Category: Shelter

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials From Any House

How to Build a Warm Shelter Out of Everyday Materials From Any House — If SHTF and you have no where to go, or you are bugging out and you lose your shelter, this article is a good read and tells you how to build shelter with common house hold materials, I'm even betting that you could even find some of the materials just laying around the city too.

If it’s SHTF and you have nowhere to go, or you are bugging out and you lose your gear,  you have to know how to build a shelter with common household materials. I’m even betting that you could find some …

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Winter Survival: How to Build a Proper Snow Cave

Winter Survival: How to Build a Proper Snow Cave — Need to build an emergency shelter in the snow? Do you intend to camp out in the snow on a ski trek? Snow caves are easy and very effective if built correctly.

The cold is a nasty beast. It’s one of the ugliest situations you can find yourself in. Perhaps cold unrelenting rain is about as ugly as it gets. Particularly, without shelter!  In the unrelenting heat, you can certainly suffer. It’s …

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When the Grid Goes Down, You Better Be Ready!

When the Grid Goes Down, You Better Be Ready! — We all rely so much on the grid, from things as simple as charging our cell phones, to running our water heaters and cooking our food! Let's think for a second, what have you got in place right this minute if the power went out you could function to some degree?

Not long ago the US government came very close to publishing a report about preparing for a serious grid down situation. The grid is indefensible and this report was based on the fact that we could be attacked through the …

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How To Build A Survival Tarp Shelter In 2 Minutes

How To Build A Survival Tarp Shelter In 2 Minutes - I personally have 2 tarps. One in my bug out bag and one in my car, I purchased this tarp from amazon and only cost me 13 bucks. It is 9ft by 12ft but you can always get a smaller or a bugger tarp depending on your needs

Camping shelter and survival shelter might be two different things. That is the idea behind the 2-minute shelter. The way I look at survival tarp shelter, it’s about minimum time investment so that you can act quickly and decisively. The …

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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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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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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. How about turning a bunch of free pallets into a shed for storage? Do you think you can make a pallet barn? It’s …

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5 Ways To Keep People Off Your Doorstep When SHTF

5 Ways To Keep People Off Your Doorstep When SHTF — If you are bugging in, or for some reason couldn't bug out, these tips may save you and your family's lives and your stockpile. It's no secret that when SHTF, there will be people that want to take advantage of the situation, either by looting, killing and even raping.

If you are bugging in, or for some reason couldn’t bug out, these tips may save you and your family’s lives and your stockpile. It’s no secret that when SHTF, there will be people that want to take advantage of …

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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, I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked how to build an A-frame cabin! People are going crazy about these things. It’s about minimalism. For some, it could be a …

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How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment

How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment — An expertly designed safe room can cost tens of thousands of dollars, leaving many to feel that they cannot afford to build a safe room n their own homes. The high price tag makes it seem like the secure quarters are options only for movie stars or the super rich, but in reality, a safe room is simply a fortified area that is resistant to assault.

An expertly designed safe room can cost tens of thousands of dollars, leaving many to feel that they cannot afford to build a safe room in their own homes. The high price tag makes it seem like the secure quarters …

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