My Most Important Survival & Life Advice

My Most Important Survival & Life Advice




How Far Can You Go?

I have always been very keen on imagining scenarios and events that can perchance curtail a necessary bug out. In fact, I pride myself in perceiving just how far I am able to travel safely when bugging out becomes necessary. By safely I mean a combination of an tolerable distance, mileage that is reasonable and the lack of un-necessary delays. Let me take a moment and go into a little further detail in relation to these requirements.

Flood Recovery and Water Cleanup For Baltimore, MD

Built at the mouth of Patapsco River, Baltimore’s close proximity to Chesapeake Bay proved to be both a boon and a bane for the people of this Maryland city. Baltimore Harbor, located in this Mid-Atlantic coastal city, made it convenient for water-related industries to flourish, attracting both immigrants and investors.

Building Safety For Hurricane Preparedness

In the Southeastern United States, a region prone to hurricanes and tropical storms, many building and compliance codes have been established to reinforce new structures and protect citizens against severe weather. We’ll explore some of those codes as well as product compliance regulations that are enforced in these hurricane regions.

The Nuisance of Biting Bugs During a Bug Out

Proper planning must be taken in order to ensure that you and your family are not devoured by biting bugs during a bug out. Most of the current insect repellents on the market today use DEET as the active ingredient. You will find it in just about the entire over the counter product line that you can purchase. Supposedly, the DEET in the repellants today can be safely used on children as young as two months old as well as on adults.

The Value of a Cell Phone For Survivalists

Cell phones can be a functional tool when united with your survivalist efforts. In my family we all have our own cell phones. Several are not formally turned on meaning that there is no time on them or they are not connected to any sort of network, but these phones still perform as a 911 relay. Many people are unaware that a non-connected cell phone can contact 911. The phone may not be able to summon your sister down the road or Aunt May residing across the country but each and every cell phone can call 911 if it is properly charged.

Earthquake Kits – Expert Buying Tips For Your Office

Shopping for an earthquake kit for your department at work? These expert tips will save you time and money.

Which is Better For Long Term Food Supply – Freeze Dried Or Dehydrated?

Because of the economic and political climate of today, many people for the first time are looking to purchase long term food supplies. As with anything new, it all seems confusing. This article compares freeze dried food to dehydrated food to help individuals decide on which type of long food storage best fits their requirements.

Never Leave a Child Inside a Vehicle Alone

Over the past 10 years over 350 children have died as a result of Hyperthermia, which was caused by being locked in a vehicle. This is an increasing problem which can be avoided and needs advances in prevention. Fortunately a free community service exists to help alleviate this issue.

Food Storage Dos and Don’ts

Is long term food storage an overwhelming mystery to you? If you are concerned with building up a supply of food to protect your family against a natural disaster or economic troubles, make sure to check out these food storage do’s and don’ts to help you get started.

If You Are Caught in an Avalanche

There are some actions that could help you if caught in an avalanche: – The first thing you have to remember is: do not panic; – get rid of your sack, skis, gear and do anything that will help you to get lighter; – while falling, try to reach the side of the avalanche and to stay on the surface or at least to thrust your hand above it; – try to stay on the top of the slide; – if you did not succeed with the above mentioned, try to put a hat or a …

First Aid Kit Checklist

First aid kit checklist to help you buy and maintain the supplies you need in case of an injury at home, at work, or in your community. Helping you make sure you have what you need when you need it.

Dehydrated – Freeze-Dried Versus Bulk Food Storage

Recently, I posted a series of videos on my blog showing the proper method of packing staple food items such as rice, beans, and wheat for long-term storage. I couldn’t possibly stress enough the importance of using such methods as one would be hard-pressed to find a better way to quickly build up a larder of nutritious, life-sustaining food. When dealing in such bulk items as grains, legumes, etc., a hardy supply of foodstuffs will quickly accumulate.

Learn Why Smoke Alarms Are Important

Thinking about fire and the havoc it can wreak on homes and families is a devastating thought. Many of choose to ignore the though altogether in an attempt to not have to deal with the coinciding harsh realities of fires within the home.

A Few Words on Backup Power Generators

This article serves the purpose of introducing the reader to a very important part of emergency preparedness: the use of a backup generator to produce one’s own power should the grid go down. I present basic information on gasoline- as well as diesel- and propane-engined generator rigs and give my recommendations.

The Importance of Exercising Discretion With Regards to Your Survival Emergency Preparations

Ever tried to wake others up to the need to prepare for hard times? Ever stop to think that you might be putting yourself and your family in danger? The following article will explain why you should exercise caution.

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