A bunker is an underground structure used to protect people from danger. They can be built in a number of ways; they can be constructed above or below ground, or even in a building. In a post-apocalyptic landscape where survival is paramount, bunkers are an excellent place to keep your loved ones safe, if you have one.
A bunker is a shelter, usually below ground and sturdy enough to withstand heavy bombardment. It can also be used as a storage facility or a command center. A bunker is often built into the side of a hill or mountain, protecting it from direct artillery fire.
In a world where we’re surrounded by uncertainty, you need a bunker.
A bunker is a place to go when it all seems like too much. It’s a place where you can retreat, regroup, and recharge. A bunker is a safe space, where you can let your guard down and be yourself without worrying about what other people will think or say.
It’s not just for emergencies. You can use it any time you need to take care of yourself, whether that means taking the day off from work because you’re exhausted after an hours-long commute home or hanging out with friends at an outdoor music festival for the weekend.
A bunker is also a physical space, but it doesn’t have to be, It can be anywhere: your room at home; the backseat of your car; that empty room in your office building where no one ever goes (but seriously why?); or even just inside yourself, that place deep down inside where nothing else matters but what’s happening right here, right now.
When the apocalypse arrives, there’s a good chance that it will arrive with a bang. A nuclear explosion, likely caused by either Mother Nature or man-made weapons, would truly be the end of days. But if you’re ready to face what could be coming our way, then building a doomsday bunker might just be worth your while.
If you don’t happen to own such an impenetrable fortress, or if it just seems like too much work (or money) for your taste, consider this: there’s always room for improvising. All you really need for your own personal quarters are some sturdy walls and doors that will keep out any unwanted intruders, which means that even if all else fails, at least it’ll still be possible for you and yours to hole up until things get better.
Location is one of the first things you need to consider when planning your bunker. First and foremost, it matters how much money you have available to spend on your shelter. The cost of construction will depend on how much land is required, how close it is to other structures (and therefore vulnerable to attack), and what sorts of materials need to be transported in order for work on the structure itself to begin. You also want to think about whether or not there are any existing buildings nearby that could provide additional protection in case of an emergency, if so, then this could help cut down on costs by using pre-existing structures such as garages or basements instead of having them built from scratch.
The size of your doomsday bunker is an important factor to consider when deciding how much it will cost to build one. A large bunker will be more expensive than a smaller one, but it can also hold more people and last longer in case of an emergency. For example, if you have a family and want to prepare for yourself and your loved ones to survive for years after the end of the world, then you need a larger shelter with enough space for everyone to sleep comfortably.
However, if you are building a doomsday bunker as part of your prepping routine because it’s cheaper than buying insurance against threats like nuclear war or major natural disasters, then having fewer amenities may not be so important, or even possible. In this scenario having less room would actually save money on building materials such as concrete walls; therefore limiting what can be built might make sense financially speaking even though it isn’t ideal from an emotional standpoint.
Electrical needs include refrigeration, lighting, and communication equipment. You’ll likely want to keep food cold in case of emergency, so you’ll need a generator that can power a refrigerator or freezer (or two). It’s also important that you have sufficient lighting to see in the event of an outage.
You will also want to be able to communicate with the outside world as well as be able to charge your phone in order for your family members who are out of town not to get worried about where you are.
Running water and sanitation
The average American uses 90 gallons of water per day. You’ll need to store hundreds of gallons in your bunker, so you’ll want to make sure to have a plan for getting it there and keeping it clean. You can’t just fill up any old container with water, either; you’re going to have to purify it first.
There are three main ways that people purify their drinking water: boiling, chemical treatment (usually adding chlorine or iodine), or UV radiation (which is what happens naturally when sunlight hits the plastic bottle). You can also use filters on top of these methods if you don’t have access to sunlight. All four methods have been used by humanity for millennia, you were probably just using one without realizing it.
The best way I know of how people dispose of waste is through composting toilets (CSTs). CSTs are designed specifically for this purpose: they use no energy besides gravity and microbial decomposition through a series of chambers until there’s nothing left but fertilizer at the bottom chamber. They’re expensive though, the cheapest CST costs $300 while some go as high as $6,000 depending on what features they include (like heated seats). If your bunker has room for multiple toilets then I’d recommend installing one right away because it’d be silly not to consider how expensive they are right now due later on down the road after everyone else starts buying them up due to scarcity issues further into the future years ahead once 2020 rolls around before long gone forever gone past already too late never coming back ever again never ever again come back ever again.
In addition, it is important to store fuel underground. This can be done in a number of ways: buried tanks, pipelines, or storage facilities. All these methods have advantages and disadvantages.
- Buried tanks are cheap, but they can leak and will require regular maintenance.
- Underground piping has the advantage of not needing maintenance unless there are leaks; however, this system can be less secure if it is not protected from theft or vandalism.
If you live somewhere prone to flooding (or even just heavy rains), then your bunker should be able to withstand floods without any damage to its contents.
In areas where theft is common, then it’s best if your fuel storage facility is protected with fences and guard dogs.
Can you survive a nuke in a bunker?
A nuclear bomb is a weapon that uses nuclear energy, a process involving the nucleus of an atom. It is considered to be one of the most destructive weapons ever created.
A nuclear bomb releases an enormous amount of energy by splitting apart atoms at a subatomic level. This produces heat, light, and radiation that can destroy buildings and people in its path.
The United States has conducted over 1,000 tests on these bombs since 1945, with many taking place at the Nevada Test Site in Nevada where you can visit them today.
What can destroy a doomsday bunker?
It’s important to understand what could potentially destroy your bunker and make it unusable. If a nuclear blast hits nearby, the bunker will be damaged by flying debris and radiation.
Earthquakes can also damage your bunker if they’re large enough, especially if they strike near you or under the ground on which your bunker rests. Flooding and other natural disasters can also cause serious damage to doomsday bunkers if they occur while they’re being built, so consider this before building a bunker in an area that has experienced these problems in the past. If an enemy besieges your territory, you may have to leave for another location for safety reasons, and one of those places won’t be safe from siege-related destruction either. Finally, fire is always a threat, but luckily there are ways to prevent this from happening (like installing smoke detectors).
Whether or not the previous scenarios apply depends on where you live; but even if not all of them do there’s still something else that could ruin everything: rotten food in storage units.
How long do doomsday bunkers last?
The amount of time a bunker will last depends on several factors. The materials used to construct the bunker and its state of repair will determine how long it lasts. Some bunkers have lasted for decades, while others were destroyed within a few years of being built. If you’re worried about building your own bunker, there are other options:
Cost To Build A Doomsday Bunker
In this article, we’re going to explore the cost of building your own bunker. Many people assume that it’s an expensive endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re like most of us and want a place where you can take shelter during a crisis situation, then here are some tips on what exactly you need and how much that will cost:
- The first thing is deciding where your bunker will be located. If it’s in your backyard or basement in the United States, then construction costs could range from $20-$50 per square foot depending on whether or not there are any existing structures already built there (like concrete). You may also need permits from local zoning boards in order for them to approve its construction depending on where you live within North America (this depends largely on whether or not zoning laws exist). In Australia however they don’t require permits since they don’t have any zoning laws either but instead rely more heavily upon common sense when dealing with such things as safety concerns related specifically toward building materials used inside buildings constructed after 2009, such as asbestos removal contractors hired specifically because they specialize in removing dangerous substances like asbestos before work begins so nobody gets hurt while working inside these “green zones.”
The cost of building a doomsday bunker depends on the size and how much you are willing to invest. For example, if you want to build a normal-sized room that can hold up to 6 people, then it will cost about $50,000. But if you want something big enough for 20 people or more, then it will cost around $1 million.