DIY Idea: How To Transform A School Bus Into A Comfortable Home
March 23, 2018 10:50 By Fabiosa
Believe it or not, but many people live out of their cars. We're not just talking about RV's, which are the best option if you want to take a road trip across the country and don't want to sacrifice your comfort. Some people are able to live in a Camry, a minivan, or any other type of vehicle. Seems strange at first, but if you're prone to minimalism and can easily organize your day-to-day life, you might find some financial benefits in this type of a living situation.
Making a dream house out of the school bus
Inspired by the idea of a traveling house, one creative Reddit user actually built a home out of a school bus. According to him, he was able to purchase the vehicle for $2,200 and make it his own.
Aspiring future homeowner thought it would be easy to achieve his goal, but the task was much more demanding than it first seemed. Throughout his venture, the Reddit user had to learn to work with wood, metal, electricity, and water. The bus required the removal of seats, insulation, walls, and many other parts, after which the handy rebuilder was left with only the bus' structure.
Once the Reddit user installed the steel sheets and new insulation in his future home, it started to look very spacious and like something good can actually come from it.
After the creative homeowner finished all structural and repair work, as well as filled his bus with the IKEA furniture, it ended up looking amazing.
It's very difficult to tell the difference between these pictures and any other apartment living room.
He proved that anything is possible if you're persistent enough and not afraid of hard work.
School buses are in trend!
In a similar story, a Certified Financial Educator, Marsha Barnes, made a personal finance hub out of a school bus as well.
Marsha was inspired to create her own personalized office by a food truck trend, and we can say with confidence that she succeeded.
I LOVE this time of year because I get to come out the office and pop in the bus to work directly with college students. If you are in the Carolinas and have a student at @yorktech tell them to sign up for Welcome Week, and their appt. with Me. See you there. #thefinancebar #mobility #oncampuslearning #mytreehouse #financialdelivery #pullupaseat
As you can see, there is no limit to people's creativity. What do you think of these ideas?