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Little Barn Door for Home Security

Little Barn Door for Home Security

In the news lately there have been reports of people putting cameras on the outside of peepholes to...

How to Make a Birdhouse Slipcover for a Outdoor Security Camera

How to Make a Birdhouse Slipcover for a Outdoor Security Camera

We recently installed a couple of Ring Outdoor Security Cameras at Steph's house as part of our...

Cool Smoke Detectors

Cool Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors have always been a thorn in my side for decor. There are so few options that lend to...

Home Protection in 2014: Is Your Home Security System Out of Date?

Home Protection in 2014: Is Your Home Security System Out of Date?

Home security systems have evolved dramatically over the past decade. No longer do they simply sound...

The Different Types of Smoke Alarms

The Different Types of Smoke Alarms

The presence of a smoke alarm in a household can help to save lives if the unexpected occurs and a...

How to Install a Smoke Alarm

How to Install a Smoke Alarm

If I had known how easy it was to replace the whole smoke detector, I would have done it when we...

Keep Santa Safe: Test or Replace Your GFCIs

Keep Santa Safe: Test or Replace Your GFCIs

Everyone this time of year has beautiful lights on the outside of their house to celebrate the...

Top Home Security Mistakes to Avoid in 2015

Top Home Security Mistakes to Avoid in 2015

Many homeowners unknowingly do things that make their home a target for burglars. That could be one...

New Year Resolutions for Your Home - Part Two

New Year Resolutions for Your Home - Part Two

If you missed part one, In part two, I’ll show you three more resolutions for your home.

Protect Your Home From Burglary

Protect Your Home From Burglary

WHY DO THIS?
According to the FBI, over two million burglaries occur each year in the United
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How to Repair a Fence Picket

How to Repair a Fence Picket

Recently I (Vicki) noticed a build up of organic material up against the side of my A/C fence...

10 Steps to Successful Indoor Flooding Cleanup

10 Steps to Successful Indoor Flooding Cleanup

Flooding can occur after a heavy rain, appliance malfunction, or plumbing leak. Quick action is...

What Type of Smoke Alarm Do You Have?

What Type of Smoke Alarm Do You Have?

Most homes are equipped with ionizing smoke alarms. Find out why the old-fashioned photoelectric...

TROPICAL STORM SANDY MAY HIT. HERE ARE SOME STORM TIPS TO THINK ABOUT

TROPICAL STORM SANDY MAY HIT. HERE ARE SOME STORM TIPS TO THINK ABOUT

The last October storm was a snowstorm which was awful for all in the NE and Mid Atlantic. This...

Tips for Building a Fence

Tips for Building a Fence

Building a fence does not have to break the bank or be an intimidating project. It is a very do-able...

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home - Part One

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home - Part One

We all make resolutions every January but do we keep them? Did you ever think of making resolutions...

Fall Preventive Maintenance: 7 Tips That Will Protect Your Home

Fall Preventive Maintenance: 7 Tips That Will Protect Your Home

This past week I was on the receiving end of bad news-we had to replace a bad boiler that was 19...

Add a Light to a Key

Add a Light to a Key

Frog Leggs stick on lights have saved me a lot of fumbling in the dark to unlock both my car and my...

Sliding Door Security

Sliding Door Security

This is not my most complicated post by a long shot. My elderly mother just had spinalsurgery and...

Touchscreen Locks: End the Need for Keys

Touchscreen Locks: End the Need for Keys

If you're like me you lose keys or can't find them when you need them!!
So this past weekend I
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7 Quick Home Inspections That Could Save Your Life

7 Quick Home Inspections That Could Save Your Life

We bet that you lock your doors at night and keep your kids away from the medicine cabinet, but if...

My Little Dog Found Out She Could Escape Under the Chain Link Fence.

My Little Dog Found Out She Could Escape Under the Chain Link Fence.

I had to find a cheap solution to the problem & fast.

Are You Covered? Insurance Loopholes For 3 Halloween Accidents

Are You Covered? Insurance Loopholes For 3 Halloween Accidents

In one month, ghouls, goblins and The Little Mermaid will be at your front door. Are you...