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Sometimes it’s nice to unplug. To get away from the world and put away the phones. Whether you’re looking to become eco-friendly, downsize, or just escape from city and suburban life, here are the best guides and tools for anyone interested in learning more about life off the grid.

Off Grid Legally: A guide to going off-grid legally

 

172 SQF Studio Cabin Kit, Garden House

This awesome tiny home is available from Amazon for around $7500. The estimated assembly time is 8 hours for two adults. Do it yourself simple step-by-step directions come with the kit and only minimal tools are needed.

 

20ft/40ft expandable container house With Solar Energy

If you want to take it to the next level, this tiny home from Amazon is around $25,000 but comes fully equipped with solar power, a/c, kitchen with refrigerator, sofa, bathroom with shower, and deck with canopy. This one can be assembled yourself or an installation engineer can be sent to you. Can be used as a living house, hobby room, office, dormitory, camp, bathroom, shower room, changing room, school, classroom, library, shop, booth, kiosk, meeting room, or tons of other exciting ideas.

 

Vacation Cabin Kit | 540 SQF + Loft

For around $35,000, imagine your next energy efficient off-grid lake house, guest house, beach house, or garden cottage.  Assembly of this solid wood cabin takes about a week for two adults. Do it yourself simple step-by-step directions come with the kit.

 

How to Survive Off the Grid: From Backyard Homesteads to Bunkers (and Everything in Between)

Tim MacWelch is the New York Times bestselling author and Outdoor Life magazine’s survival blogger. He is also the founder and head instructor of Advanced Survival Training School; where he teaches ordinary people how to detach from the grid and live closer to nature, and how to use those skills in any number of emergencies.

 

Off Grid and Mobile Solar Power For Everyone: Your Smart Solar Guide

Attention: This book will help you get fast and easy your efficient and cost-effective off-grid  solar electric system for your home, cabin, cottage or lodge and mobile solar power system for your RV, van, motorhome, car or boat.

 

External AC Power Bank Portable Battery Pack

Small Charger Generator for Laptop, Wireless Phone: iPhone, Android and USB Cell Phones Charging Use. Emergency Travel Mobile Backup. 42000mAh 110V.

 

The Big Book of Small Home Plans: Over 360 Home Plans Under 1200 Square Feet -Cabins, Cottages, & Tiny Houses, Plus How to Maximize Your Living Space with Organization & Decorating

 

Survival Essentials 144 Variety Ultimate Heirloom Seed Vault for Survival and Preparedness

 

How To Embrace An Off-Grid Lifestyle: Our Journey & A Step By Step Look At The Lifestyle!

Are you unsure of what it means to live off-grid? You’ve heard all kinds of stories and just don’t know what to expect? Are you looking to be more self-sufficient or truly desire to live the dream of freedom?

 

Satellite Phone

Voice, SMS, GPS Tracking, SOS Global Coverage – Water Resistant – SIM Card Included (No Airtime) – Prepaid and Monthly Plans Available

 

40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead: A Hands-on, Step-by-Step Sustainable-Living Guide –Includes Fences, Coops, Sheds, Wind & Solar Power, Rooftop & Vertical Gardening

 

Portable Hand Cranked Manual Clothes Non-Electric Washing Machine

The EcoWash is a hand crank powered mini washing machine, capable of washing 5 lbs of laundry in minutes. The “Pressurized Cleaning” technology of EcoWash thoroughly but gently cleans the toughest stains on your fabrics using smart tech, not force. It requires no electricity to run, and it uses only a fraction of the amount of water and soap/detergent used by electric washing machines.

 

Goal Zero Yeti 1250 Portable Power Station with Roll Cart

The Goal Zero Yeti 1250 stores energy in a rechargeable, 12V lead-acid battery and operates without fumes or noise for safe way to power up your devices anywhere. Easily recharge from an AC outlet in about 18 hours with included charging cable or from a solar panel in around 6 hours. Provides backup emergency power for appliances, lights, and most household devices.

 

Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral

 

Barrel Sauna with Wood Fired Heater

What off-grid life would be complete without an outdoor sauna? This sauna with wood fired heating option will comfortably seat 8 adults. Two windows on the back wall let in ample amount of natural light. Separate dressing room provides space for relaxation.

 

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