Category: Home Safety

Home Safety

8 Surprising Safety Hazards in the Home

Dun, dun, dun… Dishwasher I already mentioned that dishwashers can provide easy access to sharp knives (and scissors and meat forks and…), and you also need to watch for access to detergent. Many dishwasher detergents, both liquid and powder, are corrosive and poisonous if swallowed. Keep these products way out of the reach of young […]

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Carbon Monoxide Detector Placement: Where to Place CO Alarms in Your Home

Where to place carbon monoxide detectors While you can purchase a carbon monoxide detector as a standalone device or part of a full home security system, it’s important that you place them strategically in your home. At least one carbon monoxide detector must be installed on each floor of your home, including the basement. You’ll […]

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Fire Protection Systems

How to Choose a Fire Protection System Once you’ve determined the specific needs of your home and family, choose several reputable products and monitoring services to investigate and compare. Among the first questions to ask is whether the service will work with an existing home and fire protection system. Options to consider: Does the service […]

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Home Safety Checklist

Home Safety Follow these basic guidelines to keep your home safe for the entire family. Cordless Window Coverings: Loose cords can strangle children in an instant. Switch out all corded blinds and curtains for cordless versions. If this is cost prohibitive or not possible, make sure all cords are stored out of children’s reach and […]

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