Used as party rooms, play rooms and storage rooms, your basement is probably your home’s most versatile space. And if you’re not careful about fire safety, it can easily become you home’s most dangerous....

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Millions of elderly people injure themselves in falls annually. Home security systems that are capable of quickly summoning emergency help may reduce the severity of their injuries, but the numbers are still pretty staggering. ...

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The warm temperatures of summer usually signal a lot of pending fun times. Pool parties, backyard barbecues and fun days at the beach are the stuff that summers are made of. But considering that summer is also the peak season for burglary as well as accidents involving children, the warm weather also brings considerable dangers that smart families have to prepare for. Here, we lay out five tips for protecting your home and family during the summer season. ...

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For most of us, our pets are more like family members than convenient companions. Their lovable personalities and frustrating bouts of mischievous behavior are as essential to our lives as the habits of any two-legged family member. And while your decision to invest in home security may have been driven primarily by a desire to protect your human family, your system also affects and protects your animals. Read on to learn how home security impacts you and your dog....

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Not sure what you or your family will do in the event of a fire? Be proactive – develop a plan to escape a fire safely with these seven simple steps....

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Whether you’re moving into a new home or you’re just now deciding to upgrade or install a home security system, you have many factors to consider when deciding what kind of system will be the absolute best for you. If you have a family, your needs are instantly going to be focused on helping to ensure that everyone is...

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Prioritizing what security solutions to use can be difficult as most homes are laid out differently. Do you live in the type of home that could use outdoor lighting? What about security cameras? Do the items you possess warrant a safe? Here's a step-by-step guide to help determine what security solutions you and your fami...

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We imagine scenarios when an intruder might be able to gain access to our homes for ill intent. We imagine what time of day, where they might approach—and we take steps to help protect the most obvious of places and approaches. That’s why you lock your doors at night, or why you set the security system each time you leave...

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When you consider installing a home security system, you may not think about the eco-friendliness of your security strategy. However, technology is allowing people to greatly reduce the amount of energy their homes use—including the energy used to power home security systems themselves and the other security measures comm...

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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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