BuildAPrep Preparedness Outfitters

For When It Hits The Fan

 BuildAPrep is your source for all your outdoor and preparedness needs.  Whether you are preparing for the end of the world or your next outdoor adventure, we have you covered. From fishing the Gulf of Mexico to the many lakes and rivers of New England, to hiking in some of our beautiful national parks; you can trust we aren't just another outdoor recreation store. We know the great outdoors just as much as we know what great outdoor enthusiasts like you want and need.  

We are your natural disaster preparedness experts and provide both products, education and training to get you ready for a wide variety of disasters.  

Why shop with BuildAPrep?

  • FREE Same or Next Day Shipping on all orders.
  • Knowledgeable and friendly customer service.
  • Wide selection of name-brand products.
  • Competitive pricing.
  • 100% Customer Satisfaction rating.

BuildAPrep is located in Connecticut and was founded in 2014.


About the Founder:

  • Lifelong outdoorsman and avid angler
  • Prepping since 2007
  • Working in Disaster Response and Recovery field since 2013
  • General Class amateur radio operator
  • CERT Trained
  • Certified SKYWARN Spotter
  • Volunteer with Amateur Radio Emergency Services
  • Weather Ready Nation Ambassador
  • National Rifle Association member since 2006
  • Amateur Radio Relay League member since 2015
  • Member, Mount Washington Observatory