Household Items That Can Save Your Life

Household Items That Can Save Your Life

Like any community, survival preparedness has its fair share of weird. You will have seen or read about bound things that are downright weird which may, in theory, save your life in an emergency. Now, I don’t know if that’s true or not, and I personally suppose the chances are very tiny but, nevertheless, I wanted to make an inventory that I hope you’ll enjoy. The best half is, these items are cheap — for now at least because, post-collapse, they may be impossible to get. So let’s see what they’re real fast, then I’ll leave you to add them on your survival shopping list.

  1. Condoms

If you’ve been reading about preparedness for at least some months, you probably know that a condom is strong enough to hold a whole gallon of water. Did you know that you can also use a condom to keep tinder dry and as a flotation device, and that it’s very flammable itself? In addition, it will assist you start a fire: Fill the condom with water and use it as a lens to focus the sun’s rays. OK, I couldn’t move on to the next item without mentioning a suggestion I read somewhere else that’s the craziest of all: wear them as socks to stay your feet dry. I probably won’t, as I already packed an extra pair of thick socks in my bug out bag, but who knows?

  1. Pantyhose

Would you stock up on this item? If you’re a lady, you have each reason to. Keep in mind that clothes can be hard to find post-collapse. If the transportation system stops functioning, factories from China can possibly stop delivering. Now, there’s more to pantyhose than their ability to keep you warm. Tink about these uses: as pouches to carry things; to make a DIY fishing net (you’re going to need a y-shaped branch to do it); as a belt; as a tourniquet (but only if you actually know what you’re doing!); to keep onions; to filter water or melted snow …

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