Remember the chaos during Hurricane Katrina. Civil society broke down, there was no law and order, and looting was rampant. People were robbing from others to sustain themselves, some were even killing. What was common among everyone was the panic and not being prepared for urban survival. However, when disaster hits urban spaces, these incidents are bound to occur. Breakdown of the civil society can be dangerous and many times, life-threatening. There will be predators waiting to take advantage of… Read More »

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A recent study suggests that the global home security system market will grow at least 13% by 2019. This is due to the rising number of security breaches in residential dwellings. While companies are constantly innovating ways of protecting families, burglars are also getting smarter. It now takes a combination of high-technology system and street-smart tactics to outwit criminals. Take note of the following security hacks you should be doing to ensure home safety. Manage Your Password Wisely One common… Read More »

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Summer is here, and for most of us, that means hotter weather and lighter clothes, which can make concealed carry more challenging. It may seem tempting to switch to a smaller, lighter weapon, or even skip carrying entirely, but I urge you not to fall into that trap because you never know how much firepower you’ll need or when you’ll need it. Instead, I encourage you to modify your clothing and habits so that you’ll remain both comfortable and appropriately armed…. Read More »

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We’ve had a lot of questions about freeze-dried food, so we figured we’d go directly to the source and let Mike Malmrose from Wise Company answer them for you. Your freeze-dried food is labeled as having up to a 25 year shelf life. What factors affect that? This depends upon where you live. Wise products are made of both freeze-dried and dehydrated components and are affected by temperature, moisture, oxygen and light. Optimal storage conditions for our foods are in cool,… Read More »

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Home security isn’t just a category of electronic devices than can help you monitor and secure your property. It’s a whole philosophy—a way of thinking about your personal property and preparing your family for a range of intrusions. Ultimately, creating a truly secure home environment requires a balance of two objectives. You need to have the right resources on hand, but you also need to promote an atmosphere of vigilance. This balance is the best way to ensure that everyone… Read More »

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