How to Drive in Icy Conditions

Driving in adverse conditions is serious business, but one of the worst ones is driving in icy or snow conditions. While there are several factors one can do to increase safety, the number one thing one can do to prevent icy driving accidents is to not drive in them. If driving is unavoidable, increase the […]

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How To Deice Your Cars Windshield

The best way to deal with ice on your windshield is to make sure it doesn’t form in the first place. Parking your car somewhere sheltered is ideal, but if you cannot do that, you can use a cloth cover soaked in saline, or fill your windshield wiper fluid tanks with a winter fluid that […]

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When Should I Give Out My Child’s Social Security Number?

Children are enticing targets for identity thieves, thanks to their clean credit histories, and because parents rarely check their children’s credit reports. There are some situations in which a parent is required to disclose a child’s social security number, such as claiming the child as a dependent on a tax return or applying for medical […]

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Keeping Your Pet Safe During Air Travel

Flying with a pet is concerning; you should check with the specific airline that you intend to use before traveling because even though statistically, it is supposed to be safer than driving, death is a possibility. The Animal Welfare Act has very specific rules, which include that your pet must be at least 8 weeks […]

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Tips on Protecting You from Fake Charities and Scams

Charity and volunteerism are two key factors that keep our society going. However, sometimes, people use charities as a scam. People might go door to door claiming to be raising money for a charity, but instead be keeping the money for themselves. If you are wondering if a charity is a scam take the time […]

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6 Steps for Preparing Your Home for Winter

Winter can wreak havoc on your home. Wind might destroy a trees. Heavy snowfall could batter your roof. Even rain might clog downspouts and gutters. You can shield your house with just a few small moves. Inspect your home’s roof to find issues before winter. Look for air leaks in your home. Make sure to […]

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How to Protect Your Smart Home From Security Vulnerabilities

If you are someone who is paranoid about the world, then having some security at your home can be really important. However, even if you are someone who lives in a beautiful gated community, you should still have some sort of security in your home. Due to the fact that you never know what the […]

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Aw Rats, We Have Bats!

In Seattle, this family moved to a new home. They were excited about their move and were looking forward to getting settled in East Seattle. From very early on, the man and his wife had heard some pretty distinct noises in their bedroom. Not knowing what it was at the time, they had just assumed […]

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Should You Leave Your Lights On At Night? It Depends

Anyone concerned about small steps they can make to keep their home safer has had the internal debate over lights, or no lights. It turns out the choice isn’t crystal clear. Yes, there is data to suggest crime activity goes down in regions that are well lit. Also motion detectors that mimic the scheduled routine […]

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