We teach our children not to talk to strangers, to always be aware of their surroundings. We ourselves drive defensively to keep ourselves safe, we maintain awareness of those around us and what is happening around us to ensure we are safe. But, do you ever consider your safety within your home, too? Dangers don't stop existing once you walk through the front door. Some dangers are still apparent and should be checked regularly. Certain safety checks, such as servicing a boiler, might be a requirement by law, depending on your locale. … [Read more...] about What Everyone Ought to Know About Home Safety Checks
Our homes are our haven from the rest of the world. We want to feel safe and secure in our little corner of the world, and this category gives you all the best in home safety and security to help you keep the ones you love and your belongings safe from the criminal element.
The right home improvements will make a big difference to how your home feels from a safety and security point of view. And improving your home’s security is always a wise investment to make. If that’s what you’re looking to do right now but you don’t yet know where you should start with that task, you’re in the right place. There many options open to you and they come at plenty of different price levels. No matter what situation your property is currently in from a safety and security point of view, there are improvements to be made, both … [Read more...] about Home Improvements That’ll Make Your Home Safer & More Secure
Your home is a safe space for your whole family. It is here that people can relax and unwind after a long day at work or school. However, the home is not as inherently safe as you may first think. There are many dangers that can occur, particularly for families with young children. These dangers may result from building and repair problems, as well as electrical dangers and others caused by general neglect. The responsibility for these dangers, and rectifying them, may fall down to you, but also to your landlord, architect, or contracted … [Read more...] about Safety In Your Home
Planning a house party is great fun; from sorting out the guest list, creating a party theme to getting the food and drinks in. However, there is something else to add to the checklist – how to keep the home safe. Whether you are hosting the get-together or away from home when the kids decide to throw an impromptu bash, making sure your home security systems are in place, should be at the top of your to-do list. Follow these 5 top tips and all you have to worry about is if you have enough food and cold beers in the fridge. Make a Guest … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe During a House Party
With more and more parents working from home, we checked in with expert baby proofers from Child Safe ChildProofing for their advice and tips on baby proofing your home office. Here's what they had to say: Check Those Wires When setting up electronics, ensure that all wires are no longer than 6 inches. Consider wrapping them with electrical tape or Velcro ties. Use an outlet cover box to avoid exposed outlets, should something come unplugged. Be sure to keep charging plugs out of reach. Watch Out For Small Items Keep all small … [Read more...] about Work From Home Tips You Actually Need: Babyproofing Your Workspace