|About the Book|
Being prepared isn’t about being scared or paranoid—it’s about safety. It’s about having the ability to protect your family and being able to weather any storm, no matter how tough. In today’s modern age, people expect clean food on shelves andMoreBeing prepared isn’t about being scared or paranoid—it’s about safety. It’s about having the ability to protect your family and being able to weather any storm, no matter how tough. In today’s modern age, people expect clean food on shelves and drinkable water from taps. But that hasn’t always been the case, and it won’t always be the case. Civil unrest or natural disaster could bring your city or state’s infrastructure crashing down around your eyes. When there’s no food and the water stops flowing, when your lights flicker out, will you be prepared?This book is a six-month project guide for preparing your home. It’s a great resource for beginner’s unsure of how to start preparing their home, as well offering direction to more advanced prepper’s who don’t know where to go from their current position.This guide is also a fun, DIY book—if you like tinkering or making things, we’ve got 24 ideas for you to try out whether you believe in being prepared or not. From bio-filters to distilleries, gravity fed irrigation systems to hand pumps made from scratch—this book sets out one project a week, four projects a month, for a total of 24 across a period of six months.Each chapter correlates to a month and has some common theme—water management, gardening, free (or cheap) energy, wilderness survival, and home construction are just some of the themes covered in this book.We’ve also taken the time to interconnect projects when we can so that you’re not left with twenty-four separate projects but rather several large-scale project built piece by piece.You’ll see what we mean a few months in.So don’t worry. For preparation or fun, these DIY projects will help you save resources, lower energy bills, and give you the hands-on experience in tinkering that we all love.Inside You Will Learn:• How to collect, store, filter, and treat rainwater• Composting and gardening projects for your home• The best ways to harness the sun to your advantage—for free!• Wilderness survival for the worst of emergencies• Techniques to build stone tools by hand!• Home construction techniques to prepare for civil unrest and disaster• How to make a hand pump with common hardware• Ways to light up your home when there’s no power• How to cool your food without a fridge• And Much MoreSo relax and get ready. We’ve got 24 fun, practical, and useful projects for you to use over the next six months. It’s going to be great!