July 15, 2018

How Can You Protect Yourself from Nuclear Fallout?

Written by Amy Hunt Have you ever stopped to think about what you would do if you were to experience a nuclear blast? Would you know what to do if it came down to it? It may seem extreme, but being prepared for survival in the event of a full-on nuclear fallout could literally be the difference between life and death in a time of such crisis. This doesn’t mean spending large portions of their income and time setting up […]

Money Mondays: 7 Online Habits that Make You a Target for Thieves

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com People take a lot of precautions to avoid becoming a victim of crime in their daily life.  They may have alarm systems, cameras in their front and back doors, motion activated lights, take self-defense, classes, carry weapons etc.   But they may be neglecting to protect themselves from the fastest growing crime: cyber theft. Certain habits make you more vulnerable to identity theft.  Unfortunately, they are very easy to take for granted until it […]

Choosing a Knife According to Your Survival Needs

Written by James Walton   Any person who starts down the road of preparedness must understand the threats they are faced with and the hurdles to mitigate these threats. You see, the location of your survival plans and resulting actions are very important. Understand Your Unique Survival Circumstance While you may live in the city, it might be the mountains that you plan to escape to. This means you must be well versed in escaping a city as well as surviving […]

Happy Independence Day!

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I wish everyone a Happy 4th of July!   As we celebrate our country’s independence, let us remember the heroism and sacrifice that went into gaining and maintaining our freedoms. It’s also a good time to consider our own personal independence from whatever keeps us from living our best life:  freedom from debt, consumerism, destructive habits or even over-reliance on the system.  We can’t all be off-grid, but we can all learn to be […]

Why You Need Food Storage Even if You have a Garden

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   Every year I start an apartment garden with the best of intentions.  Some seasons I get a great result, but other times, the results are less than stellar. What happened to my garden? The plants have been attacked by these black caterpillars that eat through all the leaves and even soft branches (see title image).  They grow big and fat then turn into these ugly moths.  Ugggh!!  Between the 106 heat and the […]

10 Best Tips for Storing Emergency Supplies in a Small Space

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Of all the challenges faced by apartment dwellers, the issue of storage seems to be in the top category.  It is compounded when you are trying to find spaces to hide emergency supplies.  We polled the readers for what methods worked for them and here are the top ten: Think vertically. Utilize the space on top of your refrigerator – you can store organizers and fill them with canned food, pasta, and other […]

Super Simple and Cheap Emergency Lamp

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com My last homemade lamp creation continues to be a very popular post.  I thought it’s about time to try making an even simpler one, with items that can be found in most homes.  This lamp, as my previous one, was learned from reading  Lanterns, Lamps & Candles by Ron Brown, which contains a wealth of information about emergency lighting. Materials The items needed for this lamp are very easy to find: Cotton ball or […]

First Aid Kit – Buy One Get One Free Deal for Apartment Prepper Readers!

Survival Hax is offering a special deal for Apartment Prepper readers. Get two First Aid kits for the price of one.  Here is how you get the discount: Step 1 – Click the link below. Survival Hax First Aid kit Step 2 – Add 2 to Cart, then proceed to checkout Step 3 – Enter promo code R3KHPLMX This code will allow you to get two First Aid Kits for $15.99. I tried it myself and it works.  The discount […]

Why Writing a Journal is Important in a Prolonged Emergency

Written by Lucas Cappel   Many people are yet to embrace the culture of keeping diaries and journals as they find it hectic and unnecessary. Many will argue that diary keeping will steal some minutes of their rather busy day. Others may hold the opinion that it will bring back irrelevant memories that have nothing to do with the present and would only make a person hate their past. Most of the reasons for not keeping a diary are genuine, but […]

5 Summer Survival Threats You Should Look Out For

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I love summertime, a chance to kick back and take some time off.  Kids are out of school for the summer and the pace has slowed down.   The summer also signals a slowdown in preparedness – I know… even blog visits get a bit slower.   People go out of town, go on vacation and relax, which is just fine.  But summer also has its own share of dangers that are often overlooked in […]

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