New to Prepping? Start Here

Here at UK Survival Guides we have nearly 450 articles for you to get into which can also seem like a fairly daunting task for the beginners amongst us.

If you’re new here then I congratulate you on making the decision to do everything in your power to keep yourself and your family alive.

The idea of this page is to give you an idea of how best to approach prepping without feeling completely lost in the sea of information.

The following article will link to other posts here on UKSG that I feel any newcomer will benefit from reading. We update this site almost daily so be sure to bookmark us and check back often.

Water

Survival Basics – Water for Survival – what you need to know about water.

How to Harvest Rainwater – find out the difference between rainwater and greywater and learn how to create your own rainwater harvesting system.

Emergency Water Sources Around the Home – no water, no problem! Read here to see how easy it can be to find drinkable water from around the home.

How Dangerous is Dehydration – in simple terms, if you don’t drink, you will die.

Food

Raising Rabbits for Meat – here, we will look at the best rabbits to keep for meat as well as how to look after them.

Survival Foods You Must Have in Your Pantry – quick list of food items that should be in every preppers pantry.

Stock Inventory and the FIFO Method – learn how to rotate your supplies using the FIFO method (first in first out).

How to Make Powdered Eggs – give your eggs a huge boost of life by learning this simple trick.

Tips for Building Your Emergency Food Supply – a few simple and easy to follow tips for getting your food supply off to a head start.

Guide to Long Term Food Supply Containers – we will look at the various options that you have for your containers and give our own opinions.

Tips for Buying in Bulk – prepping is not cheap and it is always a good idea to look at ways that you can build your stockpile while also saving money.

Communications

Communication During a Disaster – find alternative methods of communications when your cell phone is out of action.

Tips for Extending Your Two Way Radio Range – did you know that you can actually extend the range of your two way radios? Find out how here.

Defenses

How to Make a Safe Room – learn how to create a safe room within your home for any number of disaster or home invasion.

How to Protect Your Home – easy to follow list of tips for securing your castle.

Home Defense: Surveillance Cameras – see how to know which is the right cameras for your property.

Protecting Your Home from Looters – following a disaster, looting usually arises which puts you and your family in even more trouble. Learn to protect your home.

How to Create a Fire Escape Plan – a fire escape plan is just one of the plans that you should have in place.

How to Prevent Purse Snatching – don’t be a victim to criminals on the street. Learn how to prevent purse snatching.

How to Become a Gray Man – sometimes the best thing is to just be able to blend in and go around unnoticed. How? Read this guide to find out.

How to Safely Escape an Abusive Relationship – this is something that I hold very close to my heart. No woman should ever be treated anything other than a person. If you are in an abusive relationship, please get out now.

Finances

Starting an Emergency Fund – high up on your list of priorities should be to get an emergency fund started. Follow the steps in this guide.

Staying Safe When Using an ATM – you shouldn’t have to be always watching over your shoulder, but in todays society, it is incredibly important that you do so.

Getting Out of Debt – debt doesn’t get easier unless you are free from the chains.

4 Tips for Surviving an Economic Collapse – it doesn’t take much to see exactly how this country is going, read here for surviving the coming collapse.

Guide to Extreme Couponing – use the tips here in conjunction with buying in bulk and you are off running.

How to Earn Some Quick Money for Your Prepping – prepping takes money so read here how you can earn yourself some cash to put on your preps.

Practical Ways to Save Money and Reduce Debt – more ways of saving money and releasing yourself from the chains of debt.

Budget Friendly Ways to Start Prepping – we don’t all have endless supplies of money but the good news is that you can prep on any budget.

Miscellaneous

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – carbon monoxide is a silent killer. Don’t become a victim.

The Number One Priority for Survival – where you are mentally will be the deciding factor as to whether or not you survive.

Cold Weather Survival Tips – simple and easy to follow tips for surviving the cold weather.

Situational Awareness 101 – we can give ourselves a much better advantage in any situation by simply being more aware of our surroundings.

How to Prepare for a Power Outage – power outages are not fun and if you have children, they will make sure that you hear about it every five minutes.

Staying Safe During an Earthquake – read on to learn how to act when the ground starts shaking.

Preparing for a Terrorist Attack – terrorism is on the rise and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

Disaster Preparedness and Diabetes – we must never forget those family members that may have extra needs during and after a disaster.

How to Prepare for a Flood – flooding is the most common disaster here in the UK yet still so many people are unprepared. Don’t be one of those people.

Responding to an Active Shooter Incident – scary thought to think you may need this information one day but learn it now so that it becomes second nature.

Defeating Stress After a Disaster – after a disaster on any scale, stress is inevitable. Learn to defeat that stress.

Ultimate Guide to Your Bug Out Bag Essentials – list of items we feel should be in every bug out bag.

How to Survive a Riot – riots are dangerous grounds. Don’t get caught up in the mob mentality. Stay safe.

What is Normalcy Bias? – have you ever thought to yourself, “something like that has never happened before, so it never will”. Stop that thinking immediately! Everything is only impossible until something comes along and proves that it is possible.

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