safety

General Home Safety Tips For Children

April 1, 2013

Every year about 1 million children are hospitalized for accidents that occur at home. From falls down stairs, out windows or in the tub to accidental poisoning, choking and burns it may feel that children are never safe!

Fortunately there are many safety precautions you can take to make your home as accident proof as possible. It's likely you'll still have to make trips to …

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Safety Advice For Home Repair Projects

December 27, 2012

Learning to do many projects about your home can be quite simple. You can read a how-to manual, you can watch a home improvement show, or you can Google step by step instructions on many minor household repairs. Whether you've done projects before or this is your very first one, there are some safety tips you should always follow when doing home repair projects:

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Christmas Tree Fire Safety Tips

December 4, 2012

Many people look forward to the holiday season with anticipation and excitement. Although your holiday season may be full of family, good food and traditions, it can also be a dangerous time of the year if you are not careful.

Living in Sterling, it is probably not often that you are nervous about your home catching on fire. During the holiday season, Christmas tree fires …

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Four DIY Bathroom Remodel Tips

October 18, 2012

The safety of seniors in the bathroom can be of extreme concern, especially to the senior's children who may live many miles away. There are alarming statistics from around the globe. The Queensland, Australia, Injury Surveillance Unit found that 79 percent of injuries to seniors in the bathroom involved a fall or slip. Of those seniors who fell or slipped in the bathroom, over a …

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How To Burglar Proof Your House

August 22, 2012

I have lived in a quiet neighborhood for the past 5 years. The neighbors are friendly, the surroundings serene. You would never think that this would be the place for home invasions. This neighborhood has had a low crime rate until recently.

I decided that before I was the victim, I was going to make my home break in proof from the neighborhood bandit.

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Teaching Fire Safety in Your Home

July 25, 2012

Fire is one of the most destructive forces in nature, and it manages to damage or destroy many homes each year. While external fires spreading and doing damage to the home is a real concern in some areas, the face of the matter is that many of the flames start inside of homes.

There are many potential reasons why a fire might spread and damage …

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