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Step-by-Step Container Home Conversion by Casa Cubed

Step-by-Step Container Home Conversion by Casa Cubed

Casa Cubed builds container houses in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They post photos on their Facebook page as they build. Building a Container Home Outside They start by cutting the openings for french doors and windows. The exterior walls are clad in cedar. Cedar is […]

Casa Cubed Shipping Container Homes

Casa Cubed Shipping Container Homes

A new Container house showed up in my Facebook feed this morning. They are made by Casa Cubed. I looked them up. This is their website: casacubed.com This is their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CasaCubedLLC They are a family owned and operated company. Andres and Maria Guillama, […]

Packet from FEMA about Flood Insurance

Packet from FEMA about Flood Insurance

A packet came from FEMA today. They want to make very sure that we have flood insurance and that we get it that insurance for the building only covers the contents if we buy insurance coverage for the contents. You might be interested, if you […]

2017 Tiny Towable on Facebook Marketplace

2017 Tiny Towable on Facebook Marketplace

I found this Tiny House on Facebook Marketplace. The listing says it was built in 2017, but it doesn’t look two or three years old. It doesn’t look abused at all. You can see the wheels, so it is a Tiny Towable.  It is 40 […]

Sam’s Club sells Freestanding Deep Soaking Bathtubs

Sam’s Club sells Freestanding Deep Soaking Bathtubs

As I was leaving Sam’s Club yesterday, I saw a huge box with a tub in it. I already picked out my tub, which I absolutely love. But now my daughter is remodeling her bath, so I did some research for her. OVE Decors 980208275 […]

Adding a Sprayer to our Delta Kitchen Faucet

Adding a Sprayer to our Delta Kitchen Faucet

We added a sprayer to the kitchen faucet that came standard with our Schumacher Home. Schumacher offers a lot of options, but we decided to stick with the kitchen faucet that was included. Included Linden kitchen faucet (chrome) Single handle kitchen faucet. Spout swivels 120 […]

Sentricon Subterranean Termite Pest System

Sentricon Subterranean Termite Pest System

Last year when they were building we saw these green plugs in the ground that looked like maybe a pop-up sprinkler system. They are labeled Sentricon, so I googled it. Sentricon is a subterranean termite pest system made by Dow. These green things are in-ground […]

Replacing the Gutter Drain Pipes – Using our Schumacher Warranty

Replacing the Gutter Drain Pipes – Using our Schumacher Warranty

Schumacher has a warranty on the house. If you find anything at all for the first year, they come fix it. (They also come back once to touch up paint. You decide when and schedule it.) There is a 2 year warranty on all mechanicals […]

Kakelugn – Swedish Tiled Stoves

Kakelugn – Swedish Tiled Stoves

We still haven’t put the fireplaces into the new house. I looked to see whether it would be possible to have a kakelugn.  Can I get a Swedish tiled stove here in the United States? How much do Kakelugn cost? I found prices on three. […]

Avery Cabin Co Log Cabin Tiny Houses and Floor Plans

Avery Cabin Co Log Cabin Tiny Houses and Floor Plans

A Log Cabin Kit for $11,900 showed up in my Facebook Marketplace feed. I looked up the company where they come from and found some of their floor plans and options. The listing is from Doug Avery in Knoxville, TN, but the kit is made […]