Category: Shelter

5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free

5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free — Staying warm for free... I love these projects! With all things that involve flame, please remember to be responsible and do not leave these burning with no supervision. The last thing I would want is you to burn your house down.

The temperatures will dip into the ’30s this week. It will be cold! That happens every year. It happens to all of us and we need to be ready for it. We are in the midst of fall so winter …

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How To Find And Buy A Shipping Container – With 2 Secrets To Get Them Dirt Cheap

How To Find And Buy A Shipping Container: How To Find And Buy A Shipping Container - I have been looking for a shipping container for years now. I have been a little lazy in regards to actually making an effort and actually finding one but with this guide I found, I can now focus and get a great deal.

Shipping containers outlive their usefulness as cargo carriers within 5 years, and they used to sit abandoned at shipyards for years. Now, they’re gaining increasing recognition for their durability, adaptability, lightweight, low cost, and ease of stacking. I have been …

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Convert a Used Grain Bin to a New House

Grain House Bins as Alternative Small Housing? Convert A Used Grain Bin To A New House —I know some of you will be saying what about tornadoes and nasty winds.. Well, that is something you have to think about, of course, but remember you could make the bins sturdier and add a foundation too.

I’m pretty sure this could work for my family and I. From a distance they will look like a regular old grain bin and because of that if SHTF people may just move on by.  As a regular tiny house …

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How To Build A Cheap Portable Home (Yurt) For SHTF

How To Build A Cheap Portable Home (Yurt) For SHTF - This article will show you how to build a cheap and portable home (Yurt) for any emergency. This project is awesome and could quite literally save your family’s lives.

This article will show you how to build a cheap and portable home for any emergency. This project is awesome and could quite literally save your family’s lives. Building a “yurt” is really easy to do and is a strong …

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How to Safely Spend a Night in Your Car

How to Safely Spend a Night in Your Car — Anyone who drives faces the possibility of spending an unplanned night in a vehicle. Bad weather, breakdowns, running out of fuel, getting stuck are some of the more common reasons why a driver might have to bed down for the night (or perhaps for several nights) until the situation is resolved.

Anyone who drives faces the possibility of spending an unplanned night in a vehicle.  Bad weather, breakdowns, running out of fuel, getting stuck are some of the more common reasons why a driver might have to bed down for the …

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15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap

15 Ancient House Designs that You can Build Really Cheap — What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have been building shelters for thousands of years, using whatever was at hand.

What would you do if one day you had to build your own shelter from scratch? No convenient housing materials or modern tools, just you and nature. It probably sounds intimidating to most, but we should remember that people have …

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How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home

How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home — For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home that is not only beautiful, it is self-sufficient.

For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream.  Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home …

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30 Free DIY Cabin Plans

30 Free DIY Cabin Plans — Download 30 FREE DIY cabin plans and have your dream get away location built in no time. Free plans are always a good find. So I am sharing them with you all today.

Download 30 FREE DIY cabin plans and have your dream getaway location built in no time. Free plans are always a good find. So I am sharing them with you all today. Remember building a cabin or tiny house doesn’t …

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13 Car Hacks To Get You Through The Winter

13 Car Hacks To Get You Through The Winter - Winter weather is challenging enough without taking vehicles into consideration. Snow fall or an ice storm can make it difficult to even get on the road, let alone drive on them. From de-icing in a pinch to getting traction on slippery roads, this is a great list of tips to learn for when the time comes. Image by onecrazyhouse.com

Winter weather is challenging enough without taking vehicles into consideration.  Snow fall or an ice storm can make it difficult to even get on the road, let alone drive on them.  One Crazy House has a list of tips for …

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What is a Wofati and How Does it Work?

What is a Wofati and How Does it Work? — When building a homestead from scratch, one of the biggest challenges is building a home that is both comfortable and self-sufficient. While you can build a cabin from lumber and reclaimed materials, the winter months will be difficult without some serious insulation.

When building a homestead from scratch, one of the biggest challenges is building a home that is both comfortable and self-sufficient.  While you can build a cabin from lumber and reclaimed materials, the winter months will be difficult without some …

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