Tomorrow, Less is More

by Robert Leonardo, T.H.A.C. Originally published 12/07/2016 Revised 02/02/2017 T.H.A.C. is immensely appreciative of Canadian news agencies for their efforts to cover the tiny house message. For nearly three years, many Canadian news outlets have offered some great content on the ‘tiny house trend’ and ‘movement’. Some news companies have done so numerous times and are […]

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Open House Success Shows Interest in Tiny Home Movement

by Jason Beisick Originally published 1/28/2016 I am not sure how it came about, but my wife somehow got interested in the whole Tiny Home movement that is sweeping across North America. One night while watching television she introduced me to a show called Tiny House Hunters on HGTV. I was immediately intrigued and wanted in. I […]

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How do I insure my tiny house?

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Originally Published 11/28/2016 Updated 03/19/2007 In the last few months, this is one of the hottest questions asked of us and others involved the Canadian Tiny House concept, “how do I insure my tiny house?” Sometimes straightforward; though, mainly what the tiny house is on wheels (or ‘THOW’), not so much.   If you are not […]

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A Call for Standards!

Originally published 11/16/2015 Edited 02/02/2017 A critical failure of various governments is not to reevaluate some antiquated building standards; some laws and regulations are preventing people from obtaining sustainable and affordable housing. In many municipalities, the minimum size you can have for a dwelling is dictated. How/if you can be off-grid is also determined. What services you […]

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Robinson Residential (Regina, SK) & The Dragonfly-159

Originally published 10/8/2015 Located in Regina, Saskatchewan, for nearly two decades, Robinson Residential has offered a full range of design services including site design, preliminary design, interior layouts and multifamily project planning for both new construction and renovations. Known for creative home plans based on a variety of architectural styles, attention to detail and for providing […]

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Sheep’s Wool for Insulation?

Originally published 9/25/2015 Wool has some unique properties that make it one of nature’s most amazing fibres!  If you are building a small home, we recommend giving sheep wool insulation some examination. Here are some top reasons why: Air Purifying – Natural sheep’s wool actually absorbs and filters toxins from the air around it– indefinitely. Doing so, gives […]

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Take Inventory of The Heart, Not Possessions

Originally posted 1/18/2015 Revised 02/02/2017 Over the last 10-15 years, entire industries have been founded and flourished teaching how-to and supplying consumers with goods to organise their in-home stuff. Organisations have formed, books and websites were written, professional designation titles such as, “Professional Organizers” have surfaced. Institutions glean and design plenty of clever ways for […]

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Tiny Homes: The Romance Mislead?

Originally Published 12/31/2014 Revised 02/02/2017 Tiny house living (or similar) is not an entitlement to living a fairy tale. There are some massive, pervasive misconceptions about tiny home / micro-house building and ownership. In the last year of two, a romance notion that has permeated the pop culture and can fail to tell the entire scope […]

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