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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... ❯❯❯

Securing Your Building Site with Temporary Fencing

It’s a fact, building sites are messy places… Debris, machinery, tools, scaffolding, all of these things can create a valid hazard in open spaces where the building site meets public area. People are inquisitive beings and can’t help but inspect their surroundings and that includes building sites. The threat of theft from building sites is also very high when you have tooling... ❯❯❯

Alarms for the Elderly Ease Vulnerability

As we get older we have a tendency to lose a little confidence simply because we are unable to react as quickly as we used to; we move a little slower while the world about us seems to be altogether faster. It is a natural consequence of age; there are dangers in the world that should not be underestimated however. One little precaution that can give you peace of mind and allow your family to feel... ❯❯❯