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Whether you call them Tiny Homes on Wheels (THOWs), Movable Tiny Homes (MTHs), Destination Trailers or Park Models; our homes are built to the highest quality, look great anywhere, and come at a price you can afford!
Back Porch Models are:
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI) certified so they are insurable and financeable by existing chattel service providers.
- Designed to International Residential Code (IRC) so they can be placed anywhere, even your backyard.
- Constructed of only parts found at your local hardware store so anyone can repair them.
- Plumbed and wired to allow easy connection to existing utilities.
- Laid out with the disabled in mind so they can easily be adapted to anyone’s needs.
- Built to Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) limitations so they can be registered and transported by a full size truck 24 hours a day.
THE COMPANION PLUS
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
YES! In 2020 California had massive sweeping legislation change, mostly through SB-13 and AB-68, ensuring cities could not get in the way of building Accessory Dwelling Units (granny flats). Los Angeles and San Diego took it one step further by passing a Tiny Home as ADU ordinance. If anyone at a city tells you different, they are uneducated.
These units are classified as “Tiny Homes On Wheels“. This is a new classification of housing right in between mobile homes and RVs. Back Porch Homes are built on a trailer but are built to the quality of a residential home. They are easy to buy, easy to finance, easy to insure, easy to transport, easy to place, easy to live in, easy to repair and easy to sell.
Our factory is located at 328 S. Mountain View Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92408. If you would like a tour of the build process we are happy to schedule a time.
A third party installer will handle the permitting, installation, and utility connection of your home. Tiny Homes on Wheels are connected just like an RV to park-style hookups or hard connected to your existing utilities. You do not need a second meter for any utilities.
Septic systems come in all sizes and styles. Depending on your system’s age, size, and the number of occupants on your property, it may need to be upgraded.
No. These are Department of Transportation registered trailers. Once parked they can be elevated by jacks and the undercarriage can be covered with skirting, however a permanent foundation is an option if desired.
Your Back Porch Homes will come with a 1 year warranty.
Tiny Homes On Wheels are bought and sold just like cars. They are registered, liened, and transferred through the DMV. Our homes do not require registration with California Department of Housing and Community Development
Because these units are ANSI certified they can be insured by most major insurance companies.
Don’t worry. Our homes can easily be craned into your yard.
We estimate that a ¾ to 1 ton truck (IE: Ford F250 or F350) should be able to tow these homes. Be sure to check the towing capabilities of your vehicle before moving your home.
Yes. Back Porch Homes are 100% compliant with the Department of Transportation and are legal on all streets where RVs are permitted.
They’re actually mobile. The primary issue with “mobile” homes is how much they cost to move and how cheap the build quality is. Back Porch Homes are tow-ready and built to residential standards.
Yes. All Back Porch Homes are delivered white and can be painted to match the color of your current home.
Yes. The hitch can be removable and your home can be skirted to cover the undercarriage.
No. Back Porch Homes have a full, apartment sized kitchen with standard size appliances and full residential bathroom.
Yes. All openings in Back Porch Homes are designed with the disabled in mind. The interior can be modified to fit individual needs. They are elevated so a ramp will be required for wheelchair access.
Back Porch Homes are built from normal residential materials that can be purchased at any major home improvement store.
No. The entire design is simple to repair and upgrade. All the parts you need should be available at your local hardware store.
No. However they do come with all appliances and TVs.