Shelter Articles

As a prepper, shelter is a priority as you think about how you would handle a disaster situation. Whether you plan to bug out to another location or hunker down in your own home, having adequate shelter is vital. In this section of the website, you will find tips for building shelters in the wilderness or choosing tents that will accommodate your family in a variety of situations and climates. In order to be truly prepared, you need the skills to create a shelter with very few supplies. That’s what you will learn in this area. From the basics of pitching a tent to building a shelter from a tarp or some tree limbs, you will learn how to take cover safely here.

How to Prepare Your Home for Heavy Snow

Winter is here, and for many that will mean snow. Some areas will get a lot more than others, and some will hope and hope for a big snow that won’t happen. Thankfully, we usually have a couple d ...

How to Prep Your Home for Winter Weather

Winter is the time of year when it’s the most likely something horrible can happen to your home. There are just so many different things from heavy snow, to bitter cold, to dangerously high winds that ...

How to Tackle Clean Up After a Flood

It doesn’t matter if the flood is a result of a broken pipe or outside water flowing into your house, you need to get the situation cleaned up as soon as possible. The longer the water is allowed to s ...

Build Your Own SHTF Safe Room

The whole purpose of a safe room is so that you have some place safe you can go whenever your home is threatened, whether the threat is a home invasion, weather, or other natural disaster. The room sh ...

Back to the Basics of Shelter Building

Learning to build a shelter is one of the first steps I took when I first started studying survival. It all started after my family went camping and we had a horrible experience with the tent we had j ...