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Building Off the Grid

Building Off the Grid

  • Premiered: 
    January 26, 2014
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  • Network: DIY
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
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Plot Synopsis

BUILDING OFF THE GRID is a series of one-hour specials that follow builders and DIYers as they construct homes off the grid in remote regions of the United States. Each 60-minute program features different builders, including: Chris and Catelyn Williams, who build the home of their dreams -- a 30-foot tall, 700 square-foot, off-grid yurt in Montana, complete with a breathtaking view of the mountains; Alaskan builder Jeff Ward and his son Bryce, the mayor of the North Pole, who combine their talents to create an off-the-grid cabin not too far from Santa's house; the Perrins brothers, who build an extremely remote log hunting cabin in the heart of the Alaskan Range, using archaic tools, materials, and pioneering techniques throughout; and many more builders.
On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 9pm ET/PT, DIY Network premiered "Edge of Maine," a new one-hour BUILDING OFF THE GRID special. A creative family builds a three-story tiny house full of clever features on the easternmost property in the US. But with limited experience and a three-month deadline, they'll need the help of a few local Mainers to get it done. Follow their journey in the stunning North Atlantic as they handcraft their new off-grid home from the ground up.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Orion Entertainment