As preppers, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to get through short-term disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes. But we tend to spend much less time thinking about how to pick up the pieces afterward. For example, my wife’s family was on the Mississippi coast during hurricane Katrina, and although they were fine thanks to all their supplies, they had to deal with a damaged roof, broken windows, and a giant hole in the side of the house.
In this article, Off The Grid News lists 27 items every homeowner needs to repair house damage after a disaster. And keep in mind, these things are also important for long-term disasters. How do you expect to live through the end of the world as we know it with broken windows? That alone requires plywood, a hammer, nails, plastic sheeting, and more.
Rich writes, “Many types of disasters that we try and anticipate bring destruction along with them. This is no more clearly seen than in the storms that hit St Louis (tornado) and the New Jersey seashore (hurricane). In both cases (as well as many other disasters), homes were damaged and even destroyed.” Follow the link below to keep reading.