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10 Small Tips to Make a Difference on Earth Day & Beyond

People are making a greater effort to take care of the earth. Earth Day, on April 22nd each year, serves as a nice reminder of little things we can do for our planet. Whether it’s planning a more sustainable home, an eco-friendly vacation, or taking small measures in our daily lives, we can make a [...]

April 18th, 2019|

10 Little Camping Hacks That Make a Big Difference

The prime weekend in Canada where people really begin to embrace the idea of outdoor living and escape is the May 24.  We’re too excited to wait until then.  It’s officially spring and time to start planning your romp with Mother Nature.  What your time in the great outdoors looks like is entirely up to [...]

April 11th, 2019|

Is it Time to Install a Transfer Switch?

Spring is in the air. This means it’s time for outdoor projects, renovations, and taking care of business whether it’s at home or at your cottage. While warm weather brings us fun and outdoor adventures, the best preppers are like the ant from Aesop’s Fables. They take advantage of the fair weather to prepare for [...]

April 8th, 2019|

The Essential Traits of a Successful Prepper

Hearing the stories and reading the feedback from those who have embraced Car Generator is a rewarding way to get to know our customers.  As we spend time with those who love the great outdoors, the off-roaders, the campers, the preppers, the survivalists, and the boy & girl scouts of the world, something has become [...]

March 29th, 2019|

Building a Plan You Can Break in Case of Emergency

Work places and schools have safety and fire drills all the time, but most people don’t apply this training to their homes and family lives. Statistics from the Red Cross reveal only one in six people will assess the potential emergency risks in their area, make an emergency plan, and get an emergency kit to [...]

March 22nd, 2019|

Is Your Home Prepared For The Spring Thaw?

Longer days and warmer weather are usually a cause for celebration. It’s tempting to just go out and enjoy the great outdoors, but it’s also time to make sure you’re prepared for some of the less desirable side effects of spring. That’s right, we’re talking about flooding. According to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [...]

March 15th, 2019|

8 Simple Cold Weather Life Hacks

Last week an Oregon man made the news after he and his dog became stuck in the snow and spent five days subsisting on nothing but Taco Bell hot sauce.  While we aren’t suggesting getting your car stuck in the snow tomorrow and seeing how well you can ‘Survivor Man’ it out in the bush, [...]

March 7th, 2019|

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|