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The 7 Safety Hazards You Probably Have In Your Home

By Andrew J. / August 21, 2019

Inspect the deck: Wooden decks can become damaged and corroded from any harsh or excessive weather conditions. See if nails or screws are popping up. Thoroughly clean the deck and seal it.  Check electrical outlets and extension cords: Replace any loose-fitting plugs or frayed extension cords to prevent a fire hazard. ‘Degrease’ the garage: If […]

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7 Steps To Securing Your Vehicle

By Michael B. / July 5, 2019

The fear and anxiety involved in having a car stolen is immense, and in addition to the panic, the monetary loss is usually huge. It’s true that sometimes a stolen car will be picked up from one location and found within 48 hours at a location two miles away. It’s also possible that your car […]

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The Poor Man’s Guide To Home Security

By Michael B. / May 27, 2019

Your home is your castle, and your family your greatest asset, so you want to keep everything safe. But if you’ve priced home security systems lately, your checkbook might be hurting a little at the thought. I’m not going to tell you not to buy an alarm system, but if you’re not at a point […]

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Picking The Right Lock For You

By Andrew J. / April 24, 2019

A combination lock is a type of lock in which a sequence of numbers or symbols is used to open the lock. The sequence is usually a specific permutation rather than a true combination. The sequence may be entered using a single rotating dial which interacts with several discs or cams, or by using a […]

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The Ultimate Prepper Tips For Apartment Safety

By Andrew J. / April 3, 2019

Like any other living situation, there are unique dangers involved with apartment living. This is largely because you live so close to many other people. Their actions can jeopardize your safety, and so it’s very important for you to be aware of what you must do to safeguard yourself, your family, and your possessions. Fire […]

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Putting Together Your Emergency Earthquake Kit

By Michael B. / March 8, 2019

If you live in an area prone to seismic activity, it’s vitally important that you have an earthquake kit in your house or in your car so that you’ll have emergency supplies if you need them.  Even if your area isn’t a hotspot for this kind of activity, this survival kit is pretty basic and […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Lock Picking

By Andrew J. / February 21, 2019

When you don’t have the right key, lock picking is a great way to open just about any lock out there.  Normally, picking locks is something we associate with crime and illegal activities, although crime isn’t always the case.  There are a lot of instances where locking picking skills can come in real handy. Take […]

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The Foolproof Security Device Everyone Needs

By Andrew J. / February 8, 2019

Nowadays, keeping valuables in a bank’s safety deposit box is no longer the only available way to safeguard your valuables. With the advent of technology and creative inventions, wall safes are now one of the best options for in-home security. Generally, wall safes are mounted and permanently pierced into the walls of your house. You […]

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Guard Dogs and Old Fashioned Home Security

By Michael B. / January 28, 2019

Burglaries and crime are always on the rise, even in places that were considered safe in recent years. There are various burglary alarms and home surveillance systems available designed to help you protect your home, and while they’re respectable methods in their own rights, nothing compares to an old fashioned guard dog. Guard dogs have […]

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The Common Sense Anti-Burglary Checklist

By Michael B. / January 17, 2019

Just like any other crime, a burglary can be a totally random event. However, when it’s planned, there are certain things a burglar will look for when staking out a possible break-in, and there are steps the homeowner can take to minimize this risk. This is a good checklist to follow to amp up your […]

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