Category: Live Well

Tips and Tricks for Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is right around the corner! This holiday weekend, get the most out of your security system by fiddling with some of the features found in the Interactive and Ultimate Monitoring plans. Whether you’re firing up the grill, having guests over, or heading out to enjoy one of the many festivities going on, consider…

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Home Alone: Monitoring Your Kids after School

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The school season can be a stressful one for parents with older children, as they’re stuck at work (or traffic, bleh) while their children are home alone after school. It’s not the ideal situation and for many parents, it can be worrisome. There’s good news though: there are plenty of ways you can protect, monitor…

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National Fire Prevention Week

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As the temperature outside drops, people are turning off the air conditioning and cranking up the heat. And since we’re right in the middle of National Fire Prevention Week (October 5-11), there’s no better time to remind ourselves why it’s important to be cautious when using space heaters, furnaces, fireplaces and other methods for heating…

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Five Questions to Ask Before Buying a Vacation Home

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Thinking about taking the plunge and buying a vacation home? There are a lot of reasons to do so in favor of renting a place every year: it’s often cheaper in the long-run; it’s nice having a second home you can escape to; you can rent it out to earn some extra income; and more….

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Better Business Bureau Offers Summer Home Security Tips for Peace of Mind

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It’s officially summer – the season when most residential burglaries occur. Happily for homeowners, there are ways to protect your home and family (and do a lot more) that are both affordable and simple – but you need to be careful once you start shopping. That’s where this great article comes in – with timely home safety tips from the BBB….

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