Home security systems can only protect your family if every member knows how they work. With children in the home how do you know when they are ready to learn about home security? Let alone operate a system. Here’s how to tell if your child is ready to operate your alarm system.
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If you’re used to rolling blackouts or brownouts,, short-lived power outages may be nothing more than a minor inconvenience and nuisance to you. But what if the power outage comes after a major storm and lasts for days – even weeks. Do you know what to do to be ready when the power goes out? Find out what you can do right now to prepare.
It’s said that a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet. And the same holds true for hurricanes. But do you know how hurricanes get their name? Or why tropical storms in Australia used to be named after political figures? You will after you read this post.
When the wind finally stops blowing and you’re sure the hurricane is over, you may breath a sigh of relief. But don’t relax yet – even though the storm is over, there are still threats and dangers you need to be aware. Learn what to do — and what not to do — to ensure you and your family recover quickly and safely from the damage and effects of a hurricane.
Scrambling to prepare your home and family before the storm hits can leave you and your loved ones exposed to unnecessary risks and dangers. Learn how to properly survive a hurricane now so you can lead your family calmly through the emergency so you all emerge safely on the other side of the storm.
Hurricanes are the largest, deadliest, most devastating storm systems we experience. As large as 600 miles across, able to sustain itself for weeks and capable of releasing the energy equivalent of 10 atomic bombs every second, making sure your emergency preparedness plan covers hurricanes is essential. Learn what you need to do to prepare your home today before it’s too late.
Do you know how many hurricanes occur each year? Or what states are most likely to be hit by a hurricane? Do you know what happens when two hurricanes meet? Or why the eye of the storm is so calm? Learn these and more interesting facts about the deadliest, largest and most powerful storm systems on earth.
There are over 300,000 home fires every year. Do you know what kind of detectors you have in your home? Or if you have them in the right places? Learn about the different types of sensors and detectors available, including those that can interact with your home security system, and what the experts recommend.
Every year, wildfires cause millions of dollars of damage to land, property and homes across the US. We spend over one billion dollars fighting these wildfires. Do you know what you can do to help prevent wildfires from occurring? Make sure you do. Learn the facts about the causes, dangers, capabilities and risks of wildfires.
Once the flames die and the smoke clears, the task of recovery begins. Knowing what you will have to do after a wildfire can help you better cope and recover faster from the devastating effects of a wildfire emergency. Part of your emergency preparedness plan for wildfire needs to include preparation for what you may have to do once the fires ends and the clean up begins.