Preparedness & Survival Blog

Are Rolling Blackouts Becoming the New Normal?

We’ve been hearing more and more about rolling blackouts the past few years.   They’re also being called rotating power outages and load shedding. Whatever they’re called, I’m afraid we’re going to hear a lot more about them going forward. Periodically,...

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Start the New Year Fresh by Decluttering

One of the best things about turning the calendar to a new year is the fresh start it represents. There’s no guarantee things will be better in 2023 than they were in 2022, but we can always hope.  In fact,...

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Is Your Winter Car-Prep Checklist Up to Date?

We're only three weeks into the official winter season – although it feels like it's been going on for months – and now would be a good time to make sure your vehicle is ready for the remaining 10 weeks...

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Let There Be Light… and a Whole Lot More

What’s the best possible tool you could have in your home and in your car? A survival knife, a flashlight, a hammer, and a back-up power source all come to mind. As do a few others. But none of them...

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Radio Frequencies You Need to Know for Emergencies

I can’t recall the last time I saw a bug-out bag list that did not include an emergency weather radio. It’s a crucial item, and that’s why we at 4Patriots make one available to our customers. Extreme weather alerts have...

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4Patriots Helps VetLinx Connect Vets to Services and Resources

4Patriots recently participated as a sponsor of VetFest in Brentwood, Tennessee, donating a 2-Week Survival Food Kit and a Patriot Health Alliance Slimline Zero-Gravity Massage Chair  for drawings, as well as Emergency Food Bars for veterans’ gift bags. The event...

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Is Your Survival Food Stash Ready for a Storm?

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a crystal ball? If you knew exactly what was coming around the bend, you could prepare for it. Well, none us has a crystal ball, but it’s not difficult to see what’s ahead. I...

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Can Old Sol Help You Cook in a Blackout? Yes!

We know it's coming. It's just a matter of when. We know blackouts will occur this winter due to storms. And it doesn't look like physical attacks on the grid are going to end anytime soon. That's why it's so...

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A Look Back at 2022 – and How to Make 2023 Better

They say the older you get, the faster time goes. Well, I must be getting old because 2022 flew by like no other year. Maybe you feel the same. Unfortunately, it did not fly by fast enough to avoid the...

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