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3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

Today’s homes are all heated as a requirement of the Universal Building Code. While air conditioning isn’t a regulatory requirement, heating is. The heating must be adequate to maintain the home in the “comfort zone” even in the most-extreme temperatures ...

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4 Ways To Communicate During A Disaster

4 Ways To Communicate During A Disaster

The power has gone out. A state of emergency has been declared. Phone lines are down. Your teenage daughter is halfway across the city watching a movie with her friend. As you frantically dial her cell phone number, you start ...

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Becoming Prepared: One Couple’s Story

Becoming Prepared: One Couple’s Story

There are a lot of people in America today who are concerned about emergency preparedness. Just like people were afraid of the Russians in the 50s — building bomb shelters and stocking them with all of the things that a ...

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Modern Survival Skills You Should Learn

Modern Survival Skills You Should Learn

There are two kinds of survival skills that I like to call “soft survival skills” and “hard survival skills.” Hard survival skills consist of those abilities that a person or family needs to survive in an extreme situation, such as ...

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Building A Bug-Out Bag

Building A Bug-Out Bag

Over the last few years, being a survivalist or prepper has become a much more mainstream and accepted by American culture. The stereotype of the paranoid man sitting in his basement surrounded by his gun collection and wearing his aluminum-foil ...

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The Basics Of Distillation

The Basics Of Distillation

Distilling is basically the act of removing impurities from something or concentrating the essence of something in a liquid form. One of the most common liquids that people distill is water. Water can be distilled very simply with the right ...

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How To Ration A Limited Food Supply

How To Ration A Limited Food Supply

Even if you do your best to prepare for the worst, sometimes things just go wrong.  There may be a natural disaster in which you lose all of your canned goods, or stuff could actually hit the fan leaving you ...

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