Gun Safety Guide

By Robert Robillard

Protect Your Children – Gun Safety From Vincent Iannelli, M.D., Most parents are concerned about the safety of their children and do their best to provide them with a safe environment, including using car seats, seat belts, life preservers, bicycle helmets, and gates on stairs, etc. Too many parents forget about gun safety though. Firearms…

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VAULTEK VT20i Gun Vault

By Robert Robillard

If you’re 40 years old or older you grew up in the times of lead paint, asbestos, no seat belts, no bike helmets, and the Three-Stooges for TV entertainment. Back then people stored handguns in nightstands and didn’t think a second more about it. Not anymore, but thanks to biometric safes like the VAULTEK VT20i…

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How To Silence A Smoke Detector False Alarm

By Robert Robillard

What to Do If You Have a Nuisance or Smoke Detector False Alarm Activation The other day my daughter called me to tell me the smoke alarms in our house were going off. She told me she had been cooking but there was nothing smoking so she was confused and felt it was a false…

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Choosing A Fire Extinguisher For Your Workshop

By Robert Robillard

Does Your Shop Have a GOOD Fire Extinguisher Do you have a fire extinguisher in your shop? Is it charged, and is it large enough to put out a real fire? Woodworking shops are inherently prone to fires for obvious reasons. They contain large quantities of fuel in the form of wood and wood products,…

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StopBox Handgun Retention Device

By Scott Arnold

StopBox Handgun Retention Device The StopBox Handgun Retention Device is a portable instant-access handgun retention device.  This safe does not use batteries, electronics or external keys. The StopBox hand gesture code lock is instinctive to use in the dark and under stress. Secure your firearm without sacrificing accessibility, when you need it the most. Unintentional…

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Dryerbox Recessed Exhaust Receptacle

By Robert Robillard

Dryerbox: A safer Dryer Exhaust Receptacle Keep Your Laundry Room Safe from Fires: Here’s a scary statistic: according to the National Fire Prevention Association, more than 15,000 home fires per year are caused by clothes dryers – and many of these could have been prevented. Fire prevention is a top concern for homebuyers, and providing information…

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Updating Your Smoke Alarms

By Robert Robillard

Ionization vs. Photoelectric Smoke Detection – Which One Is Better? If your like me you, you have the best of intentions but probably only get around to changing your smoke alarm batteries once a year, not twice as recommended, or worse wait for the “chirp,” to do it. You also never vacuum them or test…

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Delaney ZW300 Touchscreen Smartlock 

By Jeff Deitz

Delaney ZW300 Smartlock Install and Review Perhaps one of the most frequently used yet overlooked devices in the home today is the front door and its accompanying locks. The modern cylinder pin tumbler locks found in most homes have their origins dating back over 4000’ years.  While the locking mechanisms themselves have seen only minor changes…

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