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Wyoming’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Tamarra Kemsley | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

Even as the country has undergone a year-over-year increase in violent crime, Wyoming has held out as an oasis of relative safety. This is according to the FBI’s most recent crime report, which found the…

April Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Apr 9, 2018 | Safety Tips

Now that spring has arrived, enjoy the weather and get outside to tackle home maintenance and safety tasks that have languished during the dark, cold winter. If you’re short on time this month, go with…

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How to Introduce Your Dog to Your Baby

Rachel Kirkwood | Mar 28, 2018 | Uncategorized

While after nine months you might feel more than ready for your baby to arrive, your dog might be a little shocked to meet the new roommate. But if you take time before and after…

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Montana’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

If you live in one of the ten safest cities in Montana, violent crime isn’t a pervasive problem. Based on the most recent FBI crime report, the average violent crime rate of these cities was…

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Sabre vs. iSmartAlarm Window/Door Sensors

Kasey Tross | Mar 22, 2018 | Uncategorized

The first line of defense against intruders, both the Sabre and the iSmartAlarm sensors are wireless and easy to install for the DIYer. Read on to find out more about some of the key features…

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SimpliSafe vs. LiveWatch DIY Home Security: Alarm System Comparison

Suzi Brzezinski | Mar 16, 2018 | Uncategorized

DIY Home Security: SimpliSafe or LiveWatch?  If you’ve never had a home security system before, it can be a bit daunting to sign a multiyear contract. You don’t really know what you’re getting yourself into,…

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Vimtag P1 vs. Nest Indoor Home Security Camera

Patrick Hearn | Mar 16, 2018 | Uncategorized

Comparing the Vimtag and Nest Camera We’ve compared the Vimtag P1 security camera and the Nest Cam Indoor based on price, functionality, and reliability to help you determine which of these two options is best…

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South Carolina’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Tamarra Kemsley | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

The past few years have not been particularly kind to South Carolina, which has repeatedly served as a violent battleground for the nation’s war over race and racism in the United States. But how representative…

South Dakota’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Laura Craner | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

Every summer the quiet city of Brandon, South Dakota sees its streets filled with the rumble of hot rods, muscle cars, and sports cars.  All the classics roll into town and bring about 70,000 tourists…

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Best Solar-Powered Security Lights and Cameras

Rebecca Edwards | Mar 9, 2018 | Uncategorized

To provide you with DIY home security options that make sense for your needs and wallet, we scoured the market for the best solar-powered security available. We’ve sorted them by product type—from security cameras and…