In the spirit of preparedness, this article will teach life hacks that can save your life through the use of items found in day-to-day living.
Read on to make your life easier and safer as we enumerate the facts:
1.Duct TapeYou can buy duct tapes in the nearest hardware or supermarket. It can be a multi-tool used to seal things, keep things tightly together, open stuck jars, and the list goes on. Let your imagination run wild.
2. Sharpener Shavings
You can use the shavings on the stick as a fire starter. The process is simple, get a stick put it inside the sharpener, start twisting it inside and voila! Your instant lightweight and easy to store wilderness essential is here to save the day.
3. Petroleum Jelly and Cotton Balls
This is another excellent fire starter that is perfect for windy and moist areas. Coating the cotton balls in petroleum jelly fires it up for a good 4 minutes.
Plus, it doesn’t take up much space in your bag.
4.Batteries and Gum Wrappers
Now that you have a fire starter, this is the best and easiest way to start a fire:
Cut the wrapper in the shape of what you see in the photo. The thin part must be a minimum of 2mm. Anything thinner or thicker than that won’t work well.
Make sure to protect your hands with cloth because it heats up way too fast.
Use plastic bags as a container for things you want to keep from getting wet or contaminated. It can also be used as a raincoat because you cannot get sick while trying to survive in the wild.