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The Complete Guide to Flood Safety and Preparedness

Quick Navigation Flood facts and statisticsSafeguarding against floods before they happenReacting to a floodWhat to do after a floodResourcesSummary Few natural disasters have the potential to do more damage to homes–and the valuables within–than floods. However, unlike more geographically localized natural disasters like tornadoes, wildfires, and hurricanes, flooding can happen almost anywhere and affect anyone. […]

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Best DIY Security Systems – 2019

Best DIY Security 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 was a time when home security […]

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Best Self Monitored Home Security Systems – 2019

Best Self Monitored Home Security Systems of 2019 Best Home Coverage Customizable security package that covers every part of a home. See Pricing Best for Renters Simple, all-in-one system that’s perfect for small spaces. See Pricing Best Price An all-in-one-system with a budget-friendly price tag: $99. See Pricing Home security systems have become an affordable amenity for every homeowner, […]

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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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