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Best Types of Roofs for a Reindeer Landing

Best Types of Roofs for a Reindeer LandingEach year around Christmastime, homeowners evaluate their roof to see if it is suitable for Santa and his reindeer to land on. In addition to preparing for the real Santa to land on the roof, there are other Christmas-related roof scenarios to evaluate. Whether you are expecting Santa, have extensive reindeer decorations on your rooftop or simply fear a snowy white Christmas, there is hope. With a... ❯❯❯

Installing Gutter Guards

Many people dispute the efficacy of gutter guard installation when protecting one’s roofing from debris, litter, and clogging. Some say that it is not advisable to purchase gutter guards if it is possible because they will be spared of the taxing chore of having to clean gutters and downspouts altogether. The truth is that having a gutter guard would not entirely make the home’s... ❯❯❯

Protecting your Home: Top Five Security Tips

Making your home as safe as possible doesn’t just mean that your possessions are secure, it also gives you that added peace of mind you need in order to proceed with your day worry-free. Unfortunately, burglaries do happen, and while statistics have shown a dramatic decrease over recent years – they do still occur. Optimising home security, then, is still vitally important. ... ❯❯❯

Accurate Wire Stripping for Safe Electrical Connections

Every electrical connection depends on an uninterrupted source of electrons flowing down a wire. This electrical flow must be insulated from other wires and electricity sources to prevent fires and shorts. If you need to replace a hard-wired device, such as a ceiling light fixture, you may need to strip and connect wires accurately. Several key steps keep you and your project safe and powered in... ❯❯❯

5 Ways to Secure Your Home Against Intruders

All of us want to feel safe and secure in our homes. So it’s kind of surprising that so few people take the steps necessary to stop would-be home intruders. Sure, you put a deadbolt on your door, but do you use it consistently? Do you close and lock the windows at night or when you’re out of the house, even the upper floors? And if you’re missing these common-sense basics, what... ❯❯❯

How the Masses Misuse Social Media (Infographic)

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5 Ways to Protect Your Home From Thieves

If someone were to ask you about the one place in the world where you feel the safest, we’re willing to bet that you will probably say your house. After all, it is where we spend a lot of our down time, where we rest our heads at night and where we feel comfortable inviting our family members and friends to hang out. In order to make sure that it remains a safe haven, we wanted to take out... ❯❯❯

Infographic: Arc Flash Precautions, Dangers and Safety

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Different Types of Guns for Home Security

When it comes to home security, nothing says stay away like a firearm or an assault rifle. This is one of the main reasons why guns have been such an integral part of the fabric of what it means to be a homeowner. In a wild and dangerous world, it is your constitutional right to protect your property using any type of legally acquired firearm. However, it can be hard to know what type of gun is... ❯❯❯

Home Sweet Home: The Eight Essentials of Wildfire Protection

Wildfires are often unstoppable in residential areas mainly because people neglect to take the right precautions. Here are eight simple steps that everyone needs to take to keep their house safe from an advancing wildfire. Landscape for wildfire safety To protect your home, you should dedicate a broad strip of land around to the creation of a fuel break. When an advancing fire comes upon such a... ❯❯❯