Personal Safety & Security : Home & Garden
Personal noisemakers can save your life, but they can also jeopardize it when used improperly. Learn about the benefits and risks associated with them.
When it comes to disasters, you can never be too prepared. Taking the time to create a properly stocked disaster bag can make the difference in your family's ability to survive a disaster -- natural or man-made. Some required items are specific to a certain type of disaster, and several other items
Since 911 the general population has become acutely aware of criminal activity in there own backyard. With that being said their first thought is, how can I protect my family, business, job or possessions. With high technology surveillance cameras, not only can they protect family, job, business or
The GE Spacemaker is a microwave series that has seen hundreds of models. The JVM48002 was originally manufactured in the mid-1980s and provided an extra convenience with above-stove mounting and a combined exhaust fan. If you are still using this microwave, it is unlikely that any possible repairs
Sometimes, people get so caught up in worrying about whether or not they are likely to experience a robbery that they forget to think about other more pressing issues. Unfortunately--or fortunately, depending on your mindset--chances are that bad weather will do a number on a home before a robber wi
Fire alarms provide an important safety feature to a home or office.fire detector on ceiling image by StarJumper from Fotolia.comAlarms are a home's first line of defense against fire damage as well as one of the most critical home safety devices. Fire alarms are classified according to...
With energy costs rising and concern for the environment mounting, many people are considering installing solar energy systems for their homes. The federal government has introduced a tax credit that could help make the choice easier, but it’s important to understand the requirements for claim
Spiders eat insects and are usually beneficial to your backyard plants. As such, you should consider leaving them. Control of spiders outdoors is difficult and often unnecessary, according to the University of California. However, you can take steps to kill the spiders in your backyard if you find t
Security camera systems are great for protecting your home or business, but for those on a budget a quality system may be out of reach. Fake security cameras can help. They will serve as a deterrent to many would be thieves, and won't break the bank in the process.
So you've recently invested in a second property; and rather than selling it you want to put it on the rental market? Further down the line, having agreed to let or rent the property to a suitable tenant, you'll need to ensure that you have landlords insurance.