Joy's Flair http://www.joysflair.com Lifestyle, Fashion, Shopping, Beauty, Home Improvement, Business and more Tue, 28 Apr 2015 02:23:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 How To Not Go Broke While Visiting Romehttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/how-to-not-go-broke-while-visiting-rome/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/how-to-not-go-broke-while-visiting-rome/#respond Tue, 28 Apr 2015 02:23:03 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4088 Whether you have to force yourself to stick to a super tight budget or you simply are not a fan of spending more money than you have to, you might want to consider various ways to save on hotels in Rome and on the various things you will do while there. To help you get […]

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Whether you have to force yourself to stick to a super tight budget or you simply are not a fan of spending more money than you have to, you might want to consider various ways to save on hotels in Rome and on the various things you will do while there. To help you get started on the right path, you are going to want to check out the following tips.

The very first thing that you are going to want to do is to make sure that you are making reservations for a quality hotel as quickly as possible. It is important to remember that Rome can become extremely busy during major holidays and events so if you will be traveling during that time, you will want to make sure that you are making your reservations as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the less likely it is that you are going to have a lot of options to pick from.

Another thing to consider is that you do not always have to pay the price as advertised on some major website. You might be able to get a cheaper deal by doing a few things. The first thing you are going to want to do is to make sure that you are contacting a travel agent that is very familiar with Rome. He or she might already have access to cheaper rates that can be passed directly to you. Then there is the option of calling the hotels in Rome to ask about available discounts. Depending on their specific hotel policy and what you might qualify for, you might find that there are senior citizen, college student, large family, and auto insurance discounts that you might be able to take advantage of.

You are also going to want to plan your activities before you leave for Rome. While you might want to make sure that you are leaving a little wiggle room in your schedule for the random things you could not have foreseen, you are going to want to make sure that you are going to Rome with a game plan. This will not only ensure that you are getting to do and see as much as possible with the time that you have, but that you are able to research the best ways to save money.

All you have to do now is take these tips and put them into action.

 

 

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How to design tiny yet functional spaceshttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/how-to-design-tiny-yet-functional-spaces/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/how-to-design-tiny-yet-functional-spaces/#respond Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:21:40 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4086 If you have a tiny space for living, there are some ways you can make it functional, comfortable and inviting. Here you will learn some of the tricks and approaches you can apply in furnishing and decorating it. Use them to make your small home look larger. When space is limited, it is certainly valuable. […]

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If you have a tiny space for living, there are some ways you can make it functional, comfortable and inviting. Here you will learn some of the tricks and approaches you can apply in furnishing and decorating it. Use them to make your small home look larger. When space is limited, it is certainly valuable. These innovative approaches will help you design your rooms in a practical and aesthetically pleasing way.

First make calculations to estimate your floor plan and the size of each room. Then measure how much of the space of each room you will use for furniture and appliances and how much will be left free. Make sure you leave enough space to move freely in every room. Avoid cluttering your rooms.

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Store your books, magazines and newspapers in bookshelves. This way your rooms will be more tidy, organized and you will save more of your space. Buy storage containers to keep your possessions and make your rooms more functional. Floating shelves can be used to organize and store your belonging, so that they are tidy and functional. Buy bookshelves, floating shelves and storage containers and position them in different rooms in your home. This will reduce the clutter in it and save you a lot of living space. Keep these pieces of furniture tidy and make sure you don’t forget to provide their regular cleaning.

If you want your rooms to look larger than they really are, a great way to accomplish this is by adding mirrors in them. Not only the rooms will look more stylish but visually they will seem bigger. Lean a mirror stretching from the floor to the ceiling against a window and the effect of vast space will be impressive. Position your mirrors in a way that they will reflect the light in the room. This way you will add natural colour to the dark corners of the room, making them brighter.

Buy multi-purpose furnishings like couches, sofas which offer place to pack away and hide blankets, pillows, toys and other items. This way you will need less pieces of furniture and reduce the clutter. You can also buy a bed with high platform to have the additional storage space you need in your bedroom. The bed should have options for hidden storage, where you can put away bedclothes and other things.

Another thing you can do to keep your small space tidy and functional is de-clutter regularly. Give away or throw items which you don’t use and need. This way you will not only free space in your rooms, make them easier for cleaning, but also make space for the new items you decide to buy and add in your home. Use room dividers to make your home areas more livable. You can place a bookshelf or other storage solutions to split one room and use it as two. This will make your home more functional and attractive.

Tiny spaces should have clear and easily accessible walkways. To achieve this, buy the self-storage units you need and keep the furniture and possessions you don’t need for the moment there. You should choose the furniture in your rooms very carefully. If you decide to have a large piece of furniture, make it the focal point in your room. Don’t use more than one large pieces of furniture in it. Instead choose only one and furnish around it accordingly. Arrange the furniture, appliances and all things in a way that the movement in every room will be free and unobstructed by anything. This is very important for tiny spaces and will make them functional and comfortable.

If you use these ideas and tips for designing tiny yet functional spaces, you can make your rooms comfortable, aesthetically pleasing and easy for maintaining. Small spaces take less time for cleaning and once you furnish them properly, you shouldn’t have problems keeping them functional.

 

The article is written on behalf of Decorators from HomeMates

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Make Your Home Look More Lived In With These Easy Tips and Trickshttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/make-your-home-look-more-lived-in-with-these-easy-tips-and-tricks/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/make-your-home-look-more-lived-in-with-these-easy-tips-and-tricks/#respond Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:53:34 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4083 When you move into a new home, it can take a while before it feels like it belongs to you. Even after months or years living there, it can seem like it doesn’t quite belong to you. But if you’re living in your home yet it still doesn’t feel lived in, how can you make […]

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When you move into a new home, it can take a while before it feels like it belongs to you. Even after months or years living there, it can seem like it doesn’t quite belong to you. But if you’re living in your home yet it still doesn’t feel lived in, how can you make it seem more homely? Luckily, it’s really not all that difficult. You might not have had the time to think about what makes a house feel like a home before, but it doesn’t take much to inject that warm and welcoming atmosphere. Start enjoying your home more and looking forward to returning to it each day with these techniques for creating a more lived-in home.

Use Every Room

The first thing you should do is make sure you get proper use out of every room in your house. If you have rooms that you leave shut up or that you only use as a throughway to get to other parts of the house, it’s time to start using them. There more you use a room, the less sparse and empty it will become. When you start spending more time at home and doing your day-to-day activities there, you’ll want to make it more liveable. However, don’t expect the house to decorate itself magically. You need to make an effort to add your personal touch to your home if you want to give it some personality.

Don’t Keep Everything Too Tidy

You may be a very clean and tidy person, but try to resist keeping everything too neat. Although you want to avoid too much clutter, if you make the decor in your home too minimal it can look like no one lives there. You don’t want everything to feel cold and empty, so try to resist picking everything up as soon as you notice it. It’s alright to have some magazines on your coffee table or a throw draped across the arm of your sofa, instead of folded into a neat square.

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Go for a Cozy Look

Warm and homely houses need to feel cozy and welcoming. It’s not difficult to create that kind of feel in your home. Once you know not to keep things too minimal, you’re already part of the way there. One of the things you can do is focus on a more rustic decor, which is casual but can also look smart and sophisticated at the same time. Using dark, neutral colors is a good place to start, perhaps with some brighter accents to add some character. It’s also  a good idea to use lots of textiles and upholstery, from throws and cushions to rugs and curtains.

If you want to give your home a personal touch, you need to use things that mean something to you around the house. A vase you saw at the store might look good, but it’s nothing compared to a photo of your family or a gift from a friend. Use your space to show your personality and the things that matter to you, and you’ll feel right at home.

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4 Seasonal Services to Take Advantage of the Summerhttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/4-seasonal-services-to-take-advantage-of-the-summer/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/4-seasonal-services-to-take-advantage-of-the-summer/#respond Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:58:41 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4081 With summer quickly approaching, you may have visions of relaxing and enjoying the beautiful weather dancing in your mind. From barbecuing in the backyard with family and friends to traveling on a summer getaway, there are many plans that you want to include in your summer schedule. When you take advantage of the services offered […]

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With summer quickly approaching, you may have visions of relaxing and enjoying the beautiful weather dancing in your mind. From barbecuing in the backyard with family and friends to traveling on a summer getaway, there are many plans that you want to include in your summer schedule. When you take advantage of the services offered by some businesses, you can more fully enjoy all that the season has to offer.

Professional Landscaping

During the summer, your lawn and flower beds may require your regular attention, and some property owners find themselves spending several hours or more per week mowing, trimming, edging, fertilizing and more. Homeowners can engage a professional landscaping company to provide you with these services. This is a great way to keep your yard looking great during the prime growing season without having to exert the effort on your own.

Pool Services

Whether you have a pool, a hot tub or both, you want to spend your free time enjoying these features this summer rather than cleaning and maintaining them. You can use the services of a pool management company such as USA Management to take great care of your pool and hot tub. These services can assist you with chemicals, filter replacement and more on a regular basis, giving you more time to relax in the soothing waters.

Travel Assistance

Many people will travel during the summer season, and you may have plans to go on one or even several trips with your family or friends. Planning trips can take many long hours, but you want to devote adequate time to ensure that everyone has a great time. You can work with a travel agent to plan your summer getaway.

Pest Control Services

Many pests and critters are dormant or have limited activity during the cool weather seasons, but summer inspires them to become more active. Your yard may become a haven for everything from wood destroying or biting insects to bothersome rodents. You can set up recurring pest control services throughout the summer season to keep these bugs and rodents out of your yard and home.

 

While summer is a great time to relax, many people find that they become overwhelmed by some of the many seasonal tasks that require their time and attention. The good news is that there are a number of fabulous seasonal services that you can start putting to use soon. By doing so, you can enjoy all that summer has to offer more fully.

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Health Advantages of using a Dehumidifierhttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/health-advantages-of-using-a-dehumidifier/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/health-advantages-of-using-a-dehumidifier/#respond Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:40:24 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4079 Cleaning the house on a regular basis may not be enough to protect the family from allergens and viruses. Ensuring good indoor air quality is also essential in providing a healthy environment. Home appliances like an air purifier and dehumidifier are some of the tools that can be used to accomplish this task. Humidity level is one […]

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Cleaning the house on a regular basis may not be enough to protect the family from allergens and viruses. Ensuring good indoor air quality is also essential in providing a healthy environment. Home appliances like an air purifier and dehumidifier are some of the tools that can be used to accomplish this task.

Humidity level is one of the factors considered in determining indoor air quality. High levels of humidity can lead to growth of molds and mildew around the house. Moist air can also be conducive for the survival of bacteria and viruses that may cause respiratory infection. Dust mites and other allergens can also be a problem in a humid house. According to an article published in PubMed Central, maintaining indoor humidity levels at 40% to 60% can help minimize most of the ill effects on health that may be caused by relative indoor humidity.

A dehumidifier can help reduce the level of humidity around the house during summer months when humidity levels gets too high. They are usually installed in bedrooms or areas that are prone to dampness like storage, garage, or cupboard areas. If you have asthmatic or allergy prone kids, then a combination of air purifier and dehumidifier can be an option to consider. This can help ensure that the air your family breathe around the house is both clean and healthy.

Regulating the humidity levels around the house can reduce the risk of having allergens, bacteria, and viruses in the environment. However, if they are not used properly then they can also be tools for spreading these health nuances.  Always check humidity levels to make sure that they are at just the right levels. High humidity may cause illnesses like cough and flu from viruses while low humidity may cause dryness around the nose or dry sinuses, cracked lips, and nose bleeds. Follow cleaning and maintenance instructions to the dot to ensure that the dehumidifier is running efficiently. They can also be breeding grounds for molds, mildew, and bacteria if they are not cleaned properly and regularly.

 

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Pay for Protection or Download Free Antivirus?http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/pay-for-protection-or-download-free-antivirus/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/pay-for-protection-or-download-free-antivirus/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 01:26:25 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4077 Computer crashes, hacked accounts, and deleted files are some of the horrific possibilities that can happen if your PC, laptop, or smart phone gets infected with viruses and malware. As such, it is imperative that all these devices are equipped with security tools to protect them at all times. Antivirus software is a basic internet […]

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Computer crashes, hacked accounts, and deleted files are some of the horrific possibilities that can happen if your PC, laptop, or smart phone gets infected with viruses and malware. As such, it is imperative that all these devices are equipped with security tools to protect them at all times. Antivirus software is a basic internet security tool that shields your device from malicious malware, viruses, and other cyber attacks. This tool can be purchased from retailers or can simply be downloaded for free. But what exactly do you get when you download it for free?

Internet security software companies provide a wide range of products that have different levels of protection. Antivirus programs that can be downloaded for free usually offer basic protection only or have limited trial periods only. At a minimum, your device can block viruses, spyware, and malware when you download free antivirus. Other features that may be included are e-mail scanner, link protection, identity protection, firewall, wi-fi protection, parental control, browser clean-up, etc. Internet security providers have products that are free for an unlimited period but they mostly offer minimum protection only. Given these limitations, a premium version provides a better alternative for those who rely heavily on their devices for business, finance, and professional transactions. Aside from blocking viruses and malware, premium versions can also provide password protection, data encryption, automatic updates, enhance firewall for online banking and shopping, file shredder, online back-up, and online support.

Availing of free antivirus programs has its own benefits. The minimum protection offered by basic packages may be suited for devices that are for home use only. If you are shopping for a premium version then it can also be beneficial to download free antivirus for a trial period. This allows you to test the product before actually paying for it. The right brand of antivirus software can give you more than your money’s worth whether you pay for protection or download it for free.

 

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How to Dress to Impress at Your Job Interviewhttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/how-to-dress-to-impress-at-your-job-interview/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/how-to-dress-to-impress-at-your-job-interview/#respond Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:31:43 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4068 So, you have a great CV, and your covering letter impressed somebody enough to get you called up for an interview. That means you’ve got to get your look right. Remember, first impressions are rarely changed once established. It’d be nice if your skills are what got you the job, but the way you look […]

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So, you have a great CV, and your covering letter impressed somebody enough to get you called up for an interview. That means you’ve got to get your look right. Remember, first impressions are rarely changed once established. It’d be nice if your skills are what got you the job, but the way you look matters too!

If you haven’t attended an interview for a while though, you might be nervous or unsure about what to wear. Here’s how to dress to impress at your big job interview!

Men

When it comes to men’s job interview styles, the simple option is the best one. Go for a fitted black suit, and make sure it’s the right size. You can go for grey or blue instead, but black is always the safest option.

The other thing to be careful about is your tie. You’ve probably got a wonderful array of ties in all patterns and styles. But your job interview tie should be plain and simple, don’t go for anything too daring or risky.

Women

Women have slightly more scope than men. You can go with either a skirt or trousers. If you do choose a skirt, make sure it isn’t too high above the knee. Use your common sense and choose something you see as being sensible.

Like men, black is always the safest option when it comes to picking a color. You can add small splashes of color in other ways using a scarf or necktie if you want but don’t make your outfit too bright or offensive.

A Good Pair of Black Shoes

Whether you’re male or female, a good pair of black shoes is a must for almost any job interview. Women should make sure the shoes are stylish, yet remain sensible. Don’t go for a huge heel, pick something more modest.

Men need a well polished, solid pair of black shoes. There’s no need for anything fancy. You could go for brown shoes, but they look best with a grey suit, not a black one.

Get the Accessories Right

If you want to stand out and look a bit different to your fellow interviewees without looking garish, accessories are the way to go! You might want to exude style by wearing a watch. You can get designer watches from Houston Gold Exchange, they’ll show the employer that you mean business.

Remember not to go overboard with the accessories though. Only use things that are relatively conventional but hint towards a stylish instinct.

Don’t Forget to Tailor Your Look to the Employer

These style tips are giving you a broad overview of what’s expected of you when it comes to dressing for a job interview. But all jobs and job interview are different. If you’re applying for a niche job that would require a different way of dressing, tailor your approach to what is wanted. If you’re not sure about how you’re expected to dress, just contact the business and ask them.

Having a strong CV and top skills is only one thing you have to have to land your dream job. Make sure your style doesn’t let you down by following these tips.

 

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Email Verification: A Necessary Action for E-Mail Marketinghttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/email-verification-a-necessary-action-for-e-mail-marketing/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/email-verification-a-necessary-action-for-e-mail-marketing/#respond Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:13:03 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4074 Social media and email are common tools used by small and medium sized businesses to promote their products and extend their reach to consumers worldwide. Posts, tweets, newsletters and email campaigns offer a cost-effective platform for generating product interest that eventually leads to sales.  One aspect that should not be taken for granted in implementing […]

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Social media and email are common tools used by small and medium sized businesses to promote their products and extend their reach to consumers worldwide. Posts, tweets, newsletters and email campaigns offer a cost-effective platform for generating product interest that eventually leads to sales.  One aspect that should not be taken for granted in implementing these marketing strategies is email verification.

Invalid email addresses or returned mail may sound harmless to an individual, but not for a business owner running a marketing campaign. For one, a message that doesn’t reach its recipient is already a waste of time and effort. A high percentage of returned mail can also pull down the conversion rate and ROI of an email campaign. If left unchecked, invalid emails may lead to high bounce rates and poor reputation for the sender. Small business owners can avoid these negative effects with an email verification tool that can ensure the validity of the addresses in their database.

Undelivered messages may be a result of incorrect email address, invalid or closed mailbox, blocked message, or blocked sender’s IP address. A quick check of your email database can already help you remove bad addresses from your list and reduce the number of messages that do not reach their recipients. This can significantly lower your bounce rate and boost your sender reputation. High bounce rates may prompt some servers to block messages coming from your IP address.  If this happens, then your email campaign can simply go down the drain.

Email verification is a necessary action for businesses relying on e-mail marketing campaigns to generate profits. They help ensure that there are no bad addresses that can affect your sender reputation. They also get your messages delivered to the recipients on time and provide a more accurate profile of your database. If you’re marketing your business, start your campaign right with a clean and valid list of addresses that can get your message through.

 

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What is Compensation? Could you be Eligible for It?http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/what-is-compensation-could-you-be-eligible-for-it/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/what-is-compensation-could-you-be-eligible-for-it/#respond Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:58:41 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4063 With the most recent report available from Safe Work Australia showing that over 115,000 workers’ compensation claims were made in the year 2012-2013, it is extremely possible that at some point in your working life, you will need to claim compensation. If you’re not 100% on what exactly compensation is, read on for a handy […]

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With the most recent report available from Safe Work Australia showing that over 115,000 workers’ compensation claims were made in the year 2012-2013, it is extremely possible that at some point in your working life, you will need to claim compensation. If you’re not 100% on what exactly compensation is, read on for a handy guide to the ins and outs of the process.

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What is Compensation

Compensation, in a nutshell, is payment (usually money) given to someone in recognition of some sort of suffering or injury. In this context, the injury or suffering results in a person being unable to work for a period of time, resulting in loss of income.

Could You be Eligible?

To be eligible for workers’ compensation, there are only three requirements:

  • You must be an employee of the organisation as defined by the relevant laws in your area
  • You must have a medical condition that was diagnosed by a qualified health professional and who states that the condition arose out of or in the course of employment
  • You must have suffered some sort of financial loss.

If you meet these requirements, you will generally be eligible for compensation, but it is a good idea to seek legal advice from a firm specialising in these sorts of claims, like Sinnamon Lawyers. They will be able to give you tailored guidance in relation to the strength of your case and how to proceed.

How To Claim

Before you lodge your claim, it is a good idea to understand your rights so that you can make sure the process is as quick and easy as possible. Here’s a quick list to get you started:

  • You have the right to visit your own doctor, and the right to refuse to be accompanied to the doctor by your employer or supervisor
  • You can take time off work to recover from your injury – your doctor should issue you with a medical certificate covering your absence
  • You can have your OHS or union representative accompany you when you talk to your employer about your injury or illness
  • You have the right to be reimbursed for reasonable medical expenses incurred due your condition
  • You have the right to access all paperwork relating to the claim put through by your employer in order to verify the information submitted.

This is just a place to begin – it’s always a good idea to research industry and state-specific rights as soon as possible once you suspect you will need compensation. Keep all relevant documentation you accrue as well. For further information or to get the ball rolling, contact your employer, union or legal representative.

Common Misconceptions about Compensation

To begin with, compensation is a very specific claim – you cannot claim compensation for general ‘harm’, such as hurt feelings, emotional distress or as a result of discrimination. These may constitute separate cases, about which you would need to consult with a legal professional.

Another common point of confusion is the specific claims process. This can differ between states and occasionally between industries, so you always need to research the relevant laws and consult with experts before undertaking a compensation claim.

Medical conditions suffered during the course of employment can be a point of stress for many people, especially those relying on the income to keep them afloat. Always be sure to get advice from specialists to ensure everything is in order.

Have you ever had to claim workers’ compensation? Do you have anything to add to this guide to help others in a similar situation?

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3 Unobtrusive Security Features to Add to Your Homehttp://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/3-unobtrusive-security-features-to-add-to-your-home/ http://www.joysflair.com/2015/04/3-unobtrusive-security-features-to-add-to-your-home/#respond Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:35:42 +0000 http://www.joysflair.com/?p=4059 These days, there’s no such thing as being too careful. Keeping your family and home safe against intruders, thieves and predators is one of life’s priorities. But where do you start? What’s most ideal for your lifestyle? The best way to be secure is to engage a number of preferably unobtrusive features in and around […]

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These days, there’s no such thing as being too careful. Keeping your family and home safe against intruders, thieves and predators is one of life’s priorities. But where do you start? What’s most ideal for your lifestyle? The best way to be secure is to engage a number of preferably unobtrusive features in and around your home.

1. Security Doors and Window Screens

For years, people have relied on traditional security screens to keep nasty characters out. However, research has found that they’re not always effective. There are businesses like Stylewise Security & Glass that offer state-of-the-art security doors and window screens made from a fine mesh of high tensile, 316 marine grade stainless steel. Doors or screens made from materials like this have maximum strength and durability, while being aesthetically pleasing thanks to their capability of screening large openings. Therefore, views are unobstructed, and you get the added benefit of keeping insects out. Check out this URL for all your options.

2. Alarm Systems

An alarm system is an important tool to have in keeping your home safe. If used correctly (follow all instructions), they should be unobtrusive. Most probably, there will be a white and blue box attached to the exterior of your home under an eave – and that could well be a big enough deterrent. A cautious thief will notice it and turn away, realising it’s not worth the risk trying to break in. Security companies also supply you with stickers for windows and doors,announcing that your home is protected. You can also arm the alarm even with occupants in the house, and while it may take a short while to get used to arming it without accidentally triggering it, in no time at all, your family can go about life knowing they’re safe. And don’t forget the added option of a back-to-base system so police will be notified when there’s a breach and check up on your home whether or not you’re able to do it yourself.

3. Surveillance Cameras

Gone are the days when surveillance cameras were used only in public areas. With the world being such an unsafe place, many people have resorted to having cameras in and around their homes. They can be as obvious or unobtrusive as you want them to be – perhaps just having cameras outside your home are visible will be a good enough deterrent for possible intruders, stopping them from going any further into your home. Inside, you may want to be more discreet so you can catch out any unsavoury tradesmen, or dishonest nannies (why do you think the need for ‘nanny-cams’ came about?). For this, there are companies that will install them in such a way that no one will know they’re there. They could be hidden inside ornaments, toys, maybe holes in the wall, or picture frames. You can check footage anytime and from virtually anywhere via the internet on any device.

Keeping your family and home protected is priceless. With advances in technology, you now have more options that ever before, and security features can be integrated into your lives seamlessly!

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