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Making Your Home Less Attractive To Burglars
That TV commercial showing an angry looking burglar smashing in the back door at three o’clock in the morning is the stuff of nightmares. Many homeowners go to bed fearful of that very thing. With that in mind, home security companies market their systems as a way to prevent burglaries. But how effective are they, really?
Wood Stove & Fireplace Safety
Whether it’s the warm glow of the fire, the crackle of the wood or the deep penetrating warmth, burning wood has a way of making people feel relaxed and right at home. When heating with wood, there are four key elements to achieve optimal economy, environmental responsibility, and efficiency:
Should You Leave the Lights On?
It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside of your home to deter burglars while you’re away or asleep. But does that really work, or is it just a waste of electricity? Read on for tips on how to secure your home, and save money!