Top 5 Causes of House Fires

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1. Kitchen & Cooking Stats: 164,500 residential cooking fires occur each year, and account for 40-45% of all residential building fires. Cooking fires are the leading cause of residential building fires. Most fires happen when an oven or a stove is left unattended, people are distracted, or a pot or pan overheats – it only takes a few seconds for a fire to start. 2. Heating Equipment Stats: 50,100 heating fires occur each year, and 30% of heating fires occur

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Your Child – and School Safety

School safety tips from All-Guard Alarm Systems

You have regular fire and emergency drills at home, and taught your children to shout “Stranger Danger” if they are approached by someone they don’t know. However, protecting their children from acts of violence at school is the main cause of worry for most parents. Outside of the home, school is still the safest place for your child. Nevertheless, there are steps you can take to make your child’s school an ever safer place. Visitors Check with the school if

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Home Safety Checklist

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Make your home an ever safer place for your family by regularly updating your home safety checklist. Sound the Alarm Install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors on each floor of your house, covering all sleeping areas. Test all alarms on a monthly basis, and replace any faulty ones. Replace batteries every daylight-saving time change, or sooner if they start chirping. Keep alarms and detectors clean and make sure the grills are dust-free. Outlet Overload Check for overloaded extension cords

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Make Your Home Look Unattractive – to Burglars

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According to FBI crime statistics, on average, 6000 homes were burglarized every single day in 2010. Most burglaries took place during the day when the residents were at work, and the main point of entry was surprisingly the most obvious way to get in and out of anyone’s home – the front door. Burglars will often “case” a neighborhood to seek out the most vulnerable houses, and there are a number of ways you can easily make your home look

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All-Guard Wishes You a Safe and Happy New Year

With the hustle and bustle of all the holiday shopping, cooking, and decorating almost behind us, we can now look forward to celebrating the New Year with friends and family. Whether you are celebrating with a few friends in your home or attending “the party of the year”, it is important to make sure that you have all the safety checks in place. Partying at Home Have plenty of non-alcoholic drinks at hand for your guests, and serve plenty of

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