- 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.
Tiny Homes FAQ
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.
The factory is located at 328 S. Mountain View Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92408.
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 Tiny Home will come with a 1 year warranty.
Yes. They are ANSI certified by the plant certification company NTA.
Tiny Homes On Wheels are bought and sold just like cars. They are registered, licensed, and transferred through the DMV. Our homes do not require registration with California Department of Housing and Community Development.
Tiny Homes on Wheels are DMV registered and fall under chattel financing programs. Click Here to pre-qualify.
Because these units are ANSI certified they can be insured by most major insurance companies.
Don't worry. These homes can easily be craned into your yard.
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. These homes are tow-ready and built to residential standards.
Yes. They are delivered white and can be painted to match the color of your current home.
Yes. The hitch can be removed 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.
These 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 TVs and appliances are available to order with your home.