The 50 Top Smoke Alarms

Posted on January 26th, 2015 by Caitlin McCormack in Family Safety, Fire Safety & Prevention, Weekly Roundups

 

Given that every 85 seconds a home fire in starts somewhere in America, it makes sense to have a working smoke alarm installed in your home. It can help cut your risk of dying in a home fire by more than … Continue reading

 
 

The 50 Top Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by Caitlin McCormack in Family Safety, Fire Safety & Prevention, Home Alarms, Home Safety, Weekly Roundups

 

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas produced by combustion fumes originating from a stove or your home’s heating system, which can cause sudden illness or even death. Common symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include: nausea, vomiting, headaches, weakness, dizziness, chest … Continue reading

 
 

The 50 Top Air Purifiers & Humidifiers

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by Caitlin McCormack in Family Living, Home Safety

 

The air you breathe is essential for survival, and air purifiers and humidifiers can help make that air not only cleaner, but also easier on your lungs. Especially in the winter time as the temperature cools and humidity levels drop, … Continue reading

 
 

The 50 Best Smart Nursery Products and Baby Monitors

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Caitlin McCormack in Family Living, Family Safety

 

Your little bundle of joy is precious to you – and making sure they’re safe and secure is of utmost importance. Now, thanks to advances in technology, parents can keep an eye on their little ones from wherever they are. … Continue reading

 
 

Q-See Qt5680-4E4-1 8 Channel Full D1 Security Surveillance System Review

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 by SSF in Home Security

 

There is a vast number of home security system options on the market today. In order to find the right one for your family, you would need to consider primarily thees things: your family’s needs, the size and situation of … Continue reading

 
 

UnideGuardian Advanced Wireless Surveillance System (G455) Review

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by SSF in Home Security

 

Surveillance is a top priority for many homeowners and business owners these days. It’s not all that difficult to find cameras for your property. The challenge, however, is to find a camera system that’s fairly easy to setup and operate … Continue reading

 
 

Zmodo KDC4-YARUZ4ZN-1T 8-Channel Security System Review

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by SSF in Home Security

 

A camera security system is a perfect option for small businesses or homes of any size. These do-it-yourself systems can be installed within a day by anyone who knows some basic wiring and drilling techniques, and many of the systems … Continue reading

 
 

Defender 21112 Sentinel 8CH Smart Security DVR with 4 Hi-Res Outdoor Security Cameras Review

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by SSF in Home Security

 

Home and business owners simply cannot be available 24/7 to keep an eye on their homes and buildings. An outdoor security camera can lend added protection and piece of mind when the home or business owner is not on the … Continue reading

 
 

Microsoft Office Home & Business 2013 Key Card 1PC/1User Review

Posted on November 14th, 2014 by SSF in Family Living

 

Productivity software is the foundation of any home or office computer system. From writing letters to keeping budgets, schedules, contacts and ledgers, office suites help individuals, families, and businesses keep their operating needs organized and efficient. Microsoft Office has been … Continue reading

 
 

The Best Smart Home Products for DIYers: 50 Smart Home Technology Systems and Devices to Automate Your Home the DIY Way

Posted on October 29th, 2014 by Tom Demers in Family Living

 

Thanks to advances in technology, software, and automation, smart home technology products make everyone’s life easier. Practically everything in your home nowadays can be automated or connected to your tablet or mobile device. This allows you to still feel connected … Continue reading

 
 

Fire Safety for Kids: 21 Fire Prevention Experts Share Their Top Tips to Keep Kids and Families Safe from Home Fires

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by SSF in Fire Safety & Prevention

 

There are many things in the world today that parents work hard to protect our children from. Fortunately for many of us, our home is a place that provides a safe haven, shielding our children from many dangers. But as … Continue reading

 
 

The 50 Best Smart Home Security Systems: The Top Home Automation Products for Monitoring and Securing Your Home

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by Caitlin McCormack in Home Security

 

Your home is your castle, and it’s one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. Keeping it safe and secure is a top priority of many homeowners. Thanks to advances in smart home technology and home automation security products, you … Continue reading

 
 

Car Seat Safety: 22 Safety Experts Share Their Top Tips to Keep Your Child or Baby Safe in a Car Seat

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by SSF in Family Safety

 

While specific car seat criteria will vary from state to state, every state in the U.S. requires child safety seats for infants and children in some capacity. And aside from being a great safety precaution intuitively, the benefits of effectively … Continue reading

 
 

The Best Family Games: 50 of the Top Board Games, Video Games and Card Games that are Tons of Fun for Kids and the Whole Family

Posted on October 7th, 2014 by Jeanne Grunert in Family Living

 

The family that plays together says together – or at least until someone wins that game of Monopoly, Parchesi, Life or Sorry! Traditional board games as well as new, electronic games provide hours of family fun time. Best of all, … Continue reading

 
 

DIY Home Security: 21 Experts Share Their Top Tips on How to Install a Home Security System Yourself

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by SSF in Home Security

 

Aside from food on the table and a roof over your head, one of the absolute most important things to have in one’s home in order to have peace of mind is the feeling of safety in the case of … Continue reading