Browsing Category

Personal Safety & Security : Home & Garden

Tips on Men's Closet Tie Holders

Keep your ties in neat order with a tie holder.tie image by charles taylor from Fotolia.comStoring ties can present an organizational challenge. Many men with extensive tie collections turn to tie holders as a means by which to stow their formal dress gear. To ensure that your closet tie...

Why Is the Fan on My PS3 So Loud?

Whenever you turn your PS3 on, its fan turns on at the same time. Normally the fan is quiet or just barely audible, but if it's become so loud that it bothers or worries you, there could be a serious problem with your system. You may need to do minor maintenance on the PS3 or move it to a new locati

How to Properly Display No Trespassing Signs (with Pictures)

How to Properly Display No Trespassing Signs. Since many courts consider how effectively a property was labeled "private'" when presented with a trespassing case, it's important for property owners to know how to properly display "No Trespassing" signs. Preventive measures are an

Ethernet IP Cameras

IP cameras are cameras that are designed to hook up to a network, and after they are hooked up to a network they can be monitored from any computer with internet access. You can get a variety of IP cameras with different features and capabilities, and that includes wireless IP cameras and Ethernet I

The Science Behind the Infrared Security Camera

A regular video camera is usually fine when recording videos by day, but they suck at night. They can't record a decent video with low or no light conditions. That is why they are useless ...

How to be safe before and during a tornado

Tornadoes are fierce storms that may take away your home or even your life. They come from thunderstorms and can bring winds up to 300 mph, covering a swath as wide as a mile on the ground, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). All states are at risk, so it pays to learn how t

Alarm Systems Can Improve The Security Of Your Apartment Unit

As I searched web based stores for security options for small houses I started looking into auto dialers and decided to try one out for my daughters brand new apartment. I mounted it on a wall where it has a full view of the room. Several of the physical features of the auto dialer with security ala

What You Need to Do When Choosing a Home Security Company

90% of police believe home monitored alarms help deter burglary attempts. 81% of residential intrusions occur through the first floor. 80% of break-ins occur through a locked door 67% of all burglars gain entrance somewhere ...

How to Save Big Money on Printing Costs

Do you print a lot from your home office or work? Wondering if it all adds up? It does and there are some easy ways to save money on printing so let's start saving!

How to Use Orange Oil for Mosquito Control

Mosquitoes and summer are synonymous in many areas of the United States. Large populations of the pests can hamper your plans to picnic, swim and otherwise enjoy the outdoors. Orange oil is a natural ingredient that can deter mosquitoes from spoiling your fun. Citrus oils have a low occurrence of si

How to Keep Fiddleback Spiders from Infesting Your House

The Brown Recluse, (or Fiddleback) spider is common to the American South and Midwest. They are generally shy by nature, which means you aren't likely to see them or avoid them until you are coming into contact with them. This is why you should take steps to avoid giving them a nice home.

How to Build a Wine Storage Room

Building a wine room is a major project, but with careful planning and preparation it can be a satisfying experience and provide you with years of enjoyment while protecting your investment. A detailed design is crucial to success, however. Familiarizing yourself with the available materials and des

Style Up And Safeguard Your Home With Electric Gates

Out of the various types of gates that are available in the market, electric gates have created their own space and are seemingly rising in demand. They might be relatively new compared to those gates ...

How To Deter Vandals

Vandalism is a pretty common phenomenon. With one in two houses being vandalized using graffiti sprays, breaking down fences, arson, kicking doors down, breaking windows, slashing tyres, scratching car body parts; the examples go on and on.