One question we often get about living off the grid is “what about water?” Lucky for us, we get all of our water from the lake behind our house with a one-of-a-kind off grid water system. We don’t have to worry about water delivery, water hauling, or water shortages. And of the many challenges we […]
This list probably looks a little different than yours. Since we live pretty far north, our springs are short – as in just two weeks long. But then we have several months of gloriously long summer days (about 20 hours of sunshine) to enjoy. So in the spring, we’re basically assessing any damage that has […]
If you’re planning to move off the grid, chances are you’re probably working on a tight budget. And you may have even researched off grid costs like the price of an off-grid solar system, generator, and battery bank. I did. As a former banker, I love numbers, especially when it comes to money. So I […]
Are you interested in buying a generator for home use? When you live off the grid, a reliable generator can be a valuable asset. But before investing your hard-earned money, do your research. And keep these ten things in mind whether you’re hoping to buy a generator online or in person.
Are you thinking of moving off the grid or homesteading? Or maybe homesteading while you’re off the grid? If so, you probably know by now that reliable information is hard to come by – especially if you’re a beginner. Solar panels, heating with wood, battery banks and generators – it’s hard to find information that’s […]
Do you want to live off the grid? Maybe living off the grid is the right choice for you and your family. Maybe you’re already living it! That’s awesome! (I’m jealous)! But maybe you are still living in the city, biding your time before you get off the grid. Even if the time isn’t right […]