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Why Tiny Houses are Awesome

#tumbleweed #tinyhouses #tinyhome #tinyhouseplans minimhomes.com While not completely off grid, the tiny house offers a fantastic alternative to affordable living, one which benefits not only the home owner but the planet as well. Less resources are needed to build and maintain these houses, and utilities are extremely affordable compared to the current average costs. Meg Stephens from

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Houston Company Designs Roomy Tiny Houses for Only $5,000!

Houston Company Designs Roomy Tiny Houses for Only $5,000! Arched Cabins out of the Houston area set out to design and manufacture tiny houses that they could sell for only $5k and they absolutely blew it out of the water! They can be made in widths ranging from 14’ to 24’ and any length that you choose and costs are from $200 to $320 per linear foot (based on the width). The base price only includes the ribs, beams, paneling, flooring, and insulation but it’s a good start for a low price!

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Home Insulation - FoamRite - POLE BARNS - Benefits to save on energy costs, increase your R-Value, insulate your house, seals walls, ceilings and basements.

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Houston Company Designs Roomy Tiny Houses for Only $5,000!

Houston Company Designs Roomy Tiny Houses for Only $5,000! Arched Cabins out of the Houston area set out to design and manufacture tiny houses that they could sell for only $5k and they absolutely blew it out of the water! They can be made in widths ranging from 14’ to 24’ and any length that you choose and costs are from $200 to $320 per linear foot (based on the width). The base price only includes the ribs, beams, paneling, flooring, and insulation but it’s a good start for a low price!

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Stop heat or cooled air from leaking out the door! Insulate easily with Peel & Stick Door Seals. Flexible foam strips save on energy costs. Start saving now!

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Cost-Efficient Window Solutions Keep the drafts out and your energy bills lower with these tips to stop air leaks around your windows and doors.

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Straw-Bale Walls for Northern Climates - A ‘third generation’ straw-bale technique combines a straw-bale interior wall with an exterior stud wall insulated with cellulose

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Swedish company Träullit produce Dekor Tiles from an environmentally-friendly recyclable material, made from ‘wood-wool’, cement & water. This combination of natural components is simple & clever. Wood fibres make the tiles sound-absorbent & give the product a heat-insulating, heat-retaining quality. This contributes to lower energy costs, reducing environmental impact. Cement provides strength, moisture resistance & fire protection. http://www.traullit.se/product/produkter/traullit-dekor/

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Straw bale homes offer high insulation values at a low cost, so why are they not more common?

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Insulate Basement Rim Joists

<p>In just a couple of hours, you can seal and insulate your rim joists, which are major sources of heat loss in many homes. This project will help lower your heating costs and save you money. Insulating the rim joists is one of the best things you can do to make your home more energy efficient. And it’s easy, too, so anyone can do it.</p>

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