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Five Green Considerations During Construction

Five Green Considerations During Construction

This is a guest post by Josh of PlumberSurplus.com. There are so many decisions that should be considered before construction can begin on a new site. Taking into consideration the building’s effects on the surrounding environment, its energy usage and the projected indoor air quality is worth the time and money. By committing to building green […]

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Watch the Final 3 Designers on HGTV’s Design Star Design a Tumbleweed Tiny House

In a series first, the finalists must design the interior and exterior of an entire house – tiny house of just 99 square feet. Each finalist must demonstrate ingenious creativity and savvy space-planning skills in order to execute an inspiring home design that is both comfortable and functional. As carpenters from other HGTV and DIY […]

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Can You Live in a 117 Square Foot House?

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company introduced the newest member of their Tumbleweed family. The Walden is only 117 square feet – and it's not even the smallest house they sell! With a ready-made house costing around $50,000 it might get you thinking about downsizing. GARD Pro Not Registered Built on a 7' by 18' utility trailer, […]

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Tumbleweed Tiny House Whidbey

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company Offers New Large Single Story Plan

Affordable to build and full of natural light, the Whidbey house plan is the newest offering by Tumbleweed Tiny House Company. You have the choice of having one (461 square feet) or two (557 square feet) bedrooms in this single story small house. Surprisingly, both options have a very large loft space at 6’8″ tall over […]

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Small is Beautiful, Whether it’s Your Carbon Footprint or Your New Home from Tumbleweed Houses

Ranging between 65 to 140 square feet, the Tumbleweed Tiny Houses are considered “travel trailers” and can go everywhere an RV can. And with a price tag between $36,997 and $49,997 you can buy it readymade or for only $695 buy the house building plans and do-it-yourself. At only 65 square feet, the XS-House can […]

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Whit McLeod Uses Recycled Wine Barrels to Make Hexagonal Oak Flooring Tiles

A Northern Californian native with a passion for the Arts and Crafts Movement, Whit McLeod took the barrel ends left behind from their Wine Barrel Folding Chair production to create Hexagonal Oak Flooring Tiles. Specializing in handcrafted furniture made with reclaimed materials, the furniture-making studio is located in the heart of redwood country. The majority of […]

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Can Green Cement Reduce Global Warming?

Carbon dioxide is probably the greatest issue with global warming. As it stays in the atmosphere for a really long time, up to a couple hundred of years, it is an issue that needs to be addressed. For the future health of our planet, could green cement help the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions? CO2, […]

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