Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Tag: earth sheltered

Culvert Root Cellar

Re-purposing is a great way to save some money on projects around the homestead and turning old concrete culverts into a root cellar is a great example of this. When Reddit user Spiker1986's brother needed a space to...

DIY Stone Foundation

Alternative building methods are a great way for the DIY'er out there to live in a low cost and energy efficient home. No matter what construction method you decide to use; such as strawbale,...

Is A Debt Free Home Possible? Yes!

Mother Earth News asked a simple question on a blog post last January; "Who has built their own debt free home?" They were looking for home owners to write about how they were able to...
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Tiny Earthship in New Zealand

This tiny Earthship in New Zealand is a great example of someone following their dreams and working towards the life they envision. After watching the documentary "The Garbage Warrior"; which is about Architect Michael...

Pouring A Cement Patio

Here is how you can go about pouring a cement patio. We were debating between installing a wood deck or pouring a slab because one design flaw we had with our  house was that we...