How To Score The Top 10 Off-Grid Living Essentials for Cheap on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Here’s How I Scored the Best Deals

Hurry Now… These Are The Top 10 Off-Grid Living Essentials on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Off The Grid

If you are anything like me, you love the idea of living off the grid, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and closer to nature. There’s nothing better than knowing you haven’t got a single utility bill… ever! But you also know that off-grid living requires some essential items that can make your life easier and more comfortable. And you also know that these items can be quite expensive, especially if you want to buy quality products that will last for a long time. 

Like my Dad always says “Quality only hurts once.”

That’s why every year I look forward to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. These are the two biggest shopping events of the year where you can find amazing deals on the best off-grid living items. In this blog post, I’m going to share with you how to score the best deals on the top 10 off-grid living essentials on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You may not need these specific items but the tips and tricks apply across the board.

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What Are The Top 10 Off-Grid Living Essentials?

Before I tell you how I got the best deals, let me tell you what the top 10 off-grid living essentials are.

We scoured google trends, Amazon, several large box stores and even employed AI to find the 10 most researched and purchased items for off grid living. These are the items that off grid enthusiasts search the most looking for deals and find are the important items for off-grid living. These are also all items we have purchased ourselves and use on a regular basis.

Inverter chargers

Electronic devices that convert direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC) and charge a backup battery bank for use when AC power is disconnected or electricity from the local utility is lost. These devices are essential for off-grid living as they allow you to use solar panels, wind turbines, or generators to power your appliances and electronics. We covered inverter chargers in more detail in our beginners solar guide

Solar panel kits

Complete packages that include solar panels, batteries, inverters, and cables to set up a home solar system. These kits are ideal for off-grid living as they provide you with clean and renewable energy from the sun. Before you dive in too deep be sure and read through our Harnessing the Sun: A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Grid Solar Systems.

Harness The Sun A Beginners Guide To Off Grid Solar System

Portable power stations

Compact and lightweight devices that store electricity and can power various devices and appliances. These devices are great for camping, glamping, road trips, and off-grid living as they offer you a backup power source that can be recharged by solar panels, wall outlets, or car outlets.

Solar generators

Similar to portable power stations but are specifically designed to be charged by solar panels. These devices are also suitable for camping, RVs, or off-grid living as they provide you with a reliable and eco-friendly power solution.

Water filters

Devices that remove contaminants and impurities from water sources such as rivers, lakes, wells, or rainwater. These devices are crucial for off-grid living as they ensure you have access to safe and clean drinking water.

Composting toilets

Toilets that use natural processes to decompose human waste into compost, which can be used as fertilizer for plants. These toilets are beneficial for off-grid living as they reduce water consumption, eliminate sewage disposal, and improve soil quality. We also posted a very popular article called The Ultimate Guide To Off Grid Toilets

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Wood stoves

Stoves that use wood as fuel to produce heat and cook food. These stoves are useful for off-grid living as they provide you with a cozy and warm atmosphere, as well as a way to prepare meals without electricity or gas. 

Rain barrels

Containers that collect and store rainwater from rooftops or other surfaces. These barrels are helpful for off-grid living as they provide you with a free and sustainable source of water for gardening, washing, or emergency use. We have a detailed post about selecting and installing a rain catch system titled How to Harvest RainWater for Off Grid Living: A Step-by-Step Guide.

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LED lanterns

Portable lights that use light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the light source. These lanterns are handy for off-grid living as they provide you with bright and long-lasting illumination, as well as a way to charge your devices via USB ports.

Survival kits

Collections of need to have items that are essential for survival in emergency situations such as natural disasters, accidents, or attacks. These kits are important for off-grid living as they prepare you for any potential dangers or challenges that you may face.