Keeping your home and family safe starts with understanding potential dangers in the home. One of the largest and most overlooked hazards comes from an often overlooked component of our drying machines, the lint trap. Without proper maintenance this seemingly innocuous component of your dryer can turn into one of your homes biggest fire hazards. We explain what lint traps are and how to minimize the risks they pose.
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Known for more than just their contribution to steak and cheese, Pennsylvania was instrumental in the birth and development of our nation. It’s also one of the safest states to live in, ranking 14th on our 2016 list of safest places to live in the U.S. Learn about the safest communities and cities in Pennsylvania that helped it rank so well.
Offering visitors and residents a truly old west experience, Wyoming is nicknamed the Cowboy state and is made up of the steep ranges of the Rocky Mountains and expansive, open plains. It’s also the 15th safest place to live in the U.S. according to our annual rankings. Find out more about the communities and towns that make up this beautiful state.
One of the most densely populated states in the country, New York is also considered one of the safest. According to our 2016 expert assessment of the United States, New York is the 16th safest place to live. Find out more about the cities, towns and communities of the Empire State that helped make it one of the safest places to live in the entire country.
America’s Dairyland is well known for more than just cheese and cows (although they are the only state we’re aware of that hosts an annual cow chip throwing contest. Wisconsin ranked 11th on our list of safest places to live in the United States for 2016. Read on to learn more about this great state and the cities and communities that help make it safe.
The gem state is known for more than just potatoes. Residents and visitors enjoy the natural splendor of Idaho. With its mountains, valleys, forests, lakes and rivers, the state has something to offer everyone. And it’s also one of the safest places to live in the U.S. according to our latest rankings which put the state at #9. Find out more about the cities and towns that make Idaho so wonderful and safe.
Whether you come to Maryland for the crab and seafood or to be closer to Washington, D.C., there are plenty of great places to live for you and your family. Maryland ranks as the 9th safest place to live in the U.S. for 2016. Learn more about the safest cities and towns in this great state.
Did you know that adding a home security system can protect more than your home and family? Depending on your homeowner’s insurance, it could help protect your wallet too! Many insurance providers will give their customers a discount on their rates when they add a professionally monitored security system to their home. Is your insurance provider one of them? Find out now.
You may recognize the Vivint and Frontpoint as two of the leading brands in home security. But do you know the differences in their systems, technology and service? And which one you should go with if you want the best security for your home? You will after reading our expert head-to-head comparison to find out who we chose as the winner between these two excellent alarm companies.
Protect America and Frontpoint are two well-known brands in home security and both offer DIY wireless security systems. But which one should you go with to secure your home? We put these two brands up against each other in a head-to-head comparison to see who comes out on top and who falls short of the mark. Find out which one we crowned a winner and which one will have to do better next time to challenge their competitor.