Category Archive: Shelter

Straw Bale Homes

 Straw Bale Homes You may look at this post and say this is ridiculous, and that is the very thing I thought before researching into this concept more. You may think that you can huff and puff and blow this house down, but unless your name is Superman, think again.  The Straw Bale hasn’t been around nearly …

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How To Pitch A Tent Without Poles In An Emergency

How To Pitch A Tent Without Poles In An Emergency Knowing how to pitch a tent with no poles may not sound like life saving knowledge.. but if you think about things for a second it actually is! Say you are camping and you forgot the poles, what happens if a bear ruins the poles …

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How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment

How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment An expertly designed safe room can cost tens of thousands of dollars, leaving many to feel that they cannot afford to build a safe room n their own homes. The high price tag makes it seem like the secure quarters are options only for …

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5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free

5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free Staying warm for free… I love these projects! With all things that involve flame, please remember to be responsible and do not leave these burning with no supervision. The last thing I would want is you to burn your house down. That being said, in a SHTF …

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How To Build A Semi-Permanent Family Shelter

How To Build A Semi-Permanent Family Shelter Shelter is one of the most important things you need to know how to make in an emergency situation. This awesome, family size shelter is just a large “debris shelter” for all intense and purposes but with the added protection from the rain because of the tarp or …

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Why Bamboo Could Save Your Life

 Why Bamboo Could Save Your Life! Bamboo is cheap, awesome and invasive …. yet it could save your life in an emergency situation. I would consider planting some before it’s to late! Bamboo is one of the greatest finds in a survival situation and has been used by people for thousands of years to do …

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Convert a Used Grain Bin to a New House

Convert a Used Grain Bin to a New House I’m pretty sure this could work for my family and I. From a distance they will look like a regular old grain bin and because of that if SHTF people may just move on by. As a regular tiny house this would work really well too. The …

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Winter Survival: How to Build a Proper Snow Cave

Winter Survival: How to Build a Proper Snow Cave As this winter is turning out to be a really cold, snowy winter, especially for the top states, this knowledge could save your family’s life if you find yourself stranded or lost, even if you are bugging out. It’s knowledge like this that can make the …

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The Tent That’s As Small As A Water Bottle

The Tent That’s As Small As A Water Bottle Looking for the lightest, most portable tent you can swap your money for? The Specialist tents from Sea to Summit could be just what your overburdened back has been wishing to get all this time. Available in one person (Solo) and two person (Duo) models, the …

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Basic Cold Weather Manual

Basic Cold Weather Manual  This is just awesome, I found the full Basic Cold Weather Manual on a website for FREE. It is laid out in chapters and easily navigable. This knowledge is great to have on hand now winter is coming up, you just never know when you may need to know this stuff. Here …

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