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Being able to DIY a lot of home repairs is a huge part of prepping for when SHTF. But do you know that you can actually DIY a lot of plumbing problems yourself without needing to be a DIY fanatic? What I realized when I became a dad is that a lot of plumbing problems […]

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Gardening without soil is fast becoming a trend among urban dwellers as well as prepping and homesteading enthusiasts and for good reason. When I heard about the concept of hydroponics, the first thing that came to my mind was how cool would it be to be able to grow plants indoors without needing soil in […]

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I was watching some documentaries the other day and one of the SHTF scenarios discussed is an EMP wave. I won’t get into the specifics of an EMP, but what you need to know is that it will fry up every single piece of unprotected digital equipment when it happens. An EMP wave means all […]

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Heat stroke is a potentially fatal form of hyper-thermia, or a high body temperature, that usually occurs in hot and humid climates. It can be caused by being in a hot environment for an extended period of time or by strenuous physical activity. Learning how to treat heat stroke could literally save your life. Heat […]

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You’re walking along in the woods either on your own or with your family and soon realize you left the trail behind. Now you have no idea where you’re at or where the trail might be to get you back to civilization. What should you do? Do you know how to survive getting lost in […]

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As a dad, I’ve thought about how diapering would look if SHTF. Since disposable diapers will be one of the first things to fly off the shelves, what does one do when they’re all gone? Cloth diapering is the obvious solution. Are you aware of the benefits of cloth diapering? Do you know how to do it?  Would […]

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There is more to prepping than simply stocking up on bottled water (though that is a big part of it). For the serious prepper, getting ready for a disaster also involves activities like building emergency shelters and storage spaces and outfitting them properly. Here’s how to build an emergency shelter that lasts. How To Build […]

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A healthy garden is the best resistance against pests. The best way to avoid damage to your plants is to prevent pests from coming in. Once they invade your garden, getting rid of them can be tricky. If you’d rather use natural garden pest control methods, I have some suggestions for you below. Here are […]

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Although aluminum cans might not be the most convenient type of packaging if you are on the go, it can often be one of your best options for storing different foods and drinks. Unfortunately once the can is empty it becomes an issue for most people, so to be self-sufficient you need to learn ways to […]

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Mold is a fungi that can be found both indoors and outdoors, in walls and on everyday items. No one knows how many species of mold exist but professionals estimates range from tens of thousands to three hundred thousand or more. Mold spores can survive harsh environmental conditions, such as dry conditions, that do not […]

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