Small, Simple, Slow and Steady

Many people are seeking a quick fix, ‘silver bullet’ solution to their housing situation and life in general. Just look at all the people who buy lottery tickets or go on crash diets for instance. In my experience things in … Continue reading →

DIY Solar Water Heater! – Solar Thermal COPPER COIL Water Heater!

“DIY Solar Water Heater. A Homemade “flat panel” COPPER COIL Solar Water Heater. Easy DIY. Full Instructions. Super hot temps (sustained at 165F+). Fast hot water. No electricity needed. Easily hooks up to standard water tap/garden hose. Reaches temps well … Continue reading →

31 Insanely Clever Remodeling Ideas For Your Home

Take a look at these home remodeling ideas to spark creativity for your own DIY low cost remodeling projects using recycled wood, antiques, natural building materials, etc. There are hundreds of similar ideas to consider. It’s endless really. Besides searching … Continue reading →

Building your own Hawaii minimal house for a vacation’s cost

“Kristie Wolfe spent $5000 to build herself a tiny home on wheels in her hometown of Pocatello, Idaho. It started off as a yearlong experiment in simple living, but she liked it so much she decided to keep living small, … Continue reading →

U.S. Building Codes by County Website

“I am working on a Christmas gift of sorts for the natural building community and I could use some help. What is it? U.S. Building Codes by County is a website to collect, organize, and easily display building codes and … Continue reading →