I’m sure many people say “who cares” if you can’t vacuum your carpets during SHTF? I mean, REALLY!? Odds are you’ve got more pressing problems to worry about than dirty carpets. But, remember that dirt brings disease and the cleaner you can keep yourself and your home
This is an easy way to get water flowing for small uses, such as washing hands or doing the dishes, and if you include an in-line water filter such as the then you’ll be well on your way to ditching your indoor plumbing, lol…
“An off grid Gravity Fed Water System is a great option
I like the idea a lot so long as you’re willing to utilize propane to heat the water. This and for less than $100, though, he’s added a 12-volt pump to the system…
Cholera is no joke, hasn’t been eradicated whatsoever, and WILL rear its ugly head post-SHTF. You had better know how to properly treat it should the need arise! In this video, ThePatriotNurse discusses what you can do and suggests you purchase antibiotics for your “sick fish” <a
In my opinion, the only good mouse is a dead one but if for some reason you want to catch and release or don’t want to use poison then perhaps the is the way to go? The video said the cost is around $30 but I found it on Amazon for about half that price.
The following video suggests the Ketch
Here’s a cost-conscious (read:free) and apparently effective way to keep bugs at bay while camping this summer… just follow the cows, lol…
Bernie from ApartmentPrepper.com recently had an eye-opening experience where trash service didn’t pick up his apartment complex trash for two days because of a storm and, as a result, things started to turn ugly quickly… the garbage situation, that is.
Sanitation is, in my opinion, one
Like he says, airborne contamination is probably an overlooked area of preparedness in most bug out bags. In this video, he points out an interesting tool that I hadn’t heard of before today, the which is obviously intended to help protect you from harmful airborne contaminants.
About the only way I’ve used cheesecloth in my life is to strain the pulp from almond milk. Yeah, I’m the adventurous sort. 🙂
To branch out, I thought I would research some ideas on how to use cheesecloth beyond the obvious one of making cheese (and apparently yogurt and tofu) and as a
I’ve been fortunate that many years ago I started to lose my hair. Yes, I said fortunately. Most people would probably disagree with me seeing as though they want to keep their hair. I don’t. In fact, I’m plenty happy having a bald head for many reasons.
First, I make it look good: