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During the winter months, the weather here in Jacksonville may be chillier than some Floridians would prefer. But in a city that hasn’t had snow in over thirty years, a winterized home is not all that different from a home that has not been winterized. That being said, there are still measures Florida residents can

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October may be famous for its costumes and pumpkins, but here in Florida, it’s also peak hurricane season. As temperatures rise all over the world, extreme weather events are becoming even more powerful and destructive.  Depending on the specific details surrounding a particular tropical storm or hurricane, you may be advised to evacuate the area

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And just like that, teachers are rushing to prepare their classrooms for students as a new school year begins. Some kids are soaking up every last minute of summer vacation, some are too excited about school to sleep, and some have been going to school for over a month. School safety means different things to

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  Hurricane season in Florida is ramping up, and typically hits its peak in September. While we can never be sure of the kinds of storms we might see, there are plenty of things Floridians can do to be prepared for extreme weather. Here are three recommendations to help you be as ready as possible

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As the world continues to come up with new scams that target the older population, keeping your elderly loved ones safe from predatory bad actors requires more vigilance than ever before. This millennium’s explosion of new technology, added to the already difficult nature of aging both physically and mentally, has created a distinctly vulnerable population

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Summer is almost here, and as the temperatures in Florida go up, so does the need for air conditioning and, more than likely, the price of your monthly energy bill. Fortunately for those trying to improve their energy efficiency and save money, SafeTouch offers a high tech solution:  the Smart Thermostat.  Every house already comes

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With the rise in demand for automated smart homes, there have been thousands of doorbell camera videos that went on to be viral sensations. We’ve liked and shared everything from heroic delivery drivers to hilarious fails (and falls!) and cute kids saying the darndest things. We’ve seen so many videos of out-of-the-ordinary moments captured by

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  Even though growing old is inevitable — after all, almost everyone does it — it can be difficult for anyone to watch as their parents or other relatives get older and require more assistance. If you’re in this situation, you want to respect your loved ones’ desire for independence. But, like most people, you

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One of the most important pieces of safety equipment in your house is your fire alarm. Even though it is relatively easy and inexpensive to practice, fire safety is a commonly neglected household necessity. In fact, 60% of house fire deaths happen in homes without working smoke alarms. Thirty-eight percent of these deaths occur as

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Though there are plenty of reasons to love life in the Sunshine State, life in Florida has serious drawbacks — namely crime. In Jacksonville especially, crime is an unfortunate reality of residency. Property crime is already a common problem; upwards of 1.5 million occurrences of burglary happen in the United States every year, and Jacksonville

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