Category: Shelter


Concrete Canvas Shelters – Bug Out Housing?

The bugout location is a struggle for many. It has a lot to do with the fact that we all struggle with budgetary limitations.

The bugout location is a struggle for many. It has a lot to do with the fact that we all struggle with budgetary limitations. We are all held back by something. Just buying bugout land itself can make a huge …

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Living in the Land

These homes go beyond traditional structure-focused architecture and instead, creates homes that exist in harmony with the landscape. In a way, these architects are going back to our roots-borrowing techniques from ancient Native Americans and others who mastered sustainable living in the land.

Sure, we’ve all heard of living off the land, but how would you like to live IN the land? A few architects have made it possible, and the homes they have designed are nothing short of spectacular. This new school …

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Awesome Pallet Barn Project

Awesome Pallet Barn Project - This pallet barn would be great for animals or to store stuff. Heck, you could even make a room or an office in one if you wanted too. When acquiring pallets, remember to always look for a stamp that says HT… This means heat treated and is safe to touch and build with.

Building with pallets is one of those methods that people can use to prep on the cheap. Let’s be honest, people are always complaining about not having the money to prepare for disaster. Of course, that is a self-defeating excuse. …

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Build an A-Frame Cabin

These instructions for this small A Frame mean much more than just a place to hang out. To some it means there is a sea change in their life.

The small house movement has taken off. People are going crazy about these things. It’s about minimalism. For some, it could be a viable option for a bug out location as well. What is the small home movement really about? …

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Cheap Cabin Kits Starting At $3860

Cheap Cabin Kits Starting At $3860 — Many of us pine after building or buying a cabin to live in or to have as a nice weekend getaway. (no pun intended with the many of us pine after text lol) I personally would give a body part to own a cabin somewhere remote and off the grid.

If you want to really be prepared for any survival situation, cheap cabin kits need to be on your radar. This could be the perfect bug out location, emergency shelter, or tiny home. You can find cheap cabin kits starting …

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Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts

Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts - You pay out of your nose for a reinforced shipping container that you hope doesn’t get rusty and leak over time. For a typical reinforced 10ft shipping container you could probably pay about 10k. For the same sized customized concrete culverts you are looking around 6k

After you do a little research, you are going to want to forget shipping containers and use a box culvert bunker instead. If you have looked into building materials for use as a fallout shelter, underground bunker, doomsday bunker, emergency shelter (or whatever …

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How Preppers Prepare for a Hurricane: A Comprehensive Look

How Preppers Prepare for a Hurricane: A Comprehensive Look - Dealing with a future (or impending) hurricane can be a daunting task, especially since most blog posts only give you a few hints and no specific examples of what to get or what to do. What's needed is a very thorough look at what you need to consider when getting ready for one.

Dealing with a future (or impending) hurricane can be a daunting task, especially since most blog posts only give you a few hints and no specific examples of what to get or what to do. What’s needed is a very …

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30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

Les Stroud is my all time favorite survivalist, there is no one that even comes close. Take these 30 great tips from a real pro. I have looked up to Les Stroud for years, I do not like fake survival …

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DIY Wood Burning Sauna

DIY Wood Burning Sauna - I would even go as to search forums and online salvage websites for free wood to build the hut, even a good old pallet or two would work well.

I found a cool DIY project I think everyone would enjoy, pre and post SHTF. A DIY wood burning sauna. Cool right? This project will not cost you an arm or a leg or a gym membership either, you could …

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Lessons Learned as a First Responder to Hurricane Harvey

Lessons Learned as a First Responder to Hurricane Harvey - As preppers these disaster events are incredible. Not just from the aspect of reaffirming our actions but also from the standpoint of learning.

Hurricane Harvey will be remembered for years to come. There is no getting around it. The events that followed were as terrifying as any human experience for the people on the ground floor. As preppers these disaster events are incredible. …

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