Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast

Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast

Latest Episodes

100% Legal Tiny Accessory Dwellings in Seattle: A Look at DADUs with Bruce Parker – #090
December 20, 2019

Backyard cottages (DADUs) are dwellings that share a lot with a primary residence. They provide opportunities for families while increasing housing stock density and diversity. And they are becoming more common as housing costs increase and regulations...

6 Years of Off-Grid Tiny House Living in Wyoming with Ariel McGlothin #089
December 13, 2019

Ariel has lived off-grid in a tiny house in the Wyoming mountains for 6 years now. She has first-hand experience on how to deal with heat, water, and electricity without a reliable connection to the grid or even consistent sunshine.

Tiny House Eviction! Avoiding Legal Troubles with Melissa Gersin – #088
December 06, 2019

Melissa Gersin is here to tell us the tale of 3 tiny house parking spots in 3 years, one of which resulted in her actual eviction. This is not what we want to think about when we are excited about living in a tiny house,

Improving the Tiny House Trailer with Steven Wright – #087
November 29, 2019

The typical tiny house trailer design is stuck in time. Steven Wright has some ideas.

Tiny Houses in the U.K. with Jonathan Avery – #086
November 22, 2019

Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland has developed an ingenious system (NestHouse) for building moveable, modular tiny houses. Jonathan shares his philosophy on carpentry and design, and we explore the tiny house scene in Scotland and the United Kingdom.

Wet vs. Dry Compost Toilets for Tiny Houses – #085
November 15, 2019

This week, we're back to everyone’s favorite topic: Tiny House Toilets. On the show, I chat with the inventor of the C-Head Compact Composting Toilet, Sandy Graves. This system diverts urine away from the solid waste resulting in a system that requires...

Tiny Houseboats as Airbnbs with Nicole Young – #084
November 08, 2019

What does it take to buy and repair a used houseboat and turn it into a successful Airbnb? Nicole Young reached out to me because she was a listener of the show who also happened to have bought two different house boats and retrofitted them to be used ...

How This Little-Known Law Can Help Build Legal Tiny House Villages with Dan Armstrong – #083
November 01, 2019

This is an exciting time in the tiny house movement, as cities and states across the country are looking at legalizing tiny houses in some form. There are many strategies that advocates of tiny houses are using to push for tiny house legalization.

Transformable Trailers, CLTs, and other Tiny House Innovations with Cubist Engineering’s Mike Haney – #082
October 25, 2019

Cubist Engineering made a splash with The Sturgis, a gorgeous tiny home built with some very innovative materials like Cross Laminated Timbers. Mike Haney has an engineering background so I asked him to come on the show to explain what CLT’s are and ho...

The Allure of the Roadtrip: Building Towable Tiny Houses with Author Chris Schapdick – #081
October 18, 2019

Lil Wing is a metal triangle on wheels with a putting green grass landing, and it was the most unique tiny house I saw at last year’s Big Mass Festival. The builder, Chris Schapdick of Tiny Industrial, specializes in smaller tiny homes that are easy to...