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How to Build a Bomb Shelter: the 4 Phases of Construction

There is growing concern about the potential calamities the world may face in the near future. This is why knowledge about survivalists has become so crucial for many. A bomb shelter is a great way to protect you and your family from unforeseen events. If you’ve been wondering how to build a bomb shelter to …

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How Much Does a Tornado Shelter Cost?

Our need for safe and secure homes is a given, however, most houses aren’t equipped to weather severe storms and extreme winds. If you live in the Central, Midwest, or Southern United States, then you’re no stranger to dangerous tornadoes and hurricanes. Preparation is key. In adverse and extreme weather conditions, your family’s safety may …

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How to Build a Survival Shelter: the 6 Best Shelters to Master

What drives us to want to learn how to build a survival shelter? There is the excitement of creating that “fort” from the natural world. There also seems to be an innate understanding of how important sheltering is. Every year people flock to survival and bushcraft schools to get hands-on training for making fires, building …

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How to Build an Above Ground Tornado Shelter

As climate change continues to cause more and more freak storms across the United States and the world, it’s more important than ever for families to have an emergency plan, and even more importantly, a shelter to take refuge in. An above ground tornado shelter that follow FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) guidelines is one …

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What Is a Fallout Shelter? Everything You Need to Know About Fallout Shelters

In today’s day and age, most of us have either heard of fallout shelters or have seen their indicator signs with three triangles inside a circle. No, they’re not some kind of hippy sign from the sixties and seventies. They’re actually fallout shelter signs. However, now that you know what the signs mean, you’re probably …

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How to Build an In Ground Tornado Shelter

People who don’t live in tornado-prone areas like the American Midwest don’t realize just how real of a threat tornados are. Hiding in an internal bathroom in your house won’t be enough to protect you from serious tornado strikes—not when they can easily rip a house off its foundations, Wizard-of-Oz style. Residents of tornado zones, especially families, …

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The Complete Guide to Bushcraft Shelters

Never forget that bushcraft is as much about enjoying your time in the woods as it is about wilderness survival skills. Many people bushcraft as a way of practicing these kinds of skills. However, it can misconstrue your take on things like bushcraft shelter. When building your bushcraft shelters you should pay special attention to …

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How To Build A Debris Shelter

The debris shelter is one of the simplest and most versatile shelters used for survival. It is made of sticks and branches, covered with leaves and other debris materials. Debris shelters are simple but sturdy shelters made from natural resources. You can create them out of wood, stone, mud, etc. These huts provide protection from the …

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How to Make and Use a Wickiup Shelter

The Algonquians were one of many American tribes that used the woods and the land to survive. The wickiup shelter was created, and the name coined, by this tribe. Their word for home-dwelling was “wikiyap” and it was this kind of teepee-style shelter. The skills and the knowledge of Native American tribes are something that …

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How To Make And Use a Tree Pit Shelter in Snow

There are lots of survival shelters that will serve you just perfectly in the spring, summer, or fall months. You can cut trees down and use fallen wood to build an effective shelter to protect yourself from the weather in a survival situation. However, what can you do if the world around you is covered …

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