What makes people want to rent a home? So why rent? During this most recent economic downturn, housing lost value for five straight years, illustrating the risks of homeownership. In 2013, despite a dramatic turnaround in housing prices and sales volume, a study by the Joint Center for Housing Centers at Harvard University found that
Roughly 3,000 clothes dryer fires are reported every year-causing an estimated five deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. The following are some do’s and don’t from the National Safety Council for preventing home dryer fires.
Total home security means that you won’t have to worry while you’re away. A few simple actions and some high-tech additions will give you peace of mind whether you’re at your office or on a Caribbean cruise. You can keep track of your home from around the world and make sure there are no surprises
Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries The IAFC recommends changing smoke detector batteries at least annually. An easy way to remember is “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” during the fall time change weekend. Change Your Smoke Detectors After inserting fresh batteries, make sure the detector itself works by pushing the test button. Count Your Smoke
Poison Prevention: Have you checked your home? Parents, grandparents and all other caregivers can help prevent poisoning. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is spreading the work on how it’s done. Everyone should double-check for these poison prevention steps this week, says the CPSC: