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Safety inspector: Ladder-Aide is OK

tl;dr – An inspector from the Ontario Ministry of Labour has reviewed the Ladder-Aide and confirmed that “he has no problem with it.”  Shortly after we launched the Ladder-Aide we started receiving questions about certifications and safety: Is it CSA certified?  (You can find that answer here) What’s the weight rating? Is it approved by OSHA (the US […] ... Read More

9 Smart Ways to Childproof Your Home

As parents, ensuring your home is safe for your children is essential. It’s sometimes difficult to know where to start, and even if you feel as though you’ve done enough, chances are you might have missed something. Young children sometimes get into places they shouldn’t and end up breaking things and hurting themselves. Here are […] ... Read More

New Tech Makes The Home Easier for Seniors to Navigate

By the year 2035, trends show that one in three households will be occupied by owners aged 65 and older. The vast majority of these people have no plans to move to a retirement community, and want to stay right in their homes. In order for America’s generation of aging baby boomers to stay independent, they […] ... Read More

How our SK636 & SK638 Lights-Out Emergency Lights are used by governments, healthcare, hotels and more worldwide

Every so often we notice an order that grabs our attention. For example in September 2017, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, we were contacted by the president of a Florida-based development company. He needed 24 of our longest-lasting emergency LED backup lights delivered within 48 hours to resume operations at one of their beachfront […] ... Read More

Why Every Private Landlord Should Be Safeguarding Their Rental Property

As a private landlord, there’s nothing worse than discovering that one of your properties has been broken in to and your tenant’s personal possessions have been stolen. Sadly, this is the reality for thousands of private landlords up and down the country, as a home break-in occurs every 90 seconds in Canada. But, with part of your […] ... Read More

Innovative Refrigerator Safety Designs for the Elderly

Senior citizens are more likely to contract a foodborne illness because of their compromised immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smart refrigerators with IoT (Internet of things) technology offer data transmission/processing, sensor advancement and networking with other individuals. As people age, they might be more prone to make mistakes and […] ... Read More

Water Safety Around The Home And Garden

Around ten deaths a day are due to accidental drowning, and one in five of those are children under the age of 14. Teaching children about water safety around the home is an important part of their learning. It doesn’t take much for a child to drown, but flooding can also be a serious problem in the […] ... Read More

Protecting The Environment While Protecting Your Home

You can never be too careful when it comes to the safety of your family. Having the latest home security tech installed can help to protect your family against intruders and deter thieves from breaking and entering while you’re on holiday. The most advanced security solutions don’t just keep your home safe, though. They also help to […] ... Read More

In a word, the Ladder-Aide is AWESOME!

I wanted to let you know what a fantastic product you have. I have been trying to complete a ceiling wiring project… ... Read More

Steps Aging Adults Can Take To Stay Safe In the Home

As adults age, they often have to take extra steps if they want to remain in their home instead of heading off to a residential care facility. In most cases, it is smart to start planning for long-term care needs early on instead of waiting until someone can no longer stay in the home safely […] ... Read More

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