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General tips about security at your home, buying, installing and using a home security system as well security system alternatives and basic safety guidelines.

Things to Put Away Before Making a Video Blog

Video blogging can be a legitimate way of making money today. Beauty specialists can make money by promoting makeup in their videos; auto mechanics can make money by slapping car ads in front of their videos. The possibilities are endless, so it’s no surprise that a lot of people make videos from home that they […]

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Apartment Safety Hazards That Are Often Overlooked

Living in an apartment building means that there is always someone nearby if you are caught in an emergency situation. That’s quite different from the suburbs, where sometimes there is nobody for miles in the times when you need help. But, having more people around also poses safety risks. Here are the top apartment security […]

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Dangerous Gardening and Yard Tools

Gardening tools seem so harmless. After all, you just bought them to plant some green pea plants and have a meditation hobby on the weekends. But many of the gardening tools made just a couple of decades ago are pretty unsafe. Here are some old gardening and yard tools that can be very dangerous. Anything […]

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Things You Should Never Put in a Child’s Room

If you’re preparing your home for a new baby, or you have an infant who is rapidly starting to crawl and become curious, you need to make some changes around your house. What you keep out of your child’s room or nursery is just as important as what you put in it. Here are ten […]

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How to Vet Your AirBnb Guests

If you offer your home on AirBnb, you rely heavily on the company to screen guests for you. But it’s quite simple for travelers to cover up their intentions and their habits. If you put up a high-value vacation property on AirBnb, you can make an enormous amount of income by renting it out. But […]

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Reasons to Have a Friend Check on Your House While You’re Away

Using the surveillance cameras on your home automated system to check in on your house is a great way to keep an eye on things while you’re away. But nothing beats having a real person who you trust taking a walk through your property to look for any problems. Not to mention, when you’re on […]

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Summer Activities That Make Your Yard a Security Hazard

If you have a yard, summer is a great time to make use of it. Families with kids can entertain their children for hours with little more than a lawn and some toys, and even adults can use their yard to get a workout outside of the stuffy gym. But some of the things we […]

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Safety Devices Women Living Alone Should Have at Home

Women living alone can, unfortunately, become targets of burglaries and attacks, because criminals don’t expect them to fight back, and they know there is nobody in the house to help them. Some criminals scope out neighborhoods, determining where women live by themselves, so it’s critical that any woman who lives by herself has these safety […]

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Landmarks and Buildings You Don’t Want to Live Near

In today’s political and cultural climate, there is no such thing as being too picky when looking for a safe neighborhood to move to. And spotting a safe neighborhood isn’t a cut and dry task. While the residential street you’re looking at might have perfectly kind neighbors, clean streets, and well-kept lawns, the streets surrounding […]

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Signs an Employee is Stealing From You

In today’s telecommuting climate, with things like Skype and video conference calls, jobs that used to require you to be at a specific location can now be done from anywhere in the world. But, you still might need a little help, so you hire a few employees to assist you in your home office. Even if you […]

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