Well, the time has not quite come, as I’m not in the country at the moment. However, I have been doing a lot of thinking about moving this silly house. Or more likely, thinking about how I’m out of ideas. The problem is one of height. The house is thirteen and a half feet tall. The cable lines are 15 feet. So, we have to figure out some sort of trailer arrangement to move the house the 22 miles to my house.
We’ve been mildly entertaining the idea of putting the house on its side. As the house without the roof is 8×8 in profile, if you situated it such that the plane of one of the roofs was horizontal, then the house would only be 11.3 feet tall. Like so:
I can’t tell if this idea is brilliant or just plain stupid. I think we’re going to cross brace the house pretty severly either way, so ridgidity shouldn’t be a problem. And cribbing solves everything. The other option would be to just find a trailer that was really that low… but I honestly don’t know if such a think exists. Just a low boy trailer?
So this is kind of a call for help. Do any of y’all faithful blog readers have any suggestions? Experience? Dry and snark remarks? Let me know what yah think. Peace. -Ted