Home Security, Safety, Security / 06.09.2019

When we shut our front doors behind us as we return home, we should do so knowing that we are safe from any outside threats. There should be no fear that our home could come under attack from intruders in the night, or that opportunist burglars may try to break in while we are out. The problem is that not all homes are as safe as we might initially assume. Our front doors aren’t always the strong barriers that they should be – either through their design, poor locks...

Home Security, Reviews, Safety / 31.03.2019

Carbon Monoxide is an extremely dangerous colorless and odorless gas, which is why it is often referred to as “The Silent and Invisible Killer”. Furthermore, this extremely innocuous and fatal gas is released from regular household appliances such as space heaters, grills, stoves, etc. Because of the ready availability and silent nature of this deathly gas, it’s important to install a carbon monoxide detector in your home. As such, whenever the CO levels exceed beyond a safe point, you will be immediately notified and you can take the necessary...

Home Security, Safety, Security, Smart Home / 31.03.2019

Outdoor security cameras are the most efficient means by which to keep track of everyone approaching your home. It’s the first line of defense you have against possible intruders. However, it’s important for an outdoor security camera to be a little discreet and stealthy. That’s where smart security lights with camera come in. Smart security lights with camera are essentially surveillance cameras that come attached to light fixtures. They may be LED lights, lampposts, or floodlights. As such, whenever someone approaches your property, the camera lens will capture their video....

Featured Image, Home Security, Reviews, Safety, Security / 24.03.2019

As parents, we always take comfort from knowing precisely where our children are at all times. We can drop them off at school with the assumption that they are safe. But what happens if they choose to leave during a lunch break, or if they have to find their own way home? Also, how certain are you about the whereabouts of your children over the weekends, or when they head over to a friend’s house. We can’t keep a physical watch over our children at all times, especially...

Featured Image, Reviews, Safety / 28.02.2019

Radon is one of the most dangerous elements that can pollute the air we breathe and the water we drink. Radon is a noble gas that’s hazardous for humans. It is colorless and odorless, which is why it cannot easily be detected. Consider the following facts: According to the National Cancer Institute, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer and result in 15,000 and 22,000 lung cancer deaths every year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, radon contamination leads to more deaths on an annual basis than...

Home Security, Reviews, Safety / 23.11.2018

Sometimes, even the simple act of displaying a good security camera can save your entire home from being infiltrated and ransacked. There is something about the sight of a camera that drives away potential burglars and home invaders, and it is always a good idea to make sure that your property is well-protected, don’t you think? But now, the question you’re probably asking is, “Which security camera and system should I get?” Well, there are many different kinds out there, each with its own unique features. But there is this...

DIY, Safety / 16.05.2018

When planning a home improvement project, don't forget to familiarize yourself with building codes and guidelines. Doing your homework will keep you safe and save money. If you have a home do-it-yourself project in mind, it's important to consider the law when planning your work. The National Electrical Code written by the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) has guidelines that will help insure a safe and legal electrical repair or update. Examples of Code Restrictions Receptacles and Switches Fire Prevention Code limits the number of wires under each screw in a receptacle...