Prepper projects: Setting up a rainwater shower at your homestead

As a prepper, you need to be a frugal spender. You can also be thrifty with your preps, like harvested water. With some additional tools, you can use rainwater to make an outdoor shower for your homestead. (h/t to PrimalSurvivor.net) Why build an outdoor shower? If you have harvested water and an outdoor shower, you can clean off … Continue reading Prepper projects: Setting up a rainwater shower at your homestead

Prepping 101: How to store water for emergency preparedness

The human body needs water to function properly, and a person may only survive for a few days without water. Clean water is also important for sanitation and hygiene. This is why having an emergency supply of clean, safe water is essential when SHTF. But there’s more to water storage than filling drums and buckets with potable … Continue reading Prepping 101: How to store water for emergency preparedness

Survival essentials: Tips for storing water in your car

Nearly all of the body’s major systems rely on water to function and survive. In fact, a person can survive for up to 21 days without food but only three days without water. It’s not at all unusual for people to get stranded in or with their cars, such as during a snowstorm or when their … Continue reading Survival essentials: Tips for storing water in your car

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: Securing your water supply before disaster strikes

Ensuring you have adequate water supply is an absolute must if you wish to make it through a disaster. For starters, you will not last a few days if you don’t drink enough water. Additionally, you need to get rid of dirty dishes, wash your hands and deal with human waste, among other things. So it’s … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: Securing your water supply before disaster strikes

Survival essentials: Tips for long-term water storage

As a prepper, you must have a steady supply of food, water and other items that you might need to survive a long-term disaster scenario. You can buy food supplies or tend a home garden to grow fruits and vegetables in your backyard, but how do you go about securing a water supply that will … Continue reading Survival essentials: Tips for long-term water storage

Prepper storage guides: Which containers should you use to store water for stockpiling?

According to the survival rule of threes, you cannot survive for more than three days without an adequate supply of water. That’s why you need to stock up on a lot of water before SHTF. Here are the different types of water storage containers you should consider. (h/t to SmartPrepperGear.com) What material should your water storage container be … Continue reading Prepper storage guides: Which containers should you use to store water for stockpiling?

Essential survival gear for the home

The comfort and ease of modern-day living is made possible by flip-of-the-switch electricity, turn-of-the-knob water supplies, on-the-go cell phone communication, and high-speed internet access. It’s easy to take these conveniences for granted, but nothing in life is for certain; that’s why having a backup plan is important. Here are some essentials you should have on … Continue reading Essential survival gear for the home

Long-term water storage: Tips for stockpiling water in 55-gallon drums in your garage

As you start to get the hang of prepping, you’ll eventually learn the proper way to store water for long-term use. (h/t to UrbanSurvivalSite.com) But while it might seem like several half-liter bottles of water will be enough, don’t forget that when SHTF, every person in your group will need at least a gallon of water daily. … Continue reading Long-term water storage: Tips for stockpiling water in 55-gallon drums in your garage