LIGHTS OUT: 20 Things you need to do during a power outage

  It’s important to prepare everything you need before a power outage because when the lights go out, you might get disoriented and your family might panic. Stay calm, get everyone some flashlights and listen to the news if you experience a blackout in your neighborhood. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) Keep the lights on: Prep before SHTF Here … Continue reading LIGHTS OUT: 20 Things you need to do during a power outage

Prepping 101: What to expect when the power goes out

  A power outage may not seem so bad, especially if you’re a prepper with a survival stockpile that’s full of supplies for your whole family. But what if the power outage lasts for a week or more? To make sure you’re not caught completely by of guard, follow the tips below to survive a long-term power outage. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) … Continue reading Prepping 101: What to expect when the power goes out

Prepping 101: Emergency water storage for beginners

Storing an emergency water supply prepares you for scenarios in which access to water is restricted. In order to be prepared, you need to keep an adequate supply not only for your family’s drinking needs but also for sanitation, cooking, cleaning and the like. This will require food-grade water containers, as well as a backup plan, should … Continue reading Prepping 101: Emergency water storage for beginners

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

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

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