Carolyn Heneghan

Carolyn is a nutrition and environmental crusader who loves using and exploring technology almost as much as she enjoys writing about it.

Posts by Carolyn Heneghan

Row of houses decorated with lights for Christmas

9 Holiday Travel Safety Tips for Your Next Getaway

Carolyn Heneghan | Dec 14, 2018 | Safety Tips
The holidays are a popular time for travelers. However, the wintery weather and extensive travel time can present certain safety hazards that you should be aware of before taking your trip. Here are 10 tips...
Keyless Door Locks

How Keyless Door Locks Can Fit Into Your Lifestyle

Carolyn Heneghan | Mar 24, 2015 | Equipment Reviews

Modern technology, particularly mobile devices, takes keyless door locks to the next level. They may sound like a futuristic feature that is out of your budget, but trust us – these are affordable locks that…

wearable technology to keep you safe

3 Safety Wearables to Protect You in an Emergency

Carolyn Heneghan | May 16, 2018 | Safety Tips

While you probably feel safe at home with your security system, that feeling of protection may not extend far from your front door. Wearable technologies can help offer you that sense of security no matter…

Protect yourself against natural disasters, identitiy theft, in-home falls and more.

Tips to Protect Your Family From the Unpredictable

Carolyn Heneghan | Mar 11, 2015 | Safety Tips

While it’s important to have a monitored home security system, it can’t protect you from everything that can happen to you or your home. Be aware of these life risks and how you can use…

Emergency contact information to keep handy

Handy Contact Numbers and Information to Keep on Your Fridge

Carolyn Heneghan | Dec 18, 2017 | Safety Tips

It’s important to have contact numbers easily accessible for you, your family, and anyone who may be staying with your children. Whether these are phone numbers where you can be reached when you’re away, or…

how small businesses can protect themselves from theft

5 Weak Points in Security Small Businesses Should Protect

Carolyn Heneghan | Dec 10, 2014 | Safety Tips

Small businesses are as vulnerable to crime as homes are, and your business may have several weak points in security you need to address to handle or help prevent crimes from happening. Here are five…

Home security can protect against natural disasters

5 Emergency Situations You’ll Be Grateful You Had Home Security

Carolyn Heneghan | Jan 5, 2017 | Safety Tips

Home security systems can help prevent or mitigate a variety of home emergencies, ranging from fire damage and carbon monoxide leaks to floods and break-ins. If you’re deciding whether or not to purchase a home…

What to consider before cancelling home security

5 Factors to Consider Before Cancelling Your Home Security Contract

Carolyn Heneghan | Jan 5, 2017 | Safety Tips

Cancelling your home security system contract is not a decision to be taken lightly. Protecting your home is of utmost importance to you, so you should make this decision carefully. Here are five factors you…

Why a guard dog is a poor form of home security

8 Reasons Why Your Dog is Not a Home Security System

Carolyn Heneghan | Jan 10, 2017 | Safety Tips

If you’ve been considering getting a Rottweiler or German Shepherd to protect your home, you need to reconsider. While dogs are certainly beneficial, both for companionship and protection, they are not a viable replacement for…

Entertain your guests with home automation

5 Ways to Enhance Entertaining With Home Automation

Carolyn Heneghan | Nov 19, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

If you love entertaining guests in your home, the next upgrade you make to step it up a notch could be home automation. With this technology, your home can be more than just the setting…