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  • Where To Install Smoke Alarms In Your Home

    Installing smoke alarms throughout your home — and keeping them in proper working condition — is one of the most important things you can do to protect your family and pets.…

  • C&H is Seeking Home Security Bloggers

    Do you have a pulse on the growing home security industry? We’re expanding our editorial team and seeking new voices to contribute regularly to our site. We’re seeking bloggers who have…

  • High-Tech DIY Home Security

    Installing your own home security system no longer requires the expertise of a skilled technician. You can still invest in a full-featured system from one of the leading home security firms…

  • How Succulents Saved Our Home from a Wildfire

    Brush fires are always a concern in communities where homes are built deep into natural habitats such as the hills surrounding Los Angeles. These areas have been plagued by fire within…

  • How to Buy a Great Home Safe

    At last weeks National Hardware Show there were plenty of home security exhibitors and quite a few safe companies. From the smaller fire safes that hold documents to the larger home…

  • DIY Home Security System

    There were numerous do-it-yourself home security systems showing at the National Hardware Show but the solution from Swann stood out to us. We have never used it but the 4 Channel…

  • 8 Ways to Prep Your Home for an Earthquake

    Living in California earthquakes are just a way of life, similar to traffic. Almost all are just little tremors but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for something larger. Emily…

  • 3 Home Security Myths

    There are assumptions about home security that many products are bought and sold on. Thanks to Frank Fourchalk who debunks 3 home security myths. Alarms are not monitored by police stations…

  • Home Safety Tips for Autistic Children

    In honor of Autism Awareness Day we asked our friend Rebecca, who is a parent of a lovely autistic boy, if she had some home safety tips for us to keep…

  • Home Security Guide for Renters

    Home security is typically a top priority for homeowners, and renters are urged to take similar precautions to protect their rental property and personal possessions. Depending on the type of building…

  • Protect Your Home with the Doorzipper

    Thanks to a tweet from one of Kansas City’s local television stations, I discovered an alternative to deadbolts and locks that’s made right here in the Kansas City metro area. The…

  • Safely Living Next To a Vacant Home

    With the housing crisis still rippling through the country, many homeowners may find themselves living in more of a graveyard instead of a neighborhood. Homes are becoming (and remaining) vacant at…

  • Smith & Wesson Home Security Services

    There is no bigger name in the firearm industry than Smith & Wesson and they are betting that name recognition carries over to their new line of home security services that…

  • Schlage LiNK Home Security and Management

    We came across a couple of impressive home security systems at the 2010 Builders’ Show and as a complete system the LiNK from Schlage is packed with some impressive features. This…

  • Cheap Home Security: Know Your Neighbors

    Want to know an insider’s secret to one of the best, cheapest, and simplest forms of home security? Get to know your neighbors. Sounds too simple to be true, right? However,…

  • Home Security Companies Show at CES 2010

    The Consumer Electronics tradeshow in Las Vegas is a lot to take in and although the gadgets and audio/video components are really the heavy hitters, we did find some jewels that…

  • 11 Home Security Ideas

    To help decide what kind of home security would best benefit you; consider having a home security inspection done by an expert. Home security ranges from a simple lock on the…

  • 10 Cheap Home Fixes

    We have pulled together a list of our top 10 cheap home fixes that mean you don’t have put put off your dreams of remodels and additions that take time and…