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December 8, 2015

Moving to Salt Lake City: Why You Should Seriously Consider It

There’s a lot more to Salt Lake City, Utah, than what you’ve learned from watching Big Love or The Book of Mormon. This mountainside city is home to a welcoming, diverse population that believes in doing the right thing, working hard and having a whole lot of fun. Whether it’s hitting the slopes on the “Greatest Snow on Earth” or attending one of the country’s biggest Pride Day parades, Salt Lake City is full of excitement and surprises.

Take a look at the top six reasons you should consider calling this Rocky Mountain city home.

The Great Outdoors

We may not be the “mile-high” city, but we are so close to the magnificent mountains that surround our city that you [...]

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November 28, 2014

Simple DIY Projects to Create a Safer Home

No one wants to break the bank when trying to create a safer home. Save money and check out these DIY projects to help you create a safer home!
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September 30, 2014

6 Reasons You Should Consider Moving to Georgia

There's more to life in Georgia than just peaches. With safe neighborhoods, a low cost of living, and tons to do, moving to Georgia means happiness.
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September 23, 2014

5 Ways to Set Up an Entertainment Haven with Home Automation

With these home automatation tips, you can entertain with style and spend more time with your guests!
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March 25, 2014

Safety Tips for Before, During and After the Renovation Process

Transforming your space through a renovation can make your home more beautiful and functional, improving the time you spend there as well as improve your home’s value.

If you’re ready to work on improving your space, whether it’s remodeling the kitchen, updating the bathroom, or transforming the backyard, be sure to keep safety tips before, during and after the renovation in mind.

Start with Safety

It’s important to start your project with safety in mind. Make sure you have the right equipment and it all works properly before you get started. You’ll also want to make sure you have permits and that you meet city codes. Consider these safety reminders before you [...]

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December 4, 2013

10 Things You Can Do to Make Your Kitchen Safer

The kitchen is often the hub of any home. We start our day brewing coffee and pouring cereal, run through in the afternoon to whip up a sandwich or smoothie, linger in the evening to prepare and enjoy dinner and sneak in throughout the evening for a relaxing cocktail or sweet treat. With all of the focus on food and fun, the safety of this popular area is often overlooked.

These 10 tips will help you keep this high-traffic area of your home safe.

1. If you don’t consider the heat, you’ll lose the kitchen.

If you cook often, you are more likely to have a small kitchen fire at least once in your lifetime than not, so be prepared. Make sure you have at least one smoke [...]

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October 24, 2013

Building a Safe Room for Natural Disasters

When disaster strikes, nothing is more important than protecting yourself and your family from potentially dangerous elements. To properly defend against these types of emergencies, you may want to consider building a safe room in your home. This room is usually a physically reinforced space where you and your family can reside while you wait out the storm. It should be strong enough to withstand dangerously high winds and flying debris. You can build a safe room yourself or hire a contractor.

In terms of natural disasters, according to research from Allstate, in 2009, there were 21 tornado-related deaths, 45 in 2010, and 548 in 2011. On average, the U.S. is hit by 1,376 [...]

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July 24, 2013

20 Budget Friendly Ways to Thwart off Burglary

The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics recently announced the number of home burglaries declined 47 percent from 1994 to 2011. Unfortunately, the median dollar value of items and cash taken in household burglaries increased 54 percent during that time period.

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May 17, 2013

Top 10 Cities for Safe Communities and Healthy Lifestyles

When it’s time to move to a new city, you need to ask several questions. How is the job market? What’s the climate like? Is this a good place to raise a family? And, most importantly, is the city safe? We’ve done some in-depth research to compile a list of the top 10 safest cities in the United States, taking into account factors such as crime rates, pollution, car accidents, and more. If you’re thinking about relocating, the list below compiled by the folks at SafeWise, is for you.

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December 26, 2012

10 Home Automation Technologies

You might think you need to be an A-list celeb to receive star treatment, but that's not always the case. Below are ten ways home automation will give you the perks of a star-studded life in your home.
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November 5, 2012

Seattle – A City for Everyone

Whether you dig their world renowned java or love being able to pull on a pair of rain boots and go tromping through the puddles, there’s more to Seattle than killer coffee and rainy skies. People with a lot of moola in the bank have taken notice, turning America’s northernmost major city into a hot spot for luxury living.
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October 23, 2012

The Emotional Value of Having Pets in Your Home

There is an increasing number of scientific studies about the beneficial effects of owning a pet – from making you happier and healthier to saving your life. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest bonuses your animal relationships are giving you.
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