Do You Know How To Speak Prepper?

As snow storms, droughts, wildfires, hail, hurricanes, and other dramatic weather patterns become more common, people are looking to the prepper community, so they’re better equipped when SHTF.  Ben Franklin said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”. For the first time since Y2K people are taking their ability to hunker down, mobilize, [...]

February 28th, 2019|

Finding Rock Salt Alternatives To De-Ice

Each year the US alone uses 15 million tons of de-icing salt.  The use of salt makes snowy roads and sidewalks much safer, but that’s not without other costs. There are many reasons why you might be looking into alternatives to rock salt this season.  Often in mid-to-late winter, particularly after a rough patch of [...]

February 21st, 2019|

No Slip Ways To Cope With Icy Weather

It doesn’t matter what the groundhog said, winter is still blasting North America.  The most recent batch of snow, rain, ice pellets, and sleet has people buying salt by the bucket load, smashing ice off their car windows with gusto, and wondering what they can do to help prevent slipping and sliding all over the [...]

February 14th, 2019|

Keeping Warm When the Power Goes Out

Thanks to a Polar Vortex making itself famous all over North America, this winter has brought us extreme cold warnings, frozen pipes, and on the lighter side of things, the Frozen Pants Challenge social media phenomenon. While complaining about the weather seems to be a shared pastime of many, it helps to put some of [...]

February 7th, 2019|