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Protect Your Shelter: How To Prevent Strong Winds From Damaging Your Home

By Andrew J. / July 30, 2018

Hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones can be terrifying. If you’re wondering what the difference is between the three, there really isn’t any difference. They’re just called different names depending on where these storms originate. Those that form in the Northwest Pacific are called typhoons while those that form in the in the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific […]

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How to Choose the Right Kind of Survival Shelter

By Andrew J. / June 27, 2016

To create a successful and comprehensive emergency plan and survival kit, you have to think ahead and consider everything. There is more to a survival plan than extra water and batteries. You need to also consider what you need to have to survive outside of your home for a potentially extended amount of time. Survival […]

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Is a Tiny House in Your Bug Out Plans?

By Andrew J. / December 7, 2015

I doubt there is a prepper topic more popular than “bugging out”. Search the term on Google and you’ll end up with nearly 2 million results! Add “bug out bags“, “bug out vehicle” and “bug out location” to the mix and you’ll be overwhelmed with information — reading material for a lifetime. It’s relatively simple […]

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Awesome List of Straw Bale Houses-Perfect for Low Cost SHTF Shelter

By Andrew J. / July 22, 2015

My primary purpose in putting up this site is to introduce my straw bale house plans. The scroll bar on the right lists plans by size in square feet (inside). Click a link to see plan views (or elevations) of concept houses. Most of these plans can be built with more than one roof design…thus […]