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Couples learn what it really means to downsize when they take the plunge into the tiny house real estate market. At an average size of only 180 square feet, watch as clients meet with their builders, or decide to build these tiny homes all by themselves, and follow along through the construction process until the house is complete.
Season 1, Episode 2

Derek and Mary's Tiny House on the Prairie

Tiny house enthusiasts and young military couple Derek and Mary Voight have decided to hire a builder to do all the heavy lifting. They lend a hand on occasion to speed up the process but they prefer letting a pro tackle the tricky business of building a sturdy house that's agile enough to be pulled by a two-ton truck. The Voights hire builder and tiny home dweller Greg Parham to design and construct their dream home at his construction site in Durango, Colorado.

Saturday
Jan 2
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 3

Chloe and Brandon's Modern-Day Gypsy Wagon

Freelance set designers Chloe and Brandon spend much of their lives moving from city to city where they work on movie sets. They want a permanent home and they have the perfect solution: a mobile tiny house. What happens when two creative artists design such an abode? You get a one-of-a-kind tiny house influenced by pirate ships, gypsy caravans and movie sets!

Saturday
Jan 2
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 3

Chloe and Brandon's Modern-Day Gypsy Wagon

Freelance set designers Chloe and Brandon spend much of their lives moving from city to city where they work on movie sets. They want a permanent home and they have the perfect solution: a mobile tiny house. What happens when two creative artists design such an abode? You get a one-of-a-kind tiny house influenced by pirate ships, gypsy caravans and movie sets!

Saturday
Jan 16
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 12

Charles and Dakota's Tiny Bus House

The tiny house movement is all about restoring old materials. Charles Kern and Dakota Hills are taking the idea one step further. They purchased an old bus and are transforming it into a tiny house unlike any other! They're popping the top, adding wood paneling, handcrafted cabinetry and a rooftop deck to convert the space into their own personal cozy cabin. The coolest feature of all? Their Murphy bed/office desk/yoga studio.

Friday
May 6
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tiny House Made for Three

It's not every day that a family upgrades to a tiny house. But Tom and Hannah Pellett are doing just that – moving from a 120-square-foot travel trailer to a roomy 300-square-foot tiny house built by their friend and contractor Rob Grosse. The tricky assignment for Rob is building a tiny house that has enough comfort and storage for the couple and their first baby. Hannah and Tom are only weeks away from delivery day and the house must be done before the baby is born as Hannah is planning on a home birth!

Thursday
Oct 20
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 8

Tiny House Work-in-Progress

After realizing how little they really need to live day to day, Sam and Ellee Best decide to go tiny. The build kicks off in Oklahoma, but Sam's new job starts sooner than anticipated, which relocates the couple to central California. Before they know it, they're 2000 miles away with a half-finished tiny house on their hands – and living in it while finishing construction. Can they stay motivated in order to finish the build, or will the stress get to them?

Thursday
Nov 24
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 1

Grad School Tiny House

It's the ultimate test for an architecture student as Davis Richardson takes over his parents' driveway for the summer to construct his first-ever tiny house. The design includes a slanted wall that functions as both an open food pantry and bookshelf, an extended kitchen countertop that doubles as a workspace and a walk-in closet that also serves as his living room. With the school semester fast approaching, can Davis and his friends bring his amazing drawings to life before classes begin?

Friday
Jan 13
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Tanner Family Tiny House

Matthew and Meghan Tanner are growing their family but downsizing their house. You could say they're "thinking outside the box" when it comes to cutting their budget to make room for their second child. They've contracted a tiny house builder to create the shell of their 220-square-foot home, while they plan to complete most of the unique interior. Key features include double lofts separated by a catwalk, a floating baby carrier, a couch that transforms into a dining room and a custom family-size walk-in closet.

Thursday
Feb 2
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 5

Tiny Smart House

Kansas State professor Brandon wants a more affordable house, but with some fun bells and whistles. He and his friend Brady have designed a 365-square-foot 'smart house' with tons of high-tech wizardry. Imagine a house with clever tackle-box storage in the ceilings, a video doorbell, a slide-away TV set and much more! Brandon will be living in style right outside Manhattan, Kansas.

Thursday
Mar 23
7pm | 6c
Season 5, Episode 2

Pushing the Tiny House Limits

Surfing couple Sean and Angie want to build themselves an affordable tiny house in Oceanside, California. Sean uses his construction experience to design a nearly 400-square-foot tiny house with a long wish list including dog-friendly stairs, heated floors and a fire safety system. The only thing hampering their dreams? Days of unexpected rain!

Sunday
May 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Nautical Tiny House

A recent graduate and her boyfriend take inspiration from an old 17th century ship while creating the tiny house of their dreams. Their nautical vision includes blue and green shingles that resemble waves, an aquarium and kitchen cabinets that resemble whiskey barrels on a pirate's ship. The couple is hoping to live off the grid so they're hiring an expert to design an unusual water pillow system to store rainwater for their personal use. They're hoping the finalized house will inspire them as they travel the coasts in search of a job in wildlife ecology.

Tuesday
May 16
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 9

Nashville's Innovative Tiny House

Tiny house enthusiast David wants his home to succeed where other wee homes fail. His one-of-a-kind design features a garage door on one side, a jacuzzi and a fold-out deck on the other permitting fresh air to flow right through. David and girlfriend Peggie-Sue love to host dinner parties and this tricked-out house is the perfect solution.

Friday
Sep 1
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 3

Tiny Bayou School Bus

The Williams family of Venice, Louisiana, works together to convert an old school bus into a tiny home for 21-year-old son, Avery. The young outdoorsman wants to create the ultimate man cave while incorporating the culture of the Bayou. His tiny bus will feature a fish-cleaning table, a cypress wood bar with hidden storage and an indoor hammock for enjoying the Southern breezes.

Thursday
Sep 21
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 5

Tiny Tilting Tower Home

North Dakota builder Jim Nelson lives for a challenge, so he and his team are building a game-changing two-story tiny house that they can tilt from horizontal to vertical. Key features in this snug 140-square-foot engineering feat include a front patio, furniture that can be locked down when the house tilts and an observation deck with panoramic views.

Thursday
Sep 21
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 6

Tanner Family Tiny House

Matthew and Meghan Tanner are growing their family but downsizing their house. You could say they're "thinking outside the box" when it comes to cutting their budget to make room for their second child. They've contracted a tiny house builder to create the shell of their 220-square-foot home, while they plan to complete most of the unique interior. Key features include double lofts separated by a catwalk, a floating baby carrier, a couch that transforms into a dining room and a custom family-size walk-in closet.

Thursday
Sep 21
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Tiny, Techy, Tricked-Out House

Design-obsessed couple Zane and Katherine have already constructed one home together and are now ready to try building 'tinies' as a business. Firm believers in 'walking the walk,' they plan to live in their tiny house to test it out before they build more. Zane and Katherine's tiny house design will be efficient and precise thanks to computer-controlled construction equipment like CNC machines, plasma cutters and 3D printers.

Thursday
Sep 21
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 8

Lilly's Tiny Circus Home

Traveling circus performer Lilly has been couch surfing for three years and has decided a tiny house-on-wheels is the perfect solution for her nomadic lifestyle. She's designed the 130-square-foot layout that she, her dad and circus friends will help build. Original features include a hidden storage compartment for her heavy circus equipment, a sunken bathtub to soak in after performances, and a specially-designed staircase that allows her pets to maneuver freely from loft to living room.

Thursday
Sep 21
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

Tiny House, Big Storage

Jesse and Michelle Harris are ready to become homeowners but are unsure where the future will take them. A tiny house-on-wheels is the perfect answer -- as long as they can figure out how to pack enough storage inside for their botany experiments, books and supplies. Builder John Stone takes the challenge and squeezes storage in every nook and cranny of their tiny abode. Every room in this "tiny" is jam-packed with surprising space!

Thursday
Sep 21
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 12

Tiny Bus Workshop

Sarah is an artisan and world traveler who wants more than the 9-5 lifestyle, so she plans to hit the road making hats, living and working out of a converted school bus. She hires friend and expert bus converter Charles and carpenter Ben to help make her dream a reality. Sarah's 300-square-foot dream home will feature a commercial sewing workshop, special storage for her prized mineral collection, bubble skylights, a rooftop deck and more.

Thursday
Sep 21
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Esin's Tiny "Elevated" Haven

Esin Pirkul loves the coastal life in San Diego but is ready to move closer to family. Along with her two dachshunds Scooby and Baya, Esin is making her way back to Texas with the help of tiny house builder Bo Bezdek. Esin's tiny haven features all the amenities a dog lover could imagine. An elevator to the two lofts and a walkway for the pups to get around upstairs top the list of features unique to this tiny home. Esin's house also boasts a sleek farm sink, extra counter space and lots of industrial and natural wood touches.

Thursday
Sep 21
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 5

Tiny Smart House

Kansas State professor Brandon wants a more affordable house, but with some fun bells and whistles. He and his friend Brady have designed a 365-square-foot 'smart house' with tons of high-tech wizardry. Imagine a house with clever tackle-box storage in the ceilings, a video doorbell, a slide-away TV set and much more! Brandon will be living in style right outside Manhattan, Kansas.

Thursday
Sep 21
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Tiny Treehouse

A California couple builds the ultimate treehouse escape perched high in a circle of gorgeous redwoods. The tiny home packs plenty of engineering ingenuity and handcrafted features, including a freshwater pumping system and a hidden bookcase.

Thursday
Sep 21
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 4

Midcentury Tiny

A couple relocates from North Carolina to Florida and decides to build the midcentury-style tiny home of their dreams. The couple's must-haves include an eclectic front door, funky wallpaper, neon signs and artwork from the era, as well as a guest space with a floating daybed. Their builder has his work cut out for him when they're not willing to compromise on an entertaining space or their firm deadline.

Thursday
Sep 21
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 6, Episode 3

Tiny California Luxury

The high cost of homes in the San Francisco Bay Area leads a young couple to build a custom tiny house. Their stunning luxury home has more bells and whistles than a full-size mansion, including a roll-up garage door, gourmet kitchen with copper accents, king-size bed with tons of storage space underneath, convertible office space and a nesting dining set that pulls out from under the kitchen to accommodate up to 12 people.

Thursday
Sep 21
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 2

Luxury Tiny Home on the Lake

A Los Angeles woman leaves the city for a slow-paced tiny lifestyle in Greenville, SC. Her interior designer teams up with her family to create a luxurious tiny house on lakefront property complete with a mobile greenhouse and porch swing. Inside, amazing furniture is crafted from the property's cherry wood, special lighting is added and the walls are decked out with original art. This family affair leads to a truly unique tiny farmhouse for this valley girl!

Thursday
Sep 21
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Traveling Tiny Firehouse

A couple sets out to create the ultimate tiny firehouse-on-wheels, complete with a hot red garage door, functional fire hydrant that doubles as a jack and water source, and of course, a fire pole from the upstairs loft! The cozy interior is filled with an array of amenities created out of firehouse memorabilia.

Thursday
Sep 21
11pm | 10c

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