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In an article by Nick Watt in abcnews.com, Ed Galea, a professor at the Universities of Greenwich, Liverpool and Ulster was quoted as saying it usually takes a maximum of eight minutes for an average person to react to a building being hit, some people even take longer to respond, about twenty to thirty minutes. When faced with life-threatening catastrophes, have you ever wondered why some people make good use of a guide to survive disasters, while others don’t and die? Ignorance may very well have played a huge role in the inability of others to be aware and familiar […]

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Thumbnail image for Seven Low Cost Ways To Up The Security Of Your Home

When it comes to home security it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Do a bit of online research and you’ll find yourself wanting to install home security systems, cameras, triple glazed windows and steel reinforced doors. All of which may be a great idea – but what if you can’t afford them? Good home security comes down to common sense. Here are seven things you can do on no – or very low – budget. And you can do them straight away, easily so that peace of mind is not something you have to wait for! The number one thing to […]

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Thumbnail image for Toronto: Police Hesitant to Respond to Burglar Alarms

From TheStar.com: Police argue false burglary alarm response ties up frontline officers, potentially taking them away from real emergencies and wastes valuable resources. This is an age old discussion between private security and LE: who should respond first to private alarm systems, and what kind of verifivcation should there be, if any, before the police is called? Toronto is following, it seems, in the footsteps of many other cities, states and even countries: Torontonians may be more vulnerable to burglaries if the police stop sending officersto alarm calls, even if an overwhelming number of calls are false, warns the executive director […]

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Thumbnail image for 5 Reasons Gun Safes are Worth Your Money

Aaron is a gun enthusiast but at the same time believes that gun owners should exercise extra precaution with their ownership. His love for collecting guns and hunting has led him to be a writer for Gun Mate and in other hunting websites where he shares his expertise to the public as well as with other bloggers like me. In here, he discusses the importance of having a gun safe at home. Several firearms kept inside the house is more than just a cool collection for its owner. It’s a way to ensure that one is kept safer by having […]

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There are many areas of worry in life and threats to safety in general, but in your own home you want to know that you are safe, secure and able to relax. There are plenty of ways to minimise risk in your home, and one way to do this is to make sure that the risk of fire in your home is low. There are steps you can take to keep your home fire free, and here are the top five excellent ways to keep your home fire free: • Install smoke alarms. Many fires start in the kitchen and […]

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