Category «Emergency Heating»

Ideas for heating your home when the power and natural gas are out.

Don’t Forget the Gloves!

Are a variety of gloves on your list of basic preps? They should be. No one glove can provide the protection you need for every task. Have you ever had a small paper cut on a finger that was really painful? Even small cuts and scrapes can become life-threatening if not cared for properly. In …

The Provident Prepper Blog Tour a Great Success

Just what do people think about The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies? (name recently changed to The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies). We hosted a blog tour to find out and were quite pleased by the results. We invited a wide range of bloggers to review …

Wood Burning Stoves

Wood is a great option for everyday heating as well emergency situations. It is one of the least expensive ways to heat your home and one of the safest storage fuels. A warm fire can create a welcome atmosphere in a home. There is nothing like standing by the hot wood stove when you come …

Kerosene Heaters

Inexpensive kerosene heaters are commonly purchased for emergency preparedness and tucked away in a garage still new in the box. Owners are unfamiliar with proper usage and fuel characteristics. It is easy in such a busy world to purchase a product and check it off your list assuming it will do what you think it will. …

Terracotta Pot Heater

We are always interested in exploring new ideas to help keep warm when the power goes out. I was intrigued when I watched the viral video demonstrating how to heat a room using tea lights, flower pots, and a bread pan. Could it really work? Yes and no. In the video, four tea lights are …