Whether or not you actually have a mean dog in your backyard, a sign hanging on your fence that reads “Beware of Dog” can still be effective for keeping people out of your back yard. The perception of home security can often be as good as actual home security, if it’s presented properly. After all,
The fourth installment of In Plain Sight unfolds the hidden dangers lurking in your laundry room. You may think the laundry room is one of the cleaner and safest rooms in your home, but there’s a few hidden dangers that you may not be aware of entirely. Here are a handful for you to consider.
In the third installment of In Plain Sight, we sneak a peek into the bedroom, where there’s far more to fear than monsters under the bed. The walls: Lead paint is common in homes built before 1980. Especially hazardous for children, lead poisoning has been linked to nervous system damage, kidney damage, stunted growth, and
In the second installment of our In Plain Sight series, we are peering at perils in the kitchen. Beyond sharp knives and hot stoves, the kitchen is filled with potential hazards for your family. Take a look for yourself. BPA: The main component of polycarbonate, the hard clear plastic used in water bottles, baby bottles,
You want your home to be a haven for your family, so you take careful measures to make it as safe as possible. You place protective covers over sharp corners. You install baby-gates across stairways. You block electrical outlets from tiny, curious fingers. Your efforts are important to the health and safety of your family,