Category Archive: Security

Easy DIY Glow Stick Perimeter Alarm

Easy DIY Glow Stick Perimeter Alarm The purpose of this low cost device is to warn you when someone crosses your perimeter. The rat trap, when tripped, breaks the glowstick and causes it to illuminate. So, not only will you hear the trap snap shut, you’ll see where your perimeter was breached. This sort of …

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13 Secret Hiding Places That Will Fool Even the Smartest Burglar

13 Secret Hiding Places That Will Fool Even the Smartest Burglar I’ve been on this really weird “secret stash” binge lately. I’ve been surfing the internet just for different ideas on how to save money, and this article I am sharing with you today came up. I’ve also read that you can disguise a miracle …

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17 Common Home Security Mistakes

17 Common Home Security Mistakes Home security is a critical aspect of preparedness. You might be prepared for all types of disasters, but don’t forget that one of the greatest threats during a disaster is the people who aren’t prepared. Time and time again, in places all over the world, burglary and murder rates have …

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DIY Night Stand With Locking Secret Hidden Drawer

DIY Night Stand With Locking Secret Hidden Drawer “Being able to hide things ‘in plain sight’ is something many preppers seek to accomplish as often as possible. Whether you want to keep a firearm handy in case of intruders or simply stash away some extra cash or other valuables, having a hidden secret drawer in …

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17 DIY Secret hideaway Places In The Home

17 DIY Secret hideaway Places In The Home Hiding things or “squirreling” as I like to call it should be high up on your list of to do’s … Not only is it good in case you get robbed but if SHTF really does hit the fan and you are bugging in, you will be …

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7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs

7 Free Solar Water Heating System Designs The integral collector/storage is the simplest and historically oldest type of solar water heating system.  Paint a tank black, put it in a big crate, insulate it on all sides except the one covered by glass or plastic, and point it at the sun. Water in the tank is …

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DIY Hidden Pivot Bookcase – FULL STEP BY STEP PICTURE HELP

DIY Hidden Pivot Bookcase I shared a post about a similar product a few months ago, but that was to purchase it, this time I found an article to make your own… Save money now to buy more preps later, this has always been my motto  The picture above show after its complete and makes a closet …

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Cheap Yet Effective Home Security Tips

Cheap Yet Effective Home Security Tips A massive part of preparation is the security around you. Regardless of the area you’re in, taking precautions towards burglaries and break-ins can be a serious thing. There are plenty of pricey security monitors and of course the good, old-fashioned guard dogs, but these means of security can get …

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DIY Prepper Security

DIY Prepper Security For some, it might be one of your greatest fears should the grid go down.  For others, thoughts of being safe on your own homestead might drown out and sweep under the carpet the dangers that surround you.  The truth is, without security, the only thing between you and a grid down …

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9 Home Protection Secrets From a Veteran Cop

9 Home Protection Secrets From a Veteran Cop Crime is an ever-present problem in pretty much every place on earth. Obviously some places are more susceptible than others. In a lot of cases, there are ways to make you less likely to be a victim of burglary, home invasion, or other crimes at home. James …

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