Prepper must-haves: What to stock up on before a summer or winter power outage

Almost everything in a modern home requires electricity, like food prep, heating, entertainment and communication. Before SHTF and you lose power for a week or longer, make sure you have enough supplies for summer and winter. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) What to stock up on for a winter power outage On a regular day, short-term power outages are … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: What to stock up on before a summer or winter power outage

EMP survival: 4 Ways to protect your home from an EMP attack

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is an intense burst of electromagnetic energy that can shut down the power grid and disrupt electronics. It occurs naturally such as during solar storms but can also be generated artificially using nuclear weapons. A man-made EMP can easily push modern societies dependent on the power grid to the brink of collapse. For example, a successful EMP … Continue reading EMP survival: 4 Ways to protect your home from an EMP attack

Prepping tips: How to survive a long-term power outage

Ideally, your neighborhood shouldn’t have any power outages. If it does, they should only last for a couple of hours or one day. But preppers know that things often go wrong when you least expect them to and that you should always be prepared. Make sure you can survive a long-term power outage by stocking up … Continue reading Prepping tips: How to survive a long-term power outage

Prepping tips: What to expect when you lose power for one week

Surviving a week-long power outage requires a great deal of preparation. You use electricity for a lot of things, so it only makes sense that you pay more attention to how you’ll manage your home in the event of a power outage. Here’s what to expect when the grid goes down for a week: (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) Day 1 … Continue reading Prepping tips: What to expect when you lose power for one week

Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out

While authorities typically give out notices in advance of a blackout, SHTF scenarios will feature abrupt power outages that last for a long time. Days without electricity could put your and your family’s safety on the line if you’re not prepared for a sudden power outage. Therefore, actively taking measures to prepare for that scenario is important for survival. What you need … Continue reading Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out

Skills, strategies and supplies you’ll need to prep for an EMP, solar flares

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event is one of the most catastrophic scenarios preppers can ever face.  This is especially true in today’s world, where almost every tool and technology requires electricity to function. Fortunately, there are ways you can prepare for such an event. The worst kind of EMP event you can face is the kind … Continue reading Skills, strategies and supplies you’ll need to prep for an EMP, solar flares

5 Ways to stay cool when SHTF during a heatwave

Air conditioning is a common part of most households, but like most modern appliances and devices, it relies on electricity to function. With the U.S. power grid on the brink of a breakdown, one intense heatwave could fry the grid and millions of households would lose electricity. If this happens, would you know how to keep … Continue reading 5 Ways to stay cool when SHTF during a heatwave

The savvy prepper’s guide to surviving a long-term power outage

A power outage is one of the most challenging situations any homeowner may face. Society has grown to be heavily dependent on technology and electricity, with the latter becoming almost a necessity. Losing access to electricity can lead to adverse effects on everyday life. What’s even more unfortunate is that you don’t usually have control … Continue reading The savvy prepper’s guide to surviving a long-term power outage

The prepper’s guide to surviving a power outage

Preppers habitually get their gear ready for common SHTF scenarios like power outages. Blackouts can occur at any time due to issues at a power station or natural causes like winds from a storm that’s strong enough to bring down power lines. Whatever the cause is, you must take measures to ensure that your family stays safe … Continue reading The prepper’s guide to surviving a power outage

10 Practical tips that will help you survive a long-term disaster without electricity

Society has grown into one that relies heavily on electricity-powered devices, appliances and gadgets. Most people can’t even imagine a world without the convenience that comes with electricity. A lot of electrical outages usually last a few hours or maybe a few days. However, some disasters can lead to power outages that may last weeks, even more. … Continue reading 10 Practical tips that will help you survive a long-term disaster without electricity