Posts About: Home Appliances

Medium Sized Ceiling Fan 44” with Light

Hunter 44“ Ceiling Fan With LightFor a small room or for a room with a low ceiling like you have in a small apartment, tiny house or even in an RV or boat you will need to get a ceiling fan with a smaller blade span than normal.

The perfect blade span for smaller rooms is about 44 inches. That’s one requirement you’ll need to look for. But when you look for a new ceiling fan you also want to find one with a great contemporary design that’s pleasing to the eye and fits the style of your tiny home.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in February 2017

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Check out the Top 10 most visited posts of Little Big Life in February 2017!



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Top 3 Robotic Vacuum Cleaners between $90 and $300

iRobot Roomba Robotic Vacuum CleanerIf you’re like me and don’t really like to vacuum you might be interested in getting one of these ingenious robotic vacuum cleaners. On first view I was skeptical about how this little robot would work, I mean in a practical way. I remembered Woody Allen’s film Sleeper and thought robots are just fun gadgets, not really usable.

Well, I changed my mind since I saw one of these robotic vacuum cleaner working. What a great little robot! The good news is these robotic vacuum cleaners really work – you actually get your cleaning-free time. There are even quite some models available in a wide price and quality range. Which model would be the best for you depends on the size of your home. Let’s take a closer look at robotic vacuum cleaners.

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Top 4 Lightweight Vacuum Cleaners between $20 and $40

Miles Kimball Bissell Feather-Weight VacuumOrder is of first priority in a tiny house, a small apartment, RV or houseboat. Cleanness certainly has second priority. You will need sooner or later a vacuum cleaner, a lightweight vacuum cleaner, of course. Luckily there are awesome models available that are lightweight and at the same time powerful.

There are some rules about what to consider before choosing a lightweight vacuum cleaner for your tiny home. I found for you the following important facts.

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Top 6 Wall Lamps between $15 and $90

Possini Rectangle Plug-In Wall LightEverything that you can hang on the wall and doesn’t take away any precious floor space is perfect for tiny homes, tiny houses, small apartments, RVs and houseboats.  So when you look around to find the perfect lighting solution for your home you might end up getting one of these gorgeous and elegant wall lamps.

We need lamps in our homes.  Natural light is obviously perfect during day.  In night we need lamps.  And there it is up to you to choose the style such as floor lamps, pendant lighting or even elegant table lamps or space saving wall lamps.  Before you choose the style you should be aware of how you want to use the light.

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Top 3 Wall Panel Convection Heaters under $90

Econo-Heat Wall Panel Convection HeaterEverything off-floor is interesting for tiny living.  Everything that is off-floor and thin is even more interesting for tiny homes, tiny houses, small apartments with even smaller rooms or RVs and houseboats.  Wall Panel Convection Heaters are just made for small living places.

One of the big advantages of a wall panel convection heater is that you can install on the wall and that it doesn’t stick out too much from the wall.  The space it takes away is so minimal that it almost calls to be used in tiny homes of all kinds.  It is a real alternative to the Compact Space Heater for tiny rooms.  The affordability of the newer models of wall panel convection heaters make them ultimately very interesting.  See here more wall mounted electric heaters.

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Top 5 Pendant Lighting between $50 and $100

CANARM 4-Light Pendant LightAlright, a pendant lighting is the prototype of an appliance/furniture that is off-floor.  Therefore it’s the first-most lighting model that might be interesting for you living in a tiny place such as an RV, houseboat, small apartment or tiny house.

Other than the table lamps and floor lamps falling under the so-called task lighting,  pendant lighting belongs to the category of general lighting when it is installed in the center of the room.  Only when a pendant lighting is used as lighting over counters or tables they fall under task lighting as well.

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Top 2 Germination Stations under $30

Hydrofarm Germination Station with Heat MatI admit I’m a kind of a wishful gardener.  Or secret gardener.  Meaning, I really would like to garden but there were and are always some reasons speaking against it.  Space, climate, time.  Do you recognize yourself in this picture?  Well, I have good news for you – and for me.  There are incredibly affordable germination stations out there making indoor germination easy and fast.  And once your seeds grow into seedlings you can transfer them outdoor in your garden, in yard pots on your porch or your window plant boxes even indoors if you want.

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Top 4 Air Purifiers around $250

Winix Air CleanerIt is pollen time!  Well, for some people it’s pollen time through the whole year.  And there are many more pollutants in the air creating all kinds of allergies.  An air purifier certainly can help.  It is amazing which amount of airborne pollutants an air purifier can clean out of the air.  You might be interested in getting one even when you don’t suffer of allergies.  Just for the good clean air experience at home.

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Top 4 Elegant Table Lamps around $30

Universal Lighting and Decor Table LampThere are those little details that just make the difference of how your room and home looks.  Table lamps are surely one of those details.  You will be surprised what kind of decorating potentials are hidden in something small and seemingly unimposing like table lamps.

For me, a table lamp as well as floor lamps or pendant lighting always adds a certain elegance and exquisiteness to a room, not to mention the light it provides being more indirect and smooth than hard and sharp.  Although there are people who just like the look of a table lamp as it is, not with the light on.  An interesting thought.

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Top 3 Humidifiers for Small Spaces under $50

SPT Ultrasonic HumidifierFor people who live in a dry hot climate or higher altitude or need to use their heaters a lot humidifiers are a must-have.  Are you among these people, living in a small space?  If yes, I have good news for you.  Humidifiers for small rooms are quite powerful and incredibly affordable.

And speaking of small rooms.  As I like to point out, small doesn’t always mean really small, everything is relative.  So, humidifiers cover actually a room size of 250 up to 600 square feet.

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Top 6 Portable Spin Dryers and Foldable Dryer Racks

The Laundry Alternative Portable Spin DryerAs follow up to my article about the Top 4 Portable Compact Mini Washing Machines I add this post about Spin Dryers and Dryer Racks.  People who purchased one of those great Portable Compact Mini Washing Machines got additionally a spin dryer.  It might be hard on the hands to wring out wet clothing after washing.  Well, I know it is hard on the hands.  And the spin dryer as well as the price-wise more favorable dryer racks are definitely good solutions.

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