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Tips to Keep Your Teen Safe at Home

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Do you have a teen at home? If so, you know that they often stay there alone. You may be concerned for their safety. While this isn’t uncommon, there are a few additional steps you can take to ensure they are safe and secure while home alone. Use the tips here to do just that.

Install Entry Sensors
There are a number of unique ways you may be able to use entry sensors to keep your teens safe. In addition to installing them on windows and doors, consider placing these devices on the liquor cabinet or another […]

Tips for After School Safety for Your Kids

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Now that most schools are back in, or will be back in soon, it is time to start planning for your kids after school. If you work, it may not be possible to be home when they get off the bus. The good news is, you can provide you and your kid’s peace of mind by using the tips here. When you make sure your home is as safe as possible, it will reduce how much you worry about your children when they are home alone.

Check the smoke detectors. Having a fire alarm system that is […]

Cleaning Tips for Your Door Handles, Knobs and Hinges

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There’s a good chance you use your door daily without giving much thought to the cleanliness of the knobs, handles or hinges. However, over time, this hardware can build up grime, dirt and invisible bacteria every time it is used.

Even in a small home, there are approximately two dozen knobs, not to mention the knockers and hinges that are pretty much forgotten when it comes to cleaning and lubricating. However, maintaining this part of your door can help ensure your door doesn’t carry nasty bacteria and that it continues working properly.

Important Considerations to Make Before […]

Is Your Backyard Really Secure?

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Did you know that according to the U.S. Department of Justice, home invasions are most likely to occur through an entry point located in your backyard? Many homeowners worry about the security of their front yard, but believe the fence present in the rear will keep nefarious individuals from getting into the back portion of the home. Unfortunately, in many situations, this is not the case.

One of the best ways to secure your backyard is to install a home security system that incorporates rear yard security features. Modern systems are developed using smart technology, which means you can […]