5 Ways To Start A Fire Using Things You Already Have In Your Home (Video)

 

Fire starters are expensive to buy and really a waste of money if you know how to make your own.  Whether for camping, a fireplace, a fire pit or the patio it’s a good idea to know several different ways to start a fire.  The Household Hacker shows you 5 interesting ways to start a fire using things you have around the house.  You may have seen some of these but there’s probably at least one that will surprise you.

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How To Turn An Egg Carton Into A Long Burning Fire Starter (Video)

 

You start a fire and before it can catch the flame blows out and you have to try again.  How many times have you done that?  While there are plenty of ways to start a fire, keeping it burning till it can catch is the real trick to getting a decent fire going.  This egg carton fire starter hack from the Crazy Russian Hacker is a great way to make sure your flame keeps going until it can catch.

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How To Build A Basic Bug Out Bag Survival Kit For $1 (Video)

 

If you’ve ever tried to assemble the essential items you need for a bug out bag you know that it can be overwhelming as to what to pack and more importantly how to pack it so that your bug out bag is easy to carry.  Kipkay shows you how he created a simple bug out bag survival kit that can fit into a pill bottle.

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How And Why You Should Build A Dakota Fire Hole (Video)

 

Do you know what a Dakota fire hole is and how to build one?  Do you know why you should know how to build one?  In this video from Dave of David’s Passage you’ll see a detailed explanation of how to build a Dakota fire hole and why it’s important to know how to build one even if you think you’ll never use the idea.

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How And Why You Should Build A Dakota Fire Hole (Video)

You Won’t Believe How Easy It Is To Inflate Your Sleeping Pad Without A Pump! (Video)

 

If you love to camp you probably know that those inflatable sleeping pads can make all the difference in getting a good night’s rest.  And you probably know that inflating those sleeping pads without any kind of pump can be exhausting.  But if you’re trying to travel as light as possible, carrying around a pump will add a lot to your pack.  That’s why I think you’ll like this very clever idea from John the IntenseAngler.

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You Won’t Believe How Easy It Is To Inflate Your Sleeping PadWithout A Pump! (Video)

Did You Know That For Less Than $10 You Can Have An Emergency Rocket Stove? (Videos)

 

Have you wondered whether it’s worth the time and effort to have on hand the materials to build an emergency rocket stove?  If you have, this great video series from Leon of Survival Common Sense will help you sort that out.  Today I’m featuring 3 different videos from Leon about rocket stoves.  In the first one you’ll see how to build one for about $6.  In the second one you’ll see how adding a few more bricks and dollars can give you a better rocket stove.  And in the third video Leon shows you some more refinements and answers some of the questions that the first two videos brought up.

Check out his initial emergency rocket stove design here:

Did You Know That For Less Than $10 You Can Have An Emergency Rocket Stove? (Videos)

If You Get Stranded In Your Car In The Snow Or Cold, You’ll Be Glad You Made This Emergency Kit! (Video)

 

Fast moving storms and quick temperature drops can make a simple drive home a treacherous journey.  If you’ve ever been caught in a rush hour traffic jam that lasted 3 or 4 hours because of inclement weather, you know that it can be terrifying to think about spending the night in your car.  That’s why I’m sharing this video from the SensiblePrepper.   He shows you what you need to have in your car so that you can survive a night in your car, if necessary.

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If You Get Stranded In Your Car In The Snow Or Cold, You’ll Be Glad You Made This Emergency Kit! (Video)

If You Have A Chocolate Bar And A Soda Can You Can Start A Fire (Video)

 

Who knew that two of the least healthy food products could save your life in an emergency?  With only a chocolate bar and a soda can, you can start a fire.  If you have an emergency where you have no matches or lighter, you can start a fire using this simple trick from our friends at Howcast.

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If You Have A Chocolate Bar And A Soda Can You Can Start A Fire (Video)