What To Do For Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a serious life-threatening situation. You always want to make sure you protect yourself and your loved ones from being exposed to this deadly gas. CO is a side effect of burning fuel in heaters, fireplaces,...

How Often Should You Replace Smoke Detectors?

When it comes to a fire, you won’t have much time to react if you don’t have a properly working fire alarm. Fires can injure and kill because of smoke inhalation and burns. So, the earlier you know a fire...

How To Be Ready for Disaster: 5 Beginning Steps

Over the years disaster preparedness has emerged as an important topic as awareness of potential dangers associated with natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other unanticipated events are raised. This has led many people to think about disaster preparedness, however, many don’t...

How to Burglar Proof a Door: A Guide

The best defense for your home is a good offense. This means that you need to be prepared at the weak spots on your home — namely, your doors and windows. In the guide below, we will discuss how you...

Where To Put Carbon Monoxide Detectors

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, carbon monoxide (CO) is the leading cause behind accidental poisoning in the U.S. In fact, the CDC estimates that more than 400 Americans die from CO poisoning and tens of thousands are...

Voter Intimidation: What to Do and How to Report It

It’s Election Day! As an American citizen, it’s your right to go out and vote in your local election today on issues that can improve your overall safety, whatever that means to you. It’s important to know your rights and...

How to Wire a Home Security System

What’s the easiest way of making your home a bit more secure? By installing a home security system. These systems work in different ways depending on the type of system you buy, but most use the same basic procedures to...

Home Security Checklist – What You Need

A home security checklist can be a useful tool for determining where you're at regarding home safety. It's great to invest in a home security system, but there are plenty of other opportunities to strengthen your home security that you...

Travel Safety Tips for Pets During the Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, coordinating travel arrangements can be stressful, especially if you’re bringing along your pets. During the holidays, it can be difficult to find a friend or family member to take care of your pets while you’re...

What Produces Carbon Monoxide?

Carbon monoxide (sometimes referred to as CO) is an invisible, odorless, tasteless, gas that is produced whenever fuel is burned. It’s found in fumes produced by fuel-burning devices such as vehicles, stoves, grills, fireplaces, gas hot water heaters, and furnaces....