A LUXURY CELEBRITY HOME IN BEL AIR IS STILL HOME NO MATTER THE PRICE TAG IT COMES WITH

A LUXURY CELEBRITY HOME IN BEL AIR IS STILL HOME NO MATTER THE PRICE TAG IT COMES WITH

The Luxury Bel Air Pad of Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

 

This stunning home situated in the picturesque Bel Air is reminiscent of an old colonial style country cottage except that it is over 11000 square feet.  With white wooden slats and grey roof tiles with the grey being echoed in the window shutters leading to the red front door, it speaks of well-worn style and old money. The interior however is in complete contrast to the grand old world external facade. The inner home is vast, containing six fireplaces, seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms. 

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Home security necessities to incorporate as a first time home buyer: things you probably didn’t consider

Home security necessities to incorporate as a first time home buyer: things you probably didn’t consider

You’ve recently gotten married, and the studio apartment worked well for you as a bachelor, but you are now looking for something that is a little better suited to you and your spouse. House hunting is more than just finding your dream home. It’s about finding a home that provides both comfort and security. Comfort is per your personal choice, but an area often overlooked is the security aspect. If you are buying into an area that is generally known to be peaceful, apart from a few teenagers who get a little out of hand sometimes, small measures can be taken to ensure that your property is a bit safer.

 

The area seems fine, but the neighbors have burglar bars

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Knowing who’s doing what, where, when and how. The parent’s guide to leaving kids at home

Knowing who’s doing what, where, when and how. The parent’s guide to leaving kids at home

Whether you are a working parent who needs someone to take care of the kids during the day, or enjoying a much deserved second honeymoon with your beloved, no matter the age of your children, leaving them alone at home is a daunting prospect to most parents. In this day and age, having a babysitter is also not enough; more needs to be done to ensure the wellness of your household.

 

CCTV

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Is my home baby safe? Important security aspects to take into consideration when baby comes home

Is my home baby safe? Important security aspects to take into consideration when baby comes home

You’ve spent months waiting or your precious bundle of joy to come home. The time has finally come, and with a shock you realise that your home is not baby safe. It’s still a while before the little one starts wondering around, but all of a sudden everything in your house resembles scenes from a warzone. Everything is a threat. Apart from the most obvious issues like power outages, the following needs to be taken into consideration when making your home baby proof.

 

Dangling wires and hanging tablecloths

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A home in the mountains: security aspects that need to be considered before you buy across town or border

A home in the mountains: security aspects that need to be considered before you buy across town or border

The moment we think security, we immediately think of safeguarding our possessions against would-be criminals. This is an important aspect, but something that also needs to be taken into consideration when you decide to buy a property, especially in a remote location, is whether it is safe to do so. We would expect that all laws apply in all countries and places, but what would be a condemned building in one country, could just be the standard of living in another.

 


A house on the lake

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Austin Home Security Installation: DIY vs. Professional

Austin Home Security Installation: DIY vs. Professional

When it comes to at Austin home security system, you can decide either to install security systems by yourself or to hire a professional to do it. Whatever the case, ensure that the installation process will work for you in the long run. While DIY installation is the cheaper option, professional installation is usually easy and convenient.

The DIY Option

The DIY option at Austin home security system is a more affordable and cheaper option of the two as it does not require any fees. In addition, it is faster because you do not have to wait upon an installer and you have the option of reconfiguring the apparatus or customizing it to fit your needs. Usually, home security merchandisers sell you the equipment with no major restrictions. This means that even if you move houses, you get to continue enjoying the services of the equipment with no additional hassle or charges.

DIY companies including Protect America, SimpliSafe and FrontPoint have made it easier to install these security systems because they provide you with a systematic manual on how to go about it. While professional installation is hassle-free in the essence that you do not have to bother about the installation process, DIY installations are minimal, easy and quick. Note that DIY security systems are wireless and this means that you do not have to be tech-savvy to install. More so, you do not require any tools because an adhesive backing can do the trick. Always remember to place the control panel and sensors around your home while activating your system. Alternatively, you could ask your merchandiser to provide you with a practical guide and they can walk you through the process systematically via the phone until everything is up and running. Some DIY installation companies will provide electronic prompts directed to the control panel to assist you during set-up. Whatever the case, you should be able to install the system within the shortest time possible and without a hassle. Here are the pros and cons of DIY installation:

Pros

•    Cheap to install
•    Time-convenient
•    Can be customized and adjusted

Cons

•    Can be a tad strenuous if you are not a handy person
•    You do all the job

Professional Installation

With this Austin home security option, you can rest easy since a professional does all the hard work. The minute you decide to have a professional install the security systems for you, all you have to do is work out a time schedule with the installer. Furnish your installer with the directions to your place and if you live in a close distance, you can have the system installed on the same day.

Unlike the DIY option, this one comes at an extra cost, which most merchandisers prefer to have the payment done upfront. Here are some of the pros and cons of the professional set-up:

Pros

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The Best Products from the Plumbing Supply Store

The Best Products from the Plumbing Supply Store

Finding a good plumbing supply store online does not take long. However, you will have to dedicate an important amount of time to checking out every product category and decide on the products you need the most for your home/commercial renovation project. Think about whether you require products for your kitchen, bath or any other room in the house; then, integrate the budget into the thinking process and soon you will be done with all the shopping.

Kitchen and bath choices from the plumbing supply store

If you think about redoing your kitchen, then you should take a moment and consider what the rough plumbing actually entitles. For example, you will need a kitchen sink, simple or double. Then, you will need water supply pipes and a separate pipe for waste water. The fittings are also important and you will see that an online plumbing supply store can guarantee copper fittings at highly discounted prices. Once you have decided on all that, be sure to proceed to things such as faucets, garbage disposals and other needed accessories.

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