Housecleaning isn't everyone's favorite activity, but it's one that needs to be done on a regular basis to keep your family members safe and healthy and your home in tip-top shape. But before you go scrubbing your floors, wiping your mirrors and cleaning your toilets, there are a few cleaning safety tips you should consid...

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Along with the bathroom, the kitchen is one of the most dangerous rooms in the house. With sharp knives, open flames, hot ovens and the potential for contamination, it's no wonder so many people experience accidents in the kitchen. However, there are ways that you can make sure that your kitchen is safe and efficient. Her...

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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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From an unkempt lawn to packages that seem to pile up in perpetuity outside your front gates, did you realize that signs of neglect around your property can be attractive to prospective intruders, becaus...

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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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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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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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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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No matter where you live or what economic times are like, burglaries occur every day. In order to make life harder for burglars, you have to think like a burglar, understand things that cause a burglar to choose one target over another, and do what you can to reduce an intruder's opportunities for getting inside ...

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