Sure, you may have a good home security system installed, but is that all you’re doing to help keep your home and belongings safe? Believe it or not, you may actively do things that invite burglars to scope out your home. Home security systems are good for helping to deter the threat of a home robbery, but what behaviors ...

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There’s no denying that every homeowner wants to make sure their home is safe. It’s likely that you worked very hard to buy your home and you even more likely that you worked hard to maintain it. So, why would you want something like weather or theft to spoil it all? In order to efficiently protect your home, you nee...

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We all know the value of being protected in our homes, but smart homeowners don't stop there. Well-educated homeowners go out of their way to make sure that their protection plan is proactive as opposed to reactive. Are you looking to be more proactive with your protection plan? These proactive home secu...

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There are many places you can go online to get home security tips from ordinary people. While some of this advice can be questionable (at best), some of it can actually give you new ideas on helping keep your home safe from intrusion. Here are...

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While home security systems are built to last and to be easy to use, that doesn't mean you shouldn't give them a checkup now and again. Here are five ways to make sure your system is at its best to help keep your family protected. </di...

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Choking occurs when food or a small object becomes lodged in the back of a person's throat, blocking the airway and preventing oxygen from reaching the lungs and brain. Choking can lead to respiratory arrests and sometimes heart attack, especially in children. It's a terrifying, panic-inducing experience, and it's more co...

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False alarms can be a problem for owners of monitored home alarm systems, and they can be frustrating to both homeowners and local law enforcement. Some cities and towns even issue fines when officers are dispatched to homes due to false alarms. Unfortunately, when homeowners aren't educated about the causes of false ala...

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A person's home is filled with treasured possessions that offer a deep sense of purpose and history. From family heirlooms to high-tech electronics, belongings are what give a home its individuality and allow homeowners to feel both at peace and secure within their dwellings. Yet as people age, homes and the possessions ...

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Likely you’ve prepared for large-scale emergencies to keep your family safe at home. However, the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning is often overlooked. Exposure to carbon monoxide puts you and your family at great risk that is potentially fatal. Often, CO inhalation happens before you realize something is amiss. By i...

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Many families travel throughout the year. With so many tasks to complete before your trip, it can be easy to forget about the important home security checks you should take care of before you leave. Here are 10 tips for helping keep your home safer throughout your vacation. 1. Use multi...

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