Posts Categorized: DIY

DIY Projects: Knowing When to Call a Professional

  Part of living off-the-grid is being self-reliant. Being able to address the different issues you encounter with ease helps you maintain your DIY status. Frankly, sometimes you live too far away to find anyone that will come fix your problems. If problem-solving and taking the steps necessary to fix an issue with your home… Read more »

Off The Grid Project – Using Green Building Materials With Concrete

Here is Episode 13 of “Gary’s Off The Grid Project.” Using green building products for off the grid construction is definitely a great way to go. I’m learning a lot of new information when it comes to building remotely. Yes, I have had two other houses built in the past from scratch, but I will… Read more »

Off The Grid Project – Challenges Of Getting Heavy Equipment To The Build Site

Here is Episode 12 of “Gary’s Off The Grid Project.” When it comes to Off The Grid living there are definitely numerous challenges. When building your house in a remote location just getting the equipment and supplies to the build site can be one of the biggest stumbling blocks. Not only is it difficult, but… Read more »

Off The Grid Project – Build Site Preparation

Here is Episode 11 of “Gary’s Off The Grid Project.” Hey folks, I know it has been a bit long on the updates, but I promise you I have been keeping busy with my off the grid project. I just started getting everything in order to build the house, to include permits, site prep and… Read more »