Although squirrels are endearing little critters, they love to chew and nibble on almost everything in your garden. Occasionally, they will chew through wood, becoming a nuisance by invading attics or other parts of your home. With natural, environmentally safe sprays, physical barriers, or a combination of the two, you can limit the damage squirrels do.

A Guide to Home Security

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14
September

A Guide to Home SecurityAs much as homeowners want to be optimistic and say “Oh, it will never happen to me”, the fact of the matter is a burglary occurs once every minute, according to some statistics. No one should wait until they become a victim to take action to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their belongings. Home security systems are an easy and reliable way to protect a home from invasion, and choosing the right security system can make all the difference in the world.

Portable generators made for private use are becoming an increasingly popular target for thieves; because more people than ever are relying on home generators as a source of back-up power, a stolen generator can be sold relatively quickly and easily for a considerable amount of money. Sadly, most generators that have been stolen are never recovered.

What To Do After A Break-In

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07
September

What To Do After A Break-InThe first thing to do after a break-in is to call the police, plain and simple. This may sound like the obvious thing to do, but a lot of people go inside their homes or apartments before knowing that it is safe to do so. Most people are in such shock and disbelief when they discover they have been victimized, and this is when thinking clearly and rationally is more important than ever.

Every expectant parents’ handbook instructs its readers to baby-proof the house in order to make sure that the newborn child doesn’t end up in the emergency room for preventable reasons. But preventative action in a household isn’t just limited to new parents, or even parents at all! There are plenty of quiet traps lurking around the corner that can impact a beloved pet, relative, or spouse; fortunately, the next several paragraphs will prepare you to protect and defend from these hidden household scourges.