The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that
about 9.2 million children have to visit the
emergency department for an unintentional injury each year. Unfortunately, the
CDC also states that injuries are the leading
cause of death for children in the US and Canada, too.
Children are curious, easily distracted, and more prone to
injury than adults are. So, it’s important to take extra precautions to keep
them safe, even in the home.
Thankfully, most of the accidents mentioned in the CDC’s
research are preventable with the right approaches to safety. Here’s what you
need to know to minimize risks and make your home a safe and hazard-free space
Smart homes are the next big thing. You may not realize it yet, but somewhere your day will be easier because of it. Smart home technology is not only impacting the homes its installed into. Its reach stretches to other industries like business, science and even health care. Continue reading
If you are spending time and energy moving from one home to another, you probably want to make sure that your possessions do not get damaged in the process. Here are the best tips for keeping your furniture safe while moving.
With the holiday season approaching, it is highly important to not skimp on security. And if you’re planning on traveling during the holidays, you should feel some peace of mind knowing your home is safe while you’re away. Here are our top tips for keeping your home safe as you travel for the holiday season.
Halloween can be frightfully fun, but nothing can put a damper on the holiday more than becoming the victim of a Halloween prank. Here is how you can make your house prank proof this Halloween season: Continue reading
If you have small children or pets, you have probably routinely gone through each room in the house looking for any potential dangers. Have you done the same in the garage? These are some of the most common dangers and how you can avoid them.
You’ve found your new home and are thrilled with the anticipation of moving in. You’ve got ideas about decorating, landscaping, and furnishing your new home to your exact specifications, but what about childproofing?
The Centers for Disease Control reports that each year about 9.2 million children sustain an accidental injury resulting in a trip to the emergency room, with an additional 7,300 dying from preventable injury. Taking steps to childproof your home will ensure that the whole family can enjoy it safely.
The kitchen isn’t just a place to prepare food, it’s a communal space and a place to socialize with friends and family. For such an important space in your home, health and safety are crucial.
Here are some of the most common health hazards found in kitchens and what you can to do avoid them.
When you’re selling your home and your house is on the market, it’s almost inevitable that strangers will enter your house. Even if you don’t host an open house or showing, there may be strangers coming in and out to appraise your home, do renovations, clean the house or perform other necessary jobs related to the sale of your house.
Although the vast majority of these folks will be well-intentioned potential buyers, you have no way of knowing for sure who is and is not targeting homes for sale for all the wrong reasons. The good news is, you can take precautions in order to keep your home and family safe. Here are a few things you can do to protect your home and family:
Homeowners know the value of reinforced doors with deadbolts or a comprehensive home security system. But there are many less obvious fixes to ensure your home is attractive to safety-conscious buyers in the future.