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Summer Safety and Security for Your Kids

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Summer is here, which means you have to make the decision of whether or not your child is old enough to stay at home alone, while you are working or running errands. According to experts, most kids are ready to stay home alone by the time they are 12 or 13 years old.

However, despite your child’s age, you are the only one who can determine if they are ready to stay at home, alone this summer. If you decide that this option will work for you and your family, you may want to use the security tips here […]

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 […]

Have You Been Making these All-too-Common Home Security Mistakes?

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There is no question that a quality home security system can offer great protection; however, even the most modern and advanced system is not able to totally override human error. For homeowners who want to keep burglars at bay, they should do the following to avoid some of the most common security mistakes, which have been highlighted here.

Allowing mail and newspapers to pile up. If you let your newspapers pile up in your driveway or on your porch for several days, it is a clear indication no one is at home. Ask a neighbor, friend or even […]

Helpful Home Safety Features for Single Parents

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According to a recent study from Pew Research Center, up to 30% of all children in the U.S. live with a single parent.

In some cases, the biggest challenge of being a single dad or single mom is handling the role of both parents. Attempting to be both mom and dad can be a bit stressful at times. A single parent also has additional pressure to keep their homes – and children – safe and secure.

While it is impossible to be in two places at the same time, when you use some of the home safety tips for single parents […]