Tiny House Building Code Myths

In the Tiny House and Shed to House Conversion world, I continue to see the same question daily about tiny house building codes: Can I legally put a Tiny House or Shed House on my property? Unfortunately the only accurate answer is Maybe. State and local codes vary drastically, so … Read More

Roswell, New Mexico Tiny House Ordinance

Dec. 12th, 2019- The city of Roswell, New Mexico has defined and have amended zoning to allow tiny homes. Tiny homes on a foundation will be required to be constructed according to 14.73.28 Appendix Q (Tiny Houses) NMAC(New Mexico Administrative Code ). Residential Mobile Home/Tiny Home Subdivisions Districts will allowed … Read More

5 Irresistible Reasons to Go Solar!

Guest Post by John P. Basta The growth of solar power is explosive, and it’s partly a result of the falling cost of solar panels. Even though it’s becoming quite affordable, this is not the only reason why an increasing number of people are going for this option. There are … Read More

An Update On Our Homestead Progress

Some followers have  been wondering where we have been and what has happened to our blog posts. While I wanted to start writing some serious blog posts about homesteading, life around our own property has been keeping us a little too busy.  But I knew it was time to share a … Read More

10 Fruits You Can Easily Grow On Your Homestead

Guest Post by Rebekah Pierce Everybody has a different goal when it comes to homesteading. Some people like the idea of being able to grow all their own food simply for the old-fashioned, idyllic nature of it all. Some people are trying to prepare for long-term self-sufficiency or guard against … Read More

Eccotemp iE-18 Electric Tankless Water Heater

Product Description Eccotemp iE18, 18Kw Electric Indoor Tankless Water Heater Ideal for a large apartment or townhome. The Eccotemp iE18 18Kw Electric Tankless Water Heater can be used for up to two applications at once, and its compact design allows for easy installation in any home. Rated at a 2.5 GPM flow … Read More

Eccotemp 45HI-LP Tankless Water Heater

Product Description This model has been redesigned to activate at a lower flow rate of .8 GPM and features updated self-diagnostics The Eccotemp 45HI-LP Indoor Liquid Propane Tankless Water Heater is the largest indoor model of the Eccotemp tankless line. Rated at an impressive 6.8 GPM and 150,000 BTU per … Read More

Hemp House Construction – Is There a Value?

I’ve recently encountered people discussing the merits of hemp house construction over conventional techniques. The question for many homesteaders is typically this: how can I build a home that’s safe, affordable, and has an insulation factor that can handle the summer heat and winter cold? Most homesteaders want something they … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Wyoming

Tiny house regulations and codes vary by city, town, or county. Casper, WY: Tiny houses on foundations are defined as “efficiency dwelling units” and require a living room of not less than 220 square feet of floor area if the living room and bedroom are joined. Separate living room and … Read More