Home Security

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 […]

Safety Tips for AirBNB Hosts

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Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few years, you have likely heard of the Airbnb online marketplace. Here you can rent a single bedroom or your entire property to individuals traveling to the area.

Many people use Airbnb to earn extra income; however, if you decide to do this, you need to make sure that you have the appropriate security devices in place to safeguard your property, as well as your personal items. Some tips to do that can be found here.

Use Access Control and Smart Locks
You can easily keep tabs […]

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 […]

Tips for Protecting Your Outdoor Valuables

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If you have items outside of your home, such as grills, patio furniture, bikes and other items, you need to take steps to protect them. Unfortunately, these items can be stolen or vandalized if you don’t take the proper steps to secure the exterior of your home.

The good news is, you can find some tips here to help you secure the exterior of your home and keep your valuable items where they are supposed to be.

Keep the Home’s Exterior Well-Lit
It is important that you can monitor the perimeter of your home at […]