how to build a house:
D.I.Y. Stories, HOME BUILDING tips and tricks

Learning how to build a house can be a starting point to creating what is, essentially, a much less expensive small house (even if you don't necessarily end up doing the hard work yourself.)

Giving you the skills, awareness and some handy home building tips puts you a little more in control of what is happening.  This eliminates the need for flying blind and placing 100% of your trust in contractors and builders.

From building a house foundation, to getting a grasp of the cost to build a small house, gathering handy home building tips and finding out whether you need a custom home builder for your design, the process involved in eventually living in a small house is an interesting an exciting one.

How to build a house in your country

We all need mentors when we're starting out on a new challenge. Here we'll feature those who have gone before us and made it through their own do it yourself home-building experience or are in the process of building their Small and Tiny houses.

You're not alone learning how to build a house and your do it yourself construction plans and questions.  Take a look around at the wide range of tips the community of small and tiny house builders has to offer below.

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