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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How To Find And Buy A Shipping Container – With 2 Secrets To Get Them Dirt Cheap

How To Find And Buy A Shipping Container: How To Find And Buy A Shipping Container - I have been looking for a shipping container for years now. I have been a little lazy in regards to actually making an effort and actually finding one but with this guide I found, I can now focus and get a great deal.

  Shipping containers outlive their usefulness as cargo carriers within 5 years, and they used to sit abandoned at shipyards for years. Now, they’re gaining increasing recognition for their durability, adaptability, light weight, low cost and ease of stacking. I …

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Emergency Shelters: How to Make Yours Last

Emergency Shelters: How to Make Yours Last - One of your top priorities when SHTF will be getting shelter. You could be in danger of dying within a few hours in severe weather conditions if you don't have shelter to protect you from the elements. Ideally your shelter should be made to last to increase your chances of survival.

One of your top priorities when SHTF will be getting shelter. You could be in danger of dying within a few hours in severe weather conditions if you don’t have shelter to protect you from the elements. Ideally, your sanctuary should be made to …

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How to Install Your Own Off the Grid Well

How to Install Your Own Off Grid Well - Water is the most essential thing we need for life. With out water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our brain.

Water is the most essential thing we need for life. Without water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our …

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How to Hook up a Generator to Your Home the Correct Way

How To Hook Up A Generator To Your Home The Correct Way — Winter is coming. Don't be without power during an outage. Check out how to hook up a generator to your house so all you need to do is click a switch and you're whole house will have power.

Learning how to correctly hook up a generator to your home should be a core component of your emergency preparedness plans. It is sad to say but having power at your house is taken for granted by millions of people …

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Build A Low Impact Woodland Home For Less Than $5000

Build A Low Impact Woodland Home For Less Than $5000 — This is doable anywhere in the world! Its environmentally friendly and would make a perfect bug out location if you had limited funds to build a cabin or semi permanent residence.

I love this … Simon Dale is a family man in Wales, the western part of Great Britain. His interest in self-sustainability and an ecological awareness led him to dig out and build his own home—one of the loveliest, warmest, …

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Get the Most of Your Fireplace and Stay Warm All Winter Long

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house.

Fireplaces fill a home with warmth and comfort and quickly become the favorite area of the house. Using your fireplace during the winter months can save money on heat and keep your whole family nice and warm. There is nothing quite …

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How to Build A Wickiup

How to Build A Wickiup | Survival Life - This is a great article about building a wickiup and how to get proficient at it. You will find that like all shelters this one requires some practice and an understanding of source materials. If you can overcome these two issues you will lean on the wickiup as a quick answer in times of emergency.

Building a survival shelter is a crucial part of any preppers plan. To be prepared you need to know how to shelter yourself in both the urban landscape and the wilderness. There are a number of options when it comes …

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How to Build a Home/Cabin Out of a Shipping Container

Container -- If you have been following me for a while you will know I have posted a few great articles that went viral about shipping containers. If you missed them check them out before reading this article. How To Buy A Shipping Container and Why You Shouldn’t Bury A Shipping Container Bunker Underground

A shipping container is much stronger than traditional wood frame construction, inexpensive, and a great starting point to build a home or cabin. If you have been following me for a while you will know I have posted a few …

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How To Make Old Fashioned Chinking

How To Make Old Fashioned Chinking - You can make as much or as little as you need when you need it.  Making old true old fashioned chinking is almost a lost art.  Many old timers remember just what it was like to mix and use.  It is something you can make and do successfully.

Have you ever visited an old log cabin?  Did you notice that the logs did not always match up?  Did you see the substance placed between the logs?  Chinking is what you see when you look at the joints between …

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