Everything You Need to Know About the 18650 Battery
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Everything You Need to Know About the 18650 Battery

This post tells you everything you need to know about 18650 batteries. We’ll talk about different types, features, charging, lifespans, and our recommendations for batteries and chargers. What is an 18650? An 18650 is a lithium ion rechargeable battery. Their proper name is “18650 cell”. The 18650 cell has voltage of 3.7v and has between…

Root Cellars 101 – Root Cellar Design, Use and Mistakes to Avoid

Root Cellars 101 – Root Cellar Design, Use and Mistakes to Avoid

In this article we’ll talk about 5 basic things you must include in a root cellar design, plus 10 tips for fruit and vegetable storage. There’s also a printable storage guide for over 30 fruits and veggies, and links to additional information at the bottom of the post. A root cellar is a great low-cost…

Preparedness Storage – Finding Room and Keeping it Safe and Sound

Preparedness Storage – Finding Room and Keeping it Safe and Sound

With ongoing economic uncertainty and erratic weather conditions, investing in food and general preparedness storage makes sense and can provide a very good return on time and money spent. Food prices keep creeping up and packages keep getting smaller, so what you can stash now will almost certainly cost more in the future. Also the ingredients…

Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) – What You Need to Know

Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) – What You Need to Know

The two most likely reasons for an EMP are a nuclear explosion or solar flare. This post discusses the damage an EMP may cause and actions that you can take to prevent or manage the results of the EMP. A large  Electromagnetic Pulse EMP would cause widespread problems.  This post is part of our Common Sense Preparedness…