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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.

Fall Cooking Habits That Are a Safety Hazard

Fall is a time for hot cocoa, stew, and baked apples. Our cooking habits change a lot in the fall, because the foods we crave change, too. Usually, we crave things that require high cooking temperatures, lots of time on the stove, and maybe an open flame. And, while these methods and techniques can make […]

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Why You Should Never Let a Taxi Pick You Up Right In Front of Home

People have been hiring taxis to their front door for decades, but times have changed since the creation of the first car-for-hire. While it’s certainly convenient to get door-to-door service from your taxi, maybe you should get door to…around the corner from your home service, if you want to protect your security. Here are reasons […]

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Tips for a Successful Neighborhood Watch

Having a neighborhood watch, and the signs to prove it, tells invaders and suspicious individuals that your neighborhood is united. In today’s climate, when people rarely know their neighbors and have no plan in the case of an emergency, burglars and criminals capitalize on the isolated nature of suburbia to make their attacks. Having a good […]

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How to Find a Safe College Apartment for Your Child

It seems like the first and last time that parents really have to worry about releasing their kid into the world is when they send them off to college. But, typically, their child will live in dorms for at least the first two years of college. Dorms come with campus security, front doors that can […]

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Effective Home Alternatives to Guns

There are several reasons people may not want to keep a gun in their home, including the fact that their state law may not allow it. But even people who can legally own guns may not want to because they have young children in the home. Some people even suffer from vivid nightmares or personality disorders […]

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How the Position of Your Apartment Affects Your Security

When choosing an apartment, you most likely consider the price, the neighborhood, the size, the floors, whether or not it’s dog friendly and if it comes with parking spots. But choosing the right positioning of your apartment—like upstairs, downstairs, towards the back or towards the front—can affect the most important thing; your safety. Here is […]

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How to Feel at Ease When Leaving a Teen at Home

As a parent, it can be very difficult to decide when your teen is ready to stay at home alone. But it’s important that your teen’s first time on his own isn’t when he leaves for college. Never leaving your teen home alone before that could make him fairly incompetent and unready to handle real […]

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In-Home Services You Should Thoroughly Research First

If you’re fortunate enough, you rarely need to go out of the house to employ certain professionals and businesses. Many businesses offer in-home services today for a premium charge. The truly professional ones only send out their most respectful and trained employees, since clients want to feel at ease when allowing a stranger into their […]

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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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