Category Home Security/Safety

Listen… Demystifying Strange Sounds in Your Home

Have you ever been home alone and heard some strange noise coming from the walls, bathroom, and even ceiling? These sounds are often indicators of needed home repair. A buzzing sound can be caused by an electrical problem. You can switch off the main power. If the buzz stops, an electrical problem is the most […]

Arizona Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month. The recent flooding in Houston reminded us about how vulnerable cities are to both natural disaster and man-made hazards. No matter what the scale of emergency, the more prepared we are, the better we can cope and survive the disaster. Arizona is susceptible to the following public health and safety […]

Electrical Wire Safety

May is electrical safety month! It is incredibly important to understand how you and your family can be safe around the electricity in your home. Exposed electrical wires can be particularly dangerous, and coming into contact with them can cause serious injury to you or damage to your home. Here are some safety tips and […]

Stepping Up Your Home Security

Home security is important for you and your family to feel safe in your own home. Whether you want to know what is going on around your house, or you want to protect your home against theft and break-ins, there are steps you can take to make your home safer. Follow these tips to make […]

Electrical Safety Month-Tips to Protect Your Home and Family

May is Electrical Safety Month! We are constantly using electricity in our homes; in fact in the United States the average household use is 11,700 kilowatts per year. Because we are so exposed to it, it’s important to be aware of the dangers of dealing with electricity in your home. Here are some tips to […]

The New Wave of Smart, Home Energy Saving Devices

The movement towards creating a smart energy home is in full swing. We do just about everything you can image with our smart phones and tablets these days, and controlling our home temperature, appliances, and lighting is no exception now. See the features and benefits of some smart home energy devices and how they will […]

Safety Tips to Avoid Electrical Fires in the Home

Electric League of Arizona (ELA) is joining the cause this October for National Fire Prevention Month. Now is the time to prepare one’s home as fires occur most in the colder months of the year. According to the National Fire Administration, faulty electrical equipment is the third leading cause of house fires and estimates over […]