To salvage is to save something such as a
building or ship from being destroyed.
So a salvage home is simply a home constructed
from what another may deem as destroyed and
There is no one form of a Salvage Home, as many
creative and ambitious salvage home dwellers
have given their own spin to what their once
wrecked or abandoned abode was created from.
Basically, if you, like many, are strapped for
money or simply tired of paying rent out of your
ears, toes and every other part of you…a Salvage
Home may save you from that life-long grief
Rising from the ashes, these Salvage Homes are
constructed from Craigslist freebies, to dump
pile debris, to old abandoned structures out on
the open country plains.
One is only limited by their own creative and
envisioning imagination for this ride!
Still confused? Here are some great links
to give you a better understanding on the
subject of Salvage Home building: AB
Building Cheap House - continued
Salvage Homes are all about using what is free
already laying around you or at your fingertips.
Salvage Home building is also all about being
able to envision something beautiful from what
looks like nothingness and trash to others.
Building and designing your own salvage home is
all about getting your hands dirty and jumping
in to the creative unknown…it’s about raising
your own little phoenix from the ashes of
Sound like an exciting challenge? I
thought so too!
No cost can be labeled to such a thing as a
salvage house as that is really up to you the
creator and how creative you can be with the
freebies lying around you.
So…got some imagination? Got some elbow
grease? Pockets empty; ready for
Then you are already well on your way to owning
your very own Salvage Home.
Though this may
not be for everyone, for those that don’t mind
taking a more creative out of the box approach
to home sweet home, this is a wonderful and
“I have three
precious things which I hold fast and prize. The
first is gentleness; the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from
putting myself before others. Be gentle and you
can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal;
avoid putting yourself before others and you can
become a leader among men.” ― Lao Tzu
“Frugality is one
of the most beautiful and joyful words in the
English language, and yet one that we are
culturally cut off from understanding and
enjoying. The consumption society has made us
feel that happiness lies in having things, and
has failed to teach us the happiness of not
having things.” ― Elise Boulding