Archive for “Safety”

Need a New or Replacement House Alarm System?

March 7, 2014


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Home Safety – Protect against Oven Fires

March 7, 2014


Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) and LED light bulbs are great energy savers, but they are not safe in extreme temperatures. If you need to replace your oven light, look for appliance light bulbs. These hardy little bulbs are here to stay since they are designed for extreme temperatures in ovens and refrigerators. Forty‐watt (40 –watt) bulbs are exempt from federal efficiency standards. CFL and LED bulbs can melt in oven temperatures and cause a fire. Lighting labels should designateRead more

Security Tip: Put your keys by your bedside at night

February 11, 2014


If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your house, just press the panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off, and the horn will continue to sound until either you turn it off or the car battery dies. Next time you come home for the night and you start to put your keys away, think of this: It’s a security alarm system that you probably already have and requires noRead more

Reviews of Home Security Systems

January 20, 2014

Resources and Safety

Industry Expert Florin Onofrei and the research team compiled a list of 25 home security companies and then selected 9 standout companies to review based on 57 home security system features.Read more

Holiday Preparations

November 6, 2012

Holiday Preparation

Here are a few tips to keep would-be burglars from knowing when your house is unoccupied: Inform your neighbors when you will be out of town   Hold the delivery of your mail To hold your mail, call 800-ASK-USPS or use the Hold Mail Service   Halt delivery of your newspaper To halt your Dallas Morning News, call 800-925-1500 or use the DMN Subscriber Service   Mark your valuables Etch your telephone or driver’s license number onto the back of flat screen televisions, monitors,Read more