Preparedness

Articles on how to prepare yourself, your family, your house and your livestock for disasters and emergencies of all sizes. This isn’t the same as actually surviving them; this is about getting ready for them and, in many cases, avoiding them altogether!

Best Survival Real Estate Agencies

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Selling and buying homesteading, survival, and off grid retreat land become a robust and growing niche in the real estate industry. It is not difficult to find quality parcels of land in rural areas, a few clicks on your keyboard will surely lead you to copious amount of large acre …

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20 Things Preppers Should Do More Of

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Being a prepper should always be viewed as a lifestyle and not a hobby – and definitely not as merely a purchase a bunch of survival gear and think you are prepared-type of activity. Preppers are great at planning, making lists, making lists of lists, and stockpiling enough ammo to …

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How to Test your Bug Out Bag

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As a prepper, your bug out bag is the most vital piece of equipment you own. It’s your lifeline when the SHTF, or in any disaster. It is essential to know your BOB, and what it’s capable of, but just as importantly to know yourself. One big mistake that many …

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Setting up a mutual assistance group

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Being a lone wolf prepper might have a few advantages from an OP/Sec (operational security) aspect, but surviving this way long term just really is not realistic. Forming or joining a mutual assistance groups (MAG) will increase the over all skill set available on the prepper retreat and allow more …

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9 Places to Store Batteries for SHTF

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When it comes to a SHTF event, having the batteries you need to power your various devices can mean the difference between being comfortable and being distressed. A SHTF event will be disorienting and confusing enough as it is. The last thing you and your family want to deal with …

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How to Create a Prepper Compound

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Prepper compounds and survival retreats have become big business – even spawning specialized real estate brokerages to sell doomsday disaster home sites. When I was still pretty active in real estate, I would routinely get phone calls from out-of-the area folks seeking homesteading, hunting, or farmland. But, the first time …

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The Ultimate Guide to Prepping for Seniors

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Prepping with senior citizens poses some challenges, and may benefits as well. An elderly person may no longer be able to physically contribute heavily to the manual labor required on a sustainable prepper retreat, but her or she possess decades of knowledge and skills that can help guide the physical, …

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The Best Fuel Types for SHTF

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The stockpiling of fuel is one of the most essential aspects of preparing for a long-term doomsday disaster. Unfortunately, so many preppers are doing it wrong – or at least not quite right based upon a lack of complete and accurate information. There are six primary types of fuel all …

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