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
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
The kitchen is the heart of the home for many families, but it can be a dangerous place for children. If you want your family to be able to enjoy the kitchen, it’s so important that you think about safety. As the kids get older, it’s a good idea to teach them how to cook, but if you are going to do that, you need to make sure that they are safe. These are some of the best ways to make sure that your kitchen is safe for your family. Child Proof Cupboards and Drawers When you have young kids that are just starting to crawl and … [Read more...] about Important Ways to Keep the Kitchen Safe for Your Family
With the change of seasons right around the corner, so will pests and insects frequently pop into your home. You have probably already noticed that spiders, rats, and cockroaches become increasingly active in your home in the months during the changing seasons. They are not only annoying but also create an unsanitary environment. Pest droppings can cause the spread of diseases. Besides, they result in a lot of food wastage. Unfortunately, when you notice a pest, it is often too late, and you can trace it to some enormous damage done. Therefore, … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Home Pest and Disease Free
This probably isn't going to be the most shocking thing that you read all day: it's safe to say that your family is pretty important to you, right? Of course, it is. In fact, it's probably not unreasonable to say that your family might be the most important thing in your life. And if that's the case, then what could be more crucial than keeping them safe no matter what? While we all know the dangers out in the world, far too often people forget about the one place where you and your family spent the vast majority of your time: your home. … [Read more...] about Your Family’s Safety Is Too Important to Ignore!
A happy home life is something we all want to achieve, and creating a better environment for your family to grow is a priority. The start of a new decade is the perfect time to consciously make the changes needed to facilitate those improvements. Building the right plan of action is an essential first step en route to success. Here are five potential solutions. #1. Go Green The benefits of an eco-friendly home are plentiful. It’ll create a better atmosphere, provide emotional reassurance, and help you save … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Create A Happier Family Home