Posts in category Urban

The Safe And Private Home..

These days, the number of victims of home burglary is quite alarming. According to FBI data American homes are robbed every 15 seconds. In any given time, especially if you live in a high-density area, your house may be next. Burglars don’t just take your belongings and walk away quietly, leaving you and your family […]

Going Away For The Holidays? Read Th...

The winter holidays are coming and you should know the do’s and don’ts to survive the hectic schedule and to truly enjoy what the celebration is all about while keeping safe. There will be a lot of traffic, stampede on shopping malls and a great hike on cholesterol levels when you cannot refrain from eating […]

Experiencing A Winter Power Outage

The U.S. has had an onslaught of damaging winter storms recently — even the Deep South has gotten its rare share of snow and ice, with snowstorms ravaging roads as far down as Georgia and Florida. That means a lot of weather-related perils to contend with, like power outages. It’s important to know what to […]

Steps To Keep Looters Off Your Proper...

Despite all the scary scenarios, staying and defending your home during a crisis is probably the most reasonable course of action. Staying in the city may sound crazy but there are easy and effective solutions to counter most of the problems you’ll face. For instance, putting up a few warning signs and displaying your willingness […]

Amazing Storage Tips and Ideas

Creative Storage Solutions: Take a look at thesereative Storage Solutions – you’re likely to find at least a few that work for you! USE WASTED SPACE… Go on a tour of your home and find any wasted space! Look up high,  down low, behind walls, in corners, and everywhere in between! You might be surprised how much you can actually […]

Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter Survi...

If the Farmer’s almanac is to be believed, this winter will be cold with lots of snow. With summer retreating fast, now is the time to prepare for worse weather ahead by getting your vehicle “winter survival ready.” The first thing to consider is warmth and shelter. All of the metal in a vehicle can suck the heat right […]

A Prepper’s Disaster Communications P...

You are at home waiting on the cable guy on a drizzly Monday morning. You relax in the quiet house since your spouse is at work, older kid away at college and younger kid in school. You settle in with a nice cup of coffee and the paper, when suddenly the TV show is interrupted […]

Does Your Homestead Property Have Wha...

When I began planning my move into a life of homesteading, I knew I’d be working from home. At the time I had a full time consulting job that required accessing the internet for everything. You’d think I would have paid more attention to whether or not my new home would be suitable for a […]

Building a Self Sufficient Lifestyle....

Options for the Rural Prepper beyond just having a garden. If you are fortunate enough to live in a rural area, self-sufficiency is going to be an easier goal to achieve. You will have many options for gardening, growing crops, orchards, and innumerable other forms of edible landscaping. A large vegetable garden is a must, […]

Home security tips while on vacation....

– Have a neighbor get your mail and check on your home. Give someone you trust a key to your home so they can get your mail every day or two and pick up any papers that you might get. Burglars take note of things like papers piling up or mailboxes that won’t close because […]