THE SMART CHOICE, A “QUICK START” DIY SHELL


OUR QUICK START SHELLS HAVE 8′ WIDE FLOOR DECKS AND ARE AVAILABLE IN LENGTHS FROM 16′ TO 30′


WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR BASIC DIY SHELLS?


  • A New Low-Boy Aluminum Trailer with the proper GVWR to support and safely haul your tiny house for years to come.
  • 2 x 6 floor system with 5 1/2” of Roxul stone wool insulation embedded 6″ into the trailer frame allowing 5” additional headroom offering freedom on interior design plus an advantec 3/4″ 50 year weather resistent subfloor
  • Walls framed with 2X4’s, 24” on center advanced framing with sheathing glued and nailed with ring-shank nails and secured to the trailer with 8 engineered Simpson Tie Downs.
  • All Headers have 1/2” foam insulation for thermal breaks
  • Exterior walls and roof are sheathed in water resistant Zip Panels, joints taped for dryness and air tightness.
  • Our roofs are framed with 2X6’s or 2X8’s depending on your R-Value specs, glued and nailed with ring-shank nails.
  • Hurricane clips and joist hangers on all rafters when applicable.
  • All of our houses have Grace Ice & Water Shield applied to the roofs.
  • 1 door opening cut and framed

Our DIY Shells get you on the fast track to a great build.


Optional Upgrades:


  • Lofts for sleeping and storage
  • PRO Grade siding & trim packages
  • Skylights
  • Window Package (installed)
  • Roof choices
  • Door choices
  • Stairs and storage

Low Boy Aluminum Trailer Specs


  • 16’ to 30’ in length
  • Deck is 96″ wide to build on
  • 12K GVWR to 18K GVWR
  • Electric brakes, Lighting, Safety
  • 2 5/16 ball
  • 7 pin trailer light/brake connection

Trailer Deck
Building Footprint


  • Trailer width 8’ 5” outside of fender
  • Trailer deck 8’ wide floor area
  • Building Height 13′ 5″
  • Trailer Deck Height 24” – 25”
  • Tongue Length to ball center 51″

Premium Upgrades:


  • Interior completed to your specs
  • Plumbing, Electric, HVAC ( subcontracted)
  • Solar Package (subcontracted)
  • Off Grid Package (subcontracted)
 
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MOBILE OFFICE/ARTIST STUDIO 20′ Starting at $24,900 FOR BASIC SHELL


These custom formats can be built up to  24’ long and 8’ wide.  Built on a 12K  Aluminum Low-Boy XL Trailer as its foundation. YOU WILL HAVE THE MOBILE BUILDING  YOU ARE LOOKING FOR TO MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS. From Offices to mobile Rest Rooms, Artist Studios to A Sauna….. we make it become real. As pictured it will run $39k to 49K range


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RANGELEY 20′ Starting at $21,900 For a basic package


Our thoughts on the RANGELEY design is that it fits in with the more traditional New England Gable Roof with Dormers. This  layout is great for year round living and gives you a nice homey feeling. Several porch options, skylights, off the grid,  built on a 12K Aluminum Low-Boy XL Trailer for a super foundation. Available in lengths up to 24’ long and 8’ wide.  Yes, we can do it complete, turn key so you can just move in as seen in the photo above which runs in the  $59K to $69K range



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ACADIA 20′ Starting at $21,900 for a basic package


You’re at Acadia National Park in this Tiny House overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and feeling the chi of life flowing through your body.  Our most spacious model built from 20’ to 30’ long and 8’ wide on a 12K Aluminum Low-Boy xl or 18K Aluminum Low-Boy Trailer for a really stable foundation. Lots of insulation in the floor. Available in any of our DIY Shell Packages. Off grid? With the long roof, lots of natural light, open spaces, larger loft areas. Acadia, the perfect style Tiny House. As  pictured it runs in the $49k to 59K range for up to 24′ long and 69K to 89K plus for the 18K models



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Our MdI 30 footer starting at $89K, as pictured turn key with basic amenities

Feel the sun coming thru all the glass and hear the wind passing by your beautiful MDI (Mount Desert Island) tiny house. This house fits in anywhere.  Built on an 18K Aluminum Low-Boy trailer for a super foundation to be near water. NO RUST.  TURN KEY, move in and start living the good life. As seen it will run in the $89K to $119K depending on amenities

**All prices are subject to change without notice. Before we start building we will have a written agreement with actual costs, a payment schedule and a completion date.**

 

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