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Gregory Kloehn's Dumpster Home May Be The Strangest Living Space Yet (VIDEO)

08/05/2013 05:44 pm ET

Normally, you wouldn't think of a trash receptacle as a viable living space, but if you ask Gregory Kloehn he'd disagree. Featured On HGTV's "You Live In What?," when this West coast resident visits New York, he stays in his Brooklyn home: A retrofitted commercial dumpster that he bought for $2,000.

From the outside you'd never guess that this unit contained a sink, stove toilet and sleeping area inside. And Kloehn didn't stop there. He added an outdoor shower, barbecue grill, a mini bar and a retractable roof with windows. Don't believe us? Watch the video above.

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