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I’m pretty sure this could work for my family and I. From a distance they will look like a regular old grain bin and because of that if SHTF people may just move on by.
As a regular tiny house this would work really well too. The bins themselves cost between free if you can pick one up, to a few thousand bucks. These just need to be insulated and fitted out.
Yes, I know some of you will be saying what about tornadoes and nasty winds. That is something you have to think about, of course, but remember you could make the bins sturdier and add a foundation too. Check out the original article and if you like it get the plans and build your own.
I would love to hear what you think about this project and if you think you could live in one. Or better yet, comments and pictures from those that do live in one! Please leave your comments over on our Facebook page.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.
- America's Natural Nuclear Bunkers: Find the Closest One to Your Home
- 56 Items to Stockpile in Your Easy Cellar