Get Tactical About Protecting Your Home in an Emergency
02 Oct 2016

Get Tactical About Protecting Your Home in an Emergency

You may think you have a gun or two at home and you know how to use it. That makes you feel pretty good about protecting your home in an emergency. Not that we don’t think having a gun and being prepared to use it is a good idea. But

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Emergency Preparedness for Apartment Dwellers
26 Sep 2016

Emergency Preparedness for Apartment Dwellers

I’ve talked to people who aren’t preppers who feel that in the event of an environmental or social disaster, the city is the best place to be. There are differing opinions on this, of course, and it is likely that any city is where resources will be concentrated to get

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Exploding Fire Extinguisher Ball
13 Jul 2016

Exploding Fire Extinguisher? Throw This Extinguisher and It Puts Out Fires

If Elide Fire has its way, the vertical fire hydrant “spray cans” will be a thing of the past. They’ve created an exploding fire extinguisher ball that just makes so much sense. When you’re in a fire, how close do you really want to be to it? Yes, fire extinguishers

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Prevent fireworks fire and injuries
02 Jul 2016

How to Be Safe With Fireworks

Fireworks are a symbol of our nation’s independence and we have celebrated the Fourth of July with backyard displays and city-sponsored spectacles for decades. While “everyone does it,” there’s no doubt, though, that fireworks can pose a serious safety hazard. Every year news outlets follow the holiday with reports of

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Safety Tips in Case of Fire
09 Jun 2016

5 Tips to Stay Safe in Case of Fire

Stop for a minute to imagine the scary sight of a line of quickly moving fire approaching your home. Imagine the popping of trees falling over as they succumb to the heat and ash pouring down from the sky. The air will be thick with smoke and hard to breathe.

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rising flood emergency
20 May 2016

4 Effective Tactics for Surviving a Flood

Floods are the most common natural disaster in the country. They can also be deadly if you’re unprepared. It only takes a few inches of fast-moving water to knock down a person or lift a vehicle. If flash flooding is expected in your area, don’t risk getting stranded away from

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match light in the darkness
12 May 2016

Are You Prepared for a Sudden Power Outage?

If the power goes out, will you be prepared? Power outages can happen for a number of reasons. Blown transformers, strong winds, natural disasters, and other situations can cause widespread power outages. The fact is that it doesn’t take much of a disruption to cause an unexpected power outage that

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guard dog protection
06 May 2016

5 Easy Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Home Security

Don’t be a victim of a burglary or home invasion. The following tips will help you protect your house, whether you’re at home or away. 1 – Secure Your Doors Doors are the entry point of your home, and are often the first target of a burglar. To prevent unwanted

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home break in
13 Apr 2016

Your 8 Point Home Security Checklist

How would you break into your house? It might seem like a strange question, but it’s the best way to start the process of protecting your home from unwanted visitors. Check out some other preventive measures below for protecting your home. Alarms You can find low cost options that are

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13 Nov 2015

Guard Dog Basics: 3 Tips for Training

Guard dogs are a particularly useful deterrent for robbers and home intruders, but there are instances when a criminal might get the upper hand. There are measures to safeguard from these types of situations. 1. When to Train a Guard Dog First of all, a dog that’s 6-16-months-old is the

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