By: Matt “Papa Bear” Wooddell Many people, when first joining the preparedness community initially focus on guns and ammo. They want nice, useful, and effective weaponry and enough ammunition to last for years and years before needing to purchase more. After a few years of prepping and a few years’ worth of trips to the […]
We know that the big one is coming. We prepare ourselves to survive by having enough food & water, medical supplies and other things on hand but we also need to protect ourselves from all. Protecting yourself and your Family at home from violence, intruders, Terrorist groups and more has become one of the highest […]
Comprehensive lists for necessary items to store when Bugging In your home, during an emergency!
By Spencer Blohm The holidays are a time of cheer and giving, but those warm fuzzy feelings aren’t good reasons to forget basic security. In fact, with a house filled to the brim with expensive presents and the whole family enjoying an extra helping of eggnog, there’s no better time to step up your security […]
There are positives and negatives to all tools of self-defense, if there was the perfect self-defense tool available where all you had to do was push a button and the attacker would vanish into thin air and materialize inside a jail cell, it STILL would not do you any good if an attacker has snuck […]
By Will Hill There are 3 things you should do to prepare for a Breaking and Entering scenario during a time of crisis. Step 1. Gather your materials and set up your defense the best way that serves your needs. Step 2. Have a friend attempt to break in. Step 3. Have someone who was […]
By Will Hill In order to properly prepare for the times that may come, it’s important to think both offensively and defensively. There is no need to attack anyone but to ensure that you can defend what you have, you should hypothetically attack your own defenses. If you were travelling around starving during an apocalyptic […]
When an emergency situation comes along, catching up with friends and family on Facebook could be the last thing on your mind. Plus, in the aftermath of disaster, your ability to get online is likely to be restricted at best. However, social media outlets—if you can access them—could prove to be a vital way of […]
By Lukas Nicholson You are prepared for whatever may come. You have enough food, water, and supplies to last you and your family for years if necessary. You also have a small (or large) investment in equipment, guns, ammo, and all the other necessities to keep you alive while the rest of the world suffers. […]
Written by: Naomi Broderick Nature has a way of making an entrance, sometimes announced and sometimes without so much as a whisper of her arrival. That’s why when push comes to shove, it’s good to know you’ve done everything you can to protect yourself, your family and your belongings. We probably will never be able […]
Written by: Anna Johnston With homes constantly being invaded by burglars, it is extremely necessary to protect your belongings from the reach of uninvited strangers. An astonishing fact about burglary is that, a burglary happens once in every 15 seconds in the USA. Most of them happen when you are away at work. The cities […]
Written by: Amanda Daniels
(Editors Note: This article can be taken into consideration for bug out locations as well as bug in locations.)
Whether your baby is starting to crawl or you have young nieces, nephews or grandchildren who visit often, you quickly realize how many household items can actually be quite dangerous. That glass coffee table in the living room begins to look like an accident waiting to happen, and suddenly you notice how many harsh cleaning products are stored in low cabinets within a toddler’s reach.
Install Extra Latch for Doors
As soon as kids are tall enough, they quickly learn how to open doors and nothing looks quite as attractive as exploring the yard outside. Quash a potential flight risk by installing an additional latch high out of reach on all exterior doors. A slide lock is sufficient and affordable. You can find them at your local hardware store for just under $10.