Posts Tagged ‘off grid living’

Building Off The Grid: Getting Started

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  To begin, I need to state that every build is different and every situation is unique. It would be impossible to cover every possible case scenario for building off the grid. Hopefully, I will be able to lead you in the right direction in getting started, or at least give you some new ideas.

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Fellow Homesteaders Land on National TV by Building Off The Grid

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Fellow Homesteaders Land on National TV by Building Off The Grid Formerly just small-town urban homesteaders, Timmy and Amber Bradshaw of Pawleys Island, South Carolina moved with their three children less than a year ago to the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Just three months on their new land, they received an opportunity to film…

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Home Security For The Off-Grid (or any) Homestead

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  Home Security For The Off-Grid Homestead You’ve made the decision and investment to use an off-grid power source: solar, wind, hydro, your own generator, or a combination. You’ve detached your homestead from the grid. This is certainly a significant step in self-sufficiency but what about home security on the off-grid homestead?

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Everything You Need To Know About Solar Hot Water

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  What is Solar Water Heating? I don’t know if you’ve ever had to take a cold shower or bath, but brrrr….! Now I might be giving away my age, but this used to happen a lot before solar hot water gained popularity on the off-grid homestead.

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Discovering the Best Renewable Energy Source For Your Homestead

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  Living off-grid has its own benefits and rewards. Depending on which level of off-grid living you choose, discovering the best renewable energy source for your homestead can be of the utmost importance. There are many reasons people choose to be off-grid. The most obvious is the saving of money on monthly power bills. Without…

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6 Space-Saving Tips For Tiny House Living

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When we moved our family of five from over 2,500 sq ft to just 500, we faced some difficult challenges. Many involved too much stuff and finding peace in a tiny home. The biggest challenge was finding space for all of our things we needed for everyday use. Here are 6 space-saving tips for tiny…

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How To Be Poor- What To Do When You Lose Everything

How to Be Poor- What To Do When You Lose Everything

How to Be Poor-What to Do When You Lose Everything Lose your job? Lose of a loved one? Divorce? Health Issues? Life Emergency? We never plan for life crisis and yet, they always find us- when we are completely unprepared. Whether it is our own doing or no fault of our own we end up…

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How to Keep Food Cool Off Grid & Without Electricity

How To Keep Food Cool Off Grid & Without Electricity

  What happens if a storm hits and you’re without power for a week or longer? How long would your food supply last without electricity? What if you live Off-grid, how will you cool your food? I will answer all of these questions and more in How to keep food cool off Grid & without electricity.

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10 Reasons Why New Homesteaders Fail- Plus tips to help you succeed

10 Reasons Why New Homesteaders Fail & Tips To Help You Succeed

  “Since 1950, the number of people employed in agriculture has plummeted in all industrial nations, in some regions by more than 80 percent. Look at the numbers, and you might think farmers are being singled out by some kind of virus” Are you among the growing number of people who would like to leave…

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