How to Live Off the Grid: A Guide for Dreamers

Do you spend your days at your 9 to 5, dreaming about moving to a beautiful, remote location and building the perfect off-grid homestead? Do you wonder what it would be like to leave the hustle and bustle of city life and be free from bumper-to-bumper traffic and escalating utility bills? Off-the-grid living is hard work, but it’s certainly possible. And for many who choose to leave the daily grind and opt for off the grid living, it more than pays off in the end.

We put together a survival guide for off-the-grid daydreamers. The tips below will help you get started planning to go off grid.

Learn to Save Energy
Going off-grid in the truest sense of the phrase means to live autonomous – living without municipal water supply, sewer, natural gas and electricity. Going without public utilities means you’ll have to generate on-site electrical power through renewable energy sources, such as solar power.

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