For families moving entirely off-grid, the learning curve is steep. To save their homesteads, they call in survival experts to prepare them for the worst.
The Raneys are faced with the daunting task of overhauling a faulty electrical system and building the first hydro-electric wheel on the Little Susitna River.
The Raneys attempt to save a single mother and her daughter from a rampant moose, Marty builds a bridge across a creek and Matt teaches predator deterrent techniques.
After a devastating earthquake, Marty saves a log cabin from crumbling to the ground while Misty replaces a collapsed greenhouse and Matt constructs a new building.
The Raneys help a family struggling to survive in their home made of 30,000 tire bales. They are battling intruding pests, flooding, and unstable walls.
The Raneys continue rescuing a tire bale home in Ohio. The clock is ticking as they work to provide fresh water, strengthen walls, and jumpstart an indoor garden.
The Raneys help an Oregon couple with a toxic salt water well. Marty builds a massive catchment pond and Matt works on a solar still to de-contaminate the water.
Marty must move a failing cabin onto a flood-proof foundation while Matt teaches an ill mother how to face her fear of invasive hogs.
The Raneys tackle a treehouse cabin on the verge of collapse in Missouri. Misty constructs a greenhouse out of scavenged windows, and Matt builds a workshop.