Storage

Stockpiling For Your Kids While Letting Them Pitch-in A little Work

If you have children, that’s of course going to factor into your stockpiling. Most people calculate their food needs based upon everyone eating adult portions, even though most of their family is children. That’s a pretty good way to do things, as it provides you with some buffer in your food stocks. Besides, teens, especially…

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How to Filter Dirty Water Using Only a Piece of String

Here’s a bit of know-how worth having: filtering dirty water using a piece of string. Now a good, reliable filter is preferable in all situations however, IF you are in a real pinch and you have no other means of purifying water, then you can use string or paracord. Read this interesting article on purifying…

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Ways to Desalinate Water in an Emergency

Ninety-seven percent of the water in the world is tied up in the ocean, the remaining 3 percent is found in groundwater, ice, lakes, and streams. When you look at the numbers, the ocean’s reserves can be the number one source of water when it comes to an emergency situation. But, ocean water is not…

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Water

You cannot afford to make mistakes in your disaster preps; not only will it cost you money and resources, it might also be fatal to you and your family when the crisis strikes. You already know how important water is for survival: you can survive without food for 3 weeks, but you can only survive…

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Why Preppers Need to Store Seeds + Tips on Storing Seeds

Storing seeds is very important for preppers. You can grow these seeds and harvest them for food, which can provide you and your family with a long term food source. Open-pollinated seeds such as organic or heirloom seeds are the best seeds to store. Do not store hybrid seeds because these seeds do not store…

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Protect Your Stored Supplies From Moisture

One of the many problems that you can face in storing supplies is moisture. Moisture is a big problem for your supplies such as medical supplies, survival equipment, and most especially food supplies. A lot of materials can be damaged by moisture when they are stored for a long period of time. Unfortunately, you cannot…

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Seeds to Store for SHTF

Why store seeds? Storing seeds is important for you and your family. It is a form of insurance because it provides you a dependable long term food source when crap hits it. These seeds can be beneficial to your family when grown and harvested. When storing seeds, make sure that you store only open-pollinated seeds…

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15 Survival Uses of Baking Soda

Baking soda is another item to include in your prep. Unopened baking soda remains good indefinitely. The shelf life of opened baking soda depends on how it is stored. The best way to store it is in a tightly covered container to keep it dry and odor free. If stored correctly, opened baking soda can…

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Rules for Safe Home Canning

When creating a food storage for crisis preparedness, canned foods are always in the list. You can stock up on commercially canned food items but you can also can your own foods for storage at home. Canning is a fun, easy and rewarding activity that gives that feeling of satisfaction that you’re being self-reliant. If…

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