If you think building a wind generator from home is difficult and a total waste of time and effort, you may be only partially right. The process of building your own wind energy system would have been laborious and mind boggling a few years back.
But today, thousands of home owners across the country have built their home wind generator using simple and cheap materials that often do not cost them more than $500. The growing interest and knowledge sharing in this field helps in educating even the non-technically trained person on how to go about building the generator from home.
What led to this growing enthusiasm about using home built wind generators was probably due to the high cost involved in installing a pre-fabricated unit. It would have easily fetched thousands of dollars to install an entry-level model.
Compare that to building the unit yourself from home, which costs no more than a few dollars to buy the materials and also the DIY guide, and you know why more and more people are turning to constructing the device from their garage. The biggest investment I would say is the time you put in to carefully assemble the parts together.
Even so, as with any home DIY projects, building a wind generator can always be made into a fun and educational experience for the whole family. Take for instance your young ones; you can use this opportunity to plant into their minds how important it is to conserve and preserve the environment by using a clean source of energy, such as producing electricity using your DIY wind generator.
They can even contribute by helping out with the simple parts, which could very well be the most part of the building process, because it really is that easy.
With just a few dollars in investment, and a few days of educational work, building a wind generator from home is definitely a simple, cheap, and fun project for your whole family.