How to Survive a Riot

How to Protect Your Home From Looters

When a natural disaster of any kind threatens your area, you have the choice of hunkering down in place or getting out to safety. Either way, looting is likely going to be a concern. In most cases, looters are going to target businesses in order to do their “shopping”, however, some of them are going to be intent on stealing from residential areas. For this reason, you must be prepared to protect yourself, your family,…

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Avoid These 5 Prepping Mistakes

Avoid These 5 Prepping Mistakes

There is a lot of information out there that we need to learn but that also brings with it, lots of mistakes as part of the learning process. The main point of this guide is to show you 5 common mistakes that preppers make and how you can avoid making the same ones. Not Knowing How to Use Your Gear Having all the latest survival gear is all well and good but it is of…

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Alternative Ways to Open the Can

Don’t Forget to Rotate Your Supplies

If you have taken the time to stockpile supplies for the safety of you and your family, the last thing you need is for those supplies to be of no use when you need them the most. It is not enough to purchase and forget, your supplies need to be checked on a regular basis to ensure that they are always usable. Different foods have different expiration dates so this needs to be watched carefully…

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How to Create a Fire Escape Plan

How to Create a Fire Escape Plan

Your ability to escape a fire safely largely depends on having an effective plan in place. Having smoke detectors installed is great but if a fire does happen, do you and everybody else in the home understand what to do? I hope you never need to use your fire escape plan other than practice but if you do, you can ensure that you keep your family safe. Gather the Family When you start to create…

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Staying Safe Around Candles

Staying Safe Around Candles

Last year, there were 963 house fires in the UK alone that were caused by candles, many of which could have been avoided. We are often advised to include candles in our emergency kits as a means of backup lighting and extra heat but unless you use them safely, you may be putting yourself in even more danger. Candles still produce an open flame and over 60% of fires caused by candles is due to…

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