GUIDE: Which Home Safe Should You Buy?

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So you’ve come to the decision that you want to buy a safe for your home, but exactly which home safe should you buy? Should you buy a small safe, a big safe, a heavy safe, a fireproof safe, a waterproof safe, an EN1143 graded safe? Like the old saying goes, you wouldn’t crack a …


Extension Lead Safety: Avoiding Disaster

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In our modern lives, electrical devices have become indispensable. From smartphones to refrigerators, we rely on these gadgets and appliances to keep our homes running smoothly. However, with the increasing number of devices we use, the demand for electrical outlets often outstrips the supply, especially in older properties. To address this issue, extension leads have …


Best Heat Detectors For Kitchens (UK Top 3)

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Heat detectors for kitchens are still somewhat of a rarity in UK kitchens. And it’s mainly because people don’t realise that heat detectors for kitchens are recommended over a normal smoke alarm. In this article, we’ll go through why a heat detector for a kitchen is a better option than using a smoke detector, we’ll …


A Short History Of Safes (From 13BC)

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One of the earliest known records in the history of safes comes from 13BC, where the first safe was constructed using a wooden structure with some simple pins that dropped into holes that would keep the contents secure. While it can’t be compared to modern day safes, it’s interesting to know that such a product …


Can I Use A Smoke Detector In The Kitchen?

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Using a smoke detector in the kitchen is not recommended due to the heat, steam and smoke a kitchen will produce whilst cooking. Instead, a heat detector should be installed in the kitchen area. Installing a smoke detector in the kitchen area will produce multiple false alarms, and you’ll experience these alarms mainly when you’re …


Where Should I Install A Home Security Safe?

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If you’re thinking about buying a home security safe, it’s worth planning and preparing for where you will install a home security safe. For the majority of people, you can install a home security safe yourself without too much hassle or drama; most home safes come with everything you need to install your safe on …


Wireless VS Wired Home Security Systems: Pros & Cons

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When it comes to ensuring the safety and security of your home, investing in and installing a reliable home security system is a top priority. One of the key decisions you’ll face is whether to opt for a wireless or wired home security system. Each option comes with its own set of advantages and drawbacks. …


16 Simple Ways To Improve Home Safety For Kids

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Here’s 16 ways to improve home safety for kids. Whether your child is a baby, toddler or of school age, there’s a multitude of improvements you can make around your home to make it just that little bit safer for them. There’s a handy table of contents below, with different tips for different ages, click …


Bleeding A Radiator: UK Guide

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As the pleasant warmth of summer gradually gives way to the cooler temperatures of autumn, it’s time to start thinking about getting your home ready for the winter months. One essential aspect of winter preparation is ensuring that your radiators are in top-notch condition to keep you and your family warm and comfortable. After being …


Best Bath Thermometer For Babies (UK Top 3)

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If you are looking for the best bath thermometer for babies and children’s bath time, I’ve got 3 of the best bath thermometers listed below. A bath thermometer is important for babies and toddlers because it tells the adult immediately if the water is too hot (or too cold), without the need for constant elbow …