How To Urban Explore: The Ultimate Guide To Urban Exploration
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How To Urban Explore: The Ultimate Guide To Urban Exploration

Police call it trespassing, moms call it dangerous, Instagram calls it urbex, I just call it exploring. I’ll do my best in this article to teach you how to urban explore, in what I consider, the right way. I’ve been fascinated by the stories abandoned building can tell, and have been photographing the decay for…

Why Do Abandoned Buildings Decay?
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Why Do Abandoned Buildings Decay?

Abandoned buildings decay at different rates for a number of different reasons. Buildings fall apart at different rates depending on what environment they’re exposed to. In this article we’ll explore why abandoned buildings decay, and what causes them to rot. Abandoned buildings decay due to damage caused by the environment over time. This can include…

Why Are Abandoned Places Guarded?
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Why Are Abandoned Places Guarded?

Ever see security guards or police at abandoned places and wonder what they’re doing there? Why would someone invest time and money into guarding something that is clearly abandoned and forgotten? Why are abandoned places even guarded? In short, property owners want to do two things. Prevent themselves from being liable if anyone gets hurt…

Should You Carry A Weapon While Urban Exploring?
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Should You Carry A Weapon While Urban Exploring?

Urban exploring can be a dangerous hobby. Many people wonder if they should carry a weapon while urban exploring. While carrying a traditional weapon may make you feel safer, it actually opens you up to a whole host of other problems. In short, you should not carry a weapon while urban exploring. When you carry…

The Best Way To Get Permission To Go Into Abandoned Buildings
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The Best Way To Get Permission To Go Into Abandoned Buildings

Exploring abandoned places can be fun for a number of reasons. I personally get a rush when discovering a new location for the first time, or finally getting into a high risk place that is off-limits. But there are times where I want to just photograph in peace without having to worry about the police…

What Causes Homes To Become Abandoned?
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What Causes Homes To Become Abandoned?

Ever wonder what causes homes to become abandoned? Homes become abandoned due to lack of employment, increased crime rate, or dangerous environmental hazards such as radiation or contaminated drinking water. Below we explore this phenomenon in more detail. I’ve been in homes where everything was just left sitting for years. Food in the fridge, dishes…