Well, just when you think you are going to settle in to "normal," there's a natural disaster to keep things interesting terrifying. It's still raining here, and many of our friends have been either been evacuated, lost power, or lost drinking water. It's pretty crazy here. We are thankful to be safe so far. Being in an emergency does give you the chance to make sure you are prepared for the next one. Here's an idea I had this summer that we are putting to use here today. I bought some solar…
Even when there's snow outside, Max Edleson still has tomatoes and peppers growing in the greenhouse. Here he explains how to make an old wood stove into a mass heater, prolonging the growing season!
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Plenty of people have been looking into installing solar panels in an effort to combat rising energy costs.When most of these people see the prices of the professionally installed panels they realize it may not be a luxury they can afford. There is an easier, more cost efficient way to harness power from the sun and that is to learn how to make solar panels for your self. A very interesting development is the availability of guides/video tutorials, on how to make your own solar panels, a…
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How To Build Your Own Solar Power Generator For Under $150
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