Reasons To Rethink Your Non-Organic Carpet Cleaning Methods

As people have begun to show greater concern these days for what they put into their bodies and pay more attention to environmental issues as well, they’ve probably started to notice that numerous products are being made available that have the organic label slapped on it. From food and beauty to clothing and cleaning, you […]

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How To Deter Burglars For Next To Nothing

How To Deter Burglars For Next To Nothing While no-one likes to dwell on the thought of crime, there is always the possibility of it happening to you, no matter how well you prepare. While investing in better quality locks and door hardware is always wise, I thought it would be useful if I shared […]

7 Safety Tips For All The Single Ladies

When you and your best friend decide to live together, it’s kind of the best decision ever. You get to hang out all the time, gossip about boys and people you don’t like, and whenever you feel like staying in and drinking wine, you have a buddy right next to you. While it’s super fun […]

Tips For Protecting Your Land From Trespassers

For those who own a significant area of land there is a large responsibility that comes with this and a lot of effort has to go into maintaining the property. As it is very much an area of land that belongs to you it is certainly not the right of an outsider to enter the […]

Easy Ways To Make Your Home Safe

Your home should be the one place that you and your loved ones feel safest. It should be the place where, in winter, you breathe a sigh of relief as you enter through the door safely on a dark night. Making your home a safe sanctuary is really easy but some people forget about the […]

How Secure Is Your Home? Think Again.

Home security is something that everyone should be taking seriously, I grew up in South Africa where I had bars on my windows and doors, so living in an area that is bar free is a dream, yet my home security is still strong and there are still things I do to make sure my […]

How To Protect Your Home From Smoke And Fire

It is very scary to think that around 3,000 people died in 2011 after being involved with a fire, many of these people were involved with fires in the home. In this day and age with the technology that has been invented you would think the days of being injured in house fires would be […]

Protecting Your Home from a Vampire Attack

Halloween season is here, and that means it’s time to get your home ready for attacks from all sorts of ghouls and goblins. Today we’re covering vampires. Now, the good news about vampires is that they won’t come into your home without invitation, they’re polite like that, but here’s the bad news: you can’t always […]

Home Fire Safety Devices You Should Consider Owning

Did you know that there were 16,400 fires in the UK in 2011 alone? Out of those there were about 268 fatalities and many more injuries. If you want to keep your home safe then it is imperitive that you keep regulated fire safety equipment in your home. Here is a list of some of […]

Fire Safety Tips for a Dry Summer

This past summer has been one of the driest on record for many areas of the U.S. I’ve been doing some reading and I’m seriously amazed at how little weather some places have had. My city usually sees a significant amount of rain and thunderstorms during Tornado Season, but even then it was dry and […]

The New Homeowner’s Guide to Security

In the past, people would tell you to lock your windows and doors and leave lights on if you weren’t going to be home for an extended period of time. That was the typical mantra of home security unless you lived in a high-end home or you had the money for a security system. Today, […]

Top Crime Prevention Advice

Being the victim of a crime can be devastating to both the victim and the people close to the victim. Crimes can have an impact on a person’s confidence, outlook on life and general happiness, an impact that some people never recover from. As hard as it is to admit it, much of crime can […]

Inexpensive Ways to Add Security to Your Home

There are many ways that you can add security to your home and you do not have to break the bank to do so. Providing a safe and secure home environment is one of the most important things that homeowners can do for themselves and their families. Many times, homes that have security measures are […]

How to Make Your Bathroom a Safer Place

Most of the accidents around the house happen in the bathroom. With so many fixtures jammed into a tiny room and the pools of water that are found almost anywhere in the room, slips and falls are just begging to happen. Especially if you have older people and youngsters in the house, you need to […]

How to Make Your Bathroom a Safer Place

Most of the accidents around the house happen in the bathroom. With so many fixtures jammed into a tiny room and the pools of water that are found almost anywhere in the room, slips and falls are just begging to happen. Especially if you have older people and youngsters in the house, you need to […]

Why Mold Inspection Is Important For Any Home

Homes are susceptible to mold for a variety of different reasons. Mold spores are constantly moving through the air and are looking for a place to take root. Spores can also be transported on clothing, on food or inside of a new appliance. Mold that starts to grow in a home can have many detrimental […]

Should You Choose ADT For Your Home Security?

If your home is unprotected, your valuables may be at risk. Gone are the days when we could leave our house and car doors unlocked for days. There is nothing that stands between a robber and your unattended home except for a locked door that can easily be pried open. This shouldn’t feel like a […]

How to Remove Indoor Mold

There are several different kinds of mold that can be found in our homes, and black mold is only one of them. They differ in color (from different nuances of white, yellow, green, brown to black) and appearance (velvety, cottony, granular), but the process of removing them is pretty much the same with all. Being […]

Making Pool Safety Your Number One Priority

Water is truly amazing, every person and animal depend on it to survive. For all of its benefits and life-giving qualities, though, water can just as easily turn deadly. Perhaps, because of all the variety of reasons that we use water, we don’t think about the danger.   Every year, hundreds of children in the […]

Remove the Risk of Fire and Keep a Fire Extinguisher on Hand

One of the best ways to keep your home, vehicle or business safe from the damages of fire is to keep an active or working fire extinguisher on hand at all times. Small fires can get out of hand quickly and create larger problems if not extinguished as soon as possible. There are many different […]

Electrical Safety Council Launches New Smartphone App For Homeowners

The Electrical Safety Council has launched a new smartphone app to help homeowners complete some simple but important visual safety checks inside and outside their home. Established in 1956, the Electrical Safety Council is an independent charity in the UK that is dedicated to keeping the British Public safe by helping reduce the number of […]

Lockers for Keeping Valuables Safe

One of the best ways to ensure your valuables are kept safe is by using a locker. This article explores the different types of locker you can find. Photo Credits: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mig/1457987/ It is a very sad thought that these days we have to make sure that all our belongings are kept in a safe place […]

Secure your House

Those who’ve had their homes broken into in New Jersey know how devastating it can be. Not only have their belongings been stolen, but they feel unsafe in their homes. The good news is that something as simple as investing in replacement windows in New Jersey can protect both the home and those inside it. […]

Steps To Increase Your Home Security

A few years back, I was living in a single-story family home with my husband in a tight-knit community. I had never worried about crime or the potential of a burglary until it had happened to us. One afternoon, we returned home from a shopping trip to discover our home had been broken into and […]

How a Home Security System Works

It is often said that a man’s house is his castle. It should be added that no one likes having their castle broken into by the “undesirables” of the kingdom. We live in the most technologically advanced society the world has ever known. Our houses are filled with the latest gadgets, gizmos, and grandma’s world-class […]

3 Ways to Protect Your Home From Vandalism and Thef

Your home is your haven, and it is also one of your biggest life investments. It houses most, if not all, of your prized possessions; and it is where you spend most of your time with your loved ones. So, it’s but natural for you to want to keep it safe and secure from thieves […]

Family Fire Fighting Information

Fire extinguishers are essential tools for saving lives before fire services can reach locations. Either a fire extinguisher can be used to halt small fires before they spread or they can be used to dampen flames to provide a quick escape route. However, be aware that different types of fire extinguishers are designed to combat […]

Chemicals and the Fire Hazards They Cause in Your Home

You turn off the oven when you leave the house. You keep towels away from the stovetop. You don’t leave candles burning unattended. You have working fire detectors installed throughout your home, and you even have a fire extinguisher in the kitchen. You’re already doing a lot to prevent fires in your home, but are […]

Why Are Residential Fires Common During Winter?

Fires are very common during winter, specifically during the months of December, January and February; and the top cause is heating. When it’s cold, people often use their heating systems, light candles or fireplaces, or turn on colorful lights. When winter fires occur, there are also more fatalities since there are more incidences of fire […]

The Risks of Having a Neighborhood Watch in Your Community

Having a neighborhood watch isn’t always a good thing and this article explains why