How Cooling Paint Works: Cool Roof Technology
It’s so hot that … cows are giving evaporated milk … chickens are laying hard-boiled eggs … and when you buy bread at the store, it’s toast before you get home! These are just jokes, of course, but climate change isn’t funny. Science shows that our planet is heating up. While there are many ways people are trying to fight climate change, one way is simple – use cooling paint on your roof. With the right paint (like Thermo-Shield roof coat), you can not only help keep things cooler,...
Winterize Your Geodesic Dome: 13 Tips to Get Ready for Cold Weather
One of the things we love about geodesic domes is that a dome can be an all-season home. Once you build it and make it secure, your dome will be an energy-efficient retreat where you can get cozy all winter long. Even snow and wind are no problem for the structurally sound dome. Of course, like any other home, you need to put some effort into preparing your dome for cold weather. While some home-winterizing tips are the same for any structure, there are some weather-proofing steps that are unique to domes. But, hey, we’ve...
What Is It Like to Run a Glamping Retreat? An Interview with Tiny Haven Living
Have you ever felt like it would be great to speak to someone who has already bought a dome tent and installed it? To find out their feedback on the quality, installation process, features, and special aspects of domes? To hear firsthand what it’s like to offer guests a dome in your own glamping retreat?
Meet one of our customers, who received and installed their Glamping Dome Store geodesic tent in the beginning of June 2021. Tiny Haven Living is a glamping and country-style getaway resort spread over three beautiful locations close to Baltimore...
Quick Guide to Geodesic Dome Home Layouts and Floorplans
In a world where most of our buildings are rectangular, it can be tricky to think of what to do with a space that is round -- like geodesic dome homes. Domes are built so they don’t need load-bearing walls, offering open space with no restrictions. That part is great. But trying to figure out what an unobstructed round space looks like with furniture in it and how you can use that space takes some getting used to.
Check out our guide to dome sizes so you can get an idea of what you can fit inside...
Everything You Wanted to Know About Geodesic Dome Kits and How to Build a Dome
You know domes as those round, futuristic-looking, igloo-like structures. You might even know they are strong, and make great homes and glamping tents. As more people discover how efficient and versatile domes are, domes are becoming more popular and mainstream. But maybe you’ve wondered about what’s included in a geodesic dome kit and how to build a dome. So, here’s a quick breakdown of what you can expect when you get a dome kit and what’s involved in putting it together.
What’s in a Geodesic Dome Kit?