An RCD or GFCI is a safety device designed to shut off power in the event of an electrical "leak." These devices can save your life and should be fitted to all extension leads.
Two of the most dangerous health hazards found in our homes are black mold and carbon monoxide. Learn the signs and symptoms of exposure and what you can do to protect your family.
Life is unpredictable. Tornadoes tear through towns, earthquakes rattle cities and unexpected events can catch us off guard. What if I told you that the best survival tools are right under your nose?
Food is not the most essential item in a disaster preparedness kit. Learn which essentials you'll need to survive without power or transportation.
The Atlantic hurricane season will be here before you know it, and now is the time to prepare for a hurricane. Getting a head start on hurricane preparedness can help you avoid last-minute expenses and unnecessary stress should a storm head your way.
How I designed and constructed a fire bunker using recycled items and spending NO money. My family lives off the grid in a high fire danger area. Adapt my ideas for your own protection in fire season.
While the focus right now is on avoiding "Day Zero" and many ideas are being shared on how to save water, it's also important to think ahead and plan for the first rains which do eventually arrive.
Everybody knows milk, eggs, and certain other foods expire. However, you will be very surprised that products other than foods also expire. This article contains some real shockers.
A snowy winter may bring power outages. Having a few simple supplies at home can keep you comfortable even if the electricity is off for a few days.
Resourcefulness, creativity, hands-on skills, knowledge, self-sufficiency and sustainability are but a few of the things preppers can learn from watching the BBC series Wartime Farm.
A fire in the home can be a devastating event, damaging property and possibly causing death or personal injury. This guide outlines the most common causes of fires and how to prevent them.
Anyone living in an area where hurricanes occur on a regular basis should know what to do to prepare. They should also know what they will need to survive the hurricane and the days after a hurricane.
Winter storms can bring heavy winds and feet of snow. Are you prepared to go days without power in the freezing cold?
If you live in Florida or Texas or any other state that has experienced the wrath of a hurricane, you know the importance of hurricane preparedness.
Working at a height can be hazardous. This guide provides some tips on how to stay safe while working up a ladder, how to erect it, and safety tips for working on roofs.