safety

Tips to Help You Avoid being Locked Out of Your Home

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Unfortunately, at some point or another, everyone has this experience. They are ready to go inside their house, after a long hard day, only to discover they are locked out. There’s no need to be ashamed – this is an all-too-common experience. The good news is, there are a few tips that can be used to help prevent a home lockout, which are found here.

Double and Triple Check before Closing Your Door
The easiest way you can prevent being locked out is to double check that you have your keys. While this may be easier […]

Keep Your Pets Safe While You’re Away

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For most pet owners, their animals are extremely important parts of their lives. While it is easy to take care of Fluffy and Rover while your home, what happens when you’re at work, or just away from home?

Thankfully, there are several things you can do to help protect your furry friends while you are away.

Install a home security system. You need to make sure to choose one that includes video surveillance, as well as remote video access. This will allow you to check on your pets from any smartphone, tablet, computer or another Internet-enabled […]

Common Causes of Home Fires

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According to information from the National Fire Protection Association, there are more than 300,000 house fires in the United States every single year. House fires result in thousands of deaths, as well as billions of dollars in property damage. With these shocking statistics in mind, there is no question that you need to make protecting your home from a household fire a top priority.

One of the first things you can do is to get to know some of the leading causes of house fires. When you know what causes these problems, you are already a step closer to […]

Protect Your Four-Legged Friends: Home Security and Safety for Your Pets

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By now, you understand how important it is to have multiple layers of security in place for your home and family. In most cases, these extra layers extend past sensors for glass breaking and motion detection.

There are some people who may have an additional layer of security they haven’t even thought about – their dog. It doesn’t matter what kind of dog, or how big or small they may be – their presence alone is enough to scare off many burglars.

However, as effective as dogs are, they aren’t a substitute for a quality security system. There are […]