Home+Improvements

Survival Of The Smartest

We all are aware of the fact that sometimes it becomes really necessary to save oneself or some other person. Although it is necessary all the time to save things no matter what? But imagine when a person is in Jungle on trekking and suddenly there is a life and death situation, how would one feel if he/she has a quality knife with him/her (the point is there are no quality criteria, one has to have a knife that’s good enough). Anyways this brings us to the topic of survival techniques and above all the coolest item which everyone must carry with him/her i.e. survival knife. Think of the time when your great grandfather used to carry a small or big but a knife (like always) they have something to defend themselves in any or every situation.

Okay! So here is the deal preferences are there especially when one is planning to go for hiking, mountaineering or camping, in order to tackle an extreme situation one really needs a fantastic, dependable survival knife. There are plenty of names and brands out there in the market, from which one can easily select but as per our research, best knives are KA-BAR BECKER BK2, GERBER STRONG ARM, ESEE 6P-B PLAIN EDGE. All the before mentioned are mauviel copper pans  and are available in amazing quality which cannot be beaten by anything else but the tremendously best. The tip to select a survival knife is to select a fixed blade (always), because foldable and bendable knife is not something advisable especially for survival, it is logical see; when we stab a knife it must be something which cannot be bent or fold at all (it should be something really strong, rock hard and not movable).

Certainly there are some factors like: blade design, fixed on folding, edge of the blade, length, make and material of the blade and overall construction and structure of the knife. From a survival perspective knife is not something which can be taken for the hunting and killing purposes, survival includes build shelter, lighting fire, hunting to eat and cut and clear the wild plants and traps. Sometimes they provide other cool stuff inside the knife i.e. compass, thread, wire, pin etc. and don’t know how it’s helps in survival but somehow it’s there for the survival purpose. For hardcore purpose the blade must be 10 to 14 inches in length which tough steel of 1000, 5000 and 440C. Hand grip must not be slippery in any case, otherwise things may get really hard and messy to control. In short there are certain important factors which one has to keep in mind before buying a survival knife.

How To Increase Privacy Between Homes?

Privacy matters to people, you don’t want your neighbors to overhear your conversations or see you dancing in the living room. It’s your house, and you should be able to do what you want to without having to worry about your neighbors. This is an issue for many people having houses in close proximity. Fortunately, there are ways you can minimize this issue and achieve privacy even though you live close to each other. 1. Install fencesBuilding fences can definitely increase your privacy, it can act as a barrier against sound thus minimizing intrusion from your noisy neighbors and vice versa. In addition to privacy, these fences can be used as a decoration thus improving the overall look of your house. Fences can be used as a protection measure; high fences can make it harder for intruders to jump into your house. It basically brings about a win-win situation. There are several types of fencing, concrete and wooden fences provide the best coverage for your house but are kind of expensive.

Chain link fences are a cheaper alternative but they aren’t of much use in terms of privacy. If you already have chain link fences, then you can at least add a privacy screen in order to decrease visibility between fences.2. Protect your windowsOpen windows and doors are definitely going to contribute to a decrease in privacy, you can take measures by keeping your windows and doors closed at all times.

Cover your windows with roman blinds so that nobody can see inside your room or living room from outside even if he or she wanted to.However, these blinds Central Coast NSW should not be used in places like the kitchen or bathroom where there is moisture. These are a much cheaper alternative if using wooden or concrete fences deem to be expensive.3. Add a fountainAdding fountain will definitely hike up your house value and at the same time shield incoming and outgoing sounds to and from your house. You don’t really have to invest in an expensive one, cheap garden fountains will do well. Adding some greeneries would also be effective in increasing the privacy of your house.4. Play some songsPutting music can definitely help you relax and can provide enough noise so that your conversations will not be heard in the outside. But don’t put the music too loud as it can disturb your neighbors. The above methods can definitely increase your privacy, and you can now do anything you want at home without embarrassing yourself.