Category: Homesteading


DIY Mini Fan

DIY Mini Fan - This fan is powered by a single 9 volt battery. This means you are only as cool as your supply of 9 volt batteries allow. Still, when you have no other option and its the early days of August.

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. Though it may not seem like much a simple fan like this could be like gold in the middle of a hot summer without power. …

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How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water

How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water - The author has created a nice simple distiller that can be made easily. This option to distill the water you find allows you to get the cleanest water possible in a survival situation. Because we don't have access to a distillery and we think they are too hard to build we often neglect the possibility of distilling our water.

In the battle against waterborne pathogens there are a number of weapons. The vast array of filters and iodine drops all work well to make dangerous water safe to drink. There is one method that is rarely used. Distillation. Not only can distillation help with cleaning water it can also remove salt from ocean water. …

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How To Easily Clean Oven Glass With Just 2 Ingredients

How To Easily Clean Oven Glass With Just 2 Ingredients - Ah, the dreaded oven glass clean. It's a nightmare for anyone. Well, not anymore. This cheap recipe works all the time, every time!

Ah, the dreaded oven glass cleaning. It’s a nightmare for anyone. Well, not anymore. Stop wasting money on the store bought cleaners that don’t even work and make your own cleaner with just 2 ingredients that works all the time for cheap. We have a 13 year old oven and I’ll be honest. My wife …

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Avoid Being Bitten by Mosquitoes: Steps to Take for Home Safety

Avoid Being Bitten by Mosquitoes: Steps to Take for Home Safety - This author offers some great advice for dealing with the mosquito threat. The time that we spend on managing our yard to assure we are not harboring tons of mosquitos is minimal.

Is there anything more annoying than mosquitoes? I think about those nations where the mosquitoes are so prevalent that you must sleep under nets to avoid being eaten alive as the night goes on. Now the threat has increased as we are seeing a rise in the variety of mosquitoes as well as the types …

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How to Make and Get Free Mulch

How to Make and Get Free Mulch - This article offers some great advice on the subject of mulch. It offers great ideas for items to be used as mulch. What I really enjoyed about this article are the many ways the author gets his mulch for free. There is only one thing better than mulching your plants and that's using free mulch to do it.

Your plants are surviving in the wild. They are subject to a harsh environment that involves incredible heat and cold, damaging UV rays and even pests. For a long time I was simply not interested in mulch. I had no desire to get involved in pine straw, hay and any variety of other items. It …

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Small Space Prepping: 25 Ideas for Stashing Your Stockpile

Small Space Prepping: 25 Ideas for Stashing Your Stockpile - The author of this article offers of 25 strong ways to challenge your space issues. You will fall in love with these various methods of expanding the reach of your preps and increasing your inventory. It will take creativity and work but it will be a vast improvement.

In prepping and survival we have big enemies and little ones. The big ones are those which we prepared for . The smaller enemies are those which affect our ability to prep in the way we wish to. On that list of little enemies to our preparedness space may rank number one. If its not …

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Everyday Cheapskate: DIY Cleaning Products Tips and Tricks

Everyday Cheapskate: DIY Cleaning Products Tips and Tricks - For hundreds of years our mothers, mothers grandma, etc have been using natural cleaning recipes past down for generations, and if we are honest... work better than most store bought cleaning products and best of all... NO harmful man made chemicals.

We all love saving dollars! See how these DIY cleaning products and tips could help you save a ton of cash! For hundreds of years our mothers, mothers grandma, etc have been using natural cleaning recipes past down for generations, and if we are honest… work better than most store bought cleaning products and best …

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5 Inexpensive Ways to Store Your Food

5 Inexpensive Ways to Store Your Food - Proper storage containers don’t have to cost a fortune.  You can glean many different kinds of containers from things that would normally be thrown away.

Proper storage containers don’t have to cost a fortune.  You can glean many different kinds of containers from things that would normally be thrown away.  Once you’ve alerted friends and family that you are seeking these containers, you will likely be given more containers than you could ever use! Failing that, get on the internet …

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21 Things You Should Be Stockpiling RIGHT NOW!

21 Things You Should Be Stockpiling RIGHT NOW - When the SHTF there will be a period of panic and turmoil the streets may be dangerous and the stores will be chaos. Do you really want to stake your safety trying to obtain items you think you’ll need to sustain your family? Are you prepared to lose your life trying to get these things in a disastrous situation?

As a prepper I am always looking for items to stockpile and give my family the best chance of survival not just in an economical or global disaster but a personal disaster too. A personal disaster could be you or a partner losing a job, a flood,fire or a death. When the SHTF there will …

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DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe

DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe - Easy and cheap to make... This DIY Hand sanitizer recipe will have you prepared in a SHTF situation from simple household supplies.

Easy and cheap to make… This DIY Hand sanitizer recipe will have you prepared in a SHTF situation from simple household supplies. Pandemic Preparedness is one of the simpler types of prepping – mostly because it relies heavily on you already being prepped with other things like food storage, water storage, etc.  A major component …

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