Green Building Materials for Sustainable Housing

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Guest Post by Karlyn McKell If you want to live a sustainable lifestyle, your home is a great place to start. Using natural or recycled materials during the construction reduces waste during the building process and reduces or eliminates energy consumption once you move in.  While some of these materials, … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Solar Panels

Guest Post by Agostina Chemello If you’re looking for a better and less expensive way to power your house, you should go solar. Residential solar panels transform sunlight into electricity for your home. Solar panels can help you reduce your electric bill or even eliminate it. Solar panels do require … Read More

5 Irresistible Reasons to Go Solar!

Guest Post by John P. Basta The growth of solar power is explosive, and it’s partly a result of the falling cost of solar panels. Even though it’s becoming quite affordable, this is not the only reason why an increasing number of people are going for this option. There are … Read More

10 Fruits You Can Easily Grow On Your Homestead

Guest Post by Rebekah Pierce Everybody has a different goal when it comes to homesteading. Some people like the idea of being able to grow all their own food simply for the old-fashioned, idyllic nature of it all. Some people are trying to prepare for long-term self-sufficiency or guard against … Read More

How To Conserve Energy at Home: What You Can Do

Guest Post by Andrew Dang. People are constantly looking for new and improved ways to save energy everywhere they go. They frequently try to save energy at work. They try to save energy in their own homes as well. If you want to be an energy conservation champion in your … Read More

How To Plant An Onion That Has Sprouted

Guest Post by Lucy Clark. Don’t be too quick to think your onions have gone bad! Did you know that you can plant an onion that has sprouted? If not, then now you know it’s possible to add spice and yummy flavors to raw or cooked dishes through growing your … Read More

How To Become A Prepper – Without Even Trying!

Guest Post by Dan Sullivan If the title puzzles you, it’s because, as a homesteader, you’re already prepped for various emergencies and may not even know it. You already make your own food, harvest rainwater, raise animals, maybe even have a generator or a few solar panels. Unlike most people … Read More