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How to Build Your Everyday Carry (EDC)

The items that someone carries everyday is definitely a personal decision. Depending on your lifestyle and personal needs the items you carry along with you everyday will be different from person to person. There are those items like a wallet, phone, and keys, that most people will carry around everyday. But sometimes it is a good idea to do an assessment to determine those items that you may not use all the time, but are good to have in case of an unforeseen event. That is why it is good to plan out, in advance, the items that you want to carry everyday. Continue reading How to Build Your Everyday Carry (EDC)

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Things to Consider When Setting up Smart Devices in Your Home

Nowadays it seems like most people have a smart device in their home. When deciding to set up these devices it is good to know that they designed to set up and forget. You have to make sure that you are familiar with the settings and features to ensure that you get the most use out of them and maintain your security and privacy. Continue reading Things to Consider When Setting up Smart Devices in Your Home

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Consider the Cost of a DIY Solar Project

When you are beginning a do-it-yourself solar project, the first and most important thing to consider is your budget. How much money can you afford to spend on the necessary materials and equipment? Once you have an idea of how much you can afford, you can begin to consider the size of the system you need and the components that will make it happen. Continue reading Consider the Cost of a DIY Solar Project

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Doing the Research to Get Your Solar Project Going

It’s also important to understand the basics of how solar energy works and what type of equipment is needed for a successful installation. It’s best to start by reading up on the subject and familiarizing yourself with terminology like solar cells, charge controllers, inverters, and batteries. Understanding the process from start to finish can make the project easier and help you choose the right components for your home or business. Continue reading Doing the Research to Get Your Solar Project Going