Home Improvement

Water Treatment At Home

By Matt Valzania

It has previously been discussed how to set up your home both on and off the grid. This including sourcing a water supply. Once a supply is established, there may be a need for water treatment, depending on a number …

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Orienting Your Home For Passive Solar Gain

By Matt Valzania

When deciding to build a home or place a modular/mobile home on a site, it is most common to orient it to the road or entrance. This makes the curb appeal as high as possible.; most housing developments utilize this …

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Building On Sloped Land

By LandCentral

Every homeowner’s dream is taking advantage of that gorgeous mountain view or the sights of a sparkling city skyline. Often times capturing these spectacular views means building on sloped land. Depending on your plans, the hillside might be ideal for …

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How To Install A Pool On Your Land

By Candice Armstrong

Pools are a great way to cool off when the weather is hot, get great exercise and have fun! In addition to these benefits, having a pool adds a lot of value to your property. There are a variety of …

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Even More Great Alternative Home Ideas

By LandCentral

The possibilities are nearly endless for what type of home you can build on your property. It’s all about preference and location. What type of house would you prefer to call home, and where do you plan on building that …

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How to Turn a Trailer into a Permanent Residence

By Matt Valzania

When deciding on a residence for your land, there is a plethora of options. You could stick with the standard, stick-built home, but if this is going to be a second home or you are downsizing, permanently affixing a mobile …

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How To Get Gas Run To Your Land

By Matt Valzania

By now if you have been following along in my series of posts about setting up your new home with its essential utilities, we really only have one potential utility left. With the increase in cost of electricity and fuel …

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Easiest Property Improvements To Make Right Away

By Courtney Hageman

You did your research, narrowed down your options, made a payment and now you’re the proud owner of a parcel of land. What’s next? First, take a big, deep breath and relax. Unless your property falls victim to a giant …

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How To Deal With Waste on Vacant Land

By Matt Valzania

In my previous posts found on Land University, I discussed getting water and power hooked up to your new home. The last item that needs your immediate attention is how to deal with waste on vacant land. In this post …

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