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How to Stay Safe from Dangerous Wildlife at your Cabin

One of the main reasons to stay off-grid is to be able to witness and observe the beautiful wild-life which you don’t get the opportunity to see in an urban area. The animals which roam the land are amazing creatures and can be a treat to watch. Despite this, these animals are wild and can often be unpredictable. So as …

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Simple and Inexpensive Security for Your Cabin [Super Easy!]

When staying off-grid, you want to be able to leave your cabin knowing that your property is safe. Being in an off-grid location, you may believe that your cabin is safe due to the unlikely hood of someone passing by however you’d be greatly mistaken. Due to the remote location of your cabin, it’s more likely for passer by to …

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What to Do Before Leaving Your Cabin – Do Not Forget!

The most anticipated part of staying in an off-grid location is exploring the land and taking in Mother Nature. You can be quick to head out your cabin and explore the surrounding nature, and doing so can result in you forgetting to carry out important tasks. When leaving your cabin, there’s a handful of things you should keep in mind. …

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Should you get a Fireplace or Wood Burning Stove for your Cabin?

Planning on or already moving into a cabin and wondering if you should use a Fireplace or a wood burning stove? I’ll be explaining the benefits and disadvantages to both sources of heat. Cabins lack the insulation which normal homes provide, because of their often-basic wooden structure. Because of this, when it’s cold outside, the inside of your cabin will …

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12 tips for mixing concrete off-grid on a budget

Some people hit a ‘concrete wall’ when thinking of how they can tackle the task of pouring concrete. This can be a daunting task for some, however in reality it’s not a difficult task at all, and can be done in an inexpensive way. Pouring concrete is a task which anyone with half a brain can tackle without a problem, …

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How to Protect your Forest and Cabin from Wildfires

Forest fires are not uncommon, they happen all the time and depending where your situated, you may or may not be more prone to these disasters. These are horrible and can be extremely devastating. I’ve heard stories from people I know personally, about their homes and forests being burnt to the ground. These horror stories have caused me to become …

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What stuff do you need for a cabin? [The Essentials]

There’s nothing worse than traveling for what feels like light-years, only to find out that you’ve forgotten something extremely important to your trip. Especially in a remote habitat where you don’t have the luxury of being able to purchase your forgotten item from the shops. Sometimes the fear of forgetting essential items, leads to over-thinking and over-packing. Packing too many …

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Outdoor Solar Lighting Ideas [My Lighting Setup]

When camping it out in a remote destination, you may find that it’s too dark to move around at night without a flashlight or setting-up a lighting system. Using a flashlight is not very effective and is only a temporary solution to getting around at night. It’s just a hassle having to locate a flashlight every time you want to …

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Where to get 275 gallon water tanks for cheap

Whilst staying at a cabin site, water storage is extremely important if you’re not fortunate enough to have a water well. This is why I prefer to store large amounts of water, utilizing 275 gallon water tanks. These tanks are very useful and could end up saving your life in extreme conditions however they can be costly (Costing up to …

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How to get Internet at your Off-Grid Property

Often, we find ourselves needing the internet despite wanting to be off-grid, however when you’re away from civilization it can be extremely difficult establishing a connection with the internet. The use of the internet may be required for personal reasons such as the need to communicate with those on the outside world. It may also be required for business reasons …