Home Safety

 

WD Red 3 Tb NAS Hard Drive Review

Now that we’re in an age where so much of our lives revolve around, or are contained within, our computers or laptops, having a straightforward and safe computer storage solution is one the most crucial things you can add to … Continue reading

La Crosse Alerts D111.101.E1.WGB Wireless Monitor System Review

In recent years, it seems that smartphone technology has made incredible advances, and has allowed our everyday cellphones to be capable of more and more features. Today, for instance, a smartphone may be utilized for monitoring and controlling the temperature … Continue reading

Edsal Urs-245 Workforce Heavy Duty Steel Storage Rack Review

Certainly one of the most common gripes homeowners have about their home, no matter what size or location they might be in or how much they love the home itself, is the need for more functional storage. Whether the need … Continue reading

Firearms In The Home: Safe or Dangerous? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Here at Safe Sound Family, we aim to cover all aspects of home safety, whether by teaching you ways to increase the security of your home, or showing you how to identify popular and avoidable security threats. As of late, … Continue reading

Electrical Safety at Home Checklist

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According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2010 U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 46,500 house fires that were caused by electrical malfunction of failure. From 2005-2009, 49% of those home electrical fires involved lighting or electrical … Continue reading

Create a Home Safety Plan for Your Family

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A home safety plan is an essential tool for keeping your family safe, as it establishes what to do in case of emergency. All families should prepare for fire safety and burglar defense, but you should also extend your planning … Continue reading

8 Surprising Safety Hazards in the Home

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You probably don’t think of your home as a labyrinth of potential dangers, but quite a few everyday objects maraud as surprising home safety hazards. Sure, you have your knives safely stored out of the reach of chubby toddler hands, … Continue reading

How to Deal With an Intruder in Your Home

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You’re startled awake in the middle of the night. You think you heard a noise, but can’t be sure. There it is again. It’s definitely a noise, and it definitely sounds like someone’s in the house. What to do? The … Continue reading

Carbon Monoxide Detector Placement: Where to Place CO Alarms in Your Home

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Carbon monoxide alarms save lives. Learn what they do, how to install, and where you should place CO detectors. What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide is known as the “silent killer” because it is odorless, tasteless and colorless. It’s also … Continue reading

7 Home Safety Tips You May Have Overlooked

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As an adult and parent, you’re aware of and practice basic home safety. You close your windows at night; you store poisonous chemicals in a secure spot; you have heavy-duty doors, door frames and deadbolts; you installed smoke detectors in … Continue reading