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How To Heat Your Home With Solar Heating

How To Heat Your Home With Solar Heating - This article is a study in just that method. Could you live with solar heat? How about no running water. To what degree are you willing to go back in time for this new lifestyle.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Homesteading is getting more and more popular by the day. Its the push towards self reliance. Its the call to a time that we have …

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Make Your Own Ration Bars

Make Your Own Ration Bars - This article is about making your own ration bars. You are going to make better ration bars than most. A lot of this is because you know what you like and you know where your ingredients come from.

The food that you use to carry your through a survival stretch or a survival situation is of the utmost importance. In short term survival your food sources will look much differently than those types of food that you use in a long term survival situation. You are going to want to have long term …

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How to Make a Propane Forge

How to Make a Propane Forge - There is really no limit to the things you can make with a working forge. With the right tools this creation seems pretty easy to make.

Image Credit: instructables.com Though forging metal can be a highly dangerous thing and in a SHTF world injuries you could suffer may be life threatening. If you are not trained you may want to consider getting proficient today. That said, you are looking an at amazing way to transform scrap metal into usable materials. There …

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How To Make An Earth Battery

How To Make An Earth Battery - With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and if you are really tech minded even a mobile or USB device.

Image Credit: thegoodsurvivalist.com With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and if you are really tech minded even a mobile or USB device. Imagine if you …

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How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall

How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall - a Solar Wall, or otherwise known as a Trombe Wall, can be a beneficial installment to your home in order to provide you with the warmth you need when nighttime comes without wasting all of your money on switching back and forth between the air conditioner and the heater.

In the months separating summer from winter, in the heart of autumn, it is not too rare to encounter weeks where it is stiflingly hot in the daytime and inhumanly cold in the evenings. Because of this, it can be quite difficult to cool down an entire house for a stretch of time, and then …

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DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles

DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles - Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic bottles and cartons. This is great for the environment as it frees up waste trash and if you decide to  build one you could use old bottles or what ever you have available.

See how to make a solar water heater from plastic bottles and save on your water heating bill 🙂 Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic bottles and cartons. This is great for the environment as it frees up waste trash and …

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How to Survive Without Electricity

How to Survive Without Electricity - We’ve become so reliant on electricity that many of us wouldn’t know how to survive without it. Electricity powers everything we do- cooking, bathing, cleaning, staying updated on the news, staying cool, etc. If you’ve ever been without power for more than a few days, then you know how inconvenient it is!

We’ve become so reliant on electricity that many of us wouldn’t know how to survive without it. Electricity powers everything we do- cooking, bathing, cleaning, staying updated on the news, staying cool, etc. If you’ve ever been without power for more than a few days, then you know how inconvenient it is. You’re hot, can’t …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection - Print out a this massive collection of PDF files as reference for a possible SHTF scenario, and keeping it in a nice safe spot. A single printed survival manual may save you or a loved one at some future date.

Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of times if I have my collection of …

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How to Get Free Solar Panels for Your Home

How to Get Free Solar Panels for Your Home - Technological advancements had laid out possibilities on alternative energy sources as more people become aware of the planet’s depleting fossil fuels. Solar energy is among the popular choices with its clean and infinite energy source. Solar power systems and solar panels are appearing on the roofs of more and more houses these days as homeowners are increasingly looking for ways to save money and reduce their carbon footprint.

We’ll let you in on a secret. What if we tell you that could get solar panels installed for free? What’s in it for you, you say? What if you could tap into an alternative energy source and slash down your electricity bills, all for free! Technological advancements had laid out possibilities on alternative energy …

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A Backup Power Generator Is Crucial To Your Homestead and Emergency Preps. Learn Why!

A Backup Power Generator Is Crucial To Your Homestead and Emergency Preps. Learn Why! - This article is about having and using a backup power generator. Its a crucial piece of most peoples preparedness plants. As it should be.

Everyone should have a plan for when the power goes out. We all know it will. Some face power outages more often than others. That’s the reality. What is your plan for when the power goes out. What are the first steps you take. Do you keep frozen water bottles in your freezer? They can …

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