History of Floating Homes & Houseboats

Introduction There’s been a bit of buzz about floating homes recently, with some experts even suggesting that floating communities may be an answer to displacement due to climate change. As an interest in floating homes and houseboats continues to rise, you may be wondering where the lifestyle began. It turns out that marine dwellings have had a developing history … Read more

Floating Homes and Houseboats: What’s the Difference?

Much of our society’s frame of reference for life aboard a floating home comes from the classic 90’s rom-com, Sleepless in Seattle. In the movie, Tom Hanks’ main character resides in a charming waterside home that we have been culturally referring to as a “houseboat” for decades now. We really hate to split hairs about one … Read more

Remarkable Floating Home Communities Around the World

While the conversations about floating homes and houseboats might feel new, they have a very rich history. There’s hundreds of floating communities all over the world, and some of them have origins that date back thousands of years! Right here in the United States and elsewhere on the North American continent are many notable floating … Read more

FLOHOM Brand Creation Story

To create the FLOHOM brand, we turned to the experts at Longitudeº – a hospitality branding and experience design agency based out of Springfield, Missouri. We felt comfortable that our brand development would be safe in their hands, and witnessing their process has only left us even more assured that we made the right choice.  … Read more

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