Category: How To

Off Grid Trailers For Preppers And Their Families

Small trailer

Self-sufficient, off-grid housing is a  goal for any prepper. Just imagine if it was mobile as well! With things becoming more unpredictable every day, preppers are getting geared up for when SHTF. Off grid trailers make it easy to hit …

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Stop Disease Carry Pests in SHTF

DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap — DIY pest control is a great way to save money, and may even be a necessity if professional pest control is out of reach. Store bought poison or natural repellents work especially well for a lot of pests, but poison can be dangerous to your family and natural options don’t quite cut it for bigger pests like mice.

Pests will equal death when you are in an SHTF situation. This is a historical situation that has played out many times over and over again. Your ability to keep things clean and to keep yourself and your family separated …

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Spend More Time Around the Fire!

How To Make Color Fire With Household Products! — Nothing is cooler than going to a friends bon fire and surprising everyone by tossing in a fire log only to have the fire turn completely a different color!

Practicing fire craft is about making a fire on a regular basis. It’s not easy but it’s doable. A fire pit outside and fireplace inside can make a huge difference in how often you light fires. You can harvest your …

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How To Install a DIY Pallet Wood Floor

How To Install a DIY Pallet Wood Floor — I love starting new DIY home improvement projects, especially when you get to do some re-purposing or upcycling! Whether you’re starting from the ground up with your own homestead, or just looking for an interesting way to spruce up your home, you’ll probably be considering some new flooring.

This nation is flooded with an excess of resources and materials. The amount of metal in this nation is unbelievable. Image: imgur.com  In every warehouse lot across the nation, there are stacks of pallets. That means we have piles of …

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Make the Most of Water Storage Today!

DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels - If you have a rain barrel or a shallow well or even want to just suck up water from the river this is a perfect project for you.

Water storage methods and means are very important. At the moment we are living through a time where clean water is plentiful and its a means of good living. While water is very important in survival, if we set ourselves …

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5 Items Every Prepper Needs for the Cold Weather

DIY Instant Hand Warmers — Hand warmers can set you back anything from a few bucks to over 10 bucks! Stop spending all that money when you can make your own hand warmers that cost pennies!

You have probably noticed it already. The temperatures are dropping and cold weather is getting ready to roll in.  We are only a month away from true cold hitting the nation and that will come in a hurry. If you …

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Must Have Gear For Successful Wilderness Survival

Outdoor survival gear

The wilderness is Mother Nature’s home. If a situation forces you to end up in the wilderness, you must try to conquer it. If you can’t take an experienced survivalist with you, take the next thing – his stuff. There …

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Three Ways to Garden Better Next Year

How To Make a Space-Saving Vertical Vegetable Garden - You can get the equipment needed to start a vertical garden pretty cheap or even free if you check out Craigslist to see if someone is getting rid of pallets or wood. If you use pallets, make sure to look for "HT" which means it's heat treated for vermin rather than with harsh chemicals.

There is no better time to start planning your spring garden than when you are moving into fall.  WHY?! You have nearly 6 months to plan, buy, build, remove, improve and whatever else you think needs doing in your yard. …

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How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet

How To Build Your Own Vertical Garden with a Pallet - Making a garden out of a pallet is genius. Pallets are everywhere, you should be able to find one for free at a local store or on Craigslist.

The world of preparedness and self-reliance is as full of good information as it is of excuses. People are looking for a reason to not make a move in the right direction. They torture themselves because then they have to …

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How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 20 different Styles

How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 3 Different Styles - As many of you know I try to have a wide mix of DIY projects that not only help you become more self reliant and prepared for hard times but also I like to find awesome projects like this one that can test you creative skills and save you a lot of money by building your own.

There are a ton of different things that can happen to a garden. Tragedy can befall all of your growing spaces in a hurry. It is for this reason that we grow in raised beds and we grow pots. You …

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