Lesson 5 Tiny House: Cost
Let’s calculate the cost of finishing a room in a tiny house.
Warmup 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  about right  too high 

Activity 1 What’s the Cost?
item  cost 

flooring: 

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.