Build Your Very Own Solar Battery Charger

February 1, 2016

Are you interested in finding new ways to harness solar power? If you are like me and you want to become as efficient and independent as possible especially in terms of energy and power, you will enjoy this project. Here’s a great DIY project that can recharge your batteries using solar power. Batteries are used in almost every device, gadget and machine that’s out there. Depending on your line of…


DIY Cardboard Food Dehydrator for under $30

January 18, 2016

Are you looking for a cheap DIY that will help with your SHTF food supplies? Dehydrating food has been used throughout human history for thousands of years. It’s a very effective solution to storing food for long term use. Native Americans have been using it for ages themselves. They have a traditional food called Pemmican, which is made from dehydrated meat and fruits. Pemmican is very nutritious in fact delivering…


DIY Solar Cooker in 10 easy steps

December 19, 2015

Are you looking for an easy way to save energy throughout the year? Would you like to have a powerful, off the grid energy source that is easy to store and use? Well here’s a neat DIY project that will give you more power than you can handle. You don’t need any special skills to use it, it’s very powerful, it’s off the grid and it’s FREE. It’s so good…


How to heat up your room with only 5 bucks?!

December 9, 2015

Aren’t you sick and tired of paying through the nose for basic commodities such as heating and electricity!? Don’t you hate the feeling of being dependent on corporations for your family’s safety and comfort!? Well, so am I and therefore I am dedicated to finding the best solutions for myself and sharing them with you folks. I took a while to try different variations on it, scaling it up and…


Fun and easy Halloween Solar Lamps

October 26, 2015

Since it’s October and Halloween will soon be upon us, I thought about showing you a nice little project in tone with the season. I don’t know about you, but me and my family love to decorate our house for Halloween. We don’t go overboard with decorations, but we want to share in the spirit of this holiday. As always I just can’t help myself not to make something with…


How to use your dryer on Free Energy

October 21, 2015

I use an electrical dryer pretty often to dry my clothes and it kept bothering me that it does consume a lot of energy which is not that efficient in combination with using the air conditioning as well. That is why I was searching for methods how to modify my electric dryer to use free hot air and save as much energy as I can. I have found one method…


How to save money by insulating your water heater tank

October 14, 2015

When you build your home you always insulate your walls and your roof to prevent heat loss. This made me wonder what else I can do around the house to prevent even more heat loss. I got the idea to insulate my water heater tank because this way I can save a few bucks each month. Since I got an older water heater I started to do some research on…


How to build a simple aquaponic system

October 12, 2015

Recently, more and more people have begun to take a great interest in aquaponic systems. Since I’m always looking for new and great ideas to improve my life, I also started to research these systems. But before we dive into the actual project, it’s a good idea to understand what exactly is an aquaponic system. You would think that this idea is new, but the Aztec Indians raised plants on…


Fast and cheap greenhouse DIY project: The door

October 1, 2015

Last week I posted an article on how to build your very own greenhouse. Click here if you missed it. However we never got to finish our project since I never shown you how to build the door. Today we’re going to do just that. The design that I came up with is light, strong, simple, and can be built easily using only a circular saw and a hand drill….


Fast And Cheap Greenhouse DIY Project

September 23, 2015

When I was young I really didn’t like to eat vegetables. I can still hear my mother saying: “Eat all of your veggies or there’s no desert for you”. That was the only way she could get me to eat them, and I believe you can relate to this. As I grew older I realized the importance of vegetables in my diet. Now there’s not a meal that goes by…