5 Tips for Designing Your Tiny House for Travel

5 Tips for Designing Your Tiny House for Travel

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A tiny home is a great place to live, but it also has the added benefit of being able to hit the road here and there. However, whether you want to hit the road full-time or just take occasional trips, you need to design your tiny house for travel. At Tru Form Tiny, we understand that designing a tiny house for travel requires careful consideration and planning. Whether you’re embarking on a cross-country adventure or simply relocating to a new site, here are some tips to ensure your tiny home is ready for the journey ahead.

Here at Tru Form, even though our tiny homes are RVIA certified, they aren’t meant to travel exactly the same as an RV or Airstream. We build our homes to be a bit more permanent because of their size, but early in the design process, you can make sure your tiny home is ideal for travel!

Streamlined Layout

When designing a tiny house for travel, it’s important to make every inch count by streamlining your layout. Opt for an open floor plan that maximizes space and allows for easy navigation while on the road. Additionally, be sure to incorporate lightweight and compact materials and space-saving furniture in your design. Optimizing your home helps you achieve mobility without sacrificing comfort or style.

Foldable Furniture

Foldable furniture is perfect for tiny homes on the go. It allows you to easily transform a space for different uses, such as turning a dining area into a workspace or a bed into a seating area. Choose furniture pieces you can collapse to save space during travel, then expand when you’re stationary. Designs that are both functional and compact are great choices for a mobile tiny home

Secure Storage Solutions

When traveling, it’s essential to have secure storage solutions to keep your belongings safe during transport. Consider investing in sturdy cabinets, drawers, and shelving units to keep your belongings safe and secure while in transit. Loose items flying around can quickly turn an adventure into a tiny home nightmare.

Retractable Features

Another way to save space in your tiny house is by incorporating retractable features. For example, you can install a retractable dining table that folds up against the wall or a retractable bed that you can store in the ceiling or under a raised floor. Retractable elements like awnings and decks will also help minimize exterior dimensions when traveling.

Durable Materials

Since your tiny house will be constantly on the move, it’s important to choose durable materials that can withstand wear and tear. Consider using materials like bamboo or reclaimed wood for flooring and walls and make use of exterior materials with weather-resistant finishes.

Designing your own tiny house for travel can be a rewarding experience, but it requires careful planning. When you follow these tips, you can create a luxury tiny home that’s stylish, comfortable, and perfectly suited for travel, allowing you to explore new destinations with ease and confidence. At Tru Form Tiny, we’re here to help you create the perfect tiny home for your next adventure.

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