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Buying or Selling a Home

The U.S. home security industry rakes in billions of dollars a year.  That’s a lot of money out of Americans’ pockets – and it’s often well-spent, as long as you’re not getting ripped off.  Here are a few fishy things to look out for when purchasing a home security system.

1.“Free”...

Building and Remodeling

Outdoor lighting is an easy, and cost effective, way to give your home a signature look. No longer just for safety and security, outdoor lighting, when installed properly, is the way to create today’s ‘lightscaping’. With so much to choose from, it is simple to get designer-quality effects...

Home Safety

Are you safeguarding your prescription medicines at home?  If you’re a parent, you should know that prescription drugs are the most abused drugs in America other than marijuana.

The America Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) is a public health initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of...

Burglary Prevention Tips

According to the FBI, burglars break in to a home or apartment once every 15 seconds. The risk that a burglary could happen to you is very real, no matter where you live.  Fortunately, it’s not difficult to improve your home to prevent a burglary.

Your home’s security is only as good as its...

Disaster Proofing

Do you live in a tornado-prone area?  The safest place to seek shelter from the storm is in a “safe room” right in your own home. 

The average tornado victim has less than 60 seconds’ warning that a tornado is going to strike their home.  Unfortunately, when most people hear that urgent...