Home Security 101: Securing the Windows

Looking back through some of our older posts I realised that I had started the Home Security 101 series of posts but had never got further than discussing the front door. So today we are going to carry this series of posts on and continue with securing the windows. Securing your windows is a simple and effective way of keeping the thieves out of your home. While most burglaries happen after the criminal gains access through…

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16 Home Remedies for a Bad Toothache

It is common knowledge that if you have a bad toothache, you go and see the dentist. This is something that we all know but it isn’t always that simple as the dentist may already have other patients to see. The home remedies for a bad toothache that we are going to be looking at here are only short-term relief but can be used to give relief until you can get an appointment. Common Causes…

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Making Your Neighborhood a Safer Place

We share a lot of articles here that can help to strengthen your home security but the security of your neighborhood should also not go forgotten. If you fail to address weak points in your neighborhood security, you are increasing the weak points in your home’s security and in turn, putting your family’s safety at risk. We should all be able to feel safe in our own homes but it takes everybody working together to…

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How to Prepare for a Storm Surge

A storm surge can occur in all coastal regions and is a large scale increase in the sea level due to a storm. The rise in water levels and large waves can cause severe flooding and can occur at any time of the year. The main cause of surges is from the storm’s winds literally pushing the water onshore. The leading cause of deaths during a storm surge is due to drowning. You need to…

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Budget Friendly Ways to Start Prepping

In order to be fully prepared, it costs money and when you first begin to think about what you need, it can quickly become overwhelming. This is not TV, this is the real world and although many of us would love to get everything we need and be immediately ready for anything the world throws at us, our finances just don’t make that possible. The sad fact is that because many people only see the…

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