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Design Your Tiny House
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Design Your Tiny House

Ethan Waltman of Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast and Domenic Mangano, Jamaica Cottage Shop’s owner, senior designer and president, had the opportunity to talk and really root down some of the core things to consider when beginning to design your own tiny home. Needs and Budget One of the biggest dictators on how to design a tiny […]

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Choosing the right foundation for your tiny house
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Choosing the right foundation for your tiny house

Don’t skimp on the foundation when building a tiny home on wheels, is a common theme you hear from builders. It is typical advice when building a small home that is often repeated.  Set a budget that will give your project the strength and longevity you expect from such a large investment. Building tiny houses on wheels (THOW) begins […]

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Where does clean drinking water come from?
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Where does clean drinking water come from?

March 25, 2019 by, Domenic Mangano As a builder of tiny house kits for the best two decades, I have developed numerous questions which help me understand a potential client’s vision and budget. As I listen to individuals it is rare to hear the information I need as a builder. One such question is “How will […]

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Don’t Settle
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Don’t Settle

Don’t just settle for a good one. Get yourself something great from Jamaica Cottage Shop and learn about our wood cottage designs and building kits. Founded in Vermont in 1995 the designs are playful fresh and clever. Traditional Post and Beam joinery has been passed down from ancestors and is being utilized with traditional rough-hewn […]

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Jamaica Cottage Shop Appears on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. provides business to consumer wood manufacturing, Internet marketing and online retail. It’s also one of the fastest growing businesses according to the Inc. 5000 list for 2018. Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list been competitive within their […]

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What can you NOT live without? Design and build your own tiny dream home
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What can you NOT live without? Design and build your own tiny dream home

What can you NOT live without? Design and build your own tiny dream home. Shelters like our tiny houses for sale keep you safe, warm and cozy from the elements, so a sturdy roof is essential. What else is important to keep in mind? Before getting into the crazy beautiful aesthetics of designing your own tiny […]

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Prepare Your Garage for Winter
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Prepare Your Garage for Winter

You might be quite the amateur handyman or perhaps you are a person who likes to keep things neat and organized. Whatever be the case, efficient garage storage is a must when you want a clear space where you can find what you need, when you need it. Fortunately for you, DIY garage organization is […]

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Successful Tent Camping
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Successful Tent Camping

Successful Tent Camping: Picking The Right Spot And Keeping Unwelcome Visitors At Bay Tent camping can provide great adventures for families, but there are some camping needs you should consider before you take off for your trip. Knowing safety basics help keep the trip fun and this starts with your early preparations. Whether you need […]

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Building a Strong Foundation for a Little House
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Building a Strong Foundation for a Little House

The typical size of a tiny home is just one hundred and eighty-six square feet, which means that compact homes save their owners energy and money. Some little homes are built to be moved, but others are meant to be permanent dwellings and they need strong and stable foundations. To get the right foundation for your […]

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Assessing the Quality of Windows in Your Tiny Home
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Assessing the Quality of Windows in Your Tiny Home

Up to 15% of 18–34 years old say they would live in a tiny house, according to tiny house statistics at Restoring Simple. But why are many people still renting? More than 50% of today’s millennials tend to rent houses because they can’t afford to buy a home. While renting is still a great option, […]

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