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Excellent method for heating your water off the grid. This method is not only very efficient as it uses what would otherwise be waste heat being directed out through the stack, but it also works in much the same way as a hot water on demand system or a solar water heating system. This concept can even be directly incorporated into your current solar water heating system or as a separate stand-alone in the kitchen or workshop. Keep your mind open and remember to improvise!

from Pure Living for Life

What Does it Cost to Start a Homestead? Our Monthly Expense Reports

from MorningChores

8 Dreadful Mistakes I Made When Creating My Dream Homestead (and How to Avoid Them)

8 Dreadful Mistakes I Made When Creating My Dream Homestead (and How to Avoid…

from The 104 Homestead

Off-Grid in Alaska: Mark's Story

My wife and I live an off-grid homestead lifestyle in Alaska because we prefer to live closer to nature, at a different pace from most of society.

from Northern Homestead

2 Top Things to Keep a Greenhouse From Freezing

When we started our adventure of building (well, more like rebuilding) a 4 season greenhouse, we were sure that heating would be the most important ingredient in keeping the greenhouse from freezing in the winter. Guess what, it is not. Are you surprised? Well, we did not expect that either. ...