Category Archive: Shelter

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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Building a Snow Cave For Winter Survival

Building a Snow Cave For Winter Survival With the weather in the USA and other countries (especially Canada) dealing with cold freezing weather often with lots of snow. Knowing that you can still build a survival shelter is imperative. Member Hugo brought this article to my attention. Definitely not the snow cave or tunnels of …

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“Green Roof” More Than a Trend

“Green Roof” More Than a Trend When I first saw this photo, my first thoughts were not pro green roofs. How would you keep it up? Mow your roof? Would weeding the roof go on your gardening to do list? What about the weight, would it bring down the roof? Moisture issues? and many more …

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Hurricane Prepping Your Home

Hurricane Prepping Your Home As this year’s hurricane season is winding down in the United States. Now begins the season to prep your home for the next year. The supplies are less expensive now that it is off season and truly preparing your home to come through a strong hurricane takes some time. (Spreading the costs of …

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DIY Survival Cement/Cob Bricks

DIY Survival Cement/Cob Bricks In almost any SHTF crisis this will be handy knowledge to have! Concrete or cement will be difficult to obtain due to the amount of structural damage done to buildings and structures, or in a total TEOTWAWKI scenario, is simply won’t be produced any longer. You could very easily have structural …

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