How to Treat Deep Wounds

Do you know how to treat deep wounds when help is not around? If not, you need to start learning now. Basic first aid is great but what happens in a SHTF situation where you can’t immediately get to the hospital? We are going to look at how you can treat deep wounds yourself until help gets there. Stop the Bleeding You must apply direct pressure on the wound with a clean cloth or piece…

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Crossbow laws

The Crossbow Laws in the UK

Crossbow Laws UK  The number of people owning a crossbow is on the rise and providing we use them responsibly, there is no reason that they won’t remain 100% legal. Just because they are legal does not mean that there are not very strict rules that must be followed. During this post we are going to outline the main laws for crossbows. We take no responsibility for missing or incorrect information although, to our knowledge,…

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Home security

How to Protect Your Home From Intruders

We never know what kind of traumatic situations we may have to deal with in our homes. From fire to burglaries, preparing now can save a lot of money and heartache in the long run. It doesn’t have to be expensive to protect your home and there are many ways it can be done on a budget. Check out our handy guide below. Have a neighbour collect your mail – if you are going to…

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How to Make a Swedish Torch

During todays guide we are going to be looking at how to make a Swedish torch. The great thing about these is that they take the bare minimum of tending from you as the fire burns from the inside of the log. These were used extensively during the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) as a simple and efficient way to create a warm fire and light source from a single log. The log is split into four…

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Communication during a disaster

Communication During a Disaster

You must make sure that you have a plan in place for communication during a disaster. During and following a disaster can be hard for anybody. It becomes even worse if you do not prepare now for how you are going to communicate with your loved ones. Power outages will mean you can’t use your usual means of communication. Chances are cellular services will become overwhelmed meaning your cell phone can also not be used….

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