Category Archive: Shelter

Uses for your socks in an emergency

Uses for your socks in an emergency Some of the simplest things that we take for granted can become just what we need in an emergency. The more common thought process goes to belts, paracord bracelets and even our shirts. But have you ever considered what your socks could do for you in a crisis? …

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Off-Grid Tiny House for $1100

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Off-Grid Tiny House for $1100 Who knew Ikea had off grid items? First the flat pack vertical garden and now this awesome off grid solar powered tiny house or shelter.   My own plan for temporary shelter after a localized event has been tents on my own property while we repaired any structural damage to …

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Off-grid EcoCapsule

Off-grid EcoCapsule If you are serious about going tiny and off the grid this is for you! It is indeed tiny but can be relocated just about any where in the world. The ecoCapsule is now available for preordering. There are currently only 50 on the market and depending up the days exchange rate runs …

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Could You Go Underground?

Could You Go Underground? During the cold war, many folks tried to or actually did build backyard underground bunkers. Now days with the additional knowledge we have about what a safe bunker would entail most families can’t afford to even consider one. But the bunkers they are building now days are pretty cool. They even …

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Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations

Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations Everyone wants to be in the right place at the right time. Or perhaps in this case it would be better said as the right place at the wrong time! There is no right time for a major disaster. But you can often even if it is only …

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Disaster Resistant Dome Home

Disaster Resistant Dome Home We have been hearing about how disaster resistant dome homes are purported to be. But no one was telling us how or where we could build or get them! Now they are becoming commercially available. Both prefab and designed especially for you and to your specifications. See the prefab being put …

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Prepping Your Bug Out Location as a Geographical Battlespace

Prepping Your Bug Out Location as a Geographical Battlespace It really doesn’t matter if it is your bug out location or your bug in location. You will want to do the very best you can at protecting that space. Your life depends upon it. As normal people we often don’t think of these spaces as …

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Couple Builds Glass House For $500

Couple Builds Glass House For $500 Preppers and homesteaders are some of the most creative people around. This is just one more creation that shows off that versatility. This young artistic couple built this glass house on their own without the aid of contractors and architects spending a mere $500.00 USD using found and donated …

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15 Ancient Shelter Designs

15 Ancient Shelter Designs If a SHTF event is longer term, you will need a more permanent shelter than a tent or bush shelter. Something more stable than those and for the longer stay. The elements will kill you long before the lack of food and even perhaps water. So what will you do if …

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Winterize With Cardboard

Winterize With Cardboard Almost since the creation of cardboard it has been recycled or reused long before there was official recycling centers. We have re-boxed items for shipment elsewhere and for storage purposes. Many recognized the insulation value of cardboard and used it as inexpensive insulation. Then came the advent of official recycling and the …

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