What would your home look like if you unplugged for good? Tour these one-of-a-kind versions of living that dream as seen in three DIY Network specials of Building Off the Grid: Mountain Man Cave, Tiny House on a Lake and Coastal Maine.
Living off-grid means leaving fifth-acre lots, neighbors and traffic jams behind. It also means you’re on your own when ice glazes the roads and people keep asking how you handle your sewage. Are you up to the challenge? Check out these “signs you’re ready to build off the grid.”
The Lighthiser family sets out to build their dream home overlooking the Yellowstone River. Follow their journey as the activists and adventurers battle the elements to construct an uber-efficient house in a windswept valley in southwestern Montana. Surrounded by stunning views and with a little help from friends, they'll build it all by hand and completely off the grid.