The BEST Episodes of Tiny House Nation
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 10, 2019
Tiny House Nation follows renovation experts and hosts John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin as they travel across America to show off ingenious small spaces and the inventive people who live in them. Along the way, they also help families design and construct their own mini-dream homes in spaces no larger than 300 square feet. From a micro-apartment in New York City to a caboose car-turned-home in Montana to a micro-sized mobile home for road tripping, this series celebrates the exploding movement of tiny homes. From pricey to budget-friendly, Tiny House Nation is not a typical design show but one that proves size doesn’t always matter – it’s creativity that counts.
#1 - A Firefighter Rebuilds
Season 6 - Episode 10
John and Zack head west to Sonoma County, CA to help volunteer firefighter, Scott and his wife Xanthie build a home to replace the one they lost in the Northern California wildfires of 2017. The stakes are high as John and Zack try and complete a dream tiny house that will keep our homeowners in the community they cherish.
#2 - A Texas-Sized Tiny
Season 6 - Episode 11
John and Zack head to Texas to help Ashley and Angel, a couple who are giving up their large house to turn it into a women’s recovery center; but first, they want to move into a tiny house in their backyard. Everything’s bigger in Texas, including homeowners-Angel is 6-foot-6, Ashley’s nearly as tall, and building a tiny house where they can stretch out and get comfortable pushes Zack’s ingenuity to new heights. Can John and Zack build a tiny house where not-so-tiny people can feel at home?
#3 - Dad's Tiny Homecoming
Season 6 - Episode 12
John and Zack head to in Jacksonville, Florida, to help Jack, a veteran working two full-time jobs to support his family. 80-hour workweeks mean Jack is always away while his kids are quickly growing up, and he’s hoping that going tiny will lower their bills so he can work less and spend more time with his children. But even though they’re going tiny, the family’s wish list is huge–including a swimming pool–so John and Zack take on the challenge of creating a tiny dream house that will exceed their wildest dreams.
#4 - Tiny Digs for Racing Pigs
Season 6 - Episode 13
John and Zack head to Arkansas farm country to help a couple who have been living on the road turn a school bus into a tiny home where they can settle down.
#5 - Tiny Times Two
Season 6 - Episode 14
John and Zack head to Texas to help a family rebuild after losing their dream home in a fire. But Deanna and her sons are used to living large, so she wants to build two tiny homes: one for herself and her nine year old, and another for her teenage son.
#6 - Tiny House Hits the Road
Season 6 - Episode 9
John and Zack head to Florida to help a couple give up their huge condo so they can hit the road. Tony’s a travel nurse with plans to take the tiny home across the country as he pitches in at understaffed hospitals. He also works nights and sleeps during the day–and when John and Zack learn that his wife Lori does the opposite, they have to get creative. Can John and Zack build a tiny house where this nocturnal nurse and his sun-loving bride can coexist?
#7 - 400 Sq. Ft. Amplified Tiny House
Season 5 - Episode 9
When Asha and Ryan realized going tiny would be the next big step in their relationship, they figured what better way to bring their dream to life than to call on their longtime friend, Zack for some help. Now John and Zack are tasked with creating a place that helps them build a stronger bond while also inspiring them to continue to grow creatively. With Asha being a professional violinist, and Ryan an Adventure Journalist, will the pressure of fulfilling all their needs and hopes put Zack in way over his head or will this build come out as soundly as they hoped.
#8 - 370 Sq. Ft. Triathlete's Tiny Abode
Season 5 - Episode 12
Tommy and Katie are world-class triathletes who are busy competing and traveling the world, but since they've never actually settled into a home of their own, when they're not competing they split their time couch surfing between coasts. They've asked John and Zack to help create their first home and make it a space that gives them both a cozy place to come back to but can still function as a space to train in between competitions. With so much gear and their many prized bikes, John may have to turn this pare down into an Olympic sport if they're ever going to accomplish going tiny!
#9 - 750 Sq. Ft. Tiny Family Obstacle
Season 5 - Episode 14
Chad and Cecilia always thought that having a big house to raise their three kids in would be everything they ever needed, but as their kids started to get older and schedules started to get busy with school, sports, and other activities, they soon realized that having a huge house wasn't helping them connect with their kids, it was creating even more distance between them. They've asked John and Zack to help them create a home that will bring this family closer together in the last few years they all have before these kids are young adults running off to college.
#10 - 450 Sq. Ft. Tiny House On The Prairie
Season 5 - Episode 15
Homeowner John has always dreamed of living a pioneer lifestyle and this tiny cabin in the Rocky Mountains is going to be just that for him, girlfriend Hilary, and their five teenagers. For the first time these two families will merge under one roof and hope to create a space that is focused less on the materials, and more about the time and memories they will share with each other. They've asked John and Zack to come help them figure out how to create the ultimate together house that can sleep all seven of them and still have room for privacy, entertainment, and a slice of Chicago!
#11 - 320 Sq. Ft. Tiny Arc
Season 5 - Episode 11
David and Conrad are ready to make the move to go tiny, just before they make another move down south to Central Florida. They know they'll have to let go of some personal belongings to make tiny work but there's 29 things they definitely won't be getting rid of and that's their pets. Between the 16 birds, 6 cats, 4 fish, 2 dogs and 1 snake John and Zack will have to come up with a way to make sure every member of this family is comfortable. If they succeed it will be a tiny miracle!
#12 - 380 Sq. Ft. Derby House
Season 5 - Episode 6
Scott and Marianne both grew up in horse racing towns and have a deep appreciation for the culture that comes with the sport. They've ask John and Zack to help create a house that will embody the rustic charm they love and include some high-end gadgets to make tiny living feel that much more grand. It's off to the races for John and Zack to keep this build on track!
#13 - 600 Sq. Ft. Power-Couple's Retreat
Season 5 - Episode 3
All-Star Athlete and Hall-of-Famer, Deion Sanders and Executive Producer and Host, Tracey Edmonds are the epitome of a power-couple. Between their work schedules, the traveling, and family members visiting, these two find it nearly impossible to find a place where they can just kick-back, relax and enjoy each other's company. John and Zack have to come up with a serious game plan if they're going to score a touchdown on this tiny build!
#14 - 240 Sq. Ft. Tiny Ski Lodge
Season 4 - Episode 19
Chris and Tamara absolutely love skiing and snowboarding and are hoping for a modern ski lodge that will let them hit the mountains right from their front door. They've asked John and Zack to help build them a functional space to not only store all their gear, but also maintain it. Thankfully they've got the best guy on the job, but will John be able to manage Zack's big plans for this tiny build.
#15 - 320 Sq. Ft. Tiny Zen Den
Season 5 - Episode 19
Brian and Devon are eager to put down roots in their first home which they hope to also both be able to work from. Brian needs a pro-grade functioning kitchen in order to whip up his artisanal butter while Devon needs a zen space to continue her life coaching work. But being their first home, these two newlyweds have a lot of stuff that they hope to incorporate into their space, and on top of that they want to be able to have family and friends over to enjoy some delicious food and of course show off their new digs. John and Zack will have to churn some ingenious ideas if they're going to make this tiny space work.
#16 - 344 Sq. Ft. Tiny Tech-Free Retreat
Season 5 - Episode 20
CJ and Christina lead successful but stressful professional lives out in Silicon Valley while also raising their boys, JJ and baby Max. They're looking to escape the tech in the valley and retreat to what they hope will be a tiny sanctuary. They've asked John and Zack to help create a space that will help this family reconnect with stars and give mom a spa-like space where she can relax. But will trouble on the road cause this family's tiny dreams to come crashing down?
#17 - Going Tiny in Music City
Season 6 - Episode 8
John and Zack head to Tennessee to help an aspiring musician and his growing family as they relocate and downsize into a tiny home at the same time.
#18 - 600 Sq. Ft. Tiny Victorian
Season 4 - Episode 9
Danny and Lonie are successful business owners looking to go tiny not just for the financial freedom, but mainly to focus more on each other instead of being bogged down with the upkeep of their old Victorian house. They've asked John and Zack to help build them a home that will have a modern layout that more efficiently breaks up their space and an exterior that matches the charm of their Victorian neighborhood. The biggest challenge will be figuring out a space for their massive wardrobe and a functional outdoor space for hosting their weekend brunches.
#19 - 545 Sq. Ft. Seven's Company
Season 4 - Episode 7
The Moore's are so busy with their individual schedules that they find it hard to get everyone together in the same room on most days. They're looking for a tiny house that can not only get them spending more time together but that can accommodate workspaces for 3 boys who are homeschooling, mom and dad who are working on their degrees, and enough space for musical jam sessions. Not to mention they have 2 older sons that frequently like to come visit and take advantage of some home cooked meals. That's right seven people in one tiny house, so needless to say, John and Zack will have their hands full with this one!
#20 - 576 Sq. Ft. Mississippi Memory Home
Season 3 - Episode 1
A family rebuilds their home after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. While they are excited to return to their community, permit issues threaten to shut the whole build down. Plus this family wants an open floor plan with a full dining table to host large family dinners. Zack rises to the challenge with one of his most innovative furniture pieces to date.
#21 - 400 Sq. Ft. Vacation House
Season 3 - Episode 6
This close-knit family is looking for a tiny home to do some extended stay vacationing in. They've asked John and Zack to build them a high-tech tiny home that they can monitor from afar to check weather conditions in the long winter months. Zack's challenge will be building a tiny space that meets all their high tech needs, stores some of their winter gear, and brings the family closer together.
#22 - 280 Sq. Ft. Bohemian Tree House
Season 5 - Episode 5
Rob and Yvonne may be young but they have some evolved plans for their future and it all starts with going tiny! They've asked John and Zack to help build them a tree house inspired space that resembles their youthful personalities and love for nature mixed with some modern touches and some serious functionality to make this one of our most unique builds yet!
#23 - 520 Sq. Ft. Tiny Maoil Hale
Season 5 - Episode 18
Angela and Elizabeth have gotten rid of almost everything they owned in order to pursue their dream of opening an eco-feminist retreat center on the beautiful big island of Hawaii. They've asked John and Zack to make the trip out to paradise and help create a home for them and their two-year old, Riah, that embodies the traditional Hawaiian aesthetic while maintaining an off-grid system. Not only will this tiny house be their new home, but eventually it will serve as the center of the retreat and will need to accommodate their guests as well. Zack and John will have to figure out how to maximize this tiny space in order to complete Angela and Elizabeth's big vision!
#24 - 150 Sq. Ft. Mobile Bachelor Pad
Season 1 - Episode 7
A young bachelor from Massachusetts builds a 150 sq. foot mobile Tiny House with New England charm on the outside and modern technology on the inside. Our guys decide to test this young man's readiness by making him live in tiny house that's just 93 sq. ft. while Zack builds his miniscule bachelor pad.
#25 - 325 Sq. Ft. Texan's Take Tiny House
Season 5 - Episode 4
Mark and Nicole are all about living life to the fullest and when these two grab on to an idea they take off and run with it. After spending a couple years in Hawaii these two Texans have made their way back to their home state and are looking forward to being closer to family, and taking the leap into tiny living. But will their dog Oliver be too anxious to make the leap with them or can Zack and John come up with a way to make sure Oliver gets his own tiny paradise?