What to Do in the First 24 Hours After a Flood
Whether a flood is caused by underground water leakage or due to natural reasons, you need to employ some practices within the first 24 hours after the flood to ensure the safety of your home and family. Here is what you should do as soon as possible: Avoid Risk If the flood was severe enough for you to force you out of your home, be sure that your home is strong enough to welcome you back. Check for warping or cracked foundation elements before entering your house.3 Tips On Getting Phenomenal Survival Bartering Power
Have you ever thought about what items you’ll use in a survival barter situation? I’ve always thought that it required bag fulls of money.How To Prevent Fires Caused By Dryers
According to the U.S. fire administration, over 2,900 clothes-dryer fires are reported every year. Most of these fires result due to buildup of lint inside the dryer or inside the pipe that usually vents to the outside. While there are many fires that result from the dryer, the good news is that you can prevent the fires from coming up by doing the following:4 Practical Ideas to Avoid Emergency Situations
Here are practical ideas you can follow in order to avoid emergency situations at home. These help keep your family safe and secure and prevent the need for loans in order to pay for emergency expenses.One Way to Honor Military Service and Veterans: Remember the Good With the Bad
Each year we pause to remember and honor the few who continue to protect our precious freedoms against those who wish to destroy us. Events, such as the attack on 9/11, and conflicts before and since, always involve innocent lives and force the nation to send our military in harm’s way. We can honor those who died by remaining vigilant and applying important lessons in the future. One combat veteran and survivor of the 9/11 attacks recounts an important lesson you’ll want to remember in the aftermath of terrible events, should you be called upon to make similar tough decisions in the days, months, and years ahead.Pocket Survival Kits – Are They Worth It?
Since me Boy Scout days, I’ve always been obsessed with small containers to keep things organized. Film cans, Band Aid and Sucrets tins where readily available to put stuff in. I had many such containers filled with different things for different needs. “Be Prepared”, that was our motto and it has stuck with me through all these years. Hence my fascination with the Altoids tin survival kits.How to Recognize Real Mil-Spec 550 Paracord
The paracord you bought is probably not mil-spec. Most of what is sold today is commercial-grade or worse. Follow these tips to sort out genuine paracord from the imitators.Fire Risk Assessment Requirements for Businesses in the United Kingdom
Every business throughout the United Kingdom should carry out a thorough fire risk assessment to ensure they have the necessary precautions and procedures in place to protect their customers, staff and visitors. In October 2006 businesses in England and Wales were welcomed with changes to the business fire risk assessment requirements, simplifying the assessment and ensuring that it is easier to manage and put into action. The aim of the document is not just to complete it to comply with the safety officers that visit the property unannounced to ensure you are taking relevant steps to…Tips to Finding the Best Fire Extinguisher Service in Your Area
Every company around the world should have working fire extinguishers in their building to meet their specific requirements. There are a range of different options available, which results in some companies finding themselves with more than one type of extinguisher which needs regular servicing and maintenance, ensuring it works when you need it most. When you go online or look through your local business directory, you will find a large number of companies offering fire extinguisher services in your area.Determining The Number and Type of Fire Extinguishers You Need For Your Business
Whether you’re opening a new business, moving premises or in the process of carrying out your fire risk assessment, one of the important elements to take into consideration is safety. This will include the number of fire extinguishers you have in the property and the type. Remember that there is a variety of options available, different classes and to top it off, the number you need is determined by your floor space.The Anatomy of a Survivor
The anatomy of a survivor starts at the top, from head to toe. Unless an individual is mentally prepared to survive a catastrophe, he will likely perish. In an apocalyptic life and death scenario, fewer than ten percent of people are emotionally equipped to survive. Survivors are mentally wired to assess the situation correctly, react quickly, accurately, and to make the necessary adjustments which a survival situation requires.Emergency Water Storage – Super Fast, Cheap Homemade Rain Barrel
Water is essential in an emergency. Collect rainwater for your garden, to flush your toilets and to wash your clothes. See how I made a DIY rain barrel for $13 using simple tools I already owned. It only took 20 minutes!Natural Disasters – Are You Ready
We see it on TV all the time: hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods and earthquakes. You see people looking at where their house used to be; only rubble is there now. All their stuff is either gone or destroyed.Survival Knives – Explore the Usefulness of the Product
The use of survival knives is not confined only for the purpose of surviving harsh conditions. These are excellent devices that can do a lot of small tricky jobs for you in a fraction of seconds. Sharp knives made of stainless steel are a wonderful gadget that is made of high-quality steel material and are very popular among most of the knife lovers.Raising Rabbits for Preppers
As part of your preparedness plan or in your quest for off grid living, raising rabbits is an essential member of your livestock community. High in protein and easy to raise. Learn more about raising rabbits for preppers.