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Off The Grid Project – House Building Continues

Here is Episode #14 of My Off The Grid Project

Gary Collins:  Hey everyone. This is Gary Collins, best selling author and creator of www.thesimplelifenow.com. We’re here at my “Off The Grid Project.” I want to show you the building, and how the progress is going. This is the backside. I’m trying to show you guys everything, you can get a perspective of where we’re going. We’re up on getting the second floor done. The first floor is done.

We’ve tarred the bottom section because that is my crawl space. We’ve got drainage in. That’s the septic or is a sewer out. You can see we’ve got the drainage pipes on the sides. This is my southeast‑facing wall. You can see here, we’ve got a window. We got a slider and other windows. It’s all based on views. I want to show you guys everything, so you can understand where the heck we’re going from.

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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 it can be pretty expensive. It has added thousands of dollars in additional costs for me, but it will be well worth it in the end. Peace and quiet comes with a price haha.

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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 all that other fun stuff. In this episode I will show you the building site preparation, and what the final plans are for the house construction. Make sure to stay tuned, because I will have more videos coming shortly. I’m doing my best to document all the construction, so you can see how this crazy project is coming together.

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Off The Grid Project – The Tiny Home Movement, Smart Move, Or Just A Waste Of Money

Here’s the latest installment of my YouTube series “Gary’s Living Off The Grid Project.”

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Gary Collins:  Hey, everyone. This is Gary Collins, best selling author and creator of www.thesimplelifenow.com. Make sure to check out my books, and buy them they are fantastic for anyone looking to get into a Primal/Paleo lifestyle, get healthy and lose weight.

Today I’m going to talk about a trending subject that is very close to my off‑the‑grid project. That’s why it’s in the off‑the‑grid category on YouTube. The thing that has become very popular is “Tiny House Living,” I guess they call it. I’ve seen programs on it. A couple have popped up on cable that I have watched.

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How to Find Your Dream Off The Grid Property

Primal Power Method Living Off The Grid

Since I started my “Off The Grid Project” many of you have asked me how I found the my property. A few of you have even noted that it looks amazing, and I’d like to humbly agree. The best part it didn’t cost nearly what most of you think, and it is in the affordable price range for nearly everyone.

But as to the question of how I actually found it… Well, that is not an easy question to answer. It didn’t happen overnight, and there is no magic formula for finding a great place to get off the grid. As I have discussed previously, my property is unique to my wants and desires, and yours should be specific to your own goals as well.

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