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Space is something almost all preppers consider to be an issue. None of us have enough space unless you are of the billionaire class and have long-buried your spacious bunker in the ground.
For the common prepper, it takes cunning and creativity to fit everything we need into the right space. Still, there are other options out there. You also have the option of creating more space. While you may be hindered by the budget you can save money by going at this project a few different ways.
A quality prepper shed is something that can make a huge difference. Not to mention, a big enough shed, with a heater on some land that you own could be a little bit of a bugout location. These things are not glamorous but you are starting something that is far better than nothing!
Building your own shed is not that tough and even buying a shed kit can prove to be effective. Building a shed from plans with lumber and concrete as a base is an experience that we all should undertake. You are learning to build a structure from raw materials and that is a skill that many more people should understand.
If you get someone else to deliver and install your shed, well, things can get ugly fast. For all the sheds that are successfully installed by big box hardware stores, there are just as many stories of disasters.
You pay extra for installation and its nearly impossible for someone else to do things the way you need or want it done.
Your prepper shed could be one of the best things you invest in. Just be sure to padlock that thing or protect what is inside. It would be a damned shame to store all your preps out there and have someone find it and steal it all before you need it.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out 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 show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.