Channel Videos from Guildbrook Farm - Simple Sustainable Living

Fixing a big HOLE in the subfloor
9,548 views - 06/06/20
I accidentally dropped a scaffold deck from 18 feet high that landed on our new Advantech subfloor creating a big hole. In this video we...
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How the Heck Do We Wash These Windows?! (and a BIG OOPS!)
34,791 views - 06/02/20
Thanks to our friends at Northern Tool and Equipment for helping us solve our window washing challenge. ;-) MetalTech Scaffolding:...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Cutting Foam and Pulling Wire
25,524 views - 05/31/20
Become a Permanent Part of Our Mountain Home! https://www.guildbrookfarm.com/be-a-part-of-the-build Part 2 of Electrical Rough In....
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Finally Dried In!
41,083 views - 05/24/20
Become a Permanent Part of Our Mountain Home! https://www.guildbrookfarm.com/be-a-part-of-the-build Finally the custom shaped windows...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Starting Electrical Rough In
39,128 views - 05/22/20
Become a Permanent Part of Our Home! https://www.guildbrookfarm.com/be-a-part-of-the-build How are we going to run the electrical wires...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Installing Doors
43,637 views - 05/10/20
Time to get these doors installed to try and dry in the shell of the ICF mountain house. We're setting 3 sets of french doors, the front...
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Appalachian Victory Garden: May Vegetables in Zone 7
45,072 views - 05/05/20
In response to the recent global situation, we planted an emergency victory garden to supplement our food supply and improve our...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Installing Attic Stairs, Flooring and Rewiring a Circular Saw
40,985 views - 04/28/20
We are using up all the left over OSB sheathing and scraps to make an attic floor, then installing the pull-down attic stairs to allow...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Building Thresholds and Installing Windows
42,875 views - 04/24/20
In this episode we're applying liquid waterproofing to the rough openings and flashing with Zip tape so we can get the windows installed....
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Completing Rough Framing
46,739 views - 04/19/20
Another windy day! Perfect for finishing up the interior framing and the big gable window wall. ;-) We are really happy with how the...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Plumbing Rough In
46,710 views - 04/15/20
On one of the windiest days we've had this spring, we started roughing in the plumbing system for the new homestead. #guildbrookfarm,...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Ultimate Residential Roofing System?
108,749 views - 04/10/20
In this episode we push to get the roofing installed before more rains come. Many people have been wondering what type of roofing we are...
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Shelter In Place: 15 Things We're Doing for the COVID-19 Pandemic
51,366 views - 04/02/20
Here are 15 things we are doing while we shelter in place during this COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone stay safe and healthy out there....
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Appalachian Victory Garden: Getting Started
86,705 views - 03/31/20
In response to the recent global situation, while we shelter in place, we are planting an emergency victory garden to supplement our food...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Roof Framing and Sheathing
44,480 views - 03/24/20
Cutting rafters, framing the roof and dormers and sheeting with 5/8" OSB. #guildbrookfarm, #construction, #roof, #framing...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Raising the Ridge Beam
42,132 views - 03/20/20
The most dangerous part of the build so far is rigging, raising and setting the LVL ridge beam in place... without a crane. The crew...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Framing the Second Floor Walls
37,546 views - 03/16/20
Framing the mountain house continues on the second floor in this episode and boy is it windy! #guildbrookfarm, #construction, #framing...
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UPDATE ON ERIC (Life In Farmland)
33,024 views - 03/14/20
Donate to Eric Here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/lifesaving-transplants-for-eric-lovrien Thank you all so much for your support in...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Framing the Second Floor Loft
40,291 views - 03/10/20
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Framing the First Floor Walls
44,211 views - 03/08/20
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Pouring the First Floor Concrete Forms
46,945 views - 02/29/20
It's February 28th, 2020 and freezing out, but today we are pouring concrete in the 6 inch ICF first floor of our DIY mountain homestead....
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Stacking the First Floor Insulated Concrete Forms
56,502 views - 02/27/20
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URGENT HELP NEEDED
52,635 views - 02/21/20
Donate to Eric Here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/lifesaving-transplants-for-eric-lovrien We are asking for everyone's support in helping...
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The Dirt: Advantech Subfloor & Basement Floor Slab Q&A
34,249 views - 02/17/20
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Basement Floor Slab Pour & Finish
62,412 views - 02/08/20
Before the real winter weather arrives we are rushing to get the basement concrete floor slab poured and finished. #guildbrookfarm,...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Finishing the Subfloor with Advantech
39,908 views - 02/01/20
With the joists installed we are finally ready to lay down the Advantech tongue in groove subfloor from Huber. We used a whole case of...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Mid Span Joist Blocking
37,942 views - 01/25/20
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Subfloor Framing Continues
47,424 views - 01/21/20
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Hanging Floor Joists INSIDE the Walls
48,389 views - 01/11/20
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Installing Ledger Boards with Simpson ICFVL Hangers
44,930 views - 01/04/20
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The Dirt Christmas Edition: Our Favorite Off Grid Homestead Memories
31,242 views - 12/25/19
Just a quick episode of The Dirt where we talk about some of our most favorite homestead memories out here living off the grid in the...
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Steel Support Columns for the Basement Beam
36,964 views - 12/14/19
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ICF Mountain Homestead Build: Setting the Basement LVL Beam
49,368 views - 12/08/19
In the mountains of Appalachia, the next challenge with our ICF house build is to assemble, lift and set the main support beam into the...
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The Dirt: ICF Basement Q&A - Answering Your Questions
33,385 views - 12/03/19
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Installing the Foundation Perimeter French Drain System
48,864 views - 11/30/19
In this video we assemble and install the foundation french drain around the perimeter of the basement. We dug a trench below the top of...
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ICF Homestead Basement Waterproofing
41,761 views - 11/28/19
Today we are installing the ICF basement foundation waterproofing. We use an adhesive primer that rolls on followed by a peel and stick...
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Insulating the Well House & Preparing ICF Basement for Waterproofing
39,768 views - 11/23/19
Freeze protection time. I've procrastinated long enough and it's time to get the new well house insulated and ready for winter. We also...
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ICF Mountain Homestead: Pouring Basement with FoxBlocks Insulated Concrete Forms
67,706 views - 11/19/19
Today we are pouring the insulated concrete forms for the basement walls using ICF from Foxblocks. With reinforced concrete filling the...
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ICF Mountain Homestead Basement: Stacking FoxBlocks Insulated Concrete Forms
88,303 views - 11/16/19
Trying to be as sustainable as we can be. We are building the most energy efficient homestead for the money in the mountains of...
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New Firewood Trailer for the ATV
40,691 views - 11/06/19
Northern Tool + Equipment sent us this Bannon All Terrain Utility Trailer to try out. Let's assemble it and put it to the test as our new...
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The Dirt: Why We're Going BACK ON GRID
123,398 views - 10/30/19
We've been living off-grid for 2 years. Now that we're finally building our new ICF house, should we also consider going back on grid?...
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The Dirt: ICF House Footing Q&A - What Would We Do Differently?
32,924 views - 10/20/19
In this episode of The Dirt we answer your questions about installing the footings for our ICF house build. We also discuss a few of the...
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ICF Home Build (#15): Laying Rebar, Inspections and Pouring Concrete for Footings
61,096 views - 10/17/19
Finally laying rebar in the footer trenches despite the rain. Also stressing over building inspections. Will we have to tear it out and...
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ICF Home Build (#14): Digging Footings and Cutting Rebar
71,463 views - 10/13/19
Trying to beat the rain as we get the footings dug and cut rebar grade stakes and vertical dowels. This ICF home build is kicking!...
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ICF Home Build (#13): Laying Out Square Concrete Footings
42,827 views - 10/08/19
Today we finished digging out the basement, clearing the north ridge and are laying out the continuous concrete footings for the...
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The Dirt: Updates About Our Off Grid House Build
52,386 views - 10/06/19
It's been a while since we sat down to chat with you and today we're talking all about our new off grid house build and some of the...
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Off Grid Home Build (#12): We're Back and this BUILD IS ON!
41,497 views - 10/03/19
We've been away from YouTube for awhile as we focus heavily on planning and contracting our new house build. Today we are clearing land,...
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Installing the Best Off Grid Solar Powered Automatic Gate Opener from Ghost Controls
100,897 views - 07/30/19
If you're looking for a high quality automatic gate opener for your homestead then check out this system from Ghost Controls. This system...
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Killing the Weeds and NOT the Chickens! Glyphosate FREE Herbicide
26,397 views - 07/11/19
Lawn care, trying to grow an organic garden and managing your landscaping can be a challenge when it comes to weed control. Spraying...
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The Dirt: How To Make Progress When You Feel Stuck
33,031 views - 07/07/19
Did you ever feel stuck in a rut? That you weren't making any progress towards your main goal? Jaime takes you along on a hike up the...
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Metal Detecting an Old 1800's Homestead. Will There Be TREASURE?
33,893 views - 06/26/19
After our zipline installation we found a lot of old stuff at this 200 year old homestead site in the Appalachian foothills. So we...
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Installing an EPIC ZIPLINE through a 200 year old homestead site!
26,139 views - 06/22/19
Homesteading isn't all work and no play. On the site of a 200 year old homestead, we are setting up an epic new 150' zipline across the...
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The Barn: Guns, Tactical Flashlight, and 3 Dudes Fix a Pressure Washer!
20,506 views - 06/16/19
Welcome to THE BARN! A new semi-irregular series of DIY projects, hillbilly engineering and the occasional product review. In this...
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The Dirt: Updates, Unwelcome Guests, Sadness and Frustration
114,524 views - 05/23/19
Just a quick update on some unwelcome guests, new wireless security cameras and a few other things that have been going on around here....
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Off Grid Home Build (#11): Finishing the Ultimate Block Well House (Part 3 of 3)
55,126 views - 05/02/19
We finally finish the concrete block well house for our new deep well. As a special thank you to all our viewers, we are offering a FREE...
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Off Grid Home Build (#10): Laying a Block Well House (Part 2)
47,494 views - 04/26/19
Our next project on the off grid homestead is laying a concrete block well house for our new deep well. I threw together a 6'x6' design...
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Off Grid Home Build (#9): Building a Block Well House (Part 1)
47,589 views - 04/17/19
Our next project on the off grid homestead is building a concrete block well house for our new deep well. I threw together a 6'x6' design...
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The Dirt: So...How Much Did The Deep Well Cost???
66,319 views - 04/07/19
We are back with The Dirt on our deep water well that was installed on our off grid homestead property. We answer your questions about...
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Off Grid Home Build (#8): Installing a Grundfos Submersible Pump - (Part 3 of 3)
52,856 views - 04/05/19
Our deep water well is installed on our off grid homestead site. Now we measure the water level (static head) to choose the correct sized...
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Off Grid Home Build (#7): Drilling a Deep Water Well - (Part 2 of 3)
66,996 views - 03/29/19
It's Day 3 of drilling our private deep water well for our off grid mountain homestead. We are quite literally betting the farm. If we do...
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Off Grid Home Build (#6): Betting the Farm On Drilling a Water Well (Part 1 of 3)
55,268 views - 03/26/19
Today we are drilling our private deep water well for our off grid mountain homestead. We are quite literally betting the farm. If we do...
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New Chicken Owners: Should You Get These Baby Chicks?
50,548 views - 03/17/19
Are you new to homesteading? It's Farm Store Chick Season again! So if you're trying to decide if you should buy those cute baby chicks...
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Making Rustic Wood Fence From Black Locust
33,975 views - 03/15/19
With a couple of nice days last week on the homestead, we needed to repair our entrance gate and replace some fencing. In this video we...
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Cutting Round Slabs for End Tables and Finally Ready for the WELL!
34,985 views - 03/01/19
The most challenging tree we've cut so far on the homestead took us almost a week to get through. We cut round slabs with the Stihl...
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Free Range Chickens and House Bunny Routine
30,090 views - 02/20/19
Our daily routine taking care of 19 free range chickens and our Holland Lop house bunny, Bella. WANT TO HELP SUPPORT OUR EFFORTS? Buy a...
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Off Grid Home Build (#5): Staking Our Off-Grid House
33,447 views - 02/17/19
With a small break in the weather, we are staking the footprint of our small, off-grid house. This tiny house sitting on a ridge will...
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Off Grid Home Build (#4): Pulling Stumps and Rough Grading
39,475 views - 02/10/19
After 2 months of clearing our home site with just a chainsaw and a 4-wheeler, it's finally time to call in Lonnie the Dirt Ninja! Lonnie...
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What Happened AFTER the Ice Storm? Off Grid Aftermath
39,894 views - 01/17/19
A couple days ago a massive ice storm swept in and covered everything with ice. Trees and limbs were breaking every couple minutes and...
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Very Dangerous Ice Storm! Off-Grid Living Gets REAL!
55,049 views - 01/14/19
We woke up early this morning to icy trees and branches falling all around our trailer! They continue to fall throughout the day with a...
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Off-Grid Homestead UPDATES & GIVEAWAYS
34,806 views - 01/11/19
So what happened over Christmas break? How are the SimpliPhi batteries holding up in the cold? Do we have any issues with your pressure...
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Off Grid Home Build (#3): Clearing Land Without Heavy Equipment
38,680 views - 01/04/19
We're BACK! Still cutting trees and clearing our land for the off grid house build but making good progress even though we don't have any...
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Winter Storm SNOW LOAD! Our Trailer Roof is COLLAPSING!
50,894 views - 12/15/18
Winter Storm Diego dropped 2 feet of snow in about 16 hours on our little off grid camp trailer. The roof is not built to handle the snow...
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The WoodOx Sling is a Better Way to Carry Firewood
15,215 views - 12/06/18
The WoodOx Sling from LogOx is a better way to carry your firewood from the pile to the house. So much easier on the back! Check out...
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The Dirt: We Answer Questions About Living Off Grid With Solar
30,886 views - 12/02/18
In this episode of The Dirt, we answer your questions about living off the grid and living with solar. What do we do about garbage? Do we...
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Off Grid Home Build (#2):  Clearing, Bucking, Splitting and Stacking Firewood
38,699 views - 11/26/18
In our last episode, we cleared some trees for our off grid home build. All those trees will make good firewood for next year. We use the...
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The Dirt: We Answer Questions About Our Off-Grid Homestead Plans
26,959 views - 11/18/18
In this episode of The Dirt, we answer all your questions about our plans for the homestead. Will we be doing permaculture? Will we be...
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Off Grid Home Build (#1): Clearing Trees and Finding Water
46,073 views - 11/14/18
We're finally getting started on the off grid home build. Trying to find water with dousing rods isn't exactly a science but it does seem...
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The Dirt: How We Make Money On Our Off-Grid Homestead
251,355 views - 11/11/18
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Frugally Feed a Family with a Half Pound of Grass Fed Beef
52,332 views - 11/08/18
FarmFoods Grass Fed Beef: Save 10% OFF your first order with coupon code GUILDBROOK10 using this link: http://shrsl.com/16m3n...
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The Dirt: Can a Reluctant Spouse Learn To Like Homesteading?
51,954 views - 11/04/18
Do you have a spouse that is reluctant about homesteading? Or maybe you are the spouse that is hesitant? In this episode of The Dirt, we...
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Grandma's GREAT DEPRESSION Cabbage and Dumpling Recipe
41,606 views - 10/31/18
This is my grandma's Great Depression cabbage and dumping recipe. For those looking for a super frugal vegetarian meal or an easy side...
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The Dirt: We Answer Questions About Homestead Prepping
59,348 views - 10/28/18
In this episode of The Dirt, Jeremy and Jaime answer viewer questions about Prepping on the homestead and share our perspective on...
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Hillbilly Engineering Our Off Grid Pressure Tank and Battery Shed
15,617 views - 10/25/18
The hillbilly engineer is back with this epic (or not so epic) fallout pig shelter cover thingy for the pressure tank and battery shed....
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The Dirt: We Answer Questions About Our Off Grid House Build
54,279 views - 10/21/18
The Dirt is BACK! In this episode, Jeremy and Jaime answer questions about their off grid house build. When will we start building a...
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Off-Grid Living:  A Day Stacking Firewood
12,991 views - 10/20/18
Winter is coming to our off grid homestead and it is time to heat up the wood stove. We take you along in an off-grid living short story...
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Will This Insulation Work To Winterize Our Mobile Chicken Coop? (...and Announcements!)
25,237 views - 10/18/18
We have a new mobile chicken coop that needs insulated for the winter. We are experimenting with Reflectix, also known as foil bubble...
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Is This the BEST Portable Generator for Off-Grid Living?
120,125 views - 10/14/18
We are testing out a new portable generator on our off grid homestead to run power tools. How does the Energizer EZV3200P stack up...
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Do You REALLY Know Where Your Grass Fed Beef Comes From?
18,216 views - 10/12/18
Try delicious grass fed and finished beef from FarmFoods and get 10% OFF your first order with coupon code GUILDBROOK10 using this link:...
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Our Top 3 Homesteading Books For Your Homestead Library (Collaboration)
21,122 views - 10/11/18
We are collaborating with Liz Zorab and other homesteading channels to list our Top 3 Homesteading Books for your homestead library. Find...
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STINK BUG PLAGUE! Will Chicken Eggs Taste Like Stink Bug?!
28,037 views - 10/07/18
Stink bugs have invaded! They are everywhere! Our backyard chickens are eating them by the thousands! Will their eggs taste like the...
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The Off Grid Water Saga Continues...Bad Pressure Tank?
22,645 views - 10/02/18
The lights are blinking. Pipes are rattling. It may be October, but this isn't a haunted house. Follow along on our off grid water saga...
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Adding Guardline Security To Our Off Grid Homestead
44,264 views - 09/30/18
Living in a remote area, we take security seriously. We believe in prevention and deterrence first and foremost and so we are taking...
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The 3-Minute Video That Took 740 Days
21,061 views - 09/28/18
100k Subscribers! It's hard to believe how far we have come in the last 740 days! Thank you all for joining us on this journey! Want...
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What Do We Really Think About Life Off Grid? (1 Year Later)
133,027 views - 09/24/18
It's been almost 1 year since we moved to our off grid homestead. Have the rose colored glasses finally come off? Do we still love it...
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Hurricane Update:  After the Storm
47,922 views - 09/18/18
Did we get hit by Hurricane Florence? How are the chickens? How are the pigs? Did the solar panels break? How did the solar system...
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How To Prepare For a Hurricane Now
46,747 views - 09/11/18
We take you along as we prepare for Hurricane Florence. As livelong preppers and individuals who have lived through several disasters,...
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My 2018 Every Day Carry vs Battlbox Mission 43 (EDC 3.0)
27,569 views - 09/10/18
The new Battlbox monthly subscription box of tactical and outdoor goodies for September 2018 is EDC 3.0 (Mission 43). See how this box...
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Draw, Paint, Sketch - How We Learn New Skills
16,573 views - 08/31/18
Try SkillShare Free: https://skl.sh/guildbrook Thanks to SkillShare for sponsoring this video! The first 500 people who sign up get 2...
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Was Our Off Grid Solar System a MISTAKE?
60,431 views - 08/15/18
Is our off grid solar system too small? Do we need more solar panels? Did we make a mistake installing our solar? We answer some of...
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Off Grid Solar: Installing a 48V DC Step Down Converter
32,499 views - 08/14/18
Our off grid deep freezer is running off of old recycled solar panels and batteries that are failing. We connect it to our new 48V solar...
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Kids Learn Tracking and Trail Marking (BattlBox Mission 42: Movie and Review)
16,677 views - 08/11/18
Each month we put to the test the latest prepping, survival, tactical, outdoor and camping gear and let you know if we would include it...
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