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 … [Read more...] about Work From Home Tips You Actually Need: Babyproofing Your Workspace
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.
Having spent a lot of time and money, creating a home for your family, the worst thing that you can imagine might be a disaster causing it serious damage. The kind that you can’t just pick up after. More than just a little mess, or a few broken things that are easy to put right. Unfortunately, as much as we try to protect our homes and the people in them, these kinds of disasters do happen. We … [Read more...] about Starting Over After a Disaster at Home
Everyone wants their home to be as safe as it can be. It is the place where you go to relax and let your guard down, so it is important to know it is as secure as it can be. Making your house more secure and less of a target for burglars doesn’t need to be costly. There could be many signs that your home security isn’t up to scratch, but there are many simple solutions that can put your mind at … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Secure
Love that word, burgled. It's British, the equivalent of the English word, burglarized. No matter which word you prefer, it's no laughing matter when you are the one who has been burgled. Nobody thinks that their home will be broken into until it happens. It’s an incredibly scary experience and it can leave you feeling very unsafe in your own home. But even though you are trying to deal with … [Read more...] about 5 important Steps To Take If Your Home Is Burgled
Oh I remember those days well! Having to make sure that the entire house was safe and secure for our little explorers for their safety and our peace of mind. Before too long, I'll be needing to baby proof our home for Amelia next year! Before having a baby, a look around your home for any potential hazards would usually come up with nothing more than a charging wire that you could maybe … [Read more...] about How To Baby-Proof Your Home Before Your Child Crawls
You might have just passed hurricane season, or you might be reading this now in preparation for hurricane season, either way, you are probably wondering what can you do to protect your home from possible storm damage? There are a few simple things that you could do now which might minimize the storm’s impact on your home. If you aren’t too sure about what storm protection you should get, then … [Read more...] about How to Make Sure That Your House is Protected Against a Hurricane
Terrified! That is how you will feel when you find out all about the dangers lurking in your backyard. After all, it is a place where families like to spend their spare time. Of course, there is no need to reduce the time you spend outside, getting fresh air, sunlight, and exercise. In fact, all of the critical dangers below are solvable. Something you can read about in my post … [Read more...] about The Hazards Lurking In Your Garden (and what to do about them)
When we think about protecting our homes, we’re usually talking about burglaries, but what about house fires? A house fire can destroy your home and everything in it and it can put you in serious danger, so it’s important that you take steps to reduce the risk of it happening. The majority of house fires could have been avoided, which is why you need to be aware of these common fire hazards around … [Read more...] about Are You Aware Of These Fire Hazards In Your Home?
When you think about moving home, you probably think that everything is going to go perfectly, and the only hitch you’ll fall victim to if the home you’re moving into not being ready on the date stated, but the homeowners you’ve sold your home to are ready to move into yours. If that’s as serious as it gets, you can’t help but think that the stress people are really feeling from moving home, is … [Read more...] about The Moving Scams You Have To Be Aware Of
The right security system can provide homeowners with the safety they seek, as well as tremendous peace of mind. However, when shopping around for the right system, it’s important to keep in mind that home security is far from a “one size fits all” affair. There are countless home security systems on the market, each one designed to fit a highly specific set of needs. To prevent yourself from … [Read more...] about Determining Which Security System is Right for Your Home
Just like everything else in life, nothing is guaranteed, including the safety of your home. You may be making monthly mortgage payments or have paid for it in full but one thing is for certain, your home and the contents inside it could get damaged. Some homeowners take the extra step of getting a comprehensive home warranty plan which protects them from the costs of paying for repair or … [Read more...] about The Things that Can Happen to Your Home and How to Prepare for Them
When you build your home, you need to keep in mind high security to keep your home (and family) safe from burglars. When you finally move into your home, you want to be sure that your family's safety is the last thing you will need to worry about. If you wait until after the home is finished to think about a home security system, it might be a bit more difficult to implement - not to mention the … [Read more...] about Top 3 Benefits of Owning a Home Security System