Carbon monoxide is a colorless gas that can be extremely hazardous and potentially fatal when emitted into small, enclosed spaces. Often referred to as a “silent killer,” carbon monoxide is a major threat to individuals at home and in places that lack proper ventilation. CO, which is released by ...

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Earlier this month, roughly 80 residents of a condominium complex in Calgary were forced to evacuate due to dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide. While this happened in Canada, the U.S. Fire Administration...

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What do you think of when you imagine a burglar? Do you imagine a gun-wielding man dressed all in black wearing a mask and carrying a sack with a dollar sign on it? This cartoonish stereotype is actually quite different from the typical burglar....

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Home security scams prey on people's sense of vulnerability. Everyone wants to keep their home and family safe from intruders, fire, and other dangers, and unfortunately, there are plenty of con artists willing to take advantage and sell security equipment that is substandard, installed incorrectly, or just plain...

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Homeowners have become more sensitive to resale value in recent years, as the housing market has struggled. Some may wonder if a home security system will affect their home´s resale value. The answer is often yes. Here are five ways it can do just that...

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When you read about numerous cases of home burglary, common themes emerge. First, everyone should take home security seriously. Even if you don't own many valuables, you could lose something with great sentimental value, or find yourself facing an intruder in your own home. Another important theme ...

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As with every industry, the home security industry unfortunately has its share of less-than-honest providers. Here are four of the most common complaints about alarm systems and their providers, and how you can be confident you´ll get an...

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The White House executive complex is actually composed of four buildings: The Executive Mansion (where the First Family lives) The Old Executive Office Building (where the President´s and Vice President´s executive offices are located)...

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Statistics gathered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation* show some alarming statistics: In 2009, there were approximately 2.2 million burglaries in the United States, with almost 73% of those being residential burglaries. Burglary accounted for 23...

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Most Commonly Stolen Items in Tennessee Do you regularly leave your iPad on the coffee table? Is your expensive jewelry strewn across the bedroom vanity? These and other habits may be luring home burglars to your doorstep with the convenience of an easy theft. From Hendersonville to Mu...

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