Category: Safety Tips

Home Fire Safety Tips for Colder Weather

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Even in Washington, DC it’s gotten downright chilly. Now that we are well into fall, the risk of residential fires starts to climb. Two helpful and informative articles on home heating safety recently caught my eye, so I’m sharing bits and pieces here. The first article provides some great advice on heating appliances, and best ways to…

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Top Halloween Home Safety Tips

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We are well into October, which just happens to be one of FrontPoint’s favorite times of year: National Crime Prevention Month. But, as most parents with young children are all too aware, it’s also trick-or-treat time, and a great opportunity to think of child safety – both for your own kids, and for the pint-sized…

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Great Home Security Tips from New York City

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My son and his wife live in Brooklyn, in a lovely (and very secure) garden apartment close to Prospect Park. Home security is an issue for many residents of New York City, my son included: I read plenty of crime reports and articles on the residential crime spikes that occur around the five boroughs from…

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Top 10 Home Security Tips for Back-to-School

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Millions of US school-age children are now back in the classroom, in many cases sadly facing the end of summer and the new school year. Of course, for some families with kids in school, the start of the academic year is not such a bad thing: school can bring a degree of regularity and predictable…

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Top 5 Myths About Alarm Systems Debunked

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When considering home security, people generally consider a number of variables: the relative crime rate in your neighborhood, trends in residential crime in general, and even significant changes in your life – buying a home, having a child, etc. But now that wireless interactive alarm systems do so much more, allowing you to stay in…

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