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  • 10 Tips for Home Security

    As vacation season approaches, it’s a good idea to re-check the security of your home. Or if you’ve recently moved into a new apartment, let this article from DIYNetwork.com convince you…

  • Secure Your Home

    Most thieves are looking for the easiest score possible so if you take just a few preventative measures to secure your home, a thief will most likely look elsewhere.…

  • Father’s Day Projects for Non-Dads

    Everyone has a father but clearly not everyone is a dad. We’ve rounded up some projects that non-dads will enjoy that are best achieved sans kids. Weed Burning – Break out…

  • Use Space Heaters Safely

    October is Fire Prevention Month, and organizations like the American Red Cross are distributing information to help people lessen the fire risks within their homes. As the temperatures start to drop,…

  • Our Impromptu Review of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

    This past weekend we received a very unwelcome note taped to our front door. Someone had called the housing inspector’s office complaining of code violations at our address. The issue was…

  • When To Inspect Your Fire Extinguishers

    In addition to installing smoke alarms throughout your home, you may opt to keep a couple of fire extinguishers on hand in case of an emergency. Yet fire extinguishers, like most…

  • Use Landscape Lighting To Enhance Safety

    While some people prefer a very in-your-face style of home security presence, there are others who lean more towards a subtle, multi-purpose approach to ensuring their home’s safety. One way to…

  • Safety Tips Everyone In Your Family Should Know

    Kwikset has taken notice of our home security blog and have asked us to join their Kwikset SmartSquad to help educate homeowners about effective and proactive steps to help maintain the…

  • ADT Pulse Goes Beyond Remote Security

    Being able to remotely control your home’s security system is one of the perks of continually evolving technology. But if you need something more comprehensive, consider ADT Pulse, a whole-home automation…

  • World’s First Zombie-Proof House

    Unless you’ve been hiding out in a bomb shelter in fear of Cold War nuclear attacks, you’d know the biggest possibly-irrational fear in the post-modern world is the zombie apocalypse. From…

  • Burglarly Facts to Learn From

    The FBI has cataloged the areas of entry that burglars will target into a home. Take these statistics and protect your home accordingly. 81 percent of residential intrusions occur through the…

  • MACE Pepper Spray Gun Test

    We ordered our MACE pepper spray gun last month and finally got around to testing it. Included in the package is the gun, one canister of pepper spray, and one canister…

  • Stash Valuables In A Doortop

    File this project under “ingenious.” Have some small valuables or cash that you want to conceal? If you have a hollow core interior door, you can use a few tools to…