Getting Aloft Pros and Cons

If you have a room above the main living space of your tiny home, such as a sleeping loft or storage area, how do you get there? For those owners of tiny homes who are young and able-bodied, the simplest solution, and biggest space-saver is to use a ladder of some type (see Figures 1 and 4).  However, for people who are physically impaired in one way or another by leg injuries or age, this is a poor solution.  Like all stairways, vertical steps would be a serious danger for young children.  The oldest among us would not be able to use them. Continue reading “Getting Aloft Pros and Cons”