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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 4

College Student's Tiny Farmhouse

When full-time college student, Kaitlin Snyder-Patterson, came to the conclusion that renting an apartment was bleeding her dry, she took a serious interest in the tiny house movement. And, when her dad, Mike Snyder, heard that his daughter was serious about becoming debt free, he quickly volunteered his build and engineering expertise to help his daughter's tiny house dream come true. Where Mike has the mad construction skills, Kaitlin has uber artistic sense. Together, they build a fun and functional rent-free residence that includes a hidden staircase.

Monday
Nov 16
2:30pm | 1:30c
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 23
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Tiny House with Special Creature Comforts

Trevor and Mary are creating a tiny house outside of Dayton, Ohio, that suits both their needs -- and those of their four cats! It's a house unlike any other tiny dwelling thanks to cat bridges and walkways throughout the plan. The creature comforts also include two spacious lofts, a foldaway office, big appliances, and a view unlike any other. The lucky couple is planting their tiny house on the family's wildlife refuge. Trevor and Mary are trading volunteer help with the animals in exchange for free parking. This tiny house build will certainly lead to lots of wild adventures!

Thursday
Feb 18
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 14

The Unfoldable Tiny House

Building designers and business partners Alex Gore and Lance Cayko want something better than an old-fashioned recreational vehicle to take on the road and take in the countryside. They imagine a tiny house-on-wheels with a glass wall that allows you to view nature from the indoors! They also want one side of the house to unfold and form a deck for parties and family gatherings. They envision a tiny house that's both family and couple friendly. Alex and his fiancé, Annie, plan to take the house they call Atlas on their honeymoon this summer. Lance will use it for a vacation home with his kids. Like its nickname, you won't want to hit the road without this tiny house in tow!

Thursday
Feb 18
6:30pm | 5:30c
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!

Friday
May 6
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Rob's Eco-Living Tiny House

Rob Irwin knows a lot about form and function working together, which is absolutely necessary to tiny house living. This industrial designer is building a 300-square foot house with all sorts of engineering feats and eco-friendly features including a butterfly-angled roof that captures rainwater, an attached chicken coop that lets you grab fresh eggs from inside the house, an aquaponics system where he can grow fresh herbs year-round, solar panels for heating and even an efficient climbing wall to get to the loft! This is eco-living tiny-style!

Saturday
May 21
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 6

Jenn Baxter's Decked Out Tiny House

Jenn Baxter's inspiration for her tiny house came after her mother passed away and she was reading one of her mother's journals. An entry about letting fear stop you in your tracks made Jenn realize that she needed to follow her dream. She immediately hired a builder and created a one-of-a-kind tiny house that includes a rooftop deck, breakfast bar with a hidden washer/dryer and lots and lots of cubby holes and secret storage.

Thursday
Aug 4
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Jewel Pearson's Tiny House Gem

North Carolina project manager Jewel Pearson can't wait to leave her apartment lifestyle behind and embark on her very own tiny house journey. This modern 330-square foot design is built for a queen and may seem a bit extravagant to an outsider. For Jewel, however, the 6 ft. by 3ft. closet, the screened-in porch and the balcony are a necessity! Jewel plans to blend all of her favorite household luxuries with the freedom of the open road!

Thursday
Oct 13
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Bridget Culp and Billy Lee's Tiny Thrifty Ski Cabin

Avid skier and snowboarder, Bridget Culp and Billy Lee, are leaving their expensive Denver rental behind to build a tiny house on a super frugal budget. Using reclaimed and free materials, they plan to finish their rustic tiny house-on-wheels in just six weeks before they take it on the ultimate ski road trip back to their hometown of Portland. With an insanely small budget will they have what it takes to get this house ready for the road trip of their dreams?

Friday
Nov 18
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

Expressive Tiny Art House

Margaret is a young artist who wants to create the ultimate expression of herself in a tiny house. She gets help from her mother and grandmother, who assist Margaret in bringing her artistic vision to life. The original design features a piano-shaped couch, a round door and a wine barrel bathtub.

Friday
Dec 2
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 14

Young Couple Builds Dream Tiny Island Home

Shaun and Ally's busy work schedules are perfectly suited for the low maintenance lifestyle of tiny living. Their family and their Virgin Island community step up to help the young couple complete their dream home perfectly situated on a hillside overlooking Coral Bay. In order to enjoy the island scenery and tropical ocean breezes, Shaun and Ally incorporate a wrap-around porch and open living room walls. At 350-square-feet with no height restrictions, Shaun Brian and Ally can have a spacious master bedroom loft, a fancy gourmet kitchen, an outdoor shower under the stars and a deck with spectacular views.

Thursday
Jan 5
5pm | 4c
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
Jan 6
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Expressive Tiny Art House

Margaret is a young artist who wants to create the ultimate expression of herself in a tiny house. She gets help from her mother and grandmother, who assist Margaret in bringing her artistic vision to life. The original design features a piano-shaped couch, a round door and a wine barrel bathtub.

Friday
Mar 24
3am | 2c
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
Mar 30
6:30pm | 5:30c
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
Mar 30
7pm | 6c
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
Mar 30
7:30pm | 6:30c
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?

Thursday
Mar 30
8pm | 7c
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
Mar 30
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Tiny Alaskan Yurt

An Alaska couple is looking to buy their first house together and has decided to build their own tiny house yurt. Building in a scenic location is a high priority for the couple so they decide to construct their future home on a peaceful spot near Stone Step Lake. Their two-story fantasy yurt will include all the necessities the active couple may need including an underground freezer, a half-moon deck, a wood burning fireplace and enough weatherproofing to survive harsh Alaskan winters. Battling the cold weather will make construction a challenge -- will the couple and their building team pull it off?

Thursday
Mar 30
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 6

Tiny Fisherman's House

A Colorado Springs, CO, fishing guide, tired of the rising cost of rent, gives tiny living a try. The outdoorsman wants to make his tiny home the ultimate fisherman's crash pad, and his family will pitch in to give the interior an artistic touch. His living room will double as the entertainment room and the prep room where he and his friends can tie flies before hitting the water. On the exterior, the fishing features include special racks for rods and waders. The final step will be moving the tiny house into the hills. Will everything continue to progress smoothly for the fisherman?

Thursday
Mar 30
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 14

Young Couple Builds Dream Tiny Island Home

Shaun and Ally's busy work schedules are perfectly suited for the low maintenance lifestyle of tiny living. Their family and their Virgin Island community step up to help the young couple complete their dream home perfectly situated on a hillside overlooking Coral Bay. In order to enjoy the island scenery and tropical ocean breezes, Shaun and Ally incorporate a wrap-around porch and open living room walls. At 350-square-feet with no height restrictions, Shaun Brian and Ally can have a spacious master bedroom loft, a fancy gourmet kitchen, an outdoor shower under the stars and a deck with spectacular views.

Thursday
Mar 30
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 13

Erik and Sarah's Expedition Tiny House

Outdoor adventurers Erik and Sarah spend half the year guiding arctic expeditions and the other half chasing their other adrenaline fixes: skiing, kayaking, surfing and more. Traditional housing has proven cumbersome for their nomadic lifestyle, so they're ready to go tiny. With the help of builder and friend Rob Sickler, Erik and Sarah are building their very own expedition tiny house-on-wheels. Their 230-square-foot design includes a bicycle generator for off-the-grid power, a climbing wall to get to the second loft, plenty of storage for all of their adventure gear and outdoor adventure accents throughout!

Thursday
Mar 30
10:30pm | 9:30c
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.

Thursday
Mar 30
11pm | 10c
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
Mar 30
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Tiny Alaskan Yurt

An Alaska couple is looking to buy their first house together and has decided to build their own tiny house yurt. Building in a scenic location is a high priority for the couple so they decide to construct their future home on a peaceful spot near Stone Step Lake. Their two-story fantasy yurt will include all the necessities the active couple may need including an underground freezer, a half-moon deck, a wood burning fireplace and enough weatherproofing to survive harsh Alaskan winters. Battling the cold weather will make construction a challenge -- will the couple and their building team pull it off?

Friday
Mar 31
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 6

Tiny Fisherman's House

A Colorado Springs, CO, fishing guide, tired of the rising cost of rent, gives tiny living a try. The outdoorsman wants to make his tiny home the ultimate fisherman's crash pad, and his family will pitch in to give the interior an artistic touch. His living room will double as the entertainment room and the prep room where he and his friends can tie flies before hitting the water. On the exterior, the fishing features include special racks for rods and waders. The final step will be moving the tiny house into the hills. Will everything continue to progress smoothly for the fisherman?

Friday
Mar 31
12:30am | 11:30c

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