How to Store Gasoline Safely

While gasoline itself may not exactly be flammable, the vapors produced are extremely combustible. Because of this, gasoline is considered to be an unstable and potentially deadly substance. In order to prevent any devastating fires or explosions, it is important to follow the correct gasoline storage practices which we are going to take a look at here today. You need to learn which are the best places to store your gasoline as well as the…

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Basics for Starting a Seed Bank

A seed bank is simply your own stash of seeds that you have set aside for long-term storage. You can purchase a can of “survival” seeds online but these just aren’t really very useful. In most cases, they are full of varieties that are just not optimal for your region, nor best for your purposes. Also, for more big-seeded staple crop varieties, there is likely to be only trivial amounts yet these would be the seeds…

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[Updated] Surprising Uses of Salt

We originally wrote the surprising uses of salt post back when this site first started but looking back, there was so much more that could have been added that we decided to update the post for you here today. We have not only changed the formatting to make it much easier to read but have also added many more uses that you may not have thought about. Salt is much more than just a seasoning…

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Ladder Safety and the 4-to-1 Rule

I am not sure about you but I don’t really have that many reasons to climb a ladder around my property. If you also only need a ladder on a few occasions, it is easy to forget just how dangerous your ladder actually is if you do not set it up correctly. How hard can it be, right? You open it up, extend it to the correct length and climb it. Wrong? Your ladder must…

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10 Basic Life Saving Skills Everyone Should Know

Since our beginning here at UK Survival Guides we have written many articles that show you how to survive many different situations. But, what happens when it isn’t you that needs the help but the person next to you that is facing a real emergency? You can’t just stand around watching as they possibly choke to death or faint. It is important that you understand some basic life saving skills to help when it really…

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