Frequently Asked Questions
No. That being said, the plastic bottle it is contained in does expire and will eventually start leaching chemicals into the water. Basically plastics are permeable, so water shouldn’t be stored near pesticides and gasoline. For more information click here to read our more detailed article on water expiration dates.
Being a “prepper” is about preparing for the future. There is no one single that that can save you in a worst case scenario, if you aren’t fully prepared. There are a few things that will help though … you need a supply of fresh water, and food to feed you and your family. Just think of the basics. Do you have a roof over your head? Do you have a way to start a fire? Do you have enough clean, safe water to drink? Do you have clothes? Do you have blankets to keep warm?
More than 160 million American adults (65.45%) are estimated to have either recently purchased survival gear or, interestingly, are already in possession of survival gear because they always keep them on hand. The remaining 85 million (34.55%) are not preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Of those who report prepping, 36.35% spent up to $400 on survival kits in the past 12 months.
That's not an easy question to answer. It really is different for every family. Our survey found that an estimate of more than 1 in 4 American adults spent up to $2,000 on home renovations to prepare for withstanding emergencies.
According to the Modern Survival Blog, Texas has the most preppers, followed by North Carolina, California, Washington and then Florida.
There are a ton of companies who sell prepper food kits that range in quality and price. Costco even sells one for $6,000 which is called Nutristore, a 1 year premium food kit. The pallet contains 600 cans of food that can feed four people a "well rounded" 2,000 calorie per day diet for 12 months.