Best Emergency Whistles for Your Survival Kit

Although whistles are generally inexpensive, they are still one of the most effective ways to draw attention if you become lost or in need of help during an emergency situation. Whether you regularly go out hiking, want something to carry for personal safety or you just want a means of signaling for your survival kit, a good whistle should never be underestimated. The piercing sound will travel much farther than your voice will, even in…

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Putting Together a Pet Emergency Survival Kit

11 Items for Your Dog’s First Aid Kit

While many of our readers already have an emergency disaster kit for themselves packed and ready to go, quite a few of them don’t yet have an emergency kit in place for their pets. This post is specifically aimed for those with dogs but if you have other pets too, you should be able to easily put an emergency kit together for them also. It is always a smart and safe idea to be prepared…

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What is the Lifespan of Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are essential pieces of safety equipment for every home. The problem is that many homeowners just seem to install them and then forget about them. They believe that once they are installed, as long as they change the batteries they are going to keep them safe but this isn’t quite true and those thoughts could prove fatal. A large percentage of all home fires could have been prevented. In 3…

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[Product Recommendation] Hydrapak Expedition Water Carrier

Live large. Hydrate often. Introducing our highest capacity storage yet, the 8L Expedition. Perfect for car camping or water for your base camp, it has a wide-mouth Plug-N-Play cap for easy pouring, a flexible handle for effortless carrying and hanging and a free standing design with dual baffles for stability. And as if all that wasn’t enough, it’s lightweight and extremely packable. You’ll be practically unstoppable. Lightweight water storage and delivery solution for camping, picnicking,…

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How to Protect Your Property from Vandals

Whether you are worried about vandalism or have already been a victim of it, we hope that the tips shown here can help to keep your property safe. By vandalism we are talking about the damage or defacement of property which also counts as criminal damage. It doesn’t matter if it is a home or business premises, the steps that can be taken are the same for all. In the UK, the most common types…

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