How to Make Compost at Home

Making your own compost at home is a super easy and environmentally-friendly way of dealing with kitchen scraps and garden waste. With it, you can turn this waste into a valuable and nutrient rich food for your garden. The great thing about composting is that you are not limited to what time of the year you get it started. It can be done all year round, as and when suitable materials are generated in the…

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How to Freeze Eggs

Whether you buy eggs of have your own chickens, you will have those times arrive when you just seem to have more eggs than you can use. Did you know that you can actually crack open the eggs and freeze them? In a home freezer, you can freeze eggs for up to one year. How to Freeze Egg Whites If you are doing a recipe that requires only the yolks, you can freeze the egg…

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Home security

Garage Security Tips

When it comes to home security, we often spend our time worrying about the doors and windows of our homes but forget about the garage. Garage doors are in most cases pretty weak and they can give thieves easy access to your home. They take very little effort and virtually no time to force open. Even if the garage is not actually attached to the property, if there is items of value stored in there,…

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How to Preserve Food at Home

We have a new writer that has joined our team here at UK Survival Guides and she is going to be our resident food blogger. She has a list of some great articles that she wants to share with you all in the coming months but today I wanted to write a short introduction to the different methods of food preservation to get you started. What does this have to do with prepping? Well quite…

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How to Survive a Riot

Why do People Loot After a Disaster?

We have covered looting here before or more specifically, protecting your home from looters. Today, we want to take a slightly different approach and look into why many people choose to loot following a disaster. What makes these people turn to looting? I am not a fan of David Cameron but he summed rioting and looting up as: Criminality, pure and simple. Although there is an element of truth in those words, I think looting…

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