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How to Store the Hero Privacy Pen

Thank you for taking the step to protect your privacy and safety. The Hero Privacy Pen is your ultimate defense...

Is It Worth Getting an Extra Large Fire Blanket?

If you're thinking about investing in Prepared Hero’s Extra Large Fire Blanket, you've come to the right place. Keep reading...

How to Store Your Fire Protection Gloves

If you’ve got yourself a pair of Prepared Hero’s Fire Protection Gloves, you’re already one step ahead in keeping your...

How to Protect Your Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguishers are your first line of defense when a fire breaks out. A working fire extinguisher means the difference...

How to Store the Hero Survival Bag

Got a Hero Survival Bag? Great choice! Now, let's make sure it's ready when you need it. Here's how to...

Is the Dual-Spray Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

The Dual-Spray Protection Kit can put out all common types of fire, making it a practical addition to your home...

Where to Put Your Hero Fireproof Bag

So, you've got yourself the Hero Fireproof Bag. Great move! These handy bags are perfect for keeping your important documents,...

How to Store the Hero Poncho

Whether you use it for outdoor adventures, emergency preparedness, or survival, knowing how to store the Hero Poncho helps keep...

Is the Emergency Fire Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

Did you know? Fire can spread in your house in as fast as 30 seconds. The faster you act, the...

Why It's Not Safe to Use an Expired Fire Extinguisher

When it comes to fire safety, being prepared makes a huge difference. One of the most important tools in your...

Types of Smoke Detectors: Which Is the Best?

Did you know? The risk of dying in fires is 55% lower when you have working smoke alarms (compared to...

How to Dispose of Used Fire Extinguishers

If you have a used or expired fire extinguisher, please note that you can't just toss it in the trash....

How to Stay Safe When Traveling Alone

Traveling alone is a thrilling experience. You get to pick where to go, what to do, and how long to...

Portable vs. Rechargeable Fire Extinguishers: Which Is Better?

If you’re into fire safety, you’ve probably encountered the portable vs. rechargeable fire extinguishers debate. Both have unique features that...

How to Store the Hero Fire Spray

First of all, congratulations on taking the first step to keeping your home free from fire. Now, let’s talk about...

7 Tips for Hiking Safely

Hiking is an amazing way to enjoy the great outdoors, but you must prioritize safety to ensure a fun and...

How Long Do Fire Extinguishers Last?

Fire extinguishers are crucial to keeping your loved ones and property safe. As much as we want them to last...

How Long Do Smoke Detectors Last?

Smoke detectors play a huge role in warning you and your loved ones of immediate danger. As much as we...

7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...

How to Store the Hero Privacy Pen

Thank you for taking the step to protect your privacy and safety. The Hero Privacy Pen is your ultimate defense...

Is It Worth Getting an Extra Large Fire Blanket?

If you're thinking about investing in Prepared Hero’s Extra Large Fire Blanket, you've come to the right place. Keep reading...

How to Store Your Fire Protection Gloves

If you’ve got yourself a pair of Prepared Hero’s Fire Protection Gloves, you’re already one step ahead in keeping your...

How to Protect Your Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguishers are your first line of defense when a fire breaks out. A working fire extinguisher means the difference...

How to Store the Hero Survival Bag

Got a Hero Survival Bag? Great choice! Now, let's make sure it's ready when you need it. Here's how to...

Is the Dual-Spray Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

The Dual-Spray Protection Kit can put out all common types of fire, making it a practical addition to your home...

Where to Put Your Hero Fireproof Bag

So, you've got yourself the Hero Fireproof Bag. Great move! These handy bags are perfect for keeping your important documents,...

How to Store the Hero Poncho

Whether you use it for outdoor adventures, emergency preparedness, or survival, knowing how to store the Hero Poncho helps keep...

Is the Emergency Fire Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

Did you know? Fire can spread in your house in as fast as 30 seconds. The faster you act, the...

Why It's Not Safe to Use an Expired Fire Extinguisher

When it comes to fire safety, being prepared makes a huge difference. One of the most important tools in your...

Types of Smoke Detectors: Which Is the Best?

Did you know? The risk of dying in fires is 55% lower when you have working smoke alarms (compared to...

How to Dispose of Used Fire Extinguishers

If you have a used or expired fire extinguisher, please note that you can't just toss it in the trash....

How to Stay Safe When Traveling Alone

Traveling alone is a thrilling experience. You get to pick where to go, what to do, and how long to...

Portable vs. Rechargeable Fire Extinguishers: Which Is Better?

If you’re into fire safety, you’ve probably encountered the portable vs. rechargeable fire extinguishers debate. Both have unique features that...

How to Store the Hero Fire Spray

First of all, congratulations on taking the first step to keeping your home free from fire. Now, let’s talk about...

7 Tips for Hiking Safely

Hiking is an amazing way to enjoy the great outdoors, but you must prioritize safety to ensure a fun and...

How Long Do Fire Extinguishers Last?

Fire extinguishers are crucial to keeping your loved ones and property safe. As much as we want them to last...

How Long Do Smoke Detectors Last?

Smoke detectors play a huge role in warning you and your loved ones of immediate danger. As much as we...

7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...

How to Store the Hero Privacy Pen

Thank you for taking the step to protect your privacy and safety. The Hero Privacy Pen is your ultimate defense...

Is It Worth Getting an Extra Large Fire Blanket?

If you're thinking about investing in Prepared Hero’s Extra Large Fire Blanket, you've come to the right place. Keep reading...

How to Store Your Fire Protection Gloves

If you’ve got yourself a pair of Prepared Hero’s Fire Protection Gloves, you’re already one step ahead in keeping your...

How to Protect Your Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguishers are your first line of defense when a fire breaks out. A working fire extinguisher means the difference...

How to Store the Hero Survival Bag

Got a Hero Survival Bag? Great choice! Now, let's make sure it's ready when you need it. Here's how to...

Is the Dual-Spray Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

The Dual-Spray Protection Kit can put out all common types of fire, making it a practical addition to your home...

Where to Put Your Hero Fireproof Bag

So, you've got yourself the Hero Fireproof Bag. Great move! These handy bags are perfect for keeping your important documents,...

How to Store the Hero Poncho

Whether you use it for outdoor adventures, emergency preparedness, or survival, knowing how to store the Hero Poncho helps keep...

Is the Emergency Fire Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

Did you know? Fire can spread in your house in as fast as 30 seconds. The faster you act, the...

Why It's Not Safe to Use an Expired Fire Extinguisher

When it comes to fire safety, being prepared makes a huge difference. One of the most important tools in your...

Types of Smoke Detectors: Which Is the Best?

Did you know? The risk of dying in fires is 55% lower when you have working smoke alarms (compared to...

How to Dispose of Used Fire Extinguishers

If you have a used or expired fire extinguisher, please note that you can't just toss it in the trash....

How to Stay Safe When Traveling Alone

Traveling alone is a thrilling experience. You get to pick where to go, what to do, and how long to...

Portable vs. Rechargeable Fire Extinguishers: Which Is Better?

If you’re into fire safety, you’ve probably encountered the portable vs. rechargeable fire extinguishers debate. Both have unique features that...

How to Store the Hero Fire Spray

First of all, congratulations on taking the first step to keeping your home free from fire. Now, let’s talk about...

7 Tips for Hiking Safely

Hiking is an amazing way to enjoy the great outdoors, but you must prioritize safety to ensure a fun and...

How Long Do Fire Extinguishers Last?

Fire extinguishers are crucial to keeping your loved ones and property safe. As much as we want them to last...

How Long Do Smoke Detectors Last?

Smoke detectors play a huge role in warning you and your loved ones of immediate danger. As much as we...

7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...

How to Store the Hero Privacy Pen

Thank you for taking the step to protect your privacy and safety. The Hero Privacy Pen is your ultimate defense...

Is It Worth Getting an Extra Large Fire Blanket?

If you're thinking about investing in Prepared Hero’s Extra Large Fire Blanket, you've come to the right place. Keep reading...

How to Store Your Fire Protection Gloves

If you’ve got yourself a pair of Prepared Hero’s Fire Protection Gloves, you’re already one step ahead in keeping your...

How to Protect Your Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguishers are your first line of defense when a fire breaks out. A working fire extinguisher means the difference...

How to Store the Hero Survival Bag

Got a Hero Survival Bag? Great choice! Now, let's make sure it's ready when you need it. Here's how to...

Is the Dual-Spray Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

The Dual-Spray Protection Kit can put out all common types of fire, making it a practical addition to your home...

Where to Put Your Hero Fireproof Bag

So, you've got yourself the Hero Fireproof Bag. Great move! These handy bags are perfect for keeping your important documents,...

How to Store the Hero Poncho

Whether you use it for outdoor adventures, emergency preparedness, or survival, knowing how to store the Hero Poncho helps keep...

Is the Emergency Fire Protection Kit Worth Your Money?

Did you know? Fire can spread in your house in as fast as 30 seconds. The faster you act, the...

Why It's Not Safe to Use an Expired Fire Extinguisher

When it comes to fire safety, being prepared makes a huge difference. One of the most important tools in your...

Types of Smoke Detectors: Which Is the Best?

Did you know? The risk of dying in fires is 55% lower when you have working smoke alarms (compared to...

How to Dispose of Used Fire Extinguishers

If you have a used or expired fire extinguisher, please note that you can't just toss it in the trash....

How to Stay Safe When Traveling Alone

Traveling alone is a thrilling experience. You get to pick where to go, what to do, and how long to...

Portable vs. Rechargeable Fire Extinguishers: Which Is Better?

If you’re into fire safety, you’ve probably encountered the portable vs. rechargeable fire extinguishers debate. Both have unique features that...

How to Store the Hero Fire Spray

First of all, congratulations on taking the first step to keeping your home free from fire. Now, let’s talk about...

7 Tips for Hiking Safely

Hiking is an amazing way to enjoy the great outdoors, but you must prioritize safety to ensure a fun and...

How Long Do Fire Extinguishers Last?

Fire extinguishers are crucial to keeping your loved ones and property safe. As much as we want them to last...

How Long Do Smoke Detectors Last?

Smoke detectors play a huge role in warning you and your loved ones of immediate danger. As much as we...

7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...