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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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Nick had a longtime dream of getting one of these Futuro UFO pods he used to see around town with his dad. When he noticed one of them survived the earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, he was even more impressed with the design. Finally, he got the chance to have not one, but five of them! He’s turned this one — which used to be a fishing cabin —  into a unique vacation home.

This Futuro home is one of only 50 in the world! It has a giant, long bench that runs across the back wall, a slide-out Queen-sized bed, and three bunk beds. The UFO alone would make for a special vacation, but the property has an extra guest house with a larger kitchen, bathroom, and additional sleeping, as well as a sauna, pool, vintage McDonald’s playground, and more!

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UFO Vacation Pod in New Zealand

His Renovated 1968 Futuro UFO Home

Images via Tiny Home Tours

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Kenzie was first introduced to nomadic life while working on her Master’s degree in Massachusetts. She went down the rabbit hole of van conversions and skoolies, and “panic bought” her first school bus to convert while studying. She lived in that during her last year of her Master’s and then hit the road after graduation!

Since the skoolie was just too cumbersome, she started looking at alternatives and landed on a truck home. This is far smaller than a bus, but it meets all her needs — even if she has to do her cooking on a camp stove outdoors. She also has an epic security system for herself, so she feels safe on the road. Enjoy her tour below!

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Woman & Her Dog Hit the Road and Never Looked Back

Loving Nomadic Life in Her Truck Camper

Images via Tiny Home Tours

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He transformed a Nissan NV2500 van into his personal cabin on wheels, tailored perfectly to his unique requirements.

The moment you slide open the van door, you’ll quickly realize that this is far from an ordinary vehicle. It boasts a bespoke wooden entryway equipped with screen doors, effectively warding off Florida’s pesky mosquitoes. For the complete tour, check out the video below, courtesy of Cheap RV Living on YouTube!

  • Wilford’s Nissan NV2500 van transformed into a customized cabin on wheels.
  • The van boasts a custom wood entryway with screen doors, perfect for keeping Florida mosquitoes out.
  • Explore an impressive video tour of Wilford’s 2021 Nissan NV2500 camper conversion by Cheap RV Living on YouTube.

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Meet Wilford: The Mastermind Behind this Cabin Van!

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Have you ever wondered how much a tiny house costs, or been shocked when you found out the price of a tiny house?  We’ve been sharing tiny house video tours on our Exploring Alternatives YouTube channel for years now, and one of the biggest comments we get is “Why are tiny houses so expensive?”  A lot of people are quite surprised when they learn about the drastic difference between the cost of a DIY tiny house and the price of a professionally built tiny house so we sat down with D’Arcy from Acorn Tiny Homes to find out more.

Why Are Tiny Houses So Expensive?

Why Are Tiny Houses So Expensive_ Builder Shares Actual Costs & Important Considerations - Exploring Alternatives photo #1

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This is the MoonLander Truck Camper by RADICA. It’s an affordable and game-changing truck shell built for camping that starts at just $5,500.

If you’ve been exploring a lifestyle centered around camping, road trips, or nomadic living, this truck shell camper might just be what you need to kickstart your adventure.

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Meet the MoonLander Truck Camper

MoonLander Overland Truck Shell Campers by Radica 001

Images via Radica Products

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This is the Purple Heart Manor built by Acorn Tiny Homes in Toronto, Canada.  It’s an ultra custom medieval-inspired tiny house built on a 43′ long x 10.5′ wide gooseneck trailer.

The exterior has a dramatic roofline, faux stone siding, a solid mahogany Tudor-style door, beautifully crafted stained glass windows, and there’s even a catio (a cat patio!).  Inside you’ll find more medieval-inspired touches, including a chandelier, a Victorian vanity, dungeon-style wallpaper, and soon there’ll even be a suit of armor in there!  The homeowner is also passionate about purple, so there are purple tiles, purple ceilings, purple sinks – purple everything!

The Purple Heart Manor by Acorn Tiny Homes: 43′ x 10.5′ Gooseneck Tiny House

Custom Magical Tiny House With Loads of Surprise Design Ideas! – Exterior – Exploring Alternatives

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The Baltic is a beautifully handcrafted, 2-story (but still tiny!) treehouse in Ontario, Canada.   The idea to build the treehouse started back when Cam, a woodworker and furniture builder, was a kid and would build forts and treehouses with his friends.  Then as an adult, he took a sustainable treehouse building course at Yestermorrow in Vermont to learn how to build in a way that would protect the trees and allow them to stay alive and healthy while supporting a structure.  Together with his wife, Lauren, they founded Fort Treehouse Co. and built this incredible treehouse.

Using what Cam learned at school, along with advice from an arborist, he built a platform that is supported by two live maple trees (with custom treehouse hardware), as well as three steel posts.  Some treehouse builders prefer to build 100% in the trees, but Cam and Lauren were limited by the trees they had available on their property and so they came up with this hybrid design.

Fort Treehouse Tour - Outdoor 1 - Exploring Alternatives

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The tiny house movement continues to gain momentum as people seek sustainable and affordable housing alternatives. Home Depot has jumped on board by offering an impressive two-story tiny home-building kit priced at $43,832.

This pre-assembled steel frame provides the foundation for a dwelling that can be transformed into a comfortable and stylish living space. With the added convenience of two bathrooms and a rooftop deck, this tiny home is a remarkable find for those looking to downsize without compromising on quality or amenities.

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$44K Tiny Home Kit Being Sold at Home Depot

44k Home Depot Tiny House Getaway Pad 540sf 001

Images via Home Depot

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