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Fire Detection and Safety

We all know accidents happen, but when it comes to fire, this can be an expensive, destructive, and often times, painful experience. And while you can’t always predict when an accident will occur, there are many precautions you can take to ensure if one does, you’ll be the first to know. When it comes to fire, you have several ways to protect your home, belongings, and most importantly, your family. From installing home security systems equipped with alerting you when a fire springs up to simple smoke detectors, there are an array of devices and alarms that can contribute to your protection. It’s beyond important to have smoke detectors, at the very least, in your home, however, it’s also important to know how house fires start, common applicants and electronics that can cause fires if left unattended or uncleaned, and what the proper response is if a fire ever does erupt in your home while you and your family are present. Talking to fire safety professionals, or your trusted ADT installer, can help you figure out the best escape route in your home, basic knowledge about what to do if a fire ignites, and how you can do your best to prevent blazes before they begin.


Every 24 seconds, a team of first responders are dashing to the scene of a structure fire in the US. Of those structures, 72 percent occur in a family home and cause an estimated $23 billion in property damage annually. While property can be replaced, your family cannot. Do your children know what to do if a fire breaks out at your home? This is fire safety for kids!...

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With the rush of the holiday season over, many of us are faced with the prospect of starting anew. For others, the New Year brings an opportunity to gain a fresh perspective. This translates into the often loathed, and occasionally loved, New Year’s resolution....

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Decorating for the holidays is a joyful time. The bright colors. The cozy fireplaces. The cheerful music. Cheesy, yet wonderful specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas and Frosty the Snowman. The chocolate peppermint bark. It’s the perfect time of year to host a white elephant gift exchange. During this time of giving, it’s important you help keep fire safety top of mind....

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