# Lesson 5 Tiny House: Cost

• Let’s calculate the cost of finishing a room in a tiny house.

## Warm-up Estimation Exploration: Cost of a Room

What is the cost of all the labeled items in the bus?

Record an estimate that is:

too low

too high

## Activity 1 What’s the Cost?

item

cost

flooring:
tile
wood
carpet

\$5 for each square foot
\$4 for each square foot
\$2 for each square foot

paint

\$25 for each gallon (up to 400 square feet)

bathroom plumbing

\$379

toilet

\$138

bathroom sink and faucet

\$112

kitchen plumbing

\$253

kitchen sink and faucet

\$227

cabinets

\$90 for each foot

shelving

\$20 for each foot

dishes, cups, forks, spoons, etc.

Prices vary. Research or estimate cost.

dishwasher

\$389

portable stove

\$174

furniture

Prices vary. Research or estimate cost.

item

cost

compact washer/dryer combination

\$225

bed

\$189

Choose a room from your tiny house to finish. Use the cost sheet to calculate the cost of finishing the room in your tiny house. Your budget is \$1,000.