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Home Alarm Installation: Keep your Family and Property Safe

A safe home is a happy home. The peace of mind that comes from having a security system in place is becoming ever more important for today’s homeowners. Due to this trend, residential alarm installation is growing in popularity, and there are many options now available for non-commercial properties. Alarm Installation Basics Today, the delicate…

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Surveillance Equipment

Today, installing residential surveillance equipment is an increasingly popular facet of home security systems. While some might feel like having cameras placed around their home is going a little overboard, there’s a reason why commercial businesses, government buildings, and ATMs are fitted with security cameras: They not only work, but also provide a powerful deterrent….

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Fire Prevention Tips

Residential fires kill around 3,000 Americans each year, but they don’t need to. Most deaths can be prevented if homeowners follow some basic fire prevention tips. Here are some basic fire safety suggestions to help ensure your household is as prepared as possible in the event of fire strikes. Home Fire Safety Tip #1: Install…

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Chimney Maintenance Keeps Your Family Safe

If you own a fireplace, chimney maintenance is not optional. Deadly fires, carbon monoxide poisoning, and expensive chimney repairs are only some of the more serious consequences associated with neglected chimney maintenance. Whether you need to know what you can expect with chimney cleaning and inspections or whether you need a more detailed explanation of…

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Home Security Alarms – Safety & Piece of Mind

Home security has become one of the top things people look for in a property. Along with lot size, square footage, and location, the kind of home security system a house has in place is now truly a deciding factor for buyers. Due to this trend, having a security alarm is not only important when…

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Best Cities for Sidewalks and Winter Safety

According to the National Safety Council, the mortality rate of falls in people aged 65 and older has increased by almost 40 percent over the last decade. It should come as no surprise that snow and ice are often contributing factors in fall-related injuries, but the best winter cities for pedestrians involve a lot more…

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Home Improvements to Prevent Kitchen Fires

In many homes, the busiest room in the house is the kitchen. It is the place where food is cooked and where families congregate to share meals and interact with one another. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most dangerous rooms in the home in terms of fire. Statistically, forty percent of all home…

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Holiday Gifts in Danger?

The Holidays keep people preoccupied with winter travel, remembering everyone on their wish list, and smiling through the office party. The problem with this time of year is that burglars are busy too. During the Holidays, people take items out of high-security stores and house them in low-security homes. A savvy thief is aware of…

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Home Design for Fall Prevention for Seniors

These days, aging in place is easier than ever before, and many people are taking advantage of the option to remain at home for as long as possible. In fact, over 90% of adults in retirement say they would prefer to age in their own homes rather than move into a senior facility or to a relative’s abode.

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Staying Safe During a Home Power Outage

There are many things that can cause power outages such as severe storms, high winds, and even accidents. When the power goes out at home, you will want to take steps to keep your home and family safe. There are some simple things that can be done to stay safe in the event of a power outage. Having supplies and a plan in place can be extremely helpful in the case of a power outage.

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