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Essential Steps to Prepare Your Home for a Natural Disaster

If you live
in an area that is prone to natural disasters, then there are some essential
tips you need to know to keep your home ready for disaster and to ensure you
have it easy in the aftermath of a disaster. The steps will come in handy when
you are trying to survive a natural disaster because you could use them to stay
ready. Each of the steps features important information that is worth noting.

Stocking up on food

Food is
probably the first thing you […]


Year-Round Preppers: Survival Guides for All Seasons

Preppers actively
prepare for anything from natural disasters to social and economic unrest.
While not everyone prepares for an emergency in the same way, you can put
together a survival kit and perform some basic tasks to ensure you and your
family are safe when disaster strikes.

Whether it is prepping your home or
vehicle, planting a vegetable and herb garden or packing a bug out bag in case you need to evacuate, here’s a guide to the basic
survival skills you may need for […]


Household Prep Plan for Emergencies

No one wants to think about the potential for a natural disaster or another calamity to strike their home or community and affect their family.
As unpleasant as such situations may be to think about, it is important that we consider them in order to plan for what should happen should the circumstances arise.
Having an emergency plan for your household can go a long way toward keeping your family safe in the event of an emergency. By planning and having […]


Bug-Out-Bag Food: Everything You Need to Know

If you ever find yourself in an emergency situation and need to evacuate, you’ll need a bug-out-bag (BOB) to survive. A BOB should help you survive for up to 72 hours, so it’s important to pack it with any essentials you might need while out in the wild or making your way to safety.
Some of the first things you’ll probably think of packing are water, shelter, some rope, a first-aid kit, a survival knife and, of course, food. It […]


Storage Room Essentials: 4 Top Tips

When it comes to being prepared, having a functioning food storage room is essential. With America sitting alongside China and India in suffering the most natural disasters globally between 1995 and 2015, a well designed and well maintained food storage room could well turn out to be your saving grace. So today, we’ll be offering our 4 top tips on how to design a large-scale food storage room for your home that ensures you’re ready for any and every […]


New Report: Here’s How Much Natural Disasters Cost Across the U.S Since 2008

Natural disasters in the United States have become part of our everyday lives. It seems like any time we turn on the news, we see that a hurricane has hit the South or a wildfire has spread across the West.
In order to understand natural disasters a bit better, decided to study how much natural disasters really impact our everyday lives. We analyzed how much money each state has spent on property damage from natural disasters in the past ten […]


Car Strategies To Help Keep You Safe This Winter

The whole festive season of winter is finally here! While it’s great news for people who love the holidays so much and who are in the safety of their own warm homes, it’s not so much for other people. Winter is a ruthless season, and motorists know this very well. For many people on the road, winter is a nightmare.
And who could blame them? Motorists have almost always poor visibility, even zero during heavy snow, the road conditions are […]


Your Checklist For Stocking Up on Essentials for Holiday Visitors

It’s that time of year again, when family and friends from afar descend upon your home for holiday festivities. Some stay for days; others just come for a party. In either case, a 2017 holiday survey found that 65 percent of respondents host between 1 and 15 guests over the holiday season and most of these hosts will prepare at least one meal daily for their guests—that’s a lot of work.
Regardless of the number of guests you have, you […]


10 Foods You’ve Been Storing All Wrong

Are you guilty of throwing away a lot of your groceries when you clean out your refrigerator? If you find yourself throwing away a lot of groceries when you empty out your refrigerator then you are guilty of wasting food, but fear not as you aren’t alone in this as the average American throws away more than 20 pounds of food annually. This is equal to $165 billion dollars going into a landfill annually.
Here are some storage tricks you […]


8 Ways to Cook Without Electricity

As a society we have become accustomed to our modern conveniences. Not only can we cook on a stovetop or oven, but we can pop a dish in the microwave and have it ready in mere seconds! So when we find ourselves in a position where we don’t have access to these conveniences things can get tough.
Whether you are out on a weekend camping trip, stranded in the woods, or in more dire circumstances, knowing how to cook without […]