Installing a smoke detector can save your life. But to be most effective, you have to know where to install the smoke detector.
The National Electric Code [more…]
Securing your sliding glass door (patio door) is a must: Thieves target sliding glass doors because they're easy to force open even if the conventional lock is engaged. The key to securing sliding glass [more…]
A smoke alarm is an inexpensive way to protect your family from smoke and fire injuries, but you must take the time to test it to ensure that it's working properly. A properly functioning smoke detector [more…]
If you have been evacuated from your home for any type natural disaster, you need to follow some safety precautions when you return to it. Follow these general guidelines for getting back underway after [more…]
Gas line safety might not be on your mind, but of all emergency preparedness topics, gas lines deserve extra consideration — both in the event of natural disasters and for day-to-day living. If not properly [more…]
You want to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) build-up in your home. CO is the number-one cause of poisoning deaths in the United States. It's an invisible, odorless, poisonous gas produced by the incomplete [more…]