Child Safety in the Kitchen

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Who, as a child, didn’t use the chest of drawers as a ladder, wanted to ‘help’ with the cooking, or jumped the last few steps running down the stairs. Yes, we lived to tell the tale but we also shudder at the things we did, and as adults we know now what didn’t know then – that it could have gone horribly wrong! Kids will always be kids; however, there are precautions you can take in your home, and especially

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Smartphones and Tablets Provide Easy Access and Control for Home Security Systems

As technology advances, security systems for homes become more intuitive, easier to use, more convenient, and provide more functions and control. It’s an unfortunate circumstance, but crime doesn’t take a break, and the threat must be considered every day of the year. Technological advances allow homeowners to remotely take advantage of several conveniences, safety measures and money-savers through their smartphones and tablets wherever an internet connection is available. Here’s how it works: With All-Connect, All-Guard Alarm System’s home automation system,

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How to Effectively Report a Crime Tip

Have you ever witnessed a crime in progress? Prior to the experience, many people casually believe that they know exactly what they will and ought to do. When it actually happens, however, the statistics show that good intentions don’t guarantee effective action. Following are some things you can do to stay safe and effectively report a tip to the authorities. Be Alert Before we dive into the dos and don’ts, let’s consider our skills of observation. Alertness doesn’t just happen;

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Back to School Safety

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Back-to-school is an exciting time for everyone – new books, new teachers, new clothes. It also provides a good opportunity to go over some basic safety procedures with your children to make their lives safer and to give you peace of mind. To and From School Whether your child walks or rides a bicycle, it is important that you teach your child to be alert and obey all traffic signs and signals. Teach him or her to take the most

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