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The Most Dangerous Problems in Homes and How They Impact Our Health

Protecting your family from common home hazards is simple with just a few common-sense precautions and knowledge about how they can affect you at home. Keep reading to understand the health and safety impacts these hazards can have and what you can do to keep your family safe.

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CPI Security Systems Review

There are many companies that offer home security products, making it a challenge to determine which is the best company to purchase from. House Method has researched CPI security to help you with your decision.

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The Best Home Protection: Home Security Systems

If you want to protect your valuables, home, and most importantly, family, purchasing a home security system is an invaluable asset.

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Make Your Bathroom Safer with a Walk-In Tub

Learn more about installing a walk-in tub and how it can make your or your parents’ home safer as they age.

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Is a Jacuzzi Tub Right for You?

Seniors and aging adults can especially benefit from a Jacuzzi tub. This guide will walk you through all the important things you need to know about Jacuzzis and other hydrotherapy tub options.

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Grab Bars: Why and How to Install Them

Grab bars in the bathroom are one of the easiest and most effective modifications you can make.

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Why You Should Upgrade to a Vivint Smart Home

From smart thermostats to intricate home security systems, there are plenty of options when it comes to creating a smart home. In this guide to smart homes, we’ll show you the advantages to adding these features to your home.

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Choosing a Vivint Alarm for Your Home

Don't install a home alarm system until you've read our Vivint alarm guide. Learn the cost of Vivint alarm, as well as which packages offer the best production.

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Have a Safer, Smarter Home with Vivint

A smart home service provider, Vivint offers products and services that will make your life easier, safer, and smarter.

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Vivint Home Security System: Protect Your Home and Make it Smart

Today’s home security systems are different from the clunky old burglar alarms many of us grew up with.

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Vivint Reviews 2019: Our Choice for Home Security

Compared to other home security systems, Vivint came out on top. Read our reviews of their home security packages to see why.

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Vivint Sky Artificial Intelligence Makes Your Smart Home Smarter

The Vivint Sky system “learns” how you live by monitoring devices and sensors and uses artificial intelligence to make smart suggestions—like shutting that garage door you forgot to close when you rushed out this morning.

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House Method’s Pick: Vivint Security Systems

With high-quality security services and home automation services, Vivint’s home security system is connected through a 100% wireless connection and includes professional installation and 24/7 monitoring.

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Vivint Doorbell Review: Why We Think the Vivint Doorbell Camera Is the Best

Vivint uses high-quality technology to connect their doorbell camera to a cellular network and their central home security system, so you can track your front-porch activity from the comfort of your living room or office.

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My Vivint Security Review: Smart Living Ensures a Safer Home

When choosing the right smart home security system, I sorted through a lot of factors: quality, pricing, customizability, customer service, installation process, and contract terms. Vivint was one of the many systems I tested.

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The Limits of Hurricane Insurance & What You Can Do About It

Do you know what your hurricane and flood insurance policies cover–and what they don't? CoreLogic estimates that nearly 7 million Americans are at risk for serious hurricane damage in 2018, but unfortunately, fewer and fewer homes are adequately insured.

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Egress Windows: Types, Requirements, and Safety Considerations

Prepare your home for an emergency by ensuring your homes meets egress window safety requirements. In this article, we’ll discuss types of egress windows, international building code requirements, and considerations for installing egress windows.

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Accommodating the Needs of a Multigenerational Household

For multigenerational households that aren’t looking to buy or build a new house, there are changes that can be made to an existing space to make it work for everyone. Here are three ways to accommodate the needs of a multigenerational household.

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Learn how to prepare for a hurricane with this complete guide detailing what to include in a disaster kit, how to secure your home, how to create a family emergency plan, and what steps are necessary to ensure safety for your family and pets.

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The Complete Guide to Pool Safety

Staying up to date on pool safety can help prevent water emergencies in and around the pool. Here’s a complete guide to pool safety, including general safety tips and recommended equipment for your backyard swimming pool.

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The Complete Guide to Childproofing Your Home

The complete guide to childproofing your home room by room. Everything you need to know about keeping children of all ages safe in and around your home, patio, and yard. Make sure your household is happy and healthy.

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Pet Safety Guide: Pet-Proofing & Emergency Safety at Home

How to pet-proof your home room by room and how to prepare and handle an emergency. In this exhaustive guide, we address all steps you should be taking to ensure your dogs, cats, and other animals are kept safe, happy, and healthy in your home.

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The Best Child-Safe Cleaning Products

It's plain and simple: you want to keep your family safe from harmful chemicals. Here are our favorite child-safe cleaning products we've come across.

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The Basics of Baby Sleep: What to Expect During the First Year

New babies bring serious joy, but they can also bring serious sleep woes. Knowing what to expect when it comes to baby sleep—as well as a few strategies—can make the difference between sleep deprivation and sweet dreams. From self-soothing to sleep training and how parents can get some rest too, here’s what you need to know.

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8 Ways to Prep Your Home for Allergy Season

While spring is synonymous with warmer weather and blooming flowers, for many, it’s also synonymous with allergy symptoms. Here are eight ways you can reduce symptoms by prepping your home for allergy season.

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How to Build a Homemade Pull-Up Bar for Your Home Gym

Installing a homemade pull-up bar rather than buying one off the rack can save you money and help you reach your fitness goals. Here's how you can build build a ceiling- or wall-mounted pull-up bar for your home gym.

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Staying Healthy in Your
Home as You Age

Adapting new habits to your current stage of life is both normal and healthy. Registered dietician and nutritionist Hayden James provides tips on staying healthy in your home as you age.

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The Lowdown on Low-E Windows

You’ve likely heard of energy-efficient windows. But are you aware of the benefits of low-E? Here’s the information you’ll need on these energy savers.

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Simple Changes to Make Your Home Safe for Aging in Place

Preparing your home to age in place doesn’t require extensive renovation. There are a number of small changes you can make to ensure you home is safe for yourself or family members who choose to age at home.

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Making the Right Choice with Child-Safe Cleaning Products

Keep your kids safe and your home sparkling. Here’s what you need to know about chemical cleaning products in your home, what to avoid, and how to choose kid-friendly products.

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Emergency Winter Power
Outage Kit

Don’t be caught unprepared when ice and snow storms come your way. Prep your home for inclement weather with an emergency winter power outage kit. Here’s how to build yours.

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