, but the interior is full of curved details and has a cozy ambiance to soften the feel of the space.  It was designed and built by the team at Repère Boréal in Charlevoix, Quebec, and they call it The Uhu.

Getting up into the cabin is a pretty cool experience: you climb an enclosed spiral staircase and once you reach the top, you cross a 20-foot bridge to get to the cabin’s front door.

Uhu Repere Boreal Tree House - Outside - Exploring Alternatives

Image © Exploring Alternatives

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Have you ever considered turning your car or compact station wagon into a micro cabin? Then consider how this man made his Skoda Octavia vehicle into a micro-camper!

He started out by simply folding down the backseats to create room for the custom camping equipment that he built for the car. It consists of a sink, storage, and a sleeping platform. See how it all works below!

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Turning his Station Wagon into a Micro Camper

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This is the story of Pax, a tiny floating cottage restored and rebuilt by Jason and Cayley.

It was originally one of the twenty-five boats built in Victoria, Canada for Expo ’86. They were able to acquire the ship for under $6,000 since it was in need of a complete rebuild. The two, one being a professional carpenter and the other a shipwright were able to turn the unwanted barge into a beautiful floating cottage inspired by the tiny house movement. After, they lived happily in it for a time but are now parting ways with Pax and entering a new phase in life and so the floating home is on the market! Learn more below.

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28-Foot Floating Home Custom Built by a Carpenter and Shipbuilder

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Lee and Payam from Instead Tiny Homes built this off-grid tiny home for Lee’s family. It was a prototype for the off-grid homes they now sell, but it’s also Lee’s full-time residence. Lee, his wife Rebecca, and their son, Max, rent the property where their homestead sits from a friend.

The Scandinavian-inspired tiny house features a ground-floor bedroom separated by a full bathroom. Right now it’s Max’s nursery, but someday he may want the loft, and mom and dad will move into the bedroom. The galley kitchen has tons of counter space and full-sized appliances, and there’s a cozy living area and loft bedroom. What do you think?

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Now They Build More Off-Grid Tiny Homes!

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