Off Grid Home Build (#9): Building a Block Well House (Part 1)

Off Grid Home Build (#9): Building a Block Well House (Part 1)

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 using Sketchup. Since I already have a lot of concrete block on hand hopefully this project won’t cost much. This is part 1 of the series and we start by leveling the grade, then digging and pouring a reinforced footer.

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RELATED VIDEOS:
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Off Grid Home Build (#8): Installing a Grundfos Submersible Pump – (Part 3 of 3): https://youtu.be/V0BG5reA054

Off Grid Home Build (#7): Drilling a Deep Water Well – (Part 2 of 3): https://youtu.be/33ocBK9zi2c

Off Grid Home Build (#6): Betting the Farm On Drilling a Water Well (Part 1 of 3): https://youtu.be/NC3HUuadf6M

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Hiddenite, NC 28636-0374

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