Category Archive: 5 Gallon Buckets

5 Gallon Buckets can be a valuable commodity when SHTF. Get lot's of projects and lot's of reasons to start stockpiling 5 gallon buckets.

DIY Growing Potato Tower With Turning Bins

DIY Growing Potato Tower With Turning Bins With this growing potato tower made of bins, we offer a DIY solution which is very easy to heighten your potato yield just by turning the inside bin!  This DIY growing potato tower is easy to build, cost hardly anything and is super easy to maintain and grow …

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How To Make Your Own Air Conditioner

How to Make Your Own Air Conditioner Air conditioning is one of those things that you technically don’t need to survive, but it’s still nice to have. But there’s one problem with modern day air conditioners- they rely on electricity. Because of this, if the electricity goes out, then so does your cold air. If …

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DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy

DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy With the warmer weather already here for a lot of the US, the time has begun to start watering your lawns, plants and vegetables. I am the first to admit that I have just plain forgot to water and I know millions of us do too. With this DIY automatic garden …

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How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I can’t say I agree with the reasoning, but I can guess it comes down to money. Some good news is that a few states …

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DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel

DIY Vertical Garden Planter From a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel This great DIY Vertical Garden Planter can help you grow a lot of food or plants in a small space. This project is easy, cheap and great fun. All you need to make these are an old plastic 55 gallon drum (be sure that no chemicals …

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52 Week Food Storage Plan

52 Week Food Storage Plan This is the mother load of food storage articles, I spend a few days looking for a great article on food stockpiling plans and I think I have found the best there is. Food will be in short supply if an emergency hits. People often think they will be OK …

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How long Will Your Water Storage Last?

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences:  5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons …

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Home Food Storage, All You Ever Need To Know

Home Food Storage, All You Ever Need To Know Storage is always a big issue in any home! This article will help you stockpile a lot of food for any emergency or SHTF situation. If you have any questions about food storage I think this article can answer them all, It covers the pro’s and …

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Why You Need To Make Bucket Emergency Kits

 Why You Need To Make Bucket Emergency Kits You need to make these 5 gallon bucket emergency kits… Simple and cheap to make and more valuable than you would ever imagine. I have 3, one in my car one in my basement and one at my bug out location. When I first saw this I …

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How To Make An Easy DIY Still

How To Make An Easy DIY Still See how to make an easy DIY still from items you may have laying around your house. This is great information to know. A still can make drinkable water from nasty, undrinkable water… even sea water. It’s pretty amazing to think we could actually make this water drinkable …

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