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2014-06-02 08:24:11

Residents Encouraged to Take Action during National Home Safety Month in June MEBANE, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New smoke alarm regulations can help keep Phoenix families who live in homes with battery-powered smoke alarms safer, while also reducing smoke alarm maintenance. As of April 2014, homeowners must install 10-year, sealed-battery smoke alarms when replacing outdated, missing or damaged units. Alarms like the Kidde Worry-Free sealed-battery smoke alarms comply with...

2013-12-12 23:23:18

A home fire extinguisher is important for everyone to have on-hand. The home safety specialists at AlarmSystemReport.com created a list of tips to help consumers choose the ideal extinguisher. San Diego, California (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A fire extinguisher isn’t an option, in the mind of most home security and safety professionals—it’s a necessity. Many people don’t have an extinguisher in their homes, despite its ability to save lives. Even with the presence of the best home...

2013-12-04 23:21:52

A fireplace can be a great source of warmth and ambiance, but can also pose safety risks. AlarmSystemReport.com has created a list of tips to help homeowners not only improve the safety of fireplaces, but also efficiency. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 As winter approaches throughout the United States, many people are gearing up to once again begin using home fireplaces. A fireplace can be a good way to warm a home, while saving money on energy bills, and fireplaces also make...

2013-11-26 23:23:53

In 2010, heating equipment was responsible for more than 57,000 home fires in the U.S. AlarmSystemReport.com seeks to lower this number by providing important space heater safety tips. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Home fires are a big risk. In fact, in 2010, 490 deaths occurred as the result of heating equipment that led to home fires. Space heaters are one of the primary culprits, but they continue to be popular during the winter months, because they also have a number of...

2013-11-06 23:22:37

As Fire Avert continues to gain traction in the fire prevention world, more and more people and retailers are seeing that Fire Avert is the end all answer to prevent kitchen fires and are starting to sell them in various retailing outlets and appliance stores. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Fire Avert continues to expand both their retail and online presence with expansion into Maytag Appliance repair shops in the Salt Lake City market as well as a new affiliate program to...

2013-10-24 23:25:23

While it’s impossible to be completely prepared for an emergency, there are some basic guidelines families and individuals can have in place to mitigate the potential destruction of a variety of emergency situations. The home safety and security professionals at AlarmSystemReport.com created a valuable list of emergency preparation tips. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 An emergency can strike at any time, and to anyone. Whether it’s a natural disaster, a fire, or even a...

2013-10-09 23:26:12

October is Fire Prevention Month, and experts say the number-one life-saving device in case of a fire in the home is a smoke alarm in every room. In 2012, there were more than 1.4 million fires that took over 3,000 lives in the U.S. alone; Life+Gear has developed a full line of home safety, fire preparation products to help families ensure that they are prepared when the unexpected happens. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 There are few things that homeowners and apartment...

2013-09-06 23:04:11

Having both smoke alarms and a sprinkler system present in a home can significantly reduce the risk of fire. The home safety and security specialists at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a list of tips for homeowners considering the installation of a sprinkler system. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 For most homeowners, the threat of a house fire occurring is a very serious concern, yet few homeowners take the proper precautions to protect themselves and their families...

2013-08-21 23:19:34

Electrical safety is vital in order to avoid fires and other potential hazards. The home safety and security experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a list of tips for homeowners to help in practicing safety with electrical devices. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Fires are commonplace throughout the United States—in fact there are millions of fires each year, and many result in significant injury and even death. One of the most typical ways for house fires to begin is because...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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