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WHERE TO PLACE A CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR AND OTHER TIPS

Just like smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors play an important role in keeping you safe at home. Since carbon monoxide (also known as CO) is odorless and colorless, a detector is the only way to alert you in the case of a poisonous gas leak.

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Moving into a New Home? Check Out Our New Homeowner Checklist

You’re moving! Right now you’re probably feeling a mix of excitement, nervousness, and exhaustion just thinking about all of the work you have ahead of you.

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How to Better Secure Your Home During Spring

The birds are singing and the sun is shining! If you’ve had a sudden boost of energy for completing some home projects, you’re not alone.

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Planning your next trip? Here are some safety tips to prevent burglaries while you’re away.

With all of this time spent in self-isolation, travel planning will be at the top of many people’s list of things to do when stay-at-home orders are lifted. At this moment, it might be easy to forget about securing your home.

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Where You Should Place Motion Sensors

Motion sensors can trigger alarms and direct the home security feed to wherever the alarm was triggered. Take the time to plan out motion sensor placement for your home, based on these helpful tips.

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Fire Safety Tips

Make Sure to Implement These Fire Safety Tips When a fire starts within your home, you have less than two minutes to find a safe escape route. Smoke can fill a house within several minutes and in less than 30 seconds a small flame can turn into a large fire.

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Hot Weather Safety Tips to Beat the Heat

When you’re outside in hot weather you must be careful.  Follow these safety tips to determine when you are in a heat emergency and what to do if you are in this situation.

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Home During a Burglary or Break-In: What Should You Do?

Arming your home with a security system is one major step in the path to protecting your home and family. Intrusions can occur at any time, while you’re on vacation, or sleeping.

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