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Remodeling with Safety in Mind

Remodeling with Safety in Mind

by Guest on Feb 12, 2010

Remodeling can be a time consuming and stressful time in the life of any homeowner. There are the jobs that start off being small and simple, but quickly become enormous and complicated beyond all expectations. Then there are the jobs that will knowingly be more challenging that become so overwhelming that a professional contractor must be called in to help. It can surely be a trying time, but the number one consideration during remodeling must be to keep safety in mind. Continue reading →

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Basic Knowledge About Home Surveillance

Basic Knowledge About Home Surveillance

by Guest on Feb 24, 2010

If you are interested in protecting your home with a surveillance system, you should first grasp the concepts of the technology. There are several home surveillance systems to choose from, making it in your best interest to learn all you can. Most aren’t hard to install or monitor - providing you have the right guide to assist you. Continue reading →

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How to Install a Wireless Alarm System

How to Install a Wireless Alarm System

by Jessica Ackerman on Mar 2, 2010

There are many important decisions that must be made regarding keeping our homes and businesses safe from intruders. Although most television commercials and online advertisements recommend protecting yourself primarily from identity theft, which is indeed a growing problem worldwide, installing a wireless alarm system should also be a high priority. Much like finding an insurance policy that protects you in the event of a natural disaster or theft, preventing losses before they happen is an important way to ensure that you will not have precious and valuable possessions irretrievably lost. Continue reading →

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Lighting your Entryway for Safety

Lighting your Entryway for Safety

by Jessica Ackerman on Jun 8, 2010

Having appropriate lighting for the entryway is important for any home. Strategically placed and adequately bright, entryway lighting can deter burglars from breaking and entering and provide you and your family with a sense of security. When you have guests visiting in the evening, entryway lighting can direct them safely to the right house. Continue reading →

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The Benefits of Radio / Wireless Fire Alarm Systems

The Benefits of Radio / Wireless Fire Alarm Systems

by Guest on Jun 10, 2010

In these days the early radio or wireless fire alarm systems began to gain a poor reputation for reliability, mainly related to the radio transmissions and battery life of the devices.  However over time the technology involved in these systems has steadily advanced to where we are today.  Today’s Radio or Wireless Fire Alarm Systems are light years ahead of their early 80’s ancestors.  Interestingly the advance in technology with the radio fire alarm systems has occurred as a bi-product of major advances in technology in the computer, battery and mobile phone industries. Continue reading →

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Ensuring Safety with Electric Heaters

Ensuring Safety with Electric Heaters

by Guest on Nov 1, 2011

The most regular kind of warmer utilized in households is the electric heater. It is versatile to own on condition that there is electrical power in your locality. You merely have to switch it on and you will right away benefit from the relaxing warmth that the electric heater produces. To make certain that it would operate well and safely, your electric heater must be fixed and cared for as indicated by its producer. Here are six effective guidelines for the electric heater in your house. Continue reading →

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How to Protect Your Home from Carbon Monoxide

How to Protect Your Home from Carbon Monoxide

by Katherine Watkins on Nov 1, 2011

Colorless and odorless, carbon monoxide is a gas produced through the incomplete burning of organic substances, including fuels. An estimated 500 deaths are attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning in US homes each year, and as many as 15,000 people a year are treated or examined for ill effects caused by it, including flu-like symptoms, headaches, fatigue and nausea. Thankfully, there are some relatively simple ways to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning in your home. Continue reading →

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Use Trolleys to Repair Home Appliances Safely

Use Trolleys to Repair Home Appliances Safely

by Guest on Nov 26, 2011

A great number of domestic equipment is now available which have made the lives of people easier and simpler. These domestic equipment are quite sturdy and durable and last for many years. However, at some point, there may occur some minor damages or even a serious collapse which will necessitate minor or major repair. A repair is always first resorted to rather than immediate replacement as this saves money. Continue reading →

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The Rise of Electronic Locks

The Rise of Electronic Locks

by Guest on Dec 13, 2011

Due to the sophistications and technology, electronic locks are obviously more expensive than manual key locks. The difference is that electronic systems have an outlet to public assistance like the local police and fire departments. This makes issues very convenient in the unfortunate event of an emergency. The downside is when malfunctions happen public assistance is notified for no reason. This process can be very aggravating to the customer and the emergency contacts. When the alarm goes off most systems call the house telephone number to get a confirmation that everything is okay. There is usually an identification code that only authorized people should know that lives at the residence to assure the company that the alarm was triggered mistakenly. Nonetheless, locksmith companies now have the tools and software to minimize these irritating occurrences. Continue reading →

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Building or Remodeling a Kids Playroom - Safety First

Building or Remodeling a Kids Playroom - Safety First

by Guest on Mar 10, 2012

The husband has his "man cave", the wife has her "coffee nook" and kids.... they have their own play room too. When it comes to the ideal family home, everyone can have their own little get away, and that certainly applies to children. However, when setting up a playroom for kids, it is important that certain safety precautions are set in place during the design and implementation phases to ensure your children are out of harm's way - especially when you are not around to supervise. Continue reading →

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