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15 Dinge, die Ihrer Familie das Leben retten können

15 Dinge, die Ihrer Familie das Leben retten können

Heutzutage umgeben wir uns mit allen möglichen Geräten und Vorrichtungen, die uns den Alltag leichter machen sollen. Darauf richten wir unser Hauptaugenmerk, auf unseren ganz normalen Alltag. Was aber wenn etwas nicht Alltägliches geschieht? Etwas ernstes, etwas von den Dingen, über die wir am liebsten gar nicht nachdenken möchten? Ein Feuer, ein Einbruch, ein Kind

15 Home Installation Fails

Doing basic home installations yourself is a great way to save money – but it can lead to dangerous situations and expensive repairs when you do it wrong! Read on to avoid the most common mistakes.   1 Leaking air ducts   When home owners install air conditioning units themselves, they often overlook one or

Prepare For Disaster

We’re all used to seeing it on the news – tornadoes, tsunamis, floods. Natural disasters that can take your and your family’s lives if you’re not prepared properly. After such an event, remember that everything around you will be chaos. Don’t rely on remembering things or packing in that moment. You need to be prepared,

Why Mold Is Dangerous

Mold is tiny, sometimes even invisible, yet it can cause serious health problems. According to the CDC, there are three groups of people who risk different consequences from mold exposure: Healthy people can suffer from upper respiratory symptoms, coughing and wheezing, eye and skin irritations. These reactions can be more severe for allergic people Asthmatics

What To Think About When You Have A Cat

Cats are great companions. They are fun to be around and at the same time, more self-sufficient than, for example, dogs. However, there are a few things you have to think about so you and your family can stay healthy around your cat friend.  


Does Microwaving Destroy Nutrients?

The short answer is: Not if you do it right. The slightly longer answer: There are a few factors that contribute to loss of nutrients when cooking. Exposure to heat over a long time, for example, or using lots of water. It dilutes vitamins and minerals, and can destroy water-soluble vitamins. All B- and C-vitamins

10 Household Items That Can Harm Your Family

    It’s a nightmare for all parents – what if the toddler manages to get her hands on the pot of scalding hot water? What if he falls and hits that really sharp edge of the table? As many are aware, household accidents happen and can cause serious injuries. We might think it looks

15 Items That Can Save Your Family’s Life

Nowadays, we have a huge number of devices and gadgets around us that are supposed to make our daily lives easier. It’s what we’re most focused on, our normal day-to day life – but what if something serious happens, one of the things we’d rather not think about? A fire, a burglary, a child disappears?