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Infographic: Winter Driving Safety

Infographic: Winter Driving SafetyFew are off the hook when it comes to dangerous winter driving conditions: according to the Federal Highway Administration, 70% of the United States’ roads are in areas that receive 5 or more inches of snowfall a year. What’s more, during the coldest months, well over 100,000 people are injured annually in crashes […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Home Automation

Quick Navigation Advantages of a smart homeChoosing a smart assistantBuilding a smart home room-by-roomHow to create a smart home exteriorHow to create a smart living roomHow to create a smart kitchenHow to create a smart bedroomHow to create a smart backyard and garageSmart devices for kidsSmart devices for seniors and differently-abled Smart Homes for BeginnersSmart […]

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Guide to Cyberbullying: Awareness and Prevention

Quick Navigation What is cyberbullying and why is it so harmful?Types of cyberbullyingCyberbullying on social mediaTips for parents on cyberbullying management and preventionCyberbullying laws and in school policyCyberbullying statisticsAdditional resources Cyberbullying awareness and preventionWhat is cyberbullying and why is it so harmful?By allowing us to share our stories and communicate with friends, family, and strangers […]

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Guide to Basic Gun Safety

Quick Navigation Basic gun safety tipsSafe gun storage Children and gun safetyCarrying a gun safelyDriving with a gunGun violence statisticsUseful resources Gun safety is the responsibility of the owner, and no one else. It’s also not something that should be taken lightly, since the destructive potential of firearms is huge.According to the CDC, 77 minors were […]

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Ultimate Guide to Disaster Preparedness

Jump to Hurricane Preparedness​Earthquake Preparedness​Wildfire PreparednessTornado Preparedness​ This guide summarizes the basics of disaster preparedness and safety best practices before, during, and after tornadoes, wildfires, earthquakes, and hurricanes. Nature’s most violent phenomena, these disasters are frequent in the U.S. and cause severe destruction and human fatalities each year.It’s important to plan for evacuations, prepare and protect […]

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The Ultimate Guide to All Things Safety

Quick Navigation Personal SafetyAvoid becoming a victim​Situational awareness and self-defense tipsCarjacking prevention​Family SafetyFamily safety planCommunication planFamily safety kit​Home SafetyHome safety checklistHome invasion prevention tipsFire SafetyFire safety at homeWildfire safety​Children’s SafetyWays to teach safety to childrenChild safety around the houseChild safety outside the houseSenior SafetyReducing the risks of fallsPhone scamsElder abuseSenior Safety: Figures at a glance​Travel […]

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Smart Home Statistics

Industry Overview: How will smart home technology impact our future homes?Current statistics show that the smart house market will approach 40 billion USD in the US alone by 2020. Many people look to smart houses to make their lives more convenient and lower the amount of things that they have to worry about. 57% of […]

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A Buyer’s Guide to Wireless Security Systems

Best Wireless Alarm Systems – 2019 Best Overall Value A state-of-the-art system and advanced home automation features.1-866-514-5758 See Pricing Best DIY System Easy-to-setup. Small, powerful, and stylish. No middlemen. No contracts. See Pricing Best Home Automation The oldest—and possibly the most trusted—home security provider in the U.S.1-844-217-8062 See Pricing There are criminals out there who […]

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Guide to Family Safety: Essential Tips

Quick Navigation Stop, drop, and develop a safety planFortify your wallsLock and don’t loadJust driveStalk your childrenWhen it’s time to fightPlan their escapeKnow your resources Do you know how you would you react if your family was in immediate danger or to what lengths you would go to keep them safe? Would you fight or […]

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DIY Guide: 101 Ways to Protect Your Home

Jump to… Know your neighborsForm a support networkManaging petsSecure the perimeterProtect your windowsKeep those doors shutShine a lightKeep it under lock and keyProtect your valuablesCrafty security tipsLook into alarm systemsIn case of fire From burglars to fires to stampeding buffaloes, you never know what kind of situations you’ll have to deal with in your home. […]

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