With an increase of malicious acts of vandalism over the last few weeks, we found it necessary to provide you all with some helpful tips on how to prevent vandalism from occurring to your home. This article explains what vandalism is and way in which you can prevent it.
Active duty military worry about keeping their families and homes safe when they're away serving their country. That's why servicemen and women frequently sign contracts for monitored home security systems, which not only protect families but also keep them connected. Is signing a five-year contract a good idea for military personnel? Take a look at the pros and cons and decide for yourself.
All month long we've been helping you get ready for Preparathon on September 30 by making sure you have a complete emergency preparedness plan in place. Do your part to make sure everyone around you also has a plan and help get everyone you know to participate in National Preparedness Month.
Preteens, kids just under 13, are curious, especially about grownup things like lighting matches and cooking food. But preteens still are young and need to be protected against household dangers that could cause injury or worse. Here are some of the no-nos that preteens should learn, especially if they routinely stay home alone after school.
They may seem like "big kids" now, but your school-aged children can still get into a world of trouble in your home. Potential injuries lurk around every corner – even corners are dangerous if you kid slips on an unsecured rug. Your job is to teach kids how to stay safe when you're there to supervise them and when you're not. Here are top 10 lessons you should teach children about how to avoid accidents and injuries at home.
All parents know toddlers cannot be trusted, especially around a house filled with so many wonderful and shining things, climbing places and dangers. We know you can’t keep your toddler in a bubble. But you can toddler proof your house to help prevent the thousands of unintentional injuries that harm and kill children every year. Here are ways to protect your toddler from the dangers that lurk around every house.
Don't get caught in the dark. When the lights go out and power as gone, you need to have a plan already in place to help your family survive safely. Learn what to do when you lose power at home during severe weather or other emergencies.
Is your child ready to operate your home security system? Does he know how to arm/disarm the alarm, punch in the passcode? Here’s how to know if your child is ready for that responsibility, and what you should teach him about home security.
Do you know what to do in during a flood? What about a wildfire? Or a power outage? If not, now is the time to learn. This is National Preparedness Month and all month long there will be coordinated events across the US to help educate people on what to do before, during and after a disaster. Start learning today by reading about what you can do to get your home prepared for any emergency.
With the NOAA announcing Tropical Storm Danny's upgrade to a hurricane, it's an important reminder to all of us to make sure our home and family is ready with a complete emergency preparedness plan. Here are 7 severe weather safety tips to help you get started.