How to Be Safe When Walking Downtown

How to Be Safe When Walking Downtown

It’s pretty obvious that visiting big cities can be a really fun time. However, with the hustle and bustle comes crime, which can be a serious problem if you’re walking around a city on your own. To find out some basics of pedestrian safety, we researched what the experts had to say about ways to stay safe when walking downtown.

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6 Tips to Keep Burglars at Bay This Summer

6 Tips to Keep Burglars at Bay This Summer

The National Crime Prevention Council says July and August are the two highest months for travel but also for burglary. In fact, our summer habits leave us more vulnerable to success break-ins. Whether you’re going on vacation or remaining in town for a “staycation,” here are some safety tips you should think about.

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Helping Seniors Stay in Their Homes Longer: How to Make Living Alone Safe

Helping Seniors Stay in Their Homes Longer: How to Make Living Alone Safe

I love my grandma, and while I know she can’t do everything she used to do, I also respect that living with relatives just isn’t for her. She isn’t, however, ready to make the jump to assisted living. If you’re concerned about an older friend or relative who’s in the same situation, here’s what you can do to make things safe and easy some of the worry.

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How to Prepare Your Car for Summer

How to Prepare Your Car for Summer

Much like the frigid cold of winter, the heat of summer can take a toll on your car. For example, your engine can become overheated in the summer sun if your cooling system needs to be tuned up or fixed. You don’t want to be stuck with a overheated car on the side of the road in the middle of a heatwave. To help you avoid situations like this, our friends at SelfStorage.com have developed an easy-to-follow infographic with tips and tricks to keep you and your car safe and cool this summer.

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Preventing, Spotting and Treating Frostbite

Preventing, Spotting and Treating Frostbite

We’re right in the middle of what’s shaping up to be a brutal winter. With the extreme cold temperatures comes a higher risk of freeze injuries like frostbite. But exactly how much do you know about frostbite? Being the most common injury associated with extreme cold, it’s necessary for those of us living in the cold weather to understand how to prevent, spot and take care of frostbite.

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Protecting Yourself and Your Clothes This Winter

Protecting Yourself and Your Clothes This Winter

This winter has been especially wet and cold so far, and it’s important to buy quality clothing that’s sturdy and warm enough to keep you safe from the elements for years to come. Unfortunately, your apparel is far more susceptible to being damaged outside during the winter because of the sidewalk salt and stubborn ice that linger on the ground until springtime.

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