Category Archive: Security

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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9 Best Guard Dogs For Home Defense

9 Best Guard Dogs For Home Defense For most people, home security is about nothing more than installing an alarm system and hoping for the best. Newsflash! Alarm systems DON’T keep burglars out. All they do is alert you when a burglar has already made it inside. This isn’t to say that alarm systems are …

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How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed

How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed Food will be worth more than gold and silver if SHTF. So, knowing that, wouldn’t you think it be a wise move to hide some food in case looters and neighbors try and break into your house and take all of it? There are hidden pantry tutorials on …

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The 6 Pillars of Preparedness

The 6 Pillars of Preparedness When it comes to prepping, you need to start from the ground and work your way up. Rare is the person who can just go to the store and buy all they need in one shot! Even if you were able to, you still aren’t anywhere near prepared. Just because …

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Post Disaster Communication for Newbies

Post Disaster Communication for Newbies During and after a disaster, information is at a premium. The chaos that disasters bring can make getting any solid information almost impossible. Disaster communication is very different from when you were a kid, playing on walkie talkies or maybe CB radios in your vehicles. The rules are different, the …

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9 Tools the Practical Prepper Should Carry Every Day

9 Tools the Practical Prepper Should Carry Every Day Everyday Carry is not a new concept. Whether you are a prepper or not, you carry items on your person each and every day. Adding useful tools to what you carry every day can make you more prepared for more situations. Focusing on what you happen …

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Using Technology During a Disaster

Using Technology During a Disaster This is an efficient article. That’s the nice way of recognizing how short it is. Still, I think that its a very important article because it offers a serious look at a topic that most preppers shy away from. Many people are nervous about depending on technology and I understand …

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9 Urban Survival Skills That Could Save Your Life

9 Urban Survival Skills That Could Save Your Life Surviving in the city requires different skills than those needed to survive in the wilderness. While there is much overlap, it’s important to focus on the skills you’re more likely to need. If you live in the city, learning to build a shelter isn’t a top …

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Beyond SOS: Learning Morse Code

Beyond SOS: Learning Morse Code Morse Code is one of those things that many people in the civilized world consider to be outdated and not worth knowing. If they even know what it is in the first place! The truth is, though it may be “old” and we have updated and faster ways of communicating, …

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Apartment Prepping 101 – How to Prep in a Small Apartment

Apartment Prepping 101 – How to Prep in a Small Apartment The average apartment in the United States is approximately 1,000-square-feet in size. If you think about it, that’s not very much (some people’s apartments are actually way smaller). This could cause someone to think, “Well I certainly don’t have enough space to become a …

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