Defend against a knife attack

Defend Against a Knife Attack

Nobody likes the thought of having to defend against a knife attack but these kinds of attacks are on the rise and I don’t see them slowing down. Last year there were 37,443 offences in the 12 months ending in September 2017. This was a 21% increase on the previous year and the highest number since 2011. During this guide we are going to look at what you should do if you ever have to…

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Olight s1 baton review

Review: Olight S1 Baton

After a trip that a friend and myself took recently my flashlight managed to mess up after a rainy night. I had been on the lookout for a new one that was small enough to add to my EDC but that could also handle getting wet. He suggested that I look in to the Olight S1 Baton so decided to make the purchase and put it to the test. Here is the rundown of the…

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Suprising Uses for Peanut butter

Surprising Uses for Peanut Butter

Unless somebody in the family has a peanut allergy, peanut butter should be on every preppers shelf. It is not only protein rich and calorie dense but also has some very surprising uses that you may not have thought about. Scratch Remover If you have scratches in the wooden furniture around your home, peanut butter can sort it. Simply smear smooth peanut butter on to the scratch and let it sit for about an hour,…

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Prevent your water pipes from freezing

Prevent Your Water Pipes from Freezing

We are nearing that time of the year again where your pipes are at risk from freezing. Not only do frozen water pipes prevent the flow of water, but it can also lead to them bursting causing damage to your home. The pipes that are most at risk of freezing are those which are in unheated spaces such as basements, lofts, garages, and those located in exterior walls. We are going to be taking a…

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Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that can not be detected by sight, smell or taste. If exposed to high levels, it can eventually kill. In England and Wales alone, there are around 25 deaths by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. Once breathed in, it mixes with haemoglobin which is the part of red blood cells that carry oxygen around the body. This can lead to the cells and tissue to fail and die. Causes of Carbon…

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