Home preparedness is more important then ever these days. Whether big or small, emergency situations have the real potential to disrupt our lives. Having equipment on hand for these events is a must. Here’s a list of some gift ideas for those in your life who’re into being prepared. If you’re interesting if buying something, just click on the picture link to make a purchase. We appreciate your support.
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Having extra blankets on hand is always a good thing. Even if you live in a warmer area, you’ll need some type of covering. One thing I’ve learned through trial and error is to never underestimate the amount of warmth your body needs. Whether you’re camping or building up a vehicle survival kit, always make sure you have enough blankets.
Ektos 90% Wool Blanket:
Pendleton Yakima Wool Blanket:
Kelty Bestie Blanket:
Snugpak XL Jungle Blanket:
WATER FILTERING EQUIPMENT:
We all need water. Period. Did you know the average household uses over a hundred gallons of water per day? Anything from washing clothes to personal hygiene, water is the main ingredient. You never know, one of these products may save your life someday.
Life Defender Water Filtering Straw:
MSR TrailShot Water Filter:
MSR AutoFlow Gravity Water Filter:
Whether you live in an urban or rural environment, never forget how important fire is. You can use it to stay warm, boil water, cook, provide security, etc. The ability to start and maintain a fire can be the difference between life or death in an emergency. This is why it’s good to have items like these just in case.
Eric X 6 Inch Ferrocerium Rod:
Konvoy SG Carbon Steel Fire Striker Kit:
Light My Fire Firesteel:
Plow & Hearth Fatwood:
UCO Titan Stormproof Match Kit:
Plow & Hearth Set of 2, 90 Count Long-Reach Matches:
Accidents can and will happen. It’s just a fact of life. Whether or not you practice home preparedness, having adequate medical supplies is crucial these days (having the knowledge of how to use it is a must, too). So, here’s some things you can start purchasing now.
Ever Ready First Aid Adult And Infant CPR Mask Combo Kit:
Adventure Medical Kits Sportsman Grizzly First Aid Kit:
Adventure Medical Kits Adventure First Aid 2.0 First Aid Kit:
Adventure Medical Kits Travel Series World Travel Kit:
Adventure Medical Kits Mountain Series Day Tripper First Aid Kit:
Recon Medical Tourniquet:
Certified Safety Class A First Aid Burn Kit:
Sam Medical Splint Roll:
Sam Medical Finger Splint:
Madison Supply Stainless Steel EMT Shears:
Lighting is super important and has many uses. Like a good cutting tool, I don’t recommend going cheap – unless you want to make the same purchase twice. Here’s a list of lighting equipment any home preparedness buff would appreciate.
UCO Candle Lantern:
UCO 9 Hour Candles:
Maglite LX50 LED 3 Cell AAA Flashlight:
Maglite ML300L LED 6 Cell D Flashlight:
Maglite ML300LX LED 3 Cell D Flashlight:
Petzl Tactikka + Headlamp:
Coleman Duel Fuel Lantern:
Most of us either have a gas or electric stove and we’re all dependent on them. But what if natural gas or electrical current weren’t flowing anymore? This is why it’s good to have some alternatives just in case.
Lodge 12 Inch Cast Iron Skillet:
Lodge 8 Quart Dutch Oven:
Solo Stove Titan and Solo Pot 1800 Camp Stove Combo:
Coleman Dual Fuel Camp Stove:
MSR Pocket Rocket Stove:
MSR Whisperlite International Stove:
Stromber Carlson Stake and Grill:
Lodge Tall Boy Tripod:
Camp Chef Explorer 2 Burner Outdoor Cooking Stove:
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
I’m a firm believer that safety and home preparedness go hand in hand. Way too often, people underestimate the value of personal safety. A great and inexpensive way to increase safety during a hazardous task is personal protective equipment (PPE). Below are some things that could come in handy.
Uvex Face Shield:
Husqvarna Chainsaw Chaps:
DuPont Tyvek Coverall Suit:
3M Hard Hat:
3M Peltor Optime Over the Hear Ear Muffs:
Husqvarna Pro Forest Helmet System with Visor/Hearing Protection:
Surefire EP7 Sonic Defender Ultra Earplugs:
3M Tinted Safety Glasses:
NoCry Cut Resistant Gloves – High Performance Level 5 Protection, Food Grade:
Mechanix Original Gloves:
Midland ER310, Emergency Crank Weather AM/FM Radio:
Wayne WaterBug Submersible Pump:
Maasdam Pow’R Pull 2 Ton Capacity:
Hi-Lift Jack 48″ Hi-Lift Red All Cast Jack: