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By taking basic emergency preparedness precautions before a tornado strikes, you can dramatically reduce risk of injury to you or your loved ones.
Understanding the Warnings
Tornado safety begins by listening for National Weather Service advisories. A tornado watch is issued when tornadoes are possible in your area. You need to be attuned to environmental cues: Dark, often greenish sky Wall cloud Large hail Loud ...more
We all want to make sure that our homes and families are well protected and safe. So it's no surprise that home security equipment has become increasingly popular as consumers learn more about the options that are available to them. In fact, today's home security systems employ features that only existed in very expensive security systems in the past. Thanks to ever improving technology, many sophisticated security systems are now well within the reach of the average homeowner.
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Wireless security cameras are becoming extremely popular as an integral part of many home security systems these days. One of the main reasons is their ease of installation. They can also be used for many practical purposes including keeping an eye on your nanny or babysitter when you are away, making sure kids behave when you are not at home, monitoring the security both inside and outside your home at all times, and more.
As mentioned, one of the best features about wireless security ...more
Professional Burglars claim an intruder Alarm does not put them of. A recent survey has found that intruder alarms do not present any difficulty to professional burglars; the reason is because homeowners often forget to set the intruder alarm or fails to lock their doors and windows properly. Despite the many improvements in home security systems if homeowners fail to use them properly there is little benefit achieved. Almost half of the persistent burglars interviewed ...more
For those with children at home, keeping them safe and well-protected is of the utmost priority. There are so many dangers in the modern world that can harm children because they simply aren't aware of them yet. But as parents we need to be aware of these dangers and take steps to increase the security for our children and create a safe and happy environment for them to grow up. Here are some areas where home security measures can help protect your children:
* Many homes are susceptible ...more
The subject of home security is very important and should be given plenty of advance thought regardless of whether you live in an apartment or house that you own. You want to be sure that your possessions and personal safety are well protected at all times. All of the best home security measures in the world cannot help you after a crime has been committed. They can only be of use to help prevent the crime in the first place. So here are some simple ways to help increase your own personal saf ...more
After a crime has been committed, many people wish that they had taken better steps to protect themselves and their belongings. But the best time to think about home security is before the crime happens, not afterward. By planning ahead you can take steps that reduce your chances of being a victin of crime in the first place. Here are 5 steps that you may wish to consider to improve your home security and personal safety:
1. Many accidents occur at home and lives are often lost due to f ...more
Hurricane Katrina, one of the most powerful hurricanes in our nations history, Hurricane Wilma and Hurricane Rita's left behind catastrophic damage. Families were displaced, homes destroyed, and now comes the task of trying to put the puzzle together. This task remains difficult even today. For those who aren't in the effected areas, you have no idea how hard the day-to-day struggles are. You long for life to return to normal, but everyday brings new challenges of the devastation caused b ...more
In order to do so you need a surveillance system. There are many reasons why people need surveillance systems, so what's yours? Do you suspect a cheating spouse, or abusive nanny? Or maybe you have children or pets at home alone and knowing what they are doing gives you peace of mind.
No matter what your reason is, you just need to know. But what is it going to cost you? Using surveillance technology isn't cheap. From the cameras and expensive recorders to hardware components and mainta ...more
Defending your material possessions is nowadays a lot easier than what it used to be even just a few years ago. Technology has raised the level of protection achievable exponentially.
The use of wireless video cameras, motion detectors and video recording in combination with web based remote monitoring are definitely forcing a good number of "old school" burglars to seriously consider a career change.
A higher level of protection for your material possessions though it is not the ...more