Clearing up smoke alarm laws for residential properties

~ some good info for you in case you need it ~ Clearing up smoke alarm laws for residential properties Where there’s smoke, there’s fire — and, if you’re compliant with the law, a smoke detector, too! Read on to ensure you and your clients comply with new and existing rules controlling smoke alarms in … Continue reading Clearing up smoke alarm laws for residential properties

Experts warn rising temperatures can turn air conditioners into fire hazards

~ I hope this helps you and staves off potential dangers ~ Experts warn rising temperatures can turn air conditioners into fire hazards Also related - http://www.businessinsider.com/best-air-conditioner

Here’s why police are telling people to replace the screws on your front door

~ every little bit helps ~   Here’s why police are telling people to replace the screws on your front door When Mariana Harrison bought her first place, her father came over to help her settle in. When he arrived, he had a drill and some priceless advice. Mariana shared this advice in a Facebook … Continue reading Here’s why police are telling people to replace the screws on your front door

Lack of preparation for massive earthquake could bring catastrophe, report says

Lack of preparation for massive earthquake could bring catastrophe, report says Northridge fire Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times Sylmar resident Brian Demetz runs from his burning home in Sylmar on Jan. 17, 1994, after the Northridge earthquake. Sylmar resident Brian Demetz runs from his burning home in Sylmar on Jan. 17, 1994, after the … Continue reading Lack of preparation for massive earthquake could bring catastrophe, report says

Keep Home Thieves Away With a Security Expert’s 6 Tips

Are you prepared if a home invasion happens to you? Members of a family in Williamsburg, Virginia, allowed “Good Morning America” to conduct a test on their home to see how secure it is. Safety and security expert Bill Stanton was able to break into the family’s home, taking advantage of lapses in their home … Continue reading Keep Home Thieves Away With a Security Expert’s 6 Tips

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Residents can now text 911 in emergencies (UPDATE)

From The Press Enterprise 12/15/15 A person must have a data or text plan in order to use the service. Texting a 911 operator is a little different than messaging a friend. A caller will use 911 as the phone number, type a message and send a text message. A cell tower will read the … Continue reading SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Residents can now text 911 in emergencies (UPDATE)

The 20 Most Injury-Causing Household Products in America

From Yahoo Health 8/27/15 ~ For your safety and mine~ In a perfect world, we’d all be safe from stubbed toes and paper cuts, broken bones and oven burns. But it’s not a perfect world, and Americans seem to be constantly at risk. Household products cause millions of injuries in the U.S. each year. These … Continue reading The 20 Most Injury-Causing Household Products in America