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How to Make Your Apartment Zombie-Proof?

ZOMBIE PROOF your apartment Once the zombie apocalypse hits, you'll want to make sure that your apartment is as zombie-proof as possible. You likely won't have access to modern luxuries like electricity, so you'll have to make do with a lot of DIY knowledge. Follow these tips to ensure safety from zombies in your own home. Know your Zombie Not all zombies are created equal, so it's important to be prepared for whatever version of the undead you may face. Here are a few classic types: Basic walkers Runners Stalkers These classic Start training, These are the zombies are because these biggest threat to slow and zombies are fast. steady in their quest for flesh. They're relatively easy You will not outrun them, so you'll want to fortify your apartment and wait it out. apartment dwellers. As quadrupeds, they can scale buildings, which means most apartments will become giant zombie vending machines. to neutralize but travel in growing packs, and once they start piling up against barriers, you better watch out. high Risk to medium apartment dwellers low Your Defense Starts at the DOOR It's all about the materials; here's a breakdown of the strengths of various options: Repels 3 zombies 'Repels 7 zombies Repels 14+ zombies MDF Solid wood Steel door door door Best Locks Based on Zombie Research, we've compiled stats on the number of zombies it takes to break through door locks. = 1 zombie Traditional Knob plus Deadbolt knob security chain Bar lock Next Stop: the Windows Tempered glass Your best bet for windows is finding an apartment with tempered glass, which is used in car windows, underwater equipment and for bulletproofing. It will also break into cubes rather than shatter into life-threatening shards if you need to escape. At minimum, it's about four times stronger than standard window glass. Iron bars Blackout curtains Since glass will never be strong enough to resist a zombie, consider adding iron bars to keep them at bay. They might buy you an extra 4-5 zombies over an unprotected window. These dark curtains are a must-have, not because of zombies but for potential raiders who might identify you as a target and come after your supplies. Safeguard your Stockpile Ensure your apartment shelves have the minimum needed to survive, then pace yourself: To maintain With risk of your current weight: losing weight: 2,000 to 3,000 calories a day (men) 1,600 to 2,400 calories 1,500 calories a day (men) 1,200 calories a day (women) a day (women) If you're facing the classic brain-eating zombie, it would consume an average of 2,065 calories per brain! Here are some essentials that are best to have on hand – in bulk: FlloAs Whole grain crackers Canned soups, chilis and vegetables Peanut butter Dried fruit Multivitamins High in protein and doesn't need to be refrigerated. High in fiber and edible (though maybe not delicious) well after the expiration date. Because eventually you just need the basics. They're compact to store and come with a long shelf life. Will last for years, so buy plenty and buy often. Keeps for six months to a year and is loaded with nutrients. Prepare for the Worst Odds are good that if the zombie attack lasts long enough, youll start running out of the essentials. Here are a few things you can do to increase your supplies: Got a balcony on your apartment? Šecure it and start a zombie-proof garden! • Many apartments get fantastic sunlight, so consider solar panels as a renewable energy source. • It's worth investing in a good sledgehammer or axe ... not only as the perfect tool for bashing in zombie heads but also to break through walls into neighboring apartments without risking infested hallways! Set up rainwater collection buckets to draw from when utilities like water finally go out. Battle the Undead Heed your target's vulnerabilities: Head: 100% effective Torso: 0% effective (you should probably aim somewhere else) Arms: 40% (cutting them off): Legs: 75% (cutting them off): Best Weapons for Fighting Zombies There are plenty of things in your apartment that you can use to eliminate the zombie threat. Anything blunt, sharp or heavy will do the trick. Here are a few items everyone should have lying around: DIY polearm: Duct tape a kitchen knife onto a shower bar to defend yourself at a safe distance. Baseball bat: highly effective, simple to use and inexpensive Kitchen knives: remember to keep them sharp ... really sharp Pots and pans Safety first! To defend yourself against bites, use a cooking board, cookie sheet or even the lid of your toilet as a shield. DIY mace: Lock a Fire extinguishers: All apartments have them; gather several to bash and distract unwanted zombie callers. TIT frying pan onto the end of a \bicycle chain and swing it around like a mace for Household tools like hammers and screwdrivers small groups of undesirable undead. Remember to resist the urge to use fire or chemicals to fight the zombies, because you may harm yourself. Plot your Route to the Roof If we know anything from movies, it's that rooftop helicopter rescues are the way to close out a heroic and daring experience. Make sure you know exactly how to get to the roof of your building when the cavalry finally swoops in. Ultimately, an apartment has pros and cons when it comes to surviving a zombie apocalypse. You have the benefit of a raised vantage point, but in the end you could find yourself cut off by zombie-infested elevators and hallways. The best strategy is to buckle down and prepare for the worst. NATION'S LEADING APARTMENT RESOURCE

How to Make Your Apartment Zombie-Proof?

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It might seem like an unlikely possibility, but the zombie apocalypse is just around the corner according to some people. If this turns out to be true, you might want to invest some time and effort in...




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