August 13, 2019

Wildfires Can Happen Anytime – Are You Prepared?

    This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’d love it if you can help support Apartment Prepper on Patreon to help keep this site free. But it’s all up to you, I’ll still post articles as normal whether you do or not 🙂 Yesterday, thousands of people in Maui were asked to evacuate as 3,000 acres burned. The fire was fueled by dry brush. According to the Maui News, “Power outages, along with internet, cellphone and landline service […]

5 Earthquake Preparedness Tips to Protect Your Home

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I did not feel the July 4th earthquake but I sure felt the one on Friday night, July 6th.  We were not in the immediate area but were close enough to feel it.  This experience reminds us that preparedness is not something we should set aside as disasters can happen at any time.  Don’t wait until another one catch you unaware – try doing these five things right away for your safety and […]

Disgusting and Dangerous: Food and Product Tampering on Social Media

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’d love it if you can help support Apartment Prepper on Patreon to help keep this site free. But it’s all up to you, I’ll still post articles as normal whether you do or not 🙂 A few days ago, I had read about this girl licking Blue Bell ice cream at a grocery store freezer section then putting it back on the shelf and laughing about it. She posted this act on […]

The Importance of Sleep for Survival

Editor’s note: Today we are discussing an aspect of survival that we have not covered before: sleep. Even though sleep is not immediately associated with survival and preparedness, it is actually critical you get a good night’s sleep to be able to function properly. The high stress involved in an emergency or disaster can rob you of sleep and cause more health problems and misery. The following article has some great tips that can help you get a good night’s […]

APOCABOX – Handpicked Survival Tools – Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’d love it if you can help support Apartment Prepper on Patreon to help keep this site free. But it’s all up to you, I’ll still post articles as normal whether you do or not 🙂   I got an invitation to try out the Apocabox and I gladly accepted. I was excited to receive the June package with the theme of “Get outside!” which is right up my alley. What is the […]

Threats to the Power Grid are Real. Can You Survive a Long Outage?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’d love it if you can help support Apartment Prepper on Patreon to help keep this site free. But it’s all up to you, I’ll still post articles as normal whether you do or not 🙂 You may have heard about that large scale power grid failure in three countries Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay last week.  Around 48 million people lost electricity. While the incident was blamed on design flaws of their interconnected […]

5 Emergency Items to Carry With You

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com This article first appeared in The Allstate Blog It may not be practical to carry a fully stocked emergency kit everywhere you go, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared for an unexpected scenario. Carrying five simple items with you can help you be ready for emergencies and other unexpected situations. Consider carrying the following items in a purse or your car’s glove box, or attaching the tools to your key chain […]

What to Do With Prepped Foods That Are About to Expire

Written by Scott Huntington We all need food to survive. Unfortunately, eating all your groceries before they expire can be a difficult task, especially with perishables like fruits and vegetables. Estimates suggest we waste 30 to 40% of our food supply, with food the most significant contributor to municipal landfills. That puts the onus on consumers to shop responsibly and take steps to preserve food for as long as possible. Fortunately, some foods can last years — decades even — […]

Store Food Even If You have No Space

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Over the years I have discussed the challenges of storing food when you have very little space.  Apartments do not have a lot of pantry space, but some people live in even smaller spaces like tiny homes, vehicles or just rent a bed with storage underneath. Can you even store any food at all if all you have is a small shelf? I think you can still store at least three days worth […]

DIY Natural Bug Sprays You Can Make this Summer

Summertime is here, which means it’s time to open the windows, get some fresh air, and enjoy the beautiful outdoors! Unfortunately, there may be one small thing you’re dreading about summer time: bugs. If you’re a mosquito magnet, you know how hard it can be to stay itch-free while camping, hiking, or swimming. Bugs are everywhere, and they sure love you. If there’s nothing you want more than to enjoy the summer sun without getting bitten at every turn, this […]

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