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5 Upgrades You Should Make on Your Tiny Home

Save money and maximize space.

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Are Amazon Tiny Homes Worth It?

They come in a wide range of shapes and sizes.

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How to Set Up Homestead Utilities

Going fully off the grid requires serious preparation.

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5 Skills You Need for Off-Grid Homesteading

You'll need to be fully self-sustainable.

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7 Best Home Improvement Investments

Add value and appeal for yourself or buyers.

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Using Bio-Diesel to Heat Your Home

It's an affordable, eco-friendly option.

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Tips for Building A Windmill Generator

Let the wind do the work and cut your power bills.

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Homesteading for Beginners

Build up your skills before you consider going off-grid.

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Building An Effective Solar Generator

It's eco-friendly and inexpensive to DIY.

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Best DIY Solar Panels Kits

DIY solar panels are great, because they will never become obsolete. Solar panels are still being designed in a modular fashion, which allows for upgrades of single pieces, and expansions as necessary. This means, you can begin with a relatively small system, and then add as you feel more comfortable.

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A Help the Environment Checklist

If you've been looking for things you can do to help the environment, you may find that you're able to benefit from making a comprehensive checklist. With the help of checklist, you'll be able to stay focused and always be aware of which environmentally conscious actions to take in a given situation.

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Green Solutions for Businesses

If you are starting a business or are looking to run a more environmentally aware business, a number of green solutions are available that will help you achieve your goals. These solutions are not only good for the environment, but may also save you money. Reduce Traveling for Staff Many businesses

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6 Tiny Homes We Love

You may find a favorite of your own.

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How to Take Your Tiny Home Off-Grid

If you head for the hills, be prepared.

Earth Homes: A New Housing Alternative?

Have you heard about earth homes?

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6 Ways You're Throwing Money Away by Not Going Green

Who knew being eco-friendly could also be budget friendly?

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5 Energy Saving Tips For Watching TV

You can feel much better about watching TV by following the 5 energy saving tips listed below. Pay attention

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6 Negative Effects of Alternative Energy

Ideas for alternative energy have been present among the scientific community for generations. With attempts

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Can Solar Hot Water Heat a Jacuzzi?

Soothe achy muscles and your pocketbook.

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How to Get Green Energy Certifications for Your New Home

Green energy certifications are not hard to get.

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10 Steps to Start Urban Homesteading

You don't have to live in a rural area to homestead. Here are 10 ways to get more self-sufficient.

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Homesteading Laws

They can vary significantly from place to place.

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Build an Off the Grid Earthship

Self-sustainable living is more popular than ever.

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Best Animals for Urban Homesteading

Livestock can offer a steady source of food and other goods.

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Solar Water Tank Cost Estimates

The right size and style will save money on water heating.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid as a Beginning Homesteader

It can be easy to bite off more than you can chew at first.

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Heating Your House: Energy Saving Tips

Follow these easy tips to save money on your energy bill.

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12 Homesteading Hacks

Make your homesteading journey a little easier.

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How to Install Solar Panels over Tile Roof

Installing solar panels on a roof can be unnerving.

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Essential Plants for Homesteading

From herbs to sunflowers, here's seven plants every homestead needs!

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How to Homestead with Goats

Goats are a budget-friendly livestock to add to your home.

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The Pros and Cons of Tiny Homes on Wheels

Tour the country in comfort and style.

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How to Find City Codes for Tiny Homes

Here's 4 steps to making your tiny home legal.

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How to Get Solar Power Grants

Local, state and national government agencies each offer solar power grants.

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Why Sustainability is Important to Your Business

Sustainable practices benefit business and the environment.

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The Pros and Cons of the Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

Keep your home powered up around the clock with solar energy and the Tesla Powerwall battery.

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How to Homestead on a Budget

Get started on your homestead right away with these money-saving ideas.

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How to Make Money Off Your Homestead

Take advantage of your acquired skills and knowledge to make some extra cash!

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Spring Homesteading Projects

Take advantage of the mild weather to get ahead on some of these projects!

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Basic Skills for the Modern Homesteader

No matter the size of your homestead, learn the skills to keep it running.

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Green Alternatives to Standard Building Materials

Help keep the environment healthy using these eco-friendly building materials.

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Unconventional Tiny Home Building Materials

Looking to simplify your life? Consider a tiny home. Believe it or not, you can create your own to live in!

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The Pros and Cons of Yurt Living

Yurts are an economical way to own a home, but they're not suited to everyone's lifestyle.