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Preventing Garage Door Break Ins (12 Simple Steps to Take Today)

There are over 4,000 burglaries a day in the United States alone, which almost 70% of correspond to residential burglaries. While this may sound scary (and it is), there’s no reason to live in fear within the walls of your own home. When burglars canvas a neighborhood, they’re looking for a couple of things. One, they want to find an …

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13 Hidden Household Pet Dangers (And How to Keep Them Safe)

Bringing a dog or cat into your home can be a wonderful thing, not only for the animal, but for us and our families as well. While we might view our homes as a safe and comfortable place, there are many hidden household dangers for pets that you may not even be aware of. Some of these hazards are only …

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Simple Ways to Keep Your Children Safe in the Front Yard

If you have children, your number one priority is their safety. At the same time, you can’t keep them locked up inside all day to protect them from any potential outdoor threats. The ideal outdoor play area for our kids is in the backyard, preferably inside a fence. Unfortunately, not all of us are fortunate enough to have a fenced …

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How to Keep Your Neighbor’s Dogs Out of Your Yard

If you live in a neighborhood, chances are high that you’ve had a stray dog venture into your yard at some point in time. In some areas, this happens regularly. We’ve always had a fence in our backyard, but that doesn’t stop dogs from wandering through the front or around the fence. We’ve even had a small dog sneak through …

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16 Ways to Keep your Children and Pets Safe in Your Backyard

For many of us, part of the appeal of owning a home is having a nice backyard for our children and pets to play. It provides us with a perfect space to spend some quality family time during the evenings and weekends. However, it doesn’t come without risks. Just like there are hidden hazards within the house, the backyard holds …

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14 Simple Steps to Secure Your Basement Windows

When it comes to home security and keeping your family safe, it’s important to consider all entry points into your house. One of the easiest entry points that many people don’t consider is through your basement windows. If you live in an apartment or live is an area that has a warm climate all year long, you might not have …

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16 Effective Ways to Stop Burglars from Targeting Your Home

It doesn’t matter if you live on a quiet street in a small town or out on a country road in the middle of nowhere, burglars are always a real threat, and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. My wife and I, along with our two children and pets, happen to live out in the country, with plenty of space …

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Simple Safety Tips For Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could stay home with our dogs instead of going to work? Or if we could take them with us when we go out? Unfortunately, most of us just aren’t able to do that. We have jobs to go to, errands to run. When you first adopt a puppy or adult dog, leaving them alone …