research-your-neighborhood
Finding a safe neighborhood is a top priority when moving. Check these great home security tips to help you find the safest communities for your new home.

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deep-clean
If cleanliness is next to godliness, then we’re pretty sure that you work really hard to keep things tidy, right? But in your quest to make your home shine bright like a diamond, you may be inadvertently introducing new hazards to yourself and the rest of your family. Here, we offer 9 tips to help you make sure that your cleaning ambitions don’t lead to disaster for your family....

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childproofing-your-house
Your little ones are probably as crafty as a magician. Before you know it, they’ve maneuvered themselves into o-limits places or their tiny hands are clutching items that you’re sure were out of their reach. That’s why childproofing is so important, and we’ve got some tips to help you keep your kids safe and sound. ...

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infant-sleep-safety
It’s not necessarily a pleasant topic to think about, but making sure that your infant’s sleeping environment is free from hidden hazards is key to keeping them safe at night. Extra-plush bedding, fluffy pillows and large openings in the guardrails of your crib aren’t things that you typically associate with danger, but to an infant, they can be very harmful. In the United States, accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed (ASSB) is the leading cause of infant death due to injury. But with a few small adjustments to your baby’s crib and bedding, you can make sure that your little bundle of joy slumbers safely. ...

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back-to-school-safety
Everyone here knows the truth of the matter: You couldn’t be happier about your kids getting out of your hair and going back to school, right? We understand completely....

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Nationally, when temperatures rise, so does the crime rate. For every 1°C, expect a 1% increase in crime....

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home-security-myths
Like most issues related to the home, the topic of security has fallen victim to a number of myths. From the overall effectiveness of home security systems to the role that police play in catching perpetrators, every aspect of this critical subject has been dissected and discussed ad nauseam. But the endless conversations have yielded a few tall tales that we’d like to set straight....

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green-thumb
Typically, we’re all about the idea of keeping your yard as neat and trim as possible because it gives burglars fewer places to hide. But if you’re a lover of all things green, you can still show off your award-worthy landscaping skills — and covertly subdue anyone who gets too close to your home. How, you ask? With rough, tough foliage designed to send even the meanest burglar scrambling for a first aid kit and a hug from Nana....

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dog-days-of-summer
Summer is always a welcome break from the treacherous winter, but it brings its own set of safety pitfalls — namely the extremely hot temperatures that can create a dangerous situation for the entire family — including your dog. Here are a few common pet hazards and our advice for avoiding them this season....

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