We have electricity!
We've been excitedly waiting for the time when our electrical service would be installed and we'd finally have power - this was the week.
Electrical ServicePart 1: Design
Kicking off our series on installing electrical service, we walk through service sizing, transformer location and primary transmission line placement.
Off-grid or on-grid?
As we're building our dream home in Vermont, there's one big question we have to answer: should we connect to power or go off-grid?
Well InstallPart 4: Water Testing
Before we can drink from our well, we need to test the water to make sure it's safe. After a nervous wait, here's what we discovered.
Well InstallPart 3: Temporary Setup
How do you run a well pump manually using power from a generator? We create a temporary setup to do just that and fill our RV tank.
Well InstallPart 2: Pump Installation
You might think installing a well pump is a job for the professionals, but we did it ourselves and added some very cool extra capability!