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We can board up holes and windows in the building for more protection against looters.

–Item Description


Board Up is a home improvement option from the Improved Workshop. It can be used up to three times, to block three bomb holes in the shelter. These improvements will significantly increase raids defense and help reduce casualties and/or losses.

Crafting Cost

Board Up Crafting Cost
Builder Wood Components
Marin 8 2
Other 10 2


  • It is strongly recommended to Board Up before the crime rises. Having the three holes boarded is also required to craft the Reinforced Door.
  • If you make a hatchet, you can chop all the furniture in the shelter and get enough wood for all three Board Ups.
  • If you want to save as much resource as possibly in early game, increase your raids defense with Guard and Weapons