SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central

After watching recent events unfold and speaking to family and friends, my wife and I decided to start prepping. Preparedness is a big part of our lives now and I would be honored to share some knowledge with you. Here at SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central we gather the best prepping, survival, homesteading and DIY articles from around the web. - "Those who prepare today will survive tomorrow."

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How to Break Down a Door in a SHTF Situation

“When one door closes, another opens” says an oft-repeated adage.

Adrenaline and brute force could be enough to break down a door in some situations, even with poor technique. However, a little fundamental knowledge of breaching a door could go a long way, and subsequently be a life saver.  “When …

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30+ Items to Include When Building a TSA-Approved Bug Out Bag

Usually, building a bug out bag is limited by the space within the bag and the weight of its contents.

Usually, building a bug out bag is limited by the space within the bag and the weight of its contents. However, there are also situations where many items in the bag may not be appropriate, such as an airport. Think …

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Disaster Preparedness: Emergency Kit

Disasters can strike at any time and destroy lives and property. You have probably seen communities being struck by disaster on the news and the level of destruction can be extensive and heartbreaking.

Disasters can strike at any time and destroy lives and property. You have probably seen communities being struck by disaster on the news and the level of destruction can be extensive and heartbreaking. A community unprepared for disaster will have …

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Must-Have Survival Items for Camping

Camping is a fun pastime but you never know when your weekend in the woods will turn into a survivalist camping trip.

Camping is a fun pastime but you never know when your weekend in the woods will turn into a survivalist camping trip. That’s why it’s important to always be prepared in case the worst happens. To start off on the right foot, …

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10 Organic Materials That Can Make Great Compost

Awesome. That’s the word to describe compost. And if you’re not using compost, you’re missing out.

Awesome. That’s the word to describe compost. And if you’re not using compost, you’re missing out. Why Your plants won’t grow like you want them to. If they grow, they might not get the best fruits and flowers. And worst …

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How to Choose the Best Tactical Combat Knife

A tactical combat knife is a knife designed for combat and other military purposes. Typically this means it is a last-ditch weapon for hand-to-hand combat, but more expansively it could be considered a knife for the tasks one is likely to encounter in combat.

A tactical combat knife is a knife designed for combat and other military purposes. Typically this means it is a last-ditch weapon for hand-to-hand combat, but more expansively it could be considered a knife for the tasks one is likely …

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Get the Most of Your Fireplace and Stay Warm All Winter Long

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house.

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house. Using your fireplace during the winter months can save money on heat and keep your whole family nice and warm. There is nothing quite …

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Hybrid Solar-Wind Power Generation System

Why is a hybrid solar-wind power generation system important?  Power sources, in general, are a critical topic of discussion here.  Relying on the main power grid for your sole power source just isn’t a good idea.  Survivalism 101 requires that …

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Survival Fitness For Beginners: Mental & Physical

Survival Fitness is a lot more than having the ability to just outrun one person when being chased by wild animals or a mob. You need to have speed, strength and a powerful, focused mind that will think you out of any bad situation. But before you get to that place, you have to look at where you are now, both mentally and physically.

Survival Fitness is a lot more than having the ability to just outrun one person when being chased by wild animals or a mob. You need to have speed, strength and a powerful, focused mind that will think you out …

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Weathering Any Storm: Survival Tips You Need to Know

It's a beautiful day outside so you make plans to pack up the troops and head to the park. Most people don't give a second thought to the "what if"'s in life because they are only possibilities.

It’s a beautiful day outside so you make plans to pack up the troops and head to the park. Most people don’t give a second thought to the “what if”‘s in life because they are only possibilities. But what if …

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