Category Archive: Off Grid

Aug 08

Simple Explanation of A Off Grid Solar Panel System

A simple explanation of a off grid solar panel system in easy words that the average person can understand will make it clearer and easier to understand. Things to be explained: GRID CONNECTED STAND ALONE SYSTEMS SOLAR PANELS MOUNTING SYSTEM INVERTER Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google + or send an email to [email protected]

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Aug 07

Answers About Grey Water Recycling from Bob Vila

Here is a short article with Answers About Grey Water Recycling from Bob Vila about re-using barely used water a second time to water your garden and flushing toilets. Grey water is defined as waste water generated from: bathroom sinks showers baths laundry dishwashers kitchen sink But never from a toilet because of human waste. …

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Aug 05

How To Build a Spring House for Refrigeration

If your homestead has a creek you could do like homesteaders of olden times did and build a spring house to use the running water to keep the spring house cool and use it to help keep foods cold. They would build the spring house near the creek and then divert water from the creek …

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Aug 05

Off The Grid Tiny House in the Oregon Forest Tour

Brian Schulz wanted to see “how small of a house I could make feel big”. Inspired by the traditional Japanese minka homes that rely on local materials and steeply sloped roofs to create affordable, open structures, Schulz created a home using materials salvaged or sourced from within 10 miles of his home. The result is …

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Jul 29

How To Build A Rotating Clothesline

This step by step tutorial of how to build a rotating clothesline is another way to add a vintage off the grid element to your homestead. Before electric dryers, people used to hang their clothes from clotheslines to dry and many self sufficient people are returned to embracing the concept once again to lower their …

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Jul 22

How To Make Mason Jar Solar Lights

How To Make Mason Jar Solar Lights

This simple tutorial of how to make mason jar solar lights is a great way to use an off the grid lighting option in your everyday life creatively. Keep theses mason jar solar lights in a window sill during the day to keep charged to use during a sudden power outage, light up a pathway, …

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