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How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50

How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50

How To Build A Solar Furnace for Under $50 Those who are looking for alternative ways to heat their homes are loving the idea of a solar furnace. Solar furnaces don’t have to be pricey! You can make your own for $50 or less if you have some DIY skills …

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Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love

10 Solar Heating Projects

10 Solar Heating Projects You’ll Love Heating your home can cost a fortune if you live in a region with very cold winters. Learning how to heat your own house for free in the winter can save you hundreds of dollars each month. If you want to become more self-reliant, …

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20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) is one of the most versatile herbs and incredibly efficacious as an essential oil. Its botanical name, Lavandula, comes from the Latin, lavare, which means “to wash.” It was probably named for its use cleaning wounds, washing linens, and in …

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Homemade Ram Pump

How to: Make a ram pump

How to: Make a ram pump If you like to do DIY projects, you can benefit from your fun hobby by applying your enjoyment to helping you outside of preoccupying your spare time. For example, some projects can help you save money on your bills or perhaps make conveniences of life …

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Guide to Composting Toilets

Guide to Composting Toilets

Composting Toilets: Your Guide to Off The Grid Toilets  Moving off the grid means you have to think and have plans for things that you don’t need to consider when you live in the town. Going off the grid means you’re disconnecting yourself from the municipal sewage system, and that …

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Guide to Canning: What You Need to Know 

Guide to Canning

Guide to Canning: What You Need to Know  Are you interested in learning how to can? Canning is one of the top ways to preserve your garden harvest each year, turning it into delicious recipes. Homesteaders and gardeners alike started canning decades along. So, let’s jump right in with our …

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Off Grid Window Box Solar Heater Doubles As a Sun Oven!

Off Grid Window Box Solar Heater Doubles As a Sun Oven!

Off Grid Window Box Solar Heater Doubles As a Sun Oven! Solar heaters are gaining popularity and with good reason- they provide FREE heat. This design uses solar fans to move the heat into the room so its totally off grid and will work during a power outage. Because it …

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How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar

How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar Maybe you want to get off the grid, or maybe you just want to save on your power bill. Whatever your initial motivation is, once you know all the advantages, you can rest assured that converting your electric water …

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Survival Tips: How to Find drinking Water

Survival Tips: How to Find drinking Water

Survival Tips: How to Find drinking Water Humans can survive almost a week without food, but 72 hours without water leaves a human knocking on death’s door. Water is key to survival in any disaster scenario, and it should come before everything else. Water makes up about 60% of your body, flushes …

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30 ways you have never considered for using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash If you’ve got a fireplace or fire pit full of wood ashes and would like to find a more useful purpose for them than simply tossing them in the trash, read on! We’ve come across 30 great uses for ash you …

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