Category Archive: Solar

Jul 23

How To Light The Hen house Or Shed With Solar DIY

If you hen-house or shed are too far from the main house to run lights from the house to the coop or shed you might be interested in building a solar-powered systems to light them or to run an electric fence to protect the chickens. Buy purchasing the parts from Ebay and shopping around you …

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Jul 09

Outdoor Off The Grid Homestead Shower

This simple method of setting up an outdoor off the grid homestead shower is a great way to use the sun’s rays to warm water without electricity. Homesteading is hard work and dirty so a warm shower at the end of the day can be relaxing for sore muscles. In an off the grid cabin …

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Jun 15

DIY Inexpensive Solar Heater For A Pool

If you have a pool and would like to heat it using the sun this is a way to do it. You would need a pump which would use electricity but should heat the pool for far less than a regular pool heater. This set up is basically poly pipe on a wooden board that …

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Jun 14

Build a Homesteading Solar Food Dehydrator

This step by step tutorial of how to build a homesteading solar food dehydrator can use the sun’s powerful rays to remove moisture from fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Evenly thinly sliced fruits and vegetables that are generously spaced apart upon removable trays will shrink over a period of hours. All the materials you need …

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May 25

Homesteading Solar Water Heating Basics

This overview of homesteading solar water heating basics will hopefully inspire your family to take on the self sufficiency task of using solar panels to heat your water supply. Way back when, in the days of the original Homesteaders and well before the modern age, people had to make do with what the land provided. …

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Mar 30

Homemade Solar Heater From Recycled Materials Off Grid Project

This step by step tutorial of how to make a homemade solar heater from recycled materials is an off grid project for supplemental home heating. It is a great way to create non electric safe heating an outbuilding, shed, chicken coop or garage. Materials needed to build homemade solar panels: Empty aluminum cans Aluminum house …

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