10 Prepper Websites I Visit Often

As any website owner must do, before writing any posts here at UKSG we do our research and we usually do that by visiting other prepper and survival sites. After all, no single website can hold all of the answers that you need and many have their own takes on certain topics. I am always in search of new information and I do that with the help of a select number of websites that I…

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Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag

How to Reduce the Weight of Your Bug Out Bag

I am sure that by now you have seen those lists that show you upwards of a hundred items that should be in a bug out bag. Some lists even show a lot more. Realistically, do you honestly believe that anyone, no matter how fit they are, could carry all that gear if they ever need to evacuate and head towards their bug out location? Even if you had a rucksack big enough, the sheer…

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How to Make a Bucket Rat Trap

I really do not like rats, in fact, I hate them and they will eat just about anything they can get their grubby little selves near. To be fair, they are only doing what they need to survive, eating, I just don’t want them eating MY food. Rats are actually pretty crafty little animals and can be fairly tough to catch. The rat bucket trap that we will be looking at today is an effective…

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How to Clean a Smoke Damaged House

If left untreated over a long period, ash and soot can cause irreversible damage to your home. They are acidic and need to be dealt with quickly to avoid any more damage from being done. While you may think that simply using an average vacuum may be effective, these will only redeposit the particles around the building. Cleaning a smoke damaged house also isn’t as easy as simply leaving windows and doors open and letting…

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How to Use a Fire Blanket

Fire blankets are made of fire-resistant materials and are particularly useful for using on fat pan fires or for wrapping around a person whose clothing is on fire. You will need to check your particular fire blanket to see whether it is single-use or whether it can be used multiple times and learn how to use it correctly and confidently. Fire blankets are typically made from glass fibre fabric, with a thin fire resistant coating….

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